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Concordia Seminary Recognizes Ordination Anniversaries

On Dec. 8, nine faculty and emeritus faculty members at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, were recognized for having reached significant anniversaries of their ordination and commissioning dates. During the Seminary’s morning chapel service, each was recognized, and prayers of thanksgiving for their service were offered. A special reception also was held following the chapel service to allow individuals in the Seminary community the opportunity for personal expressions of gratitude.

The following Concordia Seminary faculty members were recognized:

Charles Arand – 20 years
Ruben Dominguez – 25 years
Jeffrey Gibbs – 25 years
Thomas Manteufel – 35 years
Dale Meyer – 30 years
Norman Nagel – 50 years
Paul Raabe – 25 years

Jerrold Eickmann – 40 years
George Robbert – 50 years

“In a community that holds high the pastoral office and the work of Christ done through His under-shepherds, we give thanks to God for these faithful servants and for the blessings God has provided through them,” commented Dr. Andrew Bartelt, vice president for academic affairs at Concordia Seminary. “Collectively these men represent 300 years of service since ordination, and we rejoice with them in thanksgiving to God!”

For more information, contact Communications, Concordia Seminary, 801 Seminary Place, St. Louis, MO 63105; (314) 505-7374;