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Call Day 2018 set for April 24

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis invites the public to share in the excitement of Call Day Tuesday, April 24, during two services in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus on campus, 801 Seminary Place, Clayton, Mo. Concluding students will receive their pastoral and diaconal calls, and second-year students will receive their vicarage or internship assignments. Students […]

Gospel of Mark presentations scheduled in Missouri, Ohio

The dramatic presentation The Gospel of Mark will go on a tour of the Midwest this spring, with stops in Missouri and Ohio. Upcoming presentations include: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 27, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in St. Charles, Mo. 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 13, at St. John Lutheran Church in Dublin, Ohio 6:30 p.m. Saturday, […]

Rev. John Bush joins Seminary staff

Rev. John Bush joined Concordia Seminary, St. Louis in January as executive director of Seminary Support. In this role, Bush oversees a staff of 19 and directs fund development strategies including the major gifts and annual giving programs. Prior to joining the Seminary staff, Bush served as senior director of Donor Relations at Concordia University, Ann […]

‘Hoops for Hope’ benefits Ferguson’s Lutheran Hope Center

Concordia Seminary’s second annual “Hoops for Hope” Alumni Basketball Game raised $1,338 for the Lutheran Hope Center in Ferguson, Mo. The game, held Feb. 9, featured a matchup between the Preachers basketball team and alumni players. The game marked the end of the Preachers’ 2017-18 basketball season. A special offering was collected during the game […]

Registration opens for Multiethnic Symposium

Registration is now open for Concordia Seminary, St. Louis’ annual Multiethnic Symposium, which is set for May 1-2 on campus. The symposium brings together missional leaders including pastors, congregational leaders and others from across The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS). The symposium explores what it means and what it will take to become a truly multiethnic […]

New financial aid policy begins in 2018-19 academic year

Zero. That is the amount students pursuing pastoral and diaconal ministry certification at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis will pay for tuition beginning in the 2018-19 academic year. The Seminary’s new financial aid policy — made possible by the incredible generosity and support of Seminary donors — guarantees financial aid at least equal to the cost […]

Visitation events set for prospective students

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis has scheduled a variety of on-campus visitation opportunities for prospective students, providing prospective students with valuable information about formation for pastoral and diaconal ministry. “People who attend an event on our campus, or come for a personal visit, frequently comment, ‘It’s one thing to hear about Concordia Seminary and all that […]


Laudamus choir spring 2018 tour dates set

Laudamus, a select choir of seminarians preparing for full-time service as pastors in The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS), will make four stops in California and in St. Louis as part of its spring tour. Under the direction of Dr. James Marriott, the Seminary’s Kreft Chair for Music Arts, the choir delights in proclaiming the Gospel […]

St. Baldrick’s head-shaving event raises $11K

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis raised $11,626 at the St. Baldrick’s Foundation head-shaving fundraiser held Thursday in Koburg Hall, surpassing its goal of $11,000. Thirty-two “shavees” — which included President Dr. Dale A. Meyer and his grandson, students, faculty, staff and additional supporters from the St. Louis community — volunteered to “rock the bald” by having […]

Seminary hosts St. Baldrick’s Foundation head-shaving fundraiser

Dr. Dale A. Meyer, president of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, as well as students, faculty and staff will voluntarily shave their heads during the St. Baldrick’s Foundation head-shaving fundraiser. Some participants have grown their hair and beards for weeks in anticipation of this event. What: For the seventh time, Concordia Seminary will “brave a shave” and participate in the […]

Seminary Press Lent Sermon Series available for download

Imagine that someone asked you to summarize the Gospel in a few short words. Let’s say seven. Could you do it? Could you summarize the Gospel in seven words? How about those in your congregation? Could they confess the Gospel clearly and concisely? Concordia Seminary’s 2018 Lent Sermon Series “The Gospel in Seven Words” explores […]

SMP calls recognized

Thirteen students in the Specific Ministry Pastor (SMP) Program at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis were recognized with their call assignments in chapel Friday, Jan. 12. The students, who began the SMP Program in fall 2015, were on campus for the week preceding for their winter residential intensive courses. SMP students receiving calls include: Michael Dube, […]