Summer continuing education workshops from Concordia Seminary

Summer Workshop Series

Continuing Education Summer Workshops offered by Concordia Seminary, St. Louis provide an opportunity for exploration of contemporary topics that influence the practice of ministry. They are designed for pastors, church workers and laypeople.

Upcoming Workshops

To register for each three-day workshop, click on the presentation title.

Date/Location Presenter Presentation
May 28-30, 2019
Lubbock, TX
Dr. Peter Nafzger NEW Beginning with the End in Mind: A Vision for a More Effective Confirmation Process
May 30-June 1, 2019
Grand Junction, CO
Dr. Leopoldo Sánchez Sculptor Spirit: Models of Sanctification from Spirit Christology
June 10-12, 2019
West Bend, WI
Dr. Mark Rockenbach Biblically Responding to Conflict  CANCELED
June 24-26, 2019
Green Bay, WI
Dr. Charles Arand NEW The Great Evangelical Creation Debate
June 24-26, 2019
Springfield, MO
Dr. Peter Nafzger NEW Meeting the Crisis of Scripture as "People of the Word": How to Avoid both Liberal Criticism and Biblical Fundamentalism
August 5-7, 2019
Humboldt, KS
Dr. David J. Peter De-coding the Apocalypse: Study of the Book of Revelation
August 5-7, 2019
Utica, MI
Dr. Leopoldo Sánchez NEW Sculptor Spirit: Models of Sanctification from Spirit Christology  CANCELED
August 5-7, 2019
Santa Barbara, CA
Dr. Joel Okamoto Being Lutheran in a Post-Denominational Situation  CANCELED
August 13-15, 2019
Mentor, OH
Dr. Kent Burreson &
Dr. Beth Hoeltke
From Baptism to Burial: Death, Life and the New Creation
August 15-17, 2019
Port Charlotte, FL
Dr. Charles Arand NEW The Great Evangelical Creation Debate
August 19-21, 2019
Seymour, IN
Dr. Joel Elowsky NEW An Introduction to the Early Church
August 20-21, 2019
Mapleton, IA
Dr. William Schumacher NEW Missions and the LCMS  CANCELED
August 26-28, 2019
Cary, NC
Dr. Dale A. Meyer Studies in 1 Peter: The Importance of Your Congregation to People in Today’s Culture
October 12, 2019
Plymouth, MN
Dr. David Maxwell Justification from Scripture to Sermon: The Cross-Disciplinary Study on the Central Doctrine of Faith

NEW
May 28-30, 2019
Lubbock, TX
Dr. Peter Nafzger
Beginning with the End in Mind: A Vision for a More Effective Confirmation Process


May 30-June 1, 2019
Grand Junction, CO
Dr. Leopoldo Sánchez
Sculptor Spirit: Models of Sanctification from Spirit Christology


June 10-12, 2019
West Bend, WI
Dr. Mark Rockenbach
Biblically Responding to Conflict
 CANCELED


NEW
June 24-26, 2019
Green Bay, WI
Dr. Charles Arand
The Great Evangelical Creation Debate


NEW
June 24-26, 2019
Springfield, MO
Dr. Peter Nafzger
Meeting the Crisis of Scripture as "People of the Word": How to Avoid both Liberal Criticism and Biblical Fundamentalism


August 5-7, 2019
Humboldt, KS
Dr. David J. Peter
De-coding the Apocalypse: Study of the Book of Revelation


NEW
August 5-7, 2019
Utica, MI
Dr. Leopoldo Sánchez
Models of Sanctification
 CANCELED


August 5-7, 2019
Santa Barbara, CA
Dr. Joel Okamoto
Being Lutheran in a Post-Denominational Situation
 CANCELED


August 13-15, 2019
Mentor, OH
Dr. Kent Burreson
& Dr. Beth Hoeltke
From Baptism to Burial: Death, Life and the New Creation


NEW
Aug. 15-17, 2019
Port Charlotte, FL
Dr. Charles Arand
The Great Evangelical Creation Debate


NEW
Aug. 19-21, 2019
Seymour, IN
Dr. Joel Elowsky
An Introduction to the Early Church


NEW
Aug. 20-21, 2019
Mapleton, IA
Dr. William Schumacher
Missions and the LCMS
 CANCELED


Aug. 26-28, 2019
Cary, NC
Dr. Dale A. Meyer
Studies in 1 Peter: The Importance of Your Congregation to People in Today’s Culture


Oct. 12, 2019
Plymouth, MN
Dr. David Maxwell
Justification from Scripture to Sermon: The Cross-Disciplinary Study on the Central Doctrine of Faith


Additional Continuing Education Opportunities

Faith and Writing Workshop

Concordia Seminary’s “Faith and Writing” workshop explores various forms of creative writing — starting a blog, creating a sermon or devotion, “traditional” forms of creative writing (story, nonfiction, drama, poetry) — and everything in between.

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Lay Bible Institute

Calling lay people, students involved in homiletical education, pastors and others interested in the proclamation of the Gospel in today’s world: the Lay Bible Institute is for you!

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Multiethnic Symposium

The Seminary’s annual Multiethnic Symposium brings together Lutherans and mission leaders of various ethnicities from across the country for workshops, discussions and worship.

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Pre-Lenten Workshop

The Pre-Lenten Workshop includes sermon manuscripts, textual notes, orders of service for midweek services and also suggestions for the Sundays of Lent to help pastors in developing their own worship resources.

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Theological Symposium

Parish pastors, LCMS district and Synod officials, Seminary and Concordia University students and faculty, and interested laypersons attend each year to delve into some of the most pressing issues of our time. One CEU is available for attending the Symposium.

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