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Outdoor summer carillon concerts slated for June

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis invites friends and neighbors in the St. Louis area to come to campus for beautiful June evenings listening to the carillon. The annual Summer Carillon Series, part of the 2019-20 Concordia Seminary Concert Series, will be held at 7 p.m. each Tuesday in June. All recitals are free and open to […]

Rast called as 11th Seminary president

Photo: The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod/LCMS Communications Concordia Seminary, St. Louis has extended a call to Dr. Lawrence R. Rast Jr., president of Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind. (CTSFW), to serve as the 11th president in the school’s 181-year history. The call was extended Saturday after a unanimous vote on the first ballot by the […]

2020 online Commencement lauds concluding students

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis celebrated 131 students, six honorees and three retiring professors in an online Commencement ceremony Friday, May 15. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 Theological Diploma Service and Commencement exercises, usually held as two separate events on campus, were combined into one online event. The ceremony also marked the end of […]

Seminary receives 15 communications awards from ACP, EPA

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis recently received a total of 15 awards from the Associated Church Press (ACP) and the Evangelical Press Association (EPA) during the organizations’ recent award ceremonies. “We are humbled by this bounty of awards,” said Vicki Biggs, senior vice president of Seminary Advancement and chief communications officer. “It is indeed gratifying to receive this recognition of our […]

Concordia Seminary finishes first-ever #GiveSTLDay strong

In a campaign that culminated yesterday, 73 friends of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis rallied together to raise $20,957 for Give STL Day, surpassing the campaign goal of $20,000. A local benefactor provided a matching gift that doubled donations dollar for dollar up to the first $10,000. Most donors gave via the Give STL Day site, […]

Prof Insights: Faculty-Led Workshop Series offered online

Pastors, church workers and laypeople are invited to Concordia Seminary, St. Louis’ Prof Insights: Faculty-Led Workshop Series to explore contemporary topics that influence the practice of ministry and worship. Formerly known as the Summer Workshop Series, the Prof Insights’ workshops provide three days of in-depth study taught by Seminary faculty members. Due to concerns about […]

Slate for Seminary president determined

The following six individuals have been named to the final slate of candidates to be considered for election and call as the 11th president of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis: Dr. Joel C. Elowsky Dr. Glenn K. Fluegge Dr. Jeffrey J. Kloha Dr. Jacob A. O. Preus III Dr. Lawrence R. Rast Jr. Dr. Douglas L. […]