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Dr. Robert H. King Endowment Assists Minority Students

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, is pleased to announce the establishment of the Dr. Robert H. King Endowment for Minority Students. The endowment was initiated by an anonymous donor who has a strong desire to increase the number of African-American pastors in The Lutheran Church — Missouri Synod. It has a beginning balance of $250,000. The […]

Registration for Exploring Church Careers Event Still Possible

High school youth may still register for the Aug. 17-19 retreat on the Concordia Seminary, St. Louis campus designed to inform and encourage them with respect to a church work career. The retreat, called the Exploring Church Careers Event (ECCE) has a limit of 120 youth. “Approximately 300 nominations and 90 registrations have been received […]

Fall Sabbatical Week To Emphasize Lutheran Identity in a Post-Denominational America

“Being Lutheran in a Post-Denominational America: A Confessional Proposal” is the title for the Fall Sabbatical Week to be held Oct. 18-22, 1999 on the Concordia Seminary, St. Louis campus. “In the new millennium, cultural and ecumenical forces threaten to marginalize the confessional witness of Lutheranism,” commented Dr. Charles Arand, chairman of the Seminary’s department […]

Concordia Seminary Confers 112 Degrees at 1999 Commencement

The 160th academic year of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis came to a close on Friday, May 21. The day’s activities included a 10:00 a.m. baccalaureate service in the Seminary’s Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus, followed by a special luncheon for graduates and their families in the Seminary’s Luther Statue Park. Commencement exercises were […]

Concordia Seminary Offers Saturday Greek Classes

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis announces Saturday Greek instruction for those contemplating seminary enrollment, laity (men and women) who wish to gain a valuable tool for Bible study and pastors who wish to sharpen their Greek skills. Classes will begin Sept. 11, 1999 on the Seminary campus. They will run from 10:00 a.m.-1:45 p.m., with a […]

Symposium Attracts More than 450 Participants

471 pastors, students and guests attended the Ninth Annual Theological Symposium, “Expanding Homiletical Horizons – Reaching Out to the People,” held May 4-5, 1999 on the campus of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. It was the second in a two-symposium series emphasizing homiletics, building on last year’s theme, “Expanding Homiletical Horizons – Reaching Into the Text.” […]

Sabbatical Week Highlights Bioethical Issues

Thirteen pastors from all parts of the United States attended the 1999 Spring Sabbatical Week at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. The April 26-30 event designed for pastors and other professional church workers provided insight and guidance regarding “Bioethical Dilemmas: The Pastor and Family Life Decisions.” Dr. Robert Weise, Professor of Pastoral Ministry and Life Sciences […]

Rev. Jeffery C. Moore Installed as Director of Ministerial Recruitment

Rev. Jeffery C. Moore was installed as Director of Ministerial Recruitment for Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, in a morning chapel service on Friday, April 30, 1999. Dr. John F. Johnson, President of Concordia Seminary, led the rite of installation, at the request of Dr. James Kalthoff, President of the Missouri District of The Lutheran Church […]

Concordia Seminary Theater Presents "Screwtape"

“Screwtape,” a play based upon the C.S. Lewis novel “The Screwtape Letters,” was presented on the Concordia Seminary, St. Louis campus April 16-18. Groups from as far away as Altamont, Ill., enjoyed the James Forsyth adaptation of the C.S. Lewis novel. The cast was composed primarily of members from the Concordia Seminary community. Tim Sternberg, […]