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Seminary begins 182nd academic year Aug. 28

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis will begin its 182nd year with an Opening Service at 10 a.m. CDT Aug. 28 in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus. Due to social distancing measures in response to the coronavirus pandemic, in-person attendance will be limited to service participants; new students, their spouses and children; faculty and […]

2020-21 Lay Bible Institute series announced

Dates have been set for Concordia Seminary, St. Louis’ 2020-21 Lay Bible Institute series. The institute offers ongoing study of the Bible and how it relates to today’s life and events. Each one-day workshop is hosted on campus and led by a Concordia Seminary faculty member. “We are thrilled to introduce all three of our […]

Penhallegon joins Seminary faculty

Dr. Philip Penhallegon joined the Concordia Seminary, St. Louis faculty as professor of Exegetical Theology July 1. Penhallegon is a respected scholar in The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) with special expertise on the books of Esther and Nehemiah.   He joined the Seminary from Concordia University, Ann Arbor, Mich. (CUAA), where he taught biblical languages and Bible content. He will be […]

President Emeritus Meyer honored with festschrift

Festivities may be canceled due to COVID-19, but that didn’t stop faculty, staff and friends from honoring – and completely surprising – President Emeritus Dr. Dale A. Meyer. In recognition of his contributions to the church and his recent retirement from service as Concordia Seminary’s 10th president, a festschrift, or honorary volume of essays titled […]

‘Vocatio’ high school recruitment event set for Aug. 2–4

High school students considering a future in ministry are invited to participate in Concordia Seminary, St. Louis’ virtual Vocatio event Aug. 2–4, 2020. The event is usually held on campus but has been moved online because of the coronavirus pandemic. During the event, students will explore God’s calling and direction through Bible study and thoughtful conversation about vocation. […]

‘Next Steps’ online event set for July 11

Prospective students and their families are invited to learn more about Concordia Seminary, St. Louis during the Next Steps visitation event, set for 2–4 p.m. (CDT) Saturday, July 11. Due to concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, the event will be held online. Designed for prospective pastoral and diaconal students who are married or who are engaged and will be […]

CSL, CUW partner to offer two online Continuing Education courses

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis is partnering with Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon (CUW), for the first time to offer two online Continuing Education courses for pastors, one in the fall and one in the spring. The courses are especially appropriate for ordained pastors, commissioned church workers and lay leaders. The courses are fully online. Each course features six […]