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‘Retention, evangelism, discipleship’: COP focuses on raising up the next generation

The LCMS Council of Presidents held its fall meeting in San Diego Nov. 12-15.

BOD continues on path toward best corporate stewardship

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.” 

Items from Concordia, Selma, housed at Historical Institute

The items from Concordia College Alabama — which closed in April — are available for research at Concordia Historical Institute in St. Louis.

Concordia University System schools develop new programs, partnerships

Several CUS schools are also reporting upturns in fall enrollment.

Nevertheless: The Legacy of Rosa Young at Concordia College, Alabama

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.

Concordia College Alabama closes: ‘Nevertheless,’ Dr. Rosa J. Young’s legacy continues

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.

LCMS college, university enrollment dips by 1,590 students

The combined 2016 fall enrollment of 35,717 for the Synod’s 10 colleges and universities falls for the first time in 24 years.

Official Notice: Concordia University System (October 2016)

An official notice about nondiscrimination at LCMS schools.

Rev. Dr. Robert King, 94, was longtime LCMS officer

A funeral service for King — who died Sept. 6 — is held Sept. 14 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Jefferson City, Mo.

Convention delegates select emphases for national witness

The LCMS turns its attention toward revitalization, work among Hmong and Hispanic peoples and establishing Rosa J. Young academies.

Concordia College Alabama president resigns

The Rev. Dr. Tilahun Mendedo, president of the college since 2010, has announced his resignation, effective July 1.

Board adopts resolution ‘to support Concordia College Alabama’

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.

Supporting Selma college is top concern for Black Caucus

The Synod’s black pastors — many of whom graduated from Concordia College, Selma, Ala. — discuss how they can help the struggling school.

Following in steps of civil-rights ‘foot soldiers’ — 50 years later

Lutherans join the 50-year anniversary observance of the Voting Rights Movement in Selma, Ala., as Concordia College Alabama holds its 2015 Civil Rights Symposium.

Concordia, Selma, to host third Civil Rights Symposium

The symposium, March 1-8, will include presentations, discussions, a film, a “mock trial” and worship to commemorate the Civil Rights Movement and 1965 marches.

Commentary: Selma — on the movie, the town, our college there

Concordia College Alabama President Rev. Dr. Tilahun M. Mendedo shares his thoughts in this opinion piece.