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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 […]

Sabbatical Week to Highlight Bioethical Issues

“Bioethical Dilemmas: The Pastor and Family Life Decisions” is the title for the Spring Sabbatical Week 1999 to be held April 26-30 on the campus of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. Case studies and family counseling techniques will be featured in this five-day program designed for pastors and other professional church workers. Sabbatical Week allows participants […]

"Mission Fest '99" Emphasizes End of Millennium

“Witnessing at the Turn of the Millennium” was the theme for “Mission Fest ’99” held on the Concordia Seminary, St. Louis campus January 8-9, 1999. The festival featured presentations, activities and displays designed to emphasize mission possibilities for the church as this millennium draws to a close. While adults in the Seminary community heard presentations […]

More than 40 Attend "Shepherds of God's Flock" Retreat

More than 40 participants, including 30 prospective students took part in the “Shepherds of God’s Flock” retreat, Jan. 5-7, 1999 on the campus of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. This retreat, the first of its kind at Concordia Seminary, offered participants the opportunity to explore the decision of whether or not to prepare to serve in […]

Concordia Seminary Announces LutherHostel '99

“Joy in the Journey” is the theme for the LutherHostel to be held Sept. 25-28, 1999, on the campus of Concordia Seminary. LutherHostel is an educational event for adults, 55 years of age or above, held every two years. LutherHostel combines presentations by Seminary faculty, attendance at Seminary classes, topical presentations by local experts and […]

Rev Scott Sailer Accepts Call to Parish

Rev. Scott Sailer, Director of Ministerial Recruitment at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis has accepted the call issued him to serve as Pastor of Faith Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls, SD. Rev. Sailer has served in the Admissions Office at Concordia Seminary for more than four years and has been Director of Ministerial Recruitment since June 1, […]