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Concordia Seminary Chorus Announces Spring Tour

The Concordia Seminary Chorus, under the direction of Rev. Henry V. Gerike, will visit California, Oregon, Washington and British Columbia, Canada, on its Spring Tour. All members of the Chorus are Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, students who are preparing to serve as pastors in The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod.

The Chorus will provide evening sacred concerts which include prayer, Scripture reading and congregational singing. In two congregations, the Chorus will offer vocal selections during Sunday morning worship services. On Sunday, Feb. 25, Dr. John F. Johnson, president of Concordia Seminary, will preach during the morning worship services and lead the adult Bible class at Messiah Lutheran Church, Seattle, one of the tour sites.

The itinerary for the Chorus’ Spring Tour is as follows:

Sunday, February 18:
Trinity Lutheran Church (8:00 and 11:00 a.m.)
5520 NE Killingsworth Street
Portland, OR 97218

St. John Lutheran Church (7:00 p.m.)
1350 Court Street NE
Salem, OR 97301

Monday, February 19:
Grace Lutheran Church (7:00 p.m.)
188 East Cooper Avenue
Crescent City, CA 95531

Tuesday, February 20:
Grace Lutheran Church (7:00 p.m.)
710 East 17th Avenue
Eugene, OR 97401

Wednesday, February 21:
St. Matthew Lutheran Church (7:00 p.m.)
132 East 13th Street
Port Angeles, WA 98362

Thursday, February 22:
Immanuel Lutheran Church (7:00 p.m.)
2521 Lombard Avenue
Everett, WA 98201

Friday, February 23:
Zion Lutheran Church (8:00 p.m.)
5950 179th Street
Surrey, British Columbia, Canada V3S 4J9

Saturday, February 24:
Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church (7:00 p.m.)
16919 33rd Avenue S
Seattle, WA 98188

Sunday, February 25:
Messiah Lutheran Church (8:00 and 10:30 a.m.)
7050 35th Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98115

Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church (7:00 p.m.)
2306 Milton Way
Milton, WA 98354

Monday, February 26:
St. Michael Lutheran Church (7:00 p.m.)
6700 NE 29th Avenue
Portland, OR 97211

In addition to the sacred concerts and worship services in the northwest, the Seminary Chorus will provide the following sacred concerts closer to St. Louis:

Sunday, February 11:
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (3:30 p.m.)
1300 Belt Line Road
Collinsville, IL 62234

Sunday, March 11
Immanuel Lutheran Church (3:30 p.m.)
453 North West Street
Perryville, MO 63775

For more information, contact Communications Office, Concordia Seminary, 801 DeMun Ave., St. Louis, MO 63105; 314.505.7375;