Concordia Seminary Newsroom

Concordia Seminary Newsroom and Press Releases


Schedule of Commencement Events Friday, May 18, 2018 10 a.m. Theological Diploma Service Chapel 1 p.m. Campus tour for visiting families Welcome Center 7 p.m. Commencement ceremony Chapel 8:30 p.m. Commencement reception Koburg Hall Live Stream Commencement Program


#GivingTuesday Ice Cream Social Help us promote the Seminary’s #GivingTuesday campaign at a social media station in Wartburg Commons during lunch, beginning at 11:30 a.m. (CST) through dinner at 6:30 p.m. (CST). Participating students, faculty and staff will receive free treats at an ice cream bar! All funds raised on Nov. 28, 2017, will help […]

500th Anniversary Reformation Service

Please join us for a celebration in song of the Reformation and the promise of God’s Word. The musical celebration will highlight the three “solas,” teachings central to the Reformation: Sola Gratia (Grace Alone) Sola Fide (Faith Alone) Sola Scriptura (Scripture Alone) The service is free and open to the public. Live stream Poster […]

Professor Emeritus Dr. Juan Berndt enters rest

Dr. Juan G. Berndt, professor emeritus at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, entered eternal rest in Christ Jesus Oct. 18, 2017. Berndt retired in 1996 after 46 years of ministry as a missionary, pastor and teacher. “Dr. Juan Berndt showed us through his life and ministry the wonderful heavenly promise, ‘A great multitude that no one […]

Ben Haupt holds a Homiletics I class

Revised curriculum

By Joel Okamoto We will debut our revised Master of Divinity (M.Div.) curriculum this fall. As chair of the M.Div. curriculum review committee, I have received a lot of questions. Many were about what we were going to teach. How many new courses are there? What courses are you dropping? Will you still teach “Religious […]