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Faith and Writing Workshop set for
July 30-Aug. 1

What makes for effective communication? How do we cultivate creativity in our lives? What role does faith play in the creative process? Those questions and more will be explored during the Faith and Writing Workshop July 30-Aug. 1 at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. Participants will explore the various forms of creative writing including starting a […]

Haupt appointed as Seminary’s first associate provost

Rev. Benjamin D. Haupt, a member of the Concordia Seminary, St. Louis faculty, has been appointed the institution’s first associate provost and will step into this new role effective July 1. As associate provost, Haupt will assist the Seminary provost in achieving key strategic priorities in support of the mission of the Seminary. The immediate […]

2019 Commencement lauds concluding students

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis celebrated 67 students and seven honorees Friday, May 17, as part of the school’s 2019 Commencement exercises. The ceremony marked the end of the 180th academic year. Of the students recognized, 40 earned the Master of Divinity degree, five earned the Master of Arts degree and seven students earned a Master […]

Seminary authors celebrated

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis honored faculty and staff members who have recently written or contributed to published books at its annual Faculty Author Reception May 14 co-hosted by Concordia Publishing House (CPH). “An enormous amount of work is represented here at this table and in this room and I congratulate all of you,” said Dr. […]

Vocatio helps students consider future in ministry

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis aims to help students entering grades nine through 12 consider a future in ministry with Vocatio, a six-day retreat held on the Seminary’s campus June 22-27. During the retreat, students explore God’s calling and direction through Seminary faculty-led Bible study, worship, vocation discussion and a servant event. A Concordia University System […]

Seminary receives 10 communications awards from EPA, ACP

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis recently received a total of 10 awards from the Associated Church Press (ACP) and the Evangelical Press Association (EPA) during the organizations’ recent conventions and award ceremonies. The ACP, the nation’s oldest interdenominational religious press association, presented its awards at the organization’s annual banquet April 12 in Chicago. The awards were […]

Commencement exercises planned at Concordia Seminary

Commencement exercises for the Concordia Seminary, St. Louis graduating class will take place Friday, May 17. The public is invited to attend. The day’s events begin at 10 a.m. (CDT) with the Theological Diploma Service in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus on the Seminary’s campus. Theological diplomas will be presented at this […]

Seminarian receives prestigious FASPE fellowship

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis fourth-year seminarian Jess Biermann was recently selected for the 2019 Seminary Program of the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE). Biermann was selected from about 200 applicants from across the world to receive one of 14 available fellowships. The fellows will participate in a two-week program set […]

116 new pastors, deaconesses, missionaries sent to serve

Wednesday was a day filled with much anticipation and excitement as 116 Concordia Seminary, St. Louis students learned their placement of first calls to pastoral and diaconal ministry, and assignments as vicars and deaconess interns during two special services held in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus. First calls to serve as pastors, […]

Burreson, Hoeltke author new Bible study

Dr. Kent Burreson, professor of Systematic Theology, and Dr. Beth Hoeltke, director of the Graduate School, both at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, recently published a new six-session Bible study, Death, Heaven, Resurrection and the New Creation, from Concordia Publishing House. The study helps readers understand the nature of death, as well as how to facilitate […]

Concordia Seminary faculty-led summer workshops offered nationwide

Pastors, church workers and congregation members are invited to Concordia Seminary, St. Louis’ Summer Workshop Series to explore contemporary topics that influence the practice of ministry and worship. Hosted by congregations across the country from May through August, and led by Seminary faculty, the 10 workshops offer an opportunity to delve deeply into topics such […]