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117 Youth Explore Church Careers

A total of 117 Lutheran Church — Missouri Synod (LCMS) high school youth from all parts of the United States attended the Aug. 7-10 Exploring Church Careers Event (ECCE) on the Concordia Seminary, St. Louis campus. The retreat, designed to inform and encourage youth with respect to church work careers, included Bible study, presentations by […]

Exploring Church Careers Event Remains at Full Capacity

The Aug. 7-10 retreat on the Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, campus designed to inform and encourage high school youth with respect to church work careers remains filled to capacity. “I am happy to report that the maximum capacity of 120 participants was reached three weeks ago, and we have started a waiting list” said Rev. […]

Concordia Seminary Receives AAL Gift-Matching Funds

Aid Association for Lutherans (AAL) recently presented $66,822 to Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, through the AAL Member Gift-Matching Program. The total reflects the AAL’s matched portion of contributions received from members during the first quarter of 1999. “We are grateful for the generous support from AAL which encourages greater stewardship from their members,” commented Leonard […]

Deaf Institute of Theology Recognized at ILDA Conference

The 19 students and four instructors currently involved in the Deaf Institute of Theology (DIT) were given special recognition at the June 24-26 International Lutheran Deaf Association (ILDA) annual conference in Cleveland, Ohio. DIT is a program designed to allow deaf Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod (LCMS) congregations a way to identify and equip deaf […]

Rev. Jeffrey Kloha Accepts Call to Concordia Seminary Faculty

Rev. Jeffrey Kloha, associate pastor of Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Lakewood, Ohio has accepted the call issued him by Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, to serve as assistant professor of exegetical theology. Rev. Kloha received his bachelor of arts degree from Concordia College, Ann Arbor, Mich., in 1988. He received his master of divinity and master […]

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 […]