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Concordia Seminary Dedicates Antiphonal Organ

Concordia Seminary dedicated a new antiphonal organ in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus on Friday, October 2. The primary function of the antiphonal organ is to assist in leading the singing of hymns, especially for worshipers seated in the chapel transepts. In addition, it will provide the pitch for officiants as they […]

Concordia Seminary Hosts Four International Visitors

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis was host to four international visitors during the final week of September. One visitor was from the People’s Republic of China, two were from Sweden and one was from Finland. “All of these visitors brought important messages concerning the international aspects of Lutheranism,” said Dr. Andrew Bartelt, Vice President for Academic […]

A Profile of the New Students at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis

The 1998-99 academic year at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis began with a total of 108 new students. This number represents a 15% increase over the number of new students in the previous year. Of the 108 new students, 88 are enrolled in the Master of Divinity degree program, 18 are enrolled in the Alternate Route […]

New Testament Greek Video Series…What A Help!

The study of the Biblical languages is essential for one who will serve as both a pastor and a theologian for God’s people. At the same time, it is the study of the Biblical languages which causes anxiety in many prospective seminary students. In order to address this concern, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis has available […]

Rev. David Peter Accepts Call to Concordia Seminary

Concordia Seminary is pleased to announce that Rev. David Peter has accepted the call extended to him to serve as Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program, Placement Counselor and Assistant Professor of Practical Theology. Rev. Peter comes to Concordia Seminary from Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Peoria, Ill., where he is serving as Senior […]

Three New Faculty Members Installed

At the opening service marking the beginning of the 160th academic year at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, three new professors were installed. They are: Rev. Dr. Joel P. Okamoto – installed as instructor in systematic theology. Since 1996, he served as assistant pastor of Abiding Savior Lutheran Church in St. Louis. He received the B.S. […]

Concordia Seminary Begins 160th Academic Year

On Sunday, September 6, at 4:00 p.m., the beginning of the 160th academic year at Concordia Seminary was marked with a special worship service on the Seminary campus. The Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus was filled as Dr. John F. Johnson, President of Concordia Seminary, officially opened the new academic year. During the […]

Rev. Michael Redeker Begins Service as Admission Counselor

The Office of Admission and Ministerial Recruitment at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis is pleased to announce the addition of Rev. Michael Redeker in the position of Admission Counselor. Rev. Redeker began his new responsibilities on August 25. In this position, he will assist the Seminary and the church in the effort to identify, inform, and […]

Dr. H. Armin Moellering Dies

Dr. H. Armin Moellering, an associate professor of exegetical theology at Concordia Seminary from 1978 until his retirement in 1990, died Sunday, July 26, at his home in Olivette, following a brief illness. He was 79 years old. Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Kriegshauser Mortuary West, 9450 Olive Blvd., on […]

Dr. H. Armin Moellering Joins Church Triumphant

Dr. H. Armin Moellering, an associate professor of exegetical theology at Concordia Seminary from 1978 until his retirement in 1990, died Sunday, July 26, at his home in Olivette, MO, following a brief illness. He was 79 years old. Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Kriegshauser Mortuary West, 9540 Olive Blvd., […]

Rev. William W. Schumacher Accepts Call To Concordia Seminary Faculty

Rev. William W. Schumacher has accepted the call extended to him by Concordia Seminary to serve as Mission Assistant Professor of Historical Theology and Assistant to the Director of Resident Field Education for Cross-Cultural Experiences. Rev. Schumacher is a 1985 graduate of Concordia Seminary. From 1985-95, he served as a missionary under the direction of […]

Dr. Joel P. Okamoto Joins Concordia Seminary Faculty

Dr. Joel P. Okamoto has accepted the call extended to him by the Concordia Seminary Board of Regents to serve as Instructor in Systematic Theology. Since 1996, Dr. Okamoto has been serving as assistant pastor of Abiding Savior Lutheran Church in St. Louis. He will begin his new responsibilities on July 1. Dr. Okamoto is […]