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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, […]

New AAL Program Matches Member Gifts to Concordia Seminary

Aid Association for Lutherans (AAL) has initiated a new program designed to increase the impact of its members’ gifts made to Lutheran elementary and secondary schools, colleges and seminaries. Under the new program, annual gifts of $25-$100 by an AAL member to an eligible Lutheran institution are matched dollar-for-dollar by AAL. “We are delighted to […]

Rev. David Peter Installed at Concordia Seminary

Rev. David Peter was installed as Director of the Doctor of Ministry program, Placement Counselor and Assistant Professor of Practical Theology at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis on Dec. 1. The installation took place during the morning chapel service in the Seminary’s Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus. Rev. Peter comes to Concordia Seminary from […]

Seventh Season of "Bach at the Sem" Begins November 22

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis is pleased to announce the seventh season of “Bach at the Sem,” featuring presentations of J.S. Bach’s music by the American Kantorei under the direction of Robert Bergt. The sacred concerts and worship services that comprise the “Bach at the Sem” series take place in The Chapel of St. Timothy and […]

Concordia Seminary Announces New Director of Financial Aid

Concordia Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of Laura L. Thompson as Director of Financial Aid. Prior to her appointment at Concordia Seminary, Ms. Thompson served on the staff of St. Louis Community Credit Union. She began her employment there as assistant to its in-house Financial Planner. She concluded her service there in the […]