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“Growing up, I was never alone,” says second-year Seminary student Nokukhanya Shabalala. With 17 brothers and sisters, Nokukhanya never lacked a playmate. Food, however, was sometimes hard to come by. “With so many siblings, you learn to eat fast!” she laughs. Noks (her preferred name) is brimming with tales about growing up in a large […]

Faith and Writing Workshop set for
July 30-Aug. 1

What makes for effective communication? How do we cultivate creativity in our lives? What role does faith play in the creative process? Those questions and more will be explored during the Faith and Writing Workshop July 30-Aug. 1 at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. Participants will explore the various forms of creative writing including starting a […]

Haupt appointed as Seminary’s first associate provost

Rev. Benjamin D. Haupt, a member of the Concordia Seminary, St. Louis faculty, has been appointed the institution’s first associate provost and will step into this new role effective July 1. As associate provost, Haupt will assist the Seminary provost in achieving key strategic priorities in support of the mission of the Seminary. The immediate […]

2019 Commencement lauds concluding students

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis celebrated 67 students and seven honorees Friday, May 17, as part of the school’s 2019 Commencement exercises. The ceremony marked the end of the 180th academic year. Of the students recognized, 40 earned the Master of Divinity degree, five earned the Master of Arts degree and seven students earned a Master […]

Seminary authors celebrated

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis honored faculty and staff members who have recently written or contributed to published books at its annual Faculty Author Reception May 14 co-hosted by Concordia Publishing House (CPH). “An enormous amount of work is represented here at this table and in this room and I congratulate all of you,” said Dr. […]

Vocatio helps students consider future in ministry

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis aims to help students entering grades nine through 12 consider a future in ministry with Vocatio, a six-day retreat held on the Seminary’s campus June 22-27. During the retreat, students explore God’s calling and direction through Seminary faculty-led Bible study, worship, vocation discussion and a servant event. A Concordia University System […]

Seminary receives 10 communications awards from EPA, ACP

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis recently received a total of 10 awards from the Associated Church Press (ACP) and the Evangelical Press Association (EPA) during the organizations’ recent conventions and award ceremonies. The ACP, the nation’s oldest interdenominational religious press association, presented its awards at the organization’s annual banquet April 12 in Chicago. The awards were […]

Commencement exercises planned at Concordia Seminary

Commencement exercises for the Concordia Seminary, St. Louis graduating class will take place Friday, May 17. The public is invited to attend. The day’s events 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 this […]