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2021 Pre Lenten workshop

2021 Pre-Lenten Workshop explores God’s vast mercy

God’s mercy has bestowed on His people enormous treasures — true love, true meaning and an everlasting inheritance. This topic is the focus of Concordia Seminary’s 2021 Pre-Lenten Workshop, “‘O Love, How Deep, How Broad, How High’: God’s Enormous Mercy,” set for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22, in the Presidents Room on the Seminary’s […]

Presidential Search Committee shares update, timeline

The Presidential Search Committee met Sept. 18, 2020, and shared the following update. The committee members edited the inventory that will be sent to the presidential nominees and to the references they provide. They also reviewed the process they will follow and the tasks they hope to accomplish that will guide their selection of the […]

Green & Gold Days recruitment event set for Nov. 14

College students and men and women considering a second career in ministry are invited to participate in Concordia Seminary, St. Louis’ virtual Green & Gold Days event, set for 2–4 p.m. (CST) Saturday, Nov. 14. Green & Gold Days normally are full-day events that provide a quick opportunity for prospective students to visit campus and see […]

Contemplate visitation event set for prospective students

College-age and older men and women are invited to Contemplate, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis’ visitation event that provides prospective students an opportunity to learn more about life at the Seminary and the preparation that leads to service as a pastor or deaconess. While this event normally occurs on the Seminary campus over the course of […]

Nominees for Seminary president announced

The following 42 individuals have been nominated as candidates for election as the 11th president of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, per Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) Bylaws, and have allowed their names to stand for consideration: Dr. Joel D. Biermann Dr. Gerhard H. Bode Jr. Dr. Phillip L. Brandt Dr. Jon S. Bruss Dr. Albert Collver […]

Seminary begins 182nd academic year

With the theme “Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever,” Concordia Seminary, St. Louis began its 182nd year with an Opening Service this morning in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus. Due to social distancing measures in response to the coronavirus pandemic, in-person attendance was limited, but the service was […]

Seminary begins 182nd academic year Aug. 28

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis will begin its 182nd year with an Opening Service at 10 a.m. CDT Aug. 28 in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus. Due to social distancing measures in response to the coronavirus pandemic, in-person attendance will be limited to service participants; new students, their spouses and children; faculty and […]

2020-21 Lay Bible Institute series announced

Dates have been set for Concordia Seminary, St. Louis’ 2020-21 Lay Bible Institute series. The institute offers ongoing study of the Bible and how it relates to today’s life and events. Each one-day workshop is hosted on campus and led by a Concordia Seminary faculty member. “We are thrilled to introduce all three of our […]

Penhallegon joins Seminary faculty

Dr. Philip Penhallegon joined the Concordia Seminary, St. Louis faculty as professor of Exegetical Theology July 1. Penhallegon is a respected scholar in The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) with special expertise on the books of Esther and Nehemiah.   He joined the Seminary from Concordia University, Ann Arbor, Mich. (CUAA), where he taught biblical languages and Bible content. He will be […]

President Emeritus Meyer honored with festschrift

Festivities may be canceled due to COVID-19, but that didn’t stop faculty, staff and friends from honoring – and completely surprising – President Emeritus Dr. Dale A. Meyer. In recognition of his contributions to the church and his recent retirement from service as Concordia Seminary’s 10th president, a festschrift, or honorary volume of essays titled […]

‘Vocatio’ high school recruitment event set for Aug. 2–4

High school students considering a future in ministry are invited to participate in Concordia Seminary, St. Louis’ virtual Vocatio event Aug. 2–4, 2020. The event is usually held on campus but has been moved online because of the coronavirus pandemic. During the event, students will explore God’s calling and direction through Bible study and thoughtful conversation about vocation. […]