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Seminarian receives prestigious FASPE fellowship

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis fourth-year seminarian Jess Biermann was recently selected for the 2019 Seminary Program of the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE). Biermann was selected from about 200 applicants from across the world to receive one of 14 available fellowships. The fellows will participate in a two-week program set […]

116 new pastors, deaconesses, missionaries sent to serve

Wednesday was a day filled with much anticipation and excitement as 116 Concordia Seminary, St. Louis students learned their placement of first calls to pastoral and diaconal ministry, and assignments as vicars and deaconess interns during two special services held in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus. First calls to serve as pastors, […]

Burreson, Hoeltke author new Bible study

Dr. Kent Burreson, professor of Systematic Theology, and Dr. Beth Hoeltke, director of the Graduate School, both at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, recently published a new six-session Bible study, Death, Heaven, Resurrection and the New Creation, from Concordia Publishing House. The study helps readers understand the nature of death, as well as how to facilitate […]

Concordia Seminary faculty-led summer workshops offered nationwide

Pastors, church workers and congregation members are invited to Concordia Seminary, St. Louis’ Summer Workshop Series to explore contemporary topics that influence the practice of ministry and worship. Hosted by congregations across the country from May through August, and led by Seminary faculty, the 10 workshops offer an opportunity to delve deeply into topics such […]

Concordia Seminary team raises $3,500 for American Lung Association

Participating in the American Lung Association Fight for Air Climb-St. Louis at the Metropolitan Square office building in downtown St. Louis March 30, 2019, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis’ climb team raised $3,524. Twenty-five Concordia Seminary faculty, staff, students and friends tackled the 40-floor, 856-stair challenge, placing eighth among companies and 10th among all teams for […]

Concordia Seminary’s Call Day 2019 set for May 1

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis invites the public to share in the excitement of Call Day Wednesday, May 1, during two services in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus on campus, 801 Seminary Place, Clayton, Mo. Concluding students will receive their first pastoral or diaconal ministry placements, and second-year students will receive their vicarage […]

Sánchez crafts a Spirit Christology in Sculptor Spirit

Dr. Leopoldo A. Sánchez, the Werner R. H. and Elizabeth R. Krause Professor of Hispanic Ministries, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, recently published Sculptor Spirit: Models of Sanctification from Spirit Christology with InterVarsity Press. In his new book, Sánchez carefully crafts a Spirit Christology, which considers the role of God’s Spirit in the life and mission […]

Registration opens for fall online Greek language course

Students may now enroll in an online Greek course that will be taught during the 2019-20 academic year at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. Longtime Greek instructor and Graduate Professor of Exegetical Theology Dr. James W. Voelz will teach the sessions. The course is designed to serve three groups of students: those who have completed the […]

Sixth annual The Gospel of Mark tour commences in April

Mark the Evangelist begins his Gospel account with a bang, “As it is written in Isaiah the prophet, ‘Behold, I send my messenger before your face, the voice of the of the one crying in the wilderness: ‘Prepare the way of the Lord.’” Christians today can encounter Mark’s message face-to-face through presentations of Concordia Seminary’s […]

Dr. David J. Peter publishes Maximizing the Midsize Church

Dr. David J. Peter, dean of faculty, professor of Practical Theology and placement counselor at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, recently published Maximizing the Midsize Church: Effective Leadership for Fruitful Mission and Ministry with Kregel Publications. Drawing on years of research and pastoral ministry, Peter navigates the specific needs of the midsize churches — congregations with […]

Registration opens for Multiethnic Symposium

Registration is now open for Concordia Seminary, St. Louis’ annual Multiethnic Symposium, which is set for April 25-26 at the Seminary campus. 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 […]