From July 27 to 30, more than 240 people, including 63 children, gathered at Trinity Lutheran Church in Mobile, Ala., under the theme “Empowering the Next Generation.”
To honor Young’s legacy, LCEF and the LCMS Foundation have worked together to establish the Dr. Rosa J. Young Scholarship Endowment.
At its November meeting, the Board heard from its chairman about efforts to increase the efficiencies of corporate Synod so the church can use the savings on its “core competencies.”
The items from Concordia College Alabama — which closed in April — are available for research at Concordia Historical Institute in St. Louis.
Celebrate all that God has done through Concordia College Alabama, Selma, Ala. Praise Him for His grace and trust in Him for the future. Sadly, Concordia is closed. Nevertheless, we pray that God continues the work begun through the faculty, staff and students over the years.
Students, families, faculty and regents gathered on the campus of Concordia College Alabama on April 28 for the school’s 92nd and final commencement. Founded in 1922, the historically black Lutheran college closed its doors for good following the ceremony after a multi-year effort to stay open.
The combined 2016 fall enrollment of 35,717 for the Synod’s 10 colleges and universities falls for the first time in 24 years.
A funeral service for King — who died Sept. 6 — is held Sept. 14 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Jefferson City, Mo.
The LCMS turns its attention toward revitalization, work among Hmong and Hispanic peoples and establishing Rosa J. Young academies.
The Rev. Dr. Tilahun Mendedo, president of the college since 2010, has announced his resignation, effective July 1.
The LCMS Board of Directors is granting the college a total of up to $4 million by Dec. 1 — contingent on delivery of specified planning and operating results.
The Synod’s black pastors — many of whom graduated from Concordia College, Selma, Ala. — discuss how they can help the struggling school.