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Art exhibition on display through Oct. 19

A special art exhibition that visualizes the theology of the cross will be on display at the Kristine Kay Hasse Memorial Library on campus through Oct. 19. The exhibition on the library’s first floor features 36 pieces from contemporary professional artists. The exhibition is available during regular library hours. From Oct. 3 through Oct. 12: […]

Informative program on ministry, Gospel debuts on KFUO

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis President Dr. Dale A. Meyer is taking the voices from the front lines of ministry to the air waves of KFUO in a new weekly program called “Word and Work: An Intersection.” The program will air at 2 p.m. Thursdays (CT) on KFUO AM 850 or beginning in September. In […]

Laudamus fall 2018 concert tour announced

Laudamus, a select choir of seminarians preparing for service as Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) pastors, will perform at five LCMS churches and three universities in three states in October as part of its fall tour. Under the direction of Dr. James Marriott, the Seminary’s director of musical arts and Kreft Chair for Music Arts, the […]

Fall Lay Bible Institute begins Oct. 3

“The Bible, Theology and Christ—Figures in Film” is the focus of Concordia Seminary’s Fall Lay Bible Institute lecture series beginning Oct. 3 and continuing for three additional Wednesday evenings in October. Rev. David Lewis  will lead the four-part workshop, which will explore the various ways American cinema has appropriated the biblical narrative, Christian theology and […]

New students welcomed, renovated library dedicated

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis officially opened its 180th academic year Friday, Aug. 24, in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus, welcoming new students, faculty and staff, and recognizing the assignments of vicarages, internships and calls for some distance education students. President Dr. Dale A. Meyer preached and introduced the 2018-19 theme from Isaiah […]

Seminary holds visitation events for prospective students

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis has scheduled a variety of on-campus visitation events for prospective students for the 2018-19 academic year. All events are aimed at providing a preview of the Seminary’s ministerial formation experience as students prepare for pastoral and diaconal ministry. There is something for everyone – including events for prospective students who are […]

Inaugural Concordia Seminary Concert Series announced

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis will host a new musical concert series beginning in the 2018-19 academic year known as the Concordia Seminary Concert Series — the first of its kind for the Seminary. The inaugural concert will be the Opening Weekend Hymn Festival at the conclusion of the Seminary’s Orientation week. The concert will be […]

Alumni Reunion helps connect old friends, classmates

Graduates, spouses and widows of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis class years ending in “3” and “8” are cordially invited to the 2018 Alumni Reunion Sept. 20-21, 2018, on campus. Reunion highlights include: A special recognition of the jubilarian class of 1968 and all alumni in chapel A welcome and update from Seminary President Dr. Dale […]

Professor Emeritus Dr. Charles T. Knippel enters rest

Dr. Charles T. Knippel, professor emeritus of Practical Theology at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, entered rest in Christ Jesus July 24. He retired in 1992 after 11 years of distinguished service as professor of Practical Theology (1981-92). He came to the Seminary as a visiting instructor in 1971 and was named associate professor in 1981. […]

Leadership, coaching workshop offered for church workers

As a church worker, what would help you the most in ministry? A way to lead without being controlling? A helpful way to develop people and grow leaders? A positive way to handle accountability issues? A powerful way to empower people? If you said “yes” to any of these then the answer probably is coaching. […]

180th academic year to begin at Concordia Seminary

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis will begin its 180th academic year with a special worship service at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 24, in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus. Seminary President Dr. Dale A. Meyer will serve as preacher of the Opening Service and will introduce the theme for the year, “Here am I! […]