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Egger called as 11th Seminary president

Dr. Thomas Egger addresses the LCMS National Convention in Tampa in July 2019. Photo: Courtesy LCMS/Frank Kohn Concordia Seminary, St. Louis has extended a call to Dr. Thomas J. Egger, the Gustav and Sophie Butterbach Professor of Exegetical Theology and chairman of the Department of Exegetical Theology at Concordia Seminary, to serve as the 11th […]

President Emeritus Dr. Dale A. Meyer honored with portrait

President Emeritus Dr. Dale A. Meyer’s much-anticipated portrait was unveiled today in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus. Commissioned in honor of Meyer’s service as Concordia Seminary, St. Louis’ president, the oil portrait was painted by artist Joseph Q. Daily, and will be added to the wall of Seminary presidents currently on display […]

Contemplate visitation event set for March 12

College-age and older men and women are invited to Contemplate, an online visitation event that gives prospective students an opportunity to learn about life at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis and the preparation that leads to service as a pastor or deaconess. This free event will be held March 12. During Contemplate, participants will engage in […]

Final slate of presidential candidates set

The following two 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. Thomas J. Egger Dr. Joel D. Lehenbauer These candidates were selected from the pool of nominees who gave permission for their names to stand in […]

Lenten sermon series now available for download

A new Lenten sermon series that sets out to trace the enormous dimensions of God’s merciful love for sinners in Christ is now available from Concordia Seminary Press, the publishing arm of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. The new downloadable series, “O Love, How Deep, How Broad, How High” is designed to aid pastors in their preparations […]

Prospective students invited to two online events in February

Two online visitation events are scheduled for February at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis; one for high school men, and another for college-age and second-career prospective students planning to study to become pastors and deaconesses. Registration is now open for Taste of the Sem for high school men Feb. 13-15 and Green & Gold Day for […]

Dr. Kent Burreson photo

Virtual adult faith formation conference slated for Jan. 12-14

Pastors and congregational leaders are invited to attend a free online adult faith formation conference Jan. 12-14, “Treasures Old and New (Again): A Virtual Conference on Adult Faith Formation.” This three-day encore event seeks to equip ministry leaders for adult faith formation. Through presentations and conversations with The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) pastors who have […]

Registration opens for online Faith and Film Festival

Registration is now open for the second annual Faith and Film Festival presented by Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, which will be held online Jan. 28-29. Throughout the festival attendees will ponder and explore Christian themes in contemporary cinema and develop eyes to see film in new ways. The 2021 event includes 13 feature length films, […]