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New Bible study explores Reformation’s biblical foundations

In celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation this year, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis has developed a Bible study in conjunction with a thought-provoking documentary on how the Reformation continues to impact religion, politics and most aspects of the modern world. “500: The Impact of the Reformation Today — Biblical Foundations” is a five-part […]

Laudamus choir fall tour celebrates Reformation anniversary

Laudamus, a select choir of seminarians preparing for service as Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) pastors, will bring music celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation to five LCMS churches and schools in four states in October as part of its fall tour. The choir name comes from the Latin Laudamus te, which means “we praise.” […]

Fall Lay Bible Institute begins Sept. 28

NOTE: Our apologies but this event has been canceled. We hope to offer this topic at our annual summer workshops or via an online offering. Our next Lay Bible Institute is set for Feb. 10, 2018. Check back later for more details. “The Arts in Worship: Past, Present and Future” is the focus of Concordia […]

179th academic year to begin at Concordia Seminary

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis will begin its 179th academic year with a special worship service at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 25, in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus. Seminary President Dr. Dale A. Meyer will serve as preacher and will introduce the theme for the year, “Faith … Living, Daring Confidence in God’s […]

Seminary holds visitation events for prospective students

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis has scheduled a variety of on-campus visitation events for prospective students for the 2017-18 academic year. All events are aimed at providing a preview of the Seminary’s ministerial formation experience as students prepare for pastoral and diaconal ministry. There is something for everyone – including events for prospective students who are […]

Statement from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis about suspicious package

UPDATED Aug. 8, 2017 It has been determined the contents of a suspicious package delivered to Concordia Seminary, St. Louis Monday, Aug. 7, were electronic parts that had been ordered. Authorities deemed the contents of the package harmless. The Seminary is grateful for the support of local emergency responders and is thankful for the safety […]

2017 Alumni Reunion set for Sept. 21-22

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis will hold its 2017 Alumni Reunion Sept. 21-22 on the Seminary’s campus. Graduates, spouses and widows of class years ending in “7” or “2” are invited to attend the annual event. Reunion highlights include: A special recognition of the jubilarian class of 1967 and all alumni in chapel. A welcome and […]

Registration opens for 28th Annual Theological Symposium

Registration is now open for the 28th Annual Theological Symposium, “The Just Shall Live by Faith: The Reformation Word for Life Then and Now,” set for Sept. 19-20 on the campus of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. This year’s symposium will explore the term “justification” — the watchword of the Reformation. Five hundred years ago, it […]

Six students receive calls

Calls to six students to serve congregations and ministries of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) were recognized Thursday during chapel at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. Those recognized include two Master of Divinity students: Alexander (Alec) Fisher, First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Odenton, Md. Adam Carnehl, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Fairmont, Minn. Two Ethnic Immigrant Institute of Theology […]

Interim provost, chief academic officer named

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis has named two faculty members as interim provost and chief academic officer to serve as the Seminary begins a national search to replace Provost Dr. Jeff Kloha, who will become director of Collections Operations at the Oklahoma City-based Museum of the Bible later this month. Concordia Seminary President Dr. Dale A. […]

Provost Dr. Jeff Kloha to leave Concordia Seminary

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis announced today that Dr. Jeff Kloha, provost and professor of exegetical theology, has accepted a position as director of Collections Operations at Museum of the Bible effective late July 2017. In his new position, Kloha will oversee the staff, operations and exhibits for the largest private collection of biblical manuscripts and […]