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Seminary to participate in Give STL Day April 6 to May 7

For the first time, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis will participate in Give STL Day, set for May 7. Give STL Day, now in its seventh year, is an online giving event organized by the St. Louis Community Foundation for the benefit of nonprofits headquartered in the metropolitan area.   The Seminary’s goal for Give STL […]

Call Day to be held as one virtual-only event

Due to concerns about the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, Concordia Seminary’s Call Day, set for April 28, will be held as a virtual-only event for the first time. Vicarages, deaconess internships and calls will be announced during one 7 p.m. (CDT) virtual service at Seminary President Dr. Dale A. Meyer will preach. Dr. Glenn Nielsen, […]

Call Day 2020 set for April 28

UPDATE: Because of concerns about the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, Call Day will be celebrated as a single virtual service only. Please read our updated news release for more information. Concordia Seminary, St. Louis invites the public to share in the excitement of Call Day Tuesday, April 28, during two services in the Chapel of St. Timothy and […]

Registration opens for 2020 Multiethnic Symposium

NOTE: The 2020 Multiethnic Symposium has been postponed until spring 2021 due to concerns about the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. We apologize for any inconvenience. Registration is now open for the 2020 Multiethnic Symposium, which is set for May 5–6 on the campus of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. The symposium brings together missional leaders including pastors, […]

Robinson named director of Library Services

Dr. Paul Robinson, professor of Historical Theology at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, has been named the Seminary’s new director of Library Services, effective Feb. 1. Robinson succeeds Dr. Benjamin Haupt, associate provost and assistant professor of Practical Theology, in this prestigious role. Robinson also continues to serve in his professorial role. “I grew up fascinated […]

Kathy Luther named Seminary Support Executive Director

Kathy Luther joined Concordia Seminary, St. Louis in December as executive director of Seminary Support in Seminary Advancement. In this role, Luther oversees a staff of 20 and directs fund development strategies, including the major gifts and annual giving programs. “We are delighted to welcome Kathy to our team,” says Vicki Biggs, senior vice president […]

The Gospel of Mark performances scheduled for Arizona, Illinois

NOTE: Owing to concerns about the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, the spring 2020 Gospel of Mark tour dates have been canceled. Please check back for updates, and we apologize for any inconvenience. This spring, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis presents three opportunities to witness the drama and beauty of Mark’s Gospel. Neither a recitation of the text […]

LCMS seminaries share concern over Concordia, Portland closure

Dr. Dale A. Meyer, president of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, and Dr. Lawrence R. Rast Jr., president of Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind., expressed concern for those affected by the recent announcement that Concordia University, Portland, Ore. (CUP) would be closing at the end of this academic year and issued the following statement: “Lutherans […]

St. Baldrick’s head-shaving event raises funds, awareness for cancer research

Pictured, front row, from left: students Michael Wilke, Jonathan Sharp, Sharp, Gregory Moffitt and Luke Elowsky. Middle row, from left: student Nicholas (Nick) Wagenknecht, Director of Ministerial Recruitment and Admissions Rev. William Wrede, students Samuel Shick, Janis Mikits and Andrew Wrasman. Back row, from left: students Chad Biar, Justin Cullen, Jonathan Rusche, Joshua Kintz and Andrew […]

Seminary President Emeritus Barth enters rest

Rev. Dr. Karl Barth, president emeritus of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, entered eternal rest in Jesus Sunday, Feb. 16, in Wauwatosa, Wis. He was 95 years old. Visitation is set for 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, at Harder Funeral Home, 18700 W. Capitol Dr., Brookfield, Wis. Visitation also will be held 10-10:45 a.m. Friday, Feb. […]

SMP, CMC students receive vicarage assignments

Top row, from left: President Dr. Dale A. Meyer, Dr. Mart Thompson, associate professor of Practical Theology and director of Specific Ministry Program, Dr. Glenn Nielsen, professor of Practical Theology, director of Placement and director of Vicarage and Deaconess Internships. Middle row, from left: Specific Ministry Pastor (SMP) Program students David Rodgers, David Wray, David […]

Laudamus spring 2020 tour dates set

NOTE: The Laudamus tour has been canceled due to concerns about the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. We apologize for any inconvenience. Laudamus, a select choir of pastoral ministry students at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, will tour the Northeast this March as part of its spring tour. The performance dates are as follows: Saturday, March 14 First Lutheran […]