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'Call Day' Services Set For April 21

On Wednesday, April 21, many students at Concordia Seminary will discover where they will serve during their vicarage year or where they will serve as pastors. The worship service in which 1999-2000 vicars receive their assignments will take place at 4:00 p.m. Those receiving calls to serve as pastors will receive them at a 7:00 […]

Seminary Offers Videos to the Church

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, encourages prospective students and others with an interest in the preparation of future pastors, missionaries and chaplains of the church to view one or both of its two videos. The videos, “A Noble Task” and “Campus Tour,” were developed with distinctly different audiences in mind. Each is available for viewing free […]

Rev. Ronald Bergen Serves as District President in Residence

“This has been a great experience,” commented Rev. Ronald Bergen, Ohio District President for The Lutheran Church — Missouri Synod (LCMS), who served as “District President in Residence” March 15-17 on the Concordia Seminary, St. Louis campus. Rev. Bergen spent the three-day visit to the Seminary campus in close contact with students. He preached at […]

Concordia Seminary Theater Presents "Screwtape"

Concordia Seminary will present “Screwtape,” a stage adaptation of C.S. Lewis’ beloved “The Screwtape Letters,” in Wyneken Auditorium on the Seminary campus, 801 DeMun Ave., Clayton, Mo., Friday, April 16, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, April 17, 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, April 18, 4:00 p.m. The production is the theater group’s second adaptation of a C.S. Lewis […]

Prof. Stephen L. Carter Speaks on Concordia Seminary Campus

Prof. Stephen L. Carter received a standing ovation from an appreciative crowd after he delivered the second annual Hubert L. Dellinger Jr. Lecture on Thursday, March 11, at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. Prof. Carter, the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale University, spoke on the topic of church-government relations. In the address, Prof. […]

120 Attend 1999 Institute on the Ministry

A total of 120 guests, including 70 prospective students, attended the 1999 Institute on the Ministry at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis March 11-13. The three-day visitation opportunity allowed prospective students and their guests to hear presentations on course work, financial assistance, housing and many other topics of interest. They also worshiped with the Seminary […]

Concordia Seminary Chorus to Begin Spring Tour

The Spring Tour of the Concordia Seminary Chorus will feature sacred concerts in seven states over a period of ten days. The Chorus, under the direction of Rev. Henry V. Gerike, will visit the following Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod congregations at the following times: Saturday, Feb. 20: Trinity, Cedar Rapids, IA – 6:00 p.m. […]

Seven Students Receive Calls at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis

At Concordia Seminary’s morning chapel service on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 1999, seven candidates received calls into the pastoral ministry. The Feb. 3 service took place in The Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus on the Seminary campus and served as the opportunity for students who will finish their seminary preparation following the winter quarter […]

1999 Institute on the Ministry – March 11-13

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis will host the 1999 “Institute on the Ministry” Thursday, March 11 through Saturday, March 13 on the Seminary campus. All prospective seminary students, college age or older, and their guests are invited to attend this structured visitation opportunity designed to give participants a greater familiarity with the Concordia Seminary community and […]

Tuition Costs Covered For Future Pastors

On Jan. 22, 1999 the Concordia Seminary Board of Regents voted to guarantee that tuition costs will be covered in full for all students at Concordia Seminary who are preparing to serve as pastors in The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. The tuition costs will be covered through three financial aid sources: (1) gifts from donors to […]

Dr. Stephen L. Carter To Speak At Concordia Seminary

Dr. Stephen L. Carter will deliver the 1999 Hubert L. Dellinger Jr. Lecture at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis on Thursday, March 11, 1999. The lecture will take place at 7:00 p.m. in Wyneken Auditorium on the Seminary campus. Dr. Carter’s address will be based on the subject matter of his book The Culture of Disbelief: […]

New Director of Ministerial Recruitment at Concordia Seminary

Rev. Jeffery C. Moore has accepted the call issued him to serve as Director of Ministerial Recruitment at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. Rev. Moore brings 18 years of experience in parish ministry to his new position. Prior to accepting this call, Rev. Moore served as senior pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Danville, Ill., a […]