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Fall Lay Bible Institute explores ‘Jesus in Islam’

“Jesus in Islam” is the focus of Concordia Seminary’s Oct. 5 Fall Lay Bible Institute. Associate Professor of Practical Theology Dr. Abjar Bahkou will examine the similarities and differences between Islam and Christianity with the goal of helping participants become better equipped to share Christ with their Muslim neighbors. Open to lay people, students, pastors […]

Concordia Seminary Concert Series set

The joyful sound of acclaimed musicians and choirs will stir the senses at the 2019 Concordia Seminary Concert Series. A total of 14 on-campus performances is set throughout the 2019–20 academic year. All performances are free and open to the public. “The Concordia Seminary Concert Series is our gift of music, as both art and […]

2019 Alumni Reunion helps connect classmates, renew friendships

Graduates, spouses and widows of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis class years ending in “4” and “9” are cordially invited to the 2019 Alumni Reunion Oct. 24-25, 2019, on campus. Reunion highlights include: Special recognition of the jubilarian class and all alumni in chapel Welcome and update from Seminary President Dr. Dale A. Meyer and Mrs. […]

The Gospel of Mark performances set for fall 2019

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis’ dramatic presentation of The Gospel of Mark has two showings scheduled in September 2019: Friday, Sept. 20, at 6:30 p.m. at the Liberty Center in Sedalia, Mo.; and Saturday, Sept. 21, at 6:30 p.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran School in Pekin, Ill. During The Gospel of Mark, the text comes alive […]

LWML awards Concordia Seminary 100K grant

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis has been selected as one of 21 recipients of a mission grant from the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML). The approved mission grant, “Making Jesus Known in the United States Ethnic Communities,” will help fund the education costs of students enrolled in the Seminary’s Center for Hispanic Studies (CHS) or the […]

Concordia Seminary’s 181st academic year begins Aug. 23

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis will begin its 181st academic year with an opening worship service at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 23, in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus. The Opening Service will serve as an official welcome to new students and the beginning of the 2019-20 academic year. This year’s theme is: “Grace. […]

Students recognized for SMP Program completion, calls

Following a week of residential intensive courses, 22 Specific Ministry Pastor (SMP) students at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis were celebrated Friday, June 28, in the Chapel of St. Timothy and Titus for program completion or call recognition. “We rejoice with these SMP students, those celebrating new calls and those completing the program,” said Dr. W. […]

Registration opens for 30th Annual Theological Symposium

Registration is now open for the 30th Annual Theological Symposium, “Devoted: (Re)forming the Devotional Life,” set for Sept. 17-18 at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. Those interested in attending can register here. For the first time, participants can preregister for individual sessions. Pastors, deaconesses, ministry leaders and faithful believers will enjoy Christ-centered edification and instruction during […]

Summer Lay Bible Institute to explore today’s Christian households

How do vibrant households grow together, practice hospitality and share their faith with others? Concordia Seminary, St. Louis’ Summer Lay Bible Institute, “Households of Faith,” will address those questions and more from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3 in the Clara and Spencer Auditorium in Wyneken Hall. Presented by Dr. Anthony Cook, vice […]

Save the date! 30th Annual Theological Symposium Sept. 17-18

Save the date for the 30th Annual Theological Symposium, “Devoted: (Re)forming the Devotional Life,” set for Sept. 17-18 at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. Thought-provoking plenaries and breakout sessions will spark dialogue around the question of what it means to live wholehearted, Christ-centered lives. Attendees will leave refreshed and equipped with the necessary tools to (re)form […]

Faith and Writing Workshop set for
July 30-Aug. 1

What makes for effective communication? How do we cultivate creativity in our lives? What role does faith play in the creative process? Those questions and more will be explored during the Faith and Writing Workshop July 30-Aug. 1 at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. Participants will explore the various forms of creative writing including starting a […]

Haupt appointed as Seminary’s first associate provost

Rev. Benjamin D. Haupt, a member of the Concordia Seminary, St. Louis faculty, has been appointed the institution’s first associate provost and will step into this new role effective July 1. As associate provost, Haupt will assist the Seminary provost in achieving key strategic priorities in support of the mission of the Seminary. The immediate […]