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Rev. Larry Rockemann Is New Dean of Student Life at Concordia Seminary

Rev. Larry Rockemann has accepted the call to serve as Dean of Student Life and Assistant Professor of Practical Theology at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. As Dean of Student Life, Rev. Rockemann will head the division at the Seminary which oversees all aspects of student life, including spiritual life, financial assistance and housing. He will […]

National Lutheran Choir Performs at Concordia Seminary

The National Lutheran Choir presented a concert in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus on the Concordia Seminary campus on Sunday, April 19. The concert was the fourth appearance for the group as it continues its 1998 Spring Tour. A large audience was treated to a wide range of choral works including those […]

"J.B." Launches Concordia Seminary Theater Series

On April 17-19, the Pulitzer Prize winning drama entitled “J.B.” was presented in Wyneken Auditorium on the campus of Concordia Seminary. The cast and crew were composed entirely of seminarians, spouses, children and staff members from the Concordia Seminary community. The presentation was directed by Dr. Dean Nadasdy, a professor who occupies the Gregg H. […]

Dollase Named Vice President for Administrative Services at Concordia Seminary

Edward A. Dollase has accepted appointment to the position of Vice President for Administrative Services at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. Dollase will begin his new responsibilities on May 1, succeeding Marvin Miller, who retired following 19 years of distinguished service. Dollase received the associate of arts degree in business administration from St. John’s College, Winfield, […]

PhD Program Is Added at Concordia Seminary

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis has received word from the Association of Theological Schools (ATS), the accrediting agency for most seminaries and divinity schools in the United States, that its proposal to offer a PhD program has received approval. This is the only PhD program available in The Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod education system and […]

1998 Institute on the Ministry A Big Success

“It was a wonderful weekend and helped make our decision easier,” was just one of the responses received from participants in the 1998 Institute on the Ministry, held March 12-14, on the campus of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. More than 100 participants attended the 1998 Institute and learned a great deal about life in the […]

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis Announces 1998 Theological Symposium

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis announces that its Eighth Annual Theological Symposium will take place May 5-6, 1998. The 1998 symposium is the first in a two-part series, each dealing with the topic of preaching. The 1998 symposium is entitled “Expanding Homiletical Horizons: Part I – Reaching into the Text.” The 1999 symposium, building on this […]

A Bold Financial Commitment to Students

On Thursday, January 29, the Concordia Seminary, St. Louis Board of Regents took a bold step: To guarantee that all tuition costs will be covered for new, first-year students who enroll in the Master of Divinity or Alternate Route programs at Concordia Seminary for the 1998-99 academic year and demonstrate financial need. In a January […]

Concordia Seminary Offers Audio Sermon Helps on Internet

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis is offering free audio files from its Internet website ( for pastors and other interested Bible study students. The audio files contain a textual study of the Old Testament and Gospel lessons for the following Sunday. They are tape recordings of sessions held on the Seminary campus each Wednesday, over lunch, […]

Concordia Seminary Chorus Embarks on Spring Tour

The Concordia Seminary Chorus, under the direction of Rev. Henry V. Gerike, is embarking on its annual tour over the two-week break between winter and spring quarters. The 1998 Spring Tour will include the states of Missouri, Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado, and Nebraska. The dates and churches for the Spring Tour are as follows: February 21 […]