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1999 Institute on the Ministry – March 11-13

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis will host the 1999 “Institute on the Ministry” Thursday, March 11 through Saturday, March 13 on the Seminary campus. All prospective seminary students, college age or older, and their guests are invited to attend this structured visitation opportunity designed to give participants a greater familiarity with the Concordia Seminary community and […]

Tuition Costs Covered For Future Pastors

On Jan. 22, 1999 the Concordia Seminary Board of Regents voted to guarantee that tuition costs will be covered in full for all students at Concordia Seminary who are preparing to serve as pastors in The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. The tuition costs will be covered through three financial aid sources: (1) gifts from donors to […]

Dr. Stephen L. Carter To Speak At Concordia Seminary

Dr. Stephen L. Carter will deliver the 1999 Hubert L. Dellinger Jr. Lecture at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis on Thursday, March 11, 1999. The lecture will take place at 7:00 p.m. in Wyneken Auditorium on the Seminary campus. Dr. Carter’s address will be based on the subject matter of his book The Culture of Disbelief: […]

New Director of Ministerial Recruitment at Concordia Seminary

Rev. Jeffery C. Moore has accepted the call issued him to serve as Director of Ministerial Recruitment at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. Rev. Moore brings 18 years of experience in parish ministry to his new position. Prior to accepting this call, Rev. Moore served as senior pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Danville, Ill., a […]

Sabbatical Week to Highlight Bioethical Issues

“Bioethical Dilemmas: The Pastor and Family Life Decisions” is the title for the Spring Sabbatical Week 1999 to be held April 26-30 on the campus of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. Case studies and family counseling techniques will be featured in this five-day program designed for pastors and other professional church workers. Sabbatical Week allows participants […]

"Mission Fest '99" Emphasizes End of Millennium

“Witnessing at the Turn of the Millennium” was the theme for “Mission Fest ’99” held on the Concordia Seminary, St. Louis campus January 8-9, 1999. The festival featured presentations, activities and displays designed to emphasize mission possibilities for the church as this millennium draws to a close. While adults in the Seminary community heard presentations […]

More than 40 Attend "Shepherds of God's Flock" Retreat

More than 40 participants, including 30 prospective students took part in the “Shepherds of God’s Flock” retreat, Jan. 5-7, 1999 on the campus of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. This retreat, the first of its kind at Concordia Seminary, offered participants the opportunity to explore the decision of whether or not to prepare to serve in […]

Concordia Seminary Announces LutherHostel '99

“Joy in the Journey” is the theme for the LutherHostel to be held Sept. 25-28, 1999, on the campus of Concordia Seminary. LutherHostel is an educational event for adults, 55 years of age or above, held every two years. LutherHostel combines presentations by Seminary faculty, attendance at Seminary classes, topical presentations by local experts and […]

Rev Scott Sailer Accepts Call to Parish

Rev. Scott Sailer, Director of Ministerial Recruitment at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis has accepted the call issued him to serve as Pastor of Faith Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls, SD. Rev. Sailer has served in the Admissions Office at Concordia Seminary for more than four years and has been Director of Ministerial Recruitment since June 1, […]

New AAL Program Matches Member Gifts to Concordia Seminary

Aid Association for Lutherans (AAL) has initiated a new program designed to increase the impact of its members’ gifts made to Lutheran elementary and secondary schools, colleges and seminaries. Under the new program, annual gifts of $25-$100 by an AAL member to an eligible Lutheran institution are matched dollar-for-dollar by AAL. “We are delighted to […]

Rev. David Peter Installed at Concordia Seminary

Rev. David Peter was installed as Director of the Doctor of Ministry program, Placement Counselor and Assistant Professor of Practical Theology at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis on Dec. 1. The installation took place during the morning chapel service in the Seminary’s Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus. Rev. Peter comes to Concordia Seminary from […]