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Symposium Attracts More than 450 Participants

471 pastors, students and guests attended the Ninth Annual Theological Symposium, “Expanding Homiletical Horizons – Reaching Out to the People,” held May 4-5, 1999 on the campus of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. It was the second in a two-symposium series emphasizing homiletics, building on last year’s theme, “Expanding Homiletical Horizons – Reaching Into the Text.” […]

Sabbatical Week Highlights Bioethical Issues

Thirteen pastors from all parts of the United States attended the 1999 Spring Sabbatical Week at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. The April 26-30 event designed for pastors and other professional church workers provided insight and guidance regarding “Bioethical Dilemmas: The Pastor and Family Life Decisions.” Dr. Robert Weise, Professor of Pastoral Ministry and Life Sciences […]

Rev. Jeffery C. Moore Installed as Director of Ministerial Recruitment

Rev. Jeffery C. Moore was installed as Director of Ministerial Recruitment for Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, in a morning chapel service on Friday, April 30, 1999. Dr. John F. Johnson, President of Concordia Seminary, led the rite of installation, at the request of Dr. James Kalthoff, President of the Missouri District of The Lutheran Church […]

Concordia Seminary Theater Presents "Screwtape"

“Screwtape,” a play based upon the C.S. Lewis novel “The Screwtape Letters,” was presented on the Concordia Seminary, St. Louis campus April 16-18. Groups from as far away as Altamont, Ill., enjoyed the James Forsyth adaptation of the C.S. Lewis novel. The cast was composed primarily of members from the Concordia Seminary community. Tim Sternberg, […]

Concordia Seminary Commencement Set for May 21

The public is invited and encouraged to attend the 1999 commencement activities at Concordia Seminary on Friday, May 21. A special baccalaureate service is planned for 10:00 a.m. in the Seminary’s Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus. The commencement exercises will take place at 7:00 p.m. in the Seminary’s main quadrangle. During the morning […]

'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 […]