The Rev. Dr. Osmar Otto Lehenbauer died on June 28 at the age of 92.
The Rev. Albert William Bahr, former president of the LCMS Eastern District, died on Nov. 20, 2021, at the age of 97.
The Rev. Dr. Frazier Norton Odom, former interim executive director of Black Ministry for The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, died on April 20 at the age of 83.
The institutions of the Concordia University System, the national higher education network of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, extend their collective support for the students, faculty, staff and administration of Concordia College New York, Bronxville, N.Y., which announced today its intention to cease operations at the start of the fall 2021 semester.
On Jan. 28, Concordia College New York (CCNY), Bronxville, N.Y., and Iona College, New Rochelle, N.Y., issued a joint press release detailing the closure of CCNY in the fall of 2021.
The Synod’s colleges, universities and seminaries are preparing to return to class this fall under guidelines necessitated by COVID-19.
The institutions of the Concordia University System, the national higher education network of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, extend together our collective support for the students, faculty, staff, and administration of our sister campus in Portland, Oregon, which announced its intention to cease operations at the close of this spring semester.
A funeral service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 20, at Holy Nativity Lutheran Church, 1200 Linden Ave., Arbutus, Md.