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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. […]

‘Next Steps’ online event set for July 11

Prospective students and their families are invited to learn more about Concordia Seminary, St. Louis during the Next Steps visitation event, set for 2–4 p.m. (CDT) Saturday, July 11. Due to concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, the event will be held online. Designed for prospective pastoral and diaconal students who are married or who are engaged and will be […]

CSL, CUW partner to offer two online Continuing Education courses

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis is partnering with Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon (CUW), for the first time to offer two online Continuing Education courses for pastors, one in the fall and one in the spring. The courses are especially appropriate for ordained pastors, commissioned church workers and lay leaders. The courses are fully online. Each course features six […]

New Deaconess Studies Program (Online) launches spring 2021

A new distance Deaconess Studies Program (Online-ODS) will launch in the spring 2021 semester at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. This program will allow students to become certified to serve as commissioned deaconesses in The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS). The four-year program will prepare women to share the Gospel through works of mercy, spiritual care and teaching the Christian faith. […]

Registration now open for Aug. 8 Lay Bible Institute

“Christian Discipleship in the Gospel of Mark” is the focus of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis’ Aug. 8 online Lay Bible Institute, the final installment in the 2019-20 series. Dr. David Lewis, assistant professor of Exegetical Theology, will explore what the Gospel of Mark teaches about Christian discipleship and what that means for Christian lives today. “The […]

New call for presidential candidates issued

At a meeting today, the electors charged with calling the next president of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis chose to issue a new call for candidates. Also today, the Seminary’s Board of Regents named Dr. Daniel Preus interim president effective July 1. He will serve until the new president is called and takes office. About Dr. […]

Faith and Writing Workshop to be offered online July 21-23

Registration is now open for Concordia Seminary, St. Louis’ annual Faith and Writing Workshop July 21-23, now being offered as an online event because of the coronavirus pandemic. Participants will explore the various forms of creative writing including starting a blog, creating a sermon or devotion, story, nonfiction, drama and poetry. The workshop will emphasize […]

Electors to meet June 2 to resume presidential search

The electors charged with calling the next president of Concordia Seminary will resume the search at a virtual meeting set for 1 p.m. CDT Tuesday, June 2. A call was extended May 16 but was declined earlier this week. Thus, in accordance with The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) Bylaws, the Seminary’s Board of Regents has […]

Registration opens for fall online Greek language course

Registration is now open for Online Greek: Part I, which will be taught during the fall semester of the 2020–21 academic year at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. Registration for Part I of the course is available through Aug. 7. Registration for Part II, which will be taught during the spring semester, will be available in October. The […]