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The year is 1914. Model T cars and horse-drawn buggies crowd the crossroads of South Jefferson Avenue and Winnebago Street near Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. A young man, William Adolph Herman Becker, prepares for a momentous occasion. He is about to graduate. Fast-forward a century later. Becker’s great-grandson, Lucas, is attending Seminário Concórdia in São […]

Inaugural Give Green and Gold Day set

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis’ first Give Green and Gold Day set for Monday, Sept. 30, will give Seminary friends a new opportunity to show their support for the institution and its mission. The Seminary hopes to raise $20,000 to benefit student aid during the 24-hour Give Green and Gold Day. Thanks to a matching grant, […]

Seminary welcomes new students, begins 181st academic year

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis began its 181st academic year Friday with Opening Service in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus. During the Opening Service, Seminary President Dr. Dale A. Meyer welcomed new and returning students. He preached and introduced the 2019-20 academic theme “Grace. Mercy. Peace. Lives of Significance.” “When you come across […]

Fall Lay Bible Institute explores ‘Jesus in Islam’

“Jesus in Islam” is the focus of Concordia Seminary’s Oct. 5 Fall Lay Bible Institute. Associate Professor of Practical Theology Dr. Abjar Bahkou will examine the similarities and differences between Islam and Christianity with the goal of helping participants become better equipped to share Christ with their Muslim neighbors. Open to lay people, students, pastors […]

Concordia Seminary Concert Series set

The joyful sound of acclaimed musicians and choirs will stir the senses at the 2019 Concordia Seminary Concert Series. A total of 14 on-campus performances is set throughout the 2019–20 academic year. All performances are free and open to the public. “The Concordia Seminary Concert Series is our gift of music, as both art and […]

2019 Alumni Reunion helps connect classmates, renew friendships

Graduates, spouses and widows of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis class years ending in “4” and “9” are cordially invited to the 2019 Alumni Reunion Oct. 24-25, 2019, on campus. Reunion highlights include: Special recognition of the jubilarian class and all alumni in chapel Welcome and update from Seminary President Dr. Dale A. Meyer and Mrs. […]

The Gospel of Mark performances set for fall 2019

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis’ dramatic presentation of The Gospel of Mark has two showings scheduled in September 2019: Friday, Sept. 20, at 6:30 p.m. at the Liberty Center in Sedalia, Mo.; and Saturday, Sept. 21, at 6:30 p.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran School in Pekin, Ill. During The Gospel of Mark, the text comes alive […]

LWML awards Concordia Seminary 100K grant

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis has been selected as one of 21 recipients of a mission grant from the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML). The approved mission grant, “Making Jesus Known in the United States Ethnic Communities,” will help fund the education costs of students enrolled in the Seminary’s Center for Hispanic Studies (CHS) or the […]

Concordia Seminary’s 181st academic year begins Aug. 23

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis will begin its 181st academic year with an opening worship service at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 23, in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus. The Opening Service will serve as an official welcome to new students and the beginning of the 2019-20 academic year. This year’s theme is: “Grace. […]