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Seminary Commencement celebrates 93 students

Some 93 students and four honorees were celebrated and recognized at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis Friday, May 18, as part of the school’s 2018 Commencement exercises. Of the 93 students recognized, 54 earned the Master of Divinity degree, one earned the Master of Arts degree with deaconess certification, 10 earned the Master of Arts degree […]

Call extended to Rutt to serve as Concordia Seminary provost

Dr. Douglas L. Rutt has been called to the faculty and to serve as provost of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. If he accepts the call, the position will be effective July 1, 2018. “What a promising future for our Concordia Seminary!” said Dr. Dale A. Meyer, president of the Seminary. “The breadth of Dr. Rutt’s […]

Festschrift published in honor of Reformation scholar Dr. Robert Kolb

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis Professor Emeritus and renowned Reformation scholar Dr. Robert Kolb has been recognized with a Festschrift, or honorary volume of essays, From Wittenberg to the World: Essays on the Reformation and its Legacy in Honor of Robert Kolb. According to the book’s publisher, Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, colleagues and co-workers of Kolb address […]

Concordia Seminary celebrates faculty authors

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis honored faculty members who have recently written or contributed to published books at its annual Faculty Author Reception May 15 cohosted by Concordia Publishing House. “Our annual author’s reception is a wonderful time when we celebrate God’s gifts to the church through the published writings of our faculty,” said Dr. Charles […]

Registration opens for fall online Greek language course

Students who seek to gain proficiency in the biblical languages may now enroll in an online Greek course that will be taught during the 2018-19 academic year at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. This is the fourth year that this course will be offered, with Dr. James W. Voelz, longtime Greek instructor and graduate professor of […]

Commencement exercises planned at Concordia Seminary

Commencement exercises for the Concordia Seminary, St. Louis graduating class will take place Friday, May 18. The public is invited to attend. The day’s events will begin at 10 a.m. (CDT) with the Theological Diploma Service in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus on the Seminary’s campus. Theological diplomas will be presented at […]

Concordia Seminary receives awards from EPA, ACP

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis received a total of 13 awards from the Evangelical Press Association (EPA) and the Associated Church Press (ACP) during the organizations’ recent conventions and award ceremonies. The EPA is a professional organization of Christian publications including magazines, newspapers, newsletters and content-rich websites. Its awards, which were given in recognition of exceptional […]

128 new pastors, deaconesses, church workers sent to serve

After years of preparation and a Call Day filled with joy, 128 Concordia Seminary, St. Louis students learned their placement of first calls to pastoral and diaconal ministry, and assignments as vicars and deaconess interns. Fifty-eight students received their first calls to serve as pastors, chaplains and missionaries for The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) at a 7 p.m. (CDT) […]

Seminary choir to perform at Historic Trinity Lutheran Church in St. Louis

Laudamus, a select choir of seminarians preparing for full-time service as pastors in The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS), will perform Sunday, April 15, at Historic Trinity Lutheran Church – Saint Louis. This performance marks the final stop of the choir’s 2018 spring tour. Under the direction of Dr. James Marriott, the Seminary’s Kreft Chair for […]

Seminarian receives prestigious FASPE fellowship

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis second-year seminarian Christian Einertson was recently selected for the 2018 Seminary Program of the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE). Einertson was selected from about 200 applicants to receive one of 13 available fellowships. The fellowship includes a two-week trip to Germany and Poland, including a visit […]

Faculty-led summer workshops offered nationwide

Updated All pastors, church workers and congregation members are invited to Concordia Seminary, St. Louis’ Summer Workshop Series to explore contemporary topics that influence the practice of ministry. Hosted by congregations across the country from May through August, and led by Seminary faculty, the 10 workshops offer an opportunity to delve deeply into topics that include the […]