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Multiethnic Symposium to explore Global South contributions to the church

Registration is now open for Concordia Seminary, St. Louis’ online 2021 Multiethnic Symposium, set for May 4–5. The symposium brings together missional leaders including pastors, congregational lay leaders and others from across The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS). The symposium explores what it means and what it will take to become a truly multiethnic church. The theme […]

Egger accepts call as 11th Seminary president

Dr. Thomas J. Egger, the Gustav and Sophie Butterbach Professor of Exegetical Theology and chairman of the Department of Exegetical Theology at Concordia Seminary, has accepted the call to serve as the 11th president of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. Egger announced his formal acceptance of the call after chapel service today. “It is with a […]

SMP Program, new online deaconess program students recognized for program milestones

Forty-one students representing the Specific Ministry Program (SMP) and the new online Deaconess Studies Program (ODS) at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis were recognized Friday in the Chapel of St. Timothy and Titus for receiving vicarages, internships, program completions and calls. Deaconess internship assignments Seven students became deaconess interns through the Seminary’s new ODS Program, an […]

Seminary hosts 10th St. Baldrick’s Foundation head-shaving fundraiser

For the 10th time, the Concordia Seminary, St. Louis community is being asked to shave their heads during the annual St. Baldrick’s Foundation head-shaving fundraiser. This year’s event, which is being held virtually because of the coronavirus, is set for Feb. 11. Participating faculty, staff and students — many of whom have been growing their hair and […]

Egger called as 11th Seminary president

Dr. Thomas Egger addresses the LCMS National Convention in Tampa in July 2019. Photo: Courtesy LCMS/Frank Kohn Concordia Seminary, St. Louis has extended a call to Dr. Thomas J. Egger, the Gustav and Sophie Butterbach Professor of Exegetical Theology and chairman of the Department of Exegetical Theology at Concordia Seminary, to serve as the 11th […]

President Emeritus Dr. Dale A. Meyer honored with portrait

President Emeritus Dr. Dale A. Meyer’s much-anticipated portrait was unveiled today in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus. Commissioned in honor of Meyer’s service as Concordia Seminary, St. Louis’ president, the oil portrait was painted by artist Joseph Q. Daily, and will be added to the wall of Seminary presidents currently on display […]

Contemplate visitation event set for March 12

College-age and older men and women are invited to Contemplate, an online visitation event that gives prospective students an opportunity to learn about life at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis and the preparation that leads to service as a pastor or deaconess. This free event will be held March 12. During Contemplate, participants will engage in […]