Updates from LCMS colleges, universities and seminaries.
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.
The director of church ministries (DCM) position was added to the LCMS Minister of Religion—Commissioned roster by the 2019 Synod convention.
The Rev. Dr. Patrick T. Ferry, who has served as president of Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon, Wis., for 24 years, will step down from the role in June 2021.
The Synod’s colleges, universities and seminaries are preparing to return to class this fall under guidelines necessitated by COVID-19.
During the COVID-19 shutdown, the Synod’s institutions of higher learning are looking for ways to help while following government-imposed safety mandates.