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Sem ambassador in the parish

Rev. Eric Ekong’s parish in Jackson, Mich., is about 480 miles away from the Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. Despite the miles, he continues to find ways to be connected to his theological alma mater. A 2013 graduate, Ekong has been back on campus as a guest preacher, serving at the 2016 Multiethnic Symposium. His church […]

Gospel of Mark presentations scheduled in Missouri, California

Missourians and Californians have an opportunity to experience the dramatic presentation by Concordia Seminary, St. Louis known as The Gospel of Mark. Upcoming presentations include: 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Raymore, Mo. 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, at Town and Country Lutheran Church in Sacramento, Calif. 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. […]

Concordia Seminary to host First Responders Appreciation Day

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis will honor first responders at a special chapel service at 9:35 a.m. Friday, Sept. 29, in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus on the Seminary campus. Local police officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians (EMTs) are invited to attend. A reception will follow the service on Chapel Plaza. “To […]

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

“The Arts in Worship: Past, Present and Future” is the focus of Concordia Seminary’s Fall Lay Bible Institute lecture series beginning Sept. 28 and continuing for three Thursday evenings in October. Dr. James Marriott, the Seminary’s Kreft Chair for Music Arts, and Sarah Bernhardt, a University of Missouri—St. Louis art professor and director of the […]

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 […]