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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 […]

Dear future students

Edited by Travis Scholl Dear future pastoral student, Due in no small part to the encouragement of my parents and my pastor, I’ve known since middle school that I would attend the Seminary. In my mind it was always a matter of when and not if. In retrospect, my Seminary education began both later and […]

First an accounting major, now a pastoral student

By Tiffany Hudson First-year Master of Divinity (M.Div.) student Christian Pieper can’t start a class without being asked if he’s related to Franz Pieper, the former president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. “I get asked that in almost every introductory class,” he laughed. “As far as I know, I’m not.” Pieper never seriously considered becoming […]

Guiding students as registrar

By Tiffany Hudson When Beth Menneke started working at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, she began, as she puts it, as “an assistant to an assistant.” Now serving as the Seminary’s registrar, Menneke feels blessed that God led her to work at the Seminary even though it was not the career she had planned. She grew […]