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Enrollment Increases at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis

Total enrollment at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, reached 582 students this fall, an increase of 44 students from last fall. This enrollment is the Seminary’s largest since 1984 and distinguishes Concordia Seminary as one of the 25 largest seminaries of any denomination in the United States. Of the 582 students, 435 are full-time students preparing […]

New Publication Offers Christian Response to Bioethical Issues

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, announces the publication of a newsletter titled “Bioethics & Faith”. The newsletter offers a Christian response to bioethical developments related to health care and family issues. It will be published quarterly and subscriptions are available. Bioethics and Faith is the work of Dr. Robert Weise, Professor of Pastoral Ministry and the […]

Who Attends Concordia Seminary?

Each year, the Admissions Office at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis analyzes the incoming class of Master of Divinity program students in order to assemble a Class Profile. Many aspects of each student’s background are recorded and compared with the same factors in previous classes. The results are helpful in identifying trends and enrollment patterns. District […]

Rev. Robert Bergt Receives Wittenberg Award

Rev. Robert Bergt, artist in-residence at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, and director of the American Kantorei, was honored with the Wittenberg Award by The Luther Institute on Oct. 23 in Washington D.C. The Wittenberg Award, instituted in 1990 to honor outstanding Lutheran laity and clergy, was presented in conjunction with a concert that Rev. Bergt […]

Concordia Seminary Offers Tenth Annual Choir Member Workshop

Concordia Seminary will offer its tenth annual Schola Cantorum, a choir member workshop, on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2000, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Registration, all rehearsals, and the morning and closing prayer will be held in The Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus on the Seminary campus. “The annual workshop is designed to […]

Concordia Seminary Chorus Announces Advent Tour

The Concordia Seminary Chorus, St. Louis, Missouri, announces its 1999 Advent Tour. The Rev. Henry V. Gerike is the director of the choir. The Concordia Seminary Chorus will present a service of congregational hymns, readings and settings of psalms and spiritual songs for the season of Advent on the following dates: December 8, 1999 at […]

Sabbatical Week Addresses Lutheran Identity in New Millennium

“Being Lutheran in a Post-Denominational America: A Confessional Proposal” was the title for the Fall Sabbatical Week held October 18-22, 1999 on the Concordia Seminary, St. Louis campus. Twelve pastors, including one from as far away as Japan, took part in the Sabbatical Week activities. All indicated that the Sabbatical Week encouraged them to “stretch […]

Fall Visitation Weekend Draws Large Crowd

More than 50 prospective students and their guests attended the Oct. 7-9 Fall Visitation Weekend at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. The event featured presentations on many aspects of seminary preparation including academic offerings, financial aid, housing, and student life. Many participants were certain they would enroll and begin preparation for the pastoral ministry during the […]

1999 LutherHostel Draws Record Participation

A record 47 participants enjoyed the 1999 LutherHostel, “Joy in the Journey,” held Sept. 25-28, on the Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, campus. LutherHostel is an educational event for adults 55 years of age or above. It combines presentations by Seminary faculty, attendance at Seminary classes, topical presentations by local experts and plenty of socialization and […]