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Call Day 2021 caps years of ministry preparation

The joy and excitement was palpable on campus Wednesday as 110 Concordia Seminary, St. Louis students were recognized during two Call Day services held in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus. The students learned of their first calls to pastoral and diaconal ministry and second-year students learned their assignments as vicars and deaconess interns. […]

Vocatio retreat for high school students set for June 19-24

High school men and women interested in attending Concordia Seminary, St. Louis are invited to Vocatio June 19-24 on campus. This free, weeklong retreat provides prospective students the opportunity to explore God’s calling and direction for them as they experience Seminary life. Attendance at this in-person retreat will be limited to ensure appropriate group size, […]

‘Under the Fig Tree’ recruitment-focused podcast launches

Prospective students and those who refer them are encouraged to check out Concordia Seminary, St. Louis’ new podcast, “Under the Fig Tree.” Hosted by Associate Provost Dr. Benjamin Haupt and Director of Recruitment Rev. Micah Glenn, “Under the Fig Tree” launched March 5. With a focus on recruitment, the podcast aims to share meaningful content […]

Seminary to participate in Give STL Day 2021

Local and nationwide supporters of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis will have the opportunity to participate in Give STL Day May 6 and support the Seminary’s ongoing mission to prepare church workers who will share the Gospel for generations to come. Now in its eighth year, Give STL Day is an online, one-day giving event organized by […]

Call Day 2021 set for April 28

Anticipation is building for Call Day Wednesday, April 28, when concluding Concordia Seminary, St. Louis students will receive their first pastoral or diaconal ministry placements, and second-year students will receive their vicarage or internship assignments in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus. All calls and assignments for service are to churches or ministries […]

Annual Concert Series features spring, summer offerings

Music lovers are encouraged to enjoy several upcoming performances as part of the continuing 2020-21 Concordia Seminary Concert Series presented by Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. “Especially in a year where we have faced so much upheaval and angst, these concerts bring peace and refreshment to our souls and our lives,” said Dr. James Marriott, the […]

Prospective students invited to online Green & Gold Day April 10

Prospective students who are interested in studying at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis can now register for the free online Green & Gold Day visitation event scheduled for 2-4 p.m. (CDT) April 10. This event is typically held in person but has been moved online because of the coronavirus pandemic. During the two-hour event, participants will learn […]

Multiethnic Symposium to explore Global South contributions to the church

Registration is now open for Concordia Seminary, St. Louis’ online 2021 Multiethnic Symposium, set for May 4–5. The symposium brings together missional leaders including pastors, congregational lay leaders and others from across The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS). The symposium explores what it means and what it will take to become a truly multiethnic church. The theme […]

Egger accepts call as 11th Seminary president

Dr. Thomas J. Egger, the Gustav and Sophie Butterbach Professor of Exegetical Theology and chairman of the Department of Exegetical Theology at Concordia Seminary, has accepted the call to serve as the 11th president of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. Egger announced his formal acceptance of the call after chapel service today. “It is with a […]

SMP Program, new online deaconess program students recognized for program milestones

Forty-one students representing the Specific Ministry Program (SMP) and the new online Deaconess Studies Program (ODS) at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis were recognized Friday in the Chapel of St. Timothy and Titus for receiving vicarages, internships, program completions and calls. Deaconess internship assignments Seven students became deaconess interns through the Seminary’s new ODS Program, an […]

Seminary hosts 10th St. Baldrick’s Foundation head-shaving fundraiser

For the 10th time, the Concordia Seminary, St. Louis community is being asked to shave their heads during the annual St. Baldrick’s Foundation head-shaving fundraiser. This year’s event, which is being held virtually because of the coronavirus, is set for Feb. 11. Participating faculty, staff and students — many of whom have been growing their hair and […]