Concordia Seminary

Newlyweds share ‘terror’ of Ferguson riots; Synod responds with prayer, presence

Amid the racially charged protests in Ferguson, Mo., Lutherans are doing what they can to bring peace.

Theological Symposium set for fall

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, will host “Faithful Witness to God’s Story in the World Around Us: Bringing a Unique Perspective to Common Human Experiences” Sept. 23-24.

Sem’s Lay Bible Institute to study Revelation

The Aug. 9 event features “Decoding the Apocalypse: Study of the Book of Revelation,” led by the seminary’s Rev. Dr. David Peter (pictured).

St. Louis seminary offers writing workshop

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, will host a “Faith and Writing” workshop for Christian writers July 29-31. Presenters are the Rev. Travis Scholl (pictured) and Peter Mead.

Upcoming symposium targets infertility ethics

The Nov. 8 event at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, will tackle the question of what is God-pleasing in the field of infertility medicine.

Council of Presidents assigns vicarages, first calls

The district presidents also meet with seminary faculty and hear reports from LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison and LCMS Secretary Rev. Dr. Raymond Hartwig.

LCMS Communications wins 13 ACP awards

The Associated Church Press announces its “Best of the Christian Press Awards” for work in 2013 during an April 23-26 convention in Chicago.

Follow seminary ‘call-day’ services online

Both services at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, are set for April 29 and the services at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind., are April 29 and 30.

Sem offers workshop on Law Enforcement Chaplaincy

“Christian Law Enforcement Chaplaincy — Theology and Practice” is planned for June 2-6 at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

Seminary to host two-day ‘theological reflection’

The May 7-8 events at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, are designed for pastors and students involved in homiletical and exegetical education.

Sem to live-stream ‘Responding to Islam’ lecture

Presenting the lecture is the Rev. Dr. Abjar Bahkou, an LCMS clergyman in Texas who was raised Syrian Orthodox.

Sem’s EIIT offers free lecture on Islam

The lecture, “Responding to Islam,” on March 27 at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, will be given by the Rev. Dr. Abjar Bahkou.

Harmelink named CHI executive director

The Rev. Dr. Daniel Harmelink of Huntington Beach, Calif., begins serving in the Concordia Historical Institute position on Feb. 1.

Seminaries offer workshops on Lenten preaching

Both LCMS seminaries are offering in January one-day workshops on preaching during the seven weeks of Lent, which begins March 5.

CUS enrollment hits new high: 33,399 students

The new record figure represents both graduate and undergraduate students at all 10 Concordia University System schools combined.

‘Bach at Sem’ beginning 21st season

“Bach at the Sem,” presented by Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, and the American Kantorei, announces four upcoming concerts.