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Rev. Yohannes Mengsteab Is Missionary-in-Residence at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis

Rev. Yohannes Mengsteab, field counselor for African immigrant missions in The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod (LCMS) served as missionary-in-residence at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis on Jan. 4-6. The three-day residency program at Concordia Seminary is designed to inform and encourage the Seminary’s students, faculty and staff regarding mission opportunities. As missionary-in-residence, Rev. Mengsteab served as preacher […]

Revelation Commentary by Dr. Louis Brighton Is Published

For more than 90 minutes on Monday, Dec. 13, 1999, members of the Concordia Seminary, St. Louis community formed a line to have copies of the latest commentary in the Concordia Commentary Series, “Revelation,” signed by its author, Dr. Louis Brighton, Professor Emeritus at Concordia Seminary. The book signing was one component of a special […]

Exploring Church Careers Event 2000

Exploring Church Careers Event (ECCE) 2000 will take place Aug. 5-8 on the Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, campus. This four-day retreat is designed to identify, inform and encourage high school youth with respect to a church work career. The retreat will feature Bible study, worship and off-campus visits to many ministry sites in the greater […]

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis to Hold Epiphany Celebration

On Sunday, Jan. 9, at 3:00 p.m., Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, will hold its annual Epiphany Celebration in The Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus. Participating in the celebration are the choirs of the Seminary—Concordia Seminary Chorus, Pro Musica Sacra, Concordia Brass and Handbell choirs—and the Adult and School Choirs of St. Paul Lutheran […]

Concordia Seminary Announces Lay Bible Institute

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, will hold its winter Lay Bible Institute Wednesday evenings, Feb. 2, 9, 16 and 23, on the Seminary campus. The Institute will focus on the recently signed document between the Lutheran World Federation and the Roman Catholic Church— “Justification and Catholicism: Agreement or Not?”—and will be presented by Dr. Ronald R. […]

William F. Buckley to Speak At Concordia Seminary, St. Louis

William F. Buckley will deliver the third annual Hubert L. Dellinger Jr. Lecture Jan. 25, 2000 at 7:00 p.m. on the campus of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. His lecture will emphasize themes found in his 1997 book, “Nearer, My God: An Autobiography of Faith.” Buckley in 1955 founded the conservative journal “National Review,” which is […]

Enrollment Increases at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis

Total enrollment at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, reached 582 students this fall, an increase of 44 students from last fall. This enrollment is the Seminary’s largest since 1984 and distinguishes Concordia Seminary as one of the 25 largest seminaries of any denomination in the United States. Of the 582 students, 435 are full-time students preparing […]

New Publication Offers Christian Response to Bioethical Issues

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, announces the publication of a newsletter titled “Bioethics & Faith”. The newsletter offers a Christian response to bioethical developments related to health care and family issues. It will be published quarterly and subscriptions are available. Bioethics and Faith is the work of Dr. Robert Weise, Professor of Pastoral Ministry and the […]

Who Attends Concordia Seminary?

Each year, the Admissions Office at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis analyzes the incoming class of Master of Divinity program students in order to assemble a Class Profile. Many aspects of each student’s background are recorded and compared with the same factors in previous classes. The results are helpful in identifying trends and enrollment patterns. District […]

Rev. Robert Bergt Receives Wittenberg Award

Rev. Robert Bergt, artist in-residence at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, and director of the American Kantorei, was honored with the Wittenberg Award by The Luther Institute on Oct. 23 in Washington D.C. The Wittenberg Award, instituted in 1990 to honor outstanding Lutheran laity and clergy, was presented in conjunction with a concert that Rev. Bergt […]

Concordia Seminary Offers Tenth Annual Choir Member Workshop

Concordia Seminary will offer its tenth annual Schola Cantorum, a choir member workshop, on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2000, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Registration, all rehearsals, and the morning and closing prayer will be held in The Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus on the Seminary campus. “The annual workshop is designed to […]