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Dr. Gillian Bond Director, Residential Deaconess Program Do you care about people and enjoy getting to know them? Deaconesses work with people in many different contexts, walking with them through both good times and trying times. We follow our Lord in meeting people where they are, and we share His love with them holistically. This […]

Generations Campaign events held in Texas, Florida

Concordia Seminary’s Generations Campaign went on the road in January 2016 with special events for longtime supporters and new friends in Houston and St. Petersburg, Fla. The Generations Campaign is the largest in the Seminary’s 177-year history and aims to ensure that future generations will be served by faithful pastors who share the Gospel message […]

They will go for us

By Kendra Whittle On Call Day, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis students are armed with a folder of information, showing where the church has elected to send them to serve, and a healthy dose of Lutheran teaching. But students say it’s their education and experiences at the Seminary that have sufficiently prepared them for the transition […]

Intern program reaches future church workers

By Jackie Parker When Sara Scungio experienced the behind-the-scenes, day-to-day life of her church, she knew she wanted to become a deaconess and commit her life to church work. Scungio, 19, was one of the first interns in a unique ministry program for high school students at King of Glory Lutheran Church in Williamsburg, Va. […]

Seminary donor turns 100

Lutheran pastors have always played a big role in the life of Mildred Nienaber. When she was baptized as a child in 1916. When she was confirmed in the faith as a teenager. When she married the love of her life, the late William “Bill” Nienaber, in 1951. … When he died in 2009 on […]

Scholarships offered for minority students

Gerard Bolling came to Concordia Seminary, St. Louis from his Brooklyn, N.Y., home to become a faithful minister of the Gospel. Now in his fourth year at the Seminary, Bolling, 25, is thankful for the Robert H. King Minority Student Endowment Fund Scholarship for helping reduce his tuition costs and make his dream of a […]

One town, five seminarians

By Jackie Parker It’s one thing for three people to be childhood friends. It’s quite another for three people to attend the same kindergarten, grade school, high school, college and seminary together. Aaron Hauser, Casey Kegley and Craig Reiter grew up a few blocks from each other in the small town of Grafton, Wis., population […]

Concordia Seminary student receives FASPE fellowship

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis second-year student Paul Flo was recently selected as a recipient of a 2016 Fellowship at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE). Flo was selected from 175 applicants to receive one of 12 FASPE fellowships. He is the first student from Concordia Seminary to receive this distinction. The fellowship includes […]

Seminary president to stand for election as Synod president

In response to the announcement of the slate of candidates for president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod to be elected this summer, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis issues the following statement: “Concordia Seminary, St. Louis confirms today that Seminary President Dr. Dale A. Meyer, our beloved leader and a humble servant of the Lord, has been […]

Being accountable in God’s household of creation

When “Noah” came out starring Russell Crowe, a number of Christians took issue with the movie for never mentioning the word “God.” Instead, Noah referred to God throughout the movie simply as the “Creator.” There is something both basic and profound about speaking of Jesus as both Creator and Redeemer. Not the least of which […]