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Sharing God’s free gift of grace

Teklu Ketema eagerly awaits the announcement of his vicarage in 2018. Photo: Sid Hastings by Sarah Maney Some call the highlands of Ethiopia the cradle of civilization. Teklu Ketema, a Concordia Seminary Master of Divinity (M.Div.) ’20 graduate, calls it his first home. Deep within its rugged mass of mountains, Teklu, the son of hard-working […]

The Meyer Years

When Dr. Dale A. Meyer accepted the call to serve as the 10th president of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis during Commencement May 20, 2005, he cited Psalm 115:1: “Not unto us, O LORD, not unto us, but unto thy name give glory, for thy mercy, and for Thy truth’s sake.” His announcement was met with […]

Better together

Guild members Mary Wolfram, left, and Donna Werner enjoy the Sept. 13, 2019, luncheon on campus. Seminarian Ben Ramthun pauses for a photo with Guild member Judi Winker during the Guild’s luncheon May 3, 2019 (right). Photos: Kim Braddy Through a network of individuals, women’s groups and congregations, the Concordia Seminary Guild works to enhance […]

Being content, serving with joy

Seminary President Dr. Dale A. Meyer congratulates Kevin Koester on his call during Call Day May 1, 2019.Photo: Jill Gray By Melanie Ave When Mount Calvary Lutheran Church in Huron, S.D., prepared to call an associate pastor last spring, church leaders knew they and their community needed a certain kind of person in that role. […]

Proclaiming Christ to the world

From left, Tsigewengel Uddo, Hadassah Wondimu Mathewos, Naomi Wondimu Mathewos, Wondimu Game and Doxsa Wondimu Mathewos enjoy the campus community. Photo: Jessica Wrasman By Sarah Maney Increasingly, Ethiopia is sending missionaries to other countries and cultures to share the Gospel. One such man at the forefront of this recent mission-sending movement is Wondimu Game. He […]

Hardworking and welcoming

By Erica Tape In summer, she plants and tends vegetable gardens for students to harvest and flower gardens to beautify the campus. In fall, she chips wood alongside grounds workers. In winter, she climbs atop Luther Tower to help raise the Christmas star. And in spring, she cheers students on as they receive their first […]

Seminary institutes procedures to help prevent COVID-19 spread

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis moved yesterday to implement precautions aimed at helping to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) on campus and beyond. Thankfully, at present, there are no known cases of COVID-19 at Concordia Seminary. “Your Seminary leadership team has examined the anticipated spread of COVID-19, reached out to medical experts, and closely reviewed […]