Concordia Seminary

Call Day: Seminary students receive calls, learn placements

A total of 201 students received their first calls to pastoral and diaconal ministry and their assignments as vicars and deaconess interns during four services held on the two seminary campuses April 29–30 and May 1.

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Obituary: Rev. Dr. William ‘Bill’ Meyer, former president of CUS

Meyer, who also served as former executive director of the LCMS Board for Higher Education, died on Feb. 1.

Seminaries to livestream Call Day services online

Those seeking or sharing information on social media about both Call Day services are encouraged to use the hashtag #LCMSCallDay. 

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New preaching module studies ‘the baptized life’

The module offers both written and video resources and encourages pastors to spend time together in discussion and practice.

‘Joy to the World’ theme of 2019 National Offering

National Offering gifts will benefit both national and international work.

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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.

Concordia Historical Institute recognizes excellence in works published in 2017

At its 44th annual banquet, CHI presented awards in the categories of family history, biography and historic preservation, among others.

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.” 

Obituary: Rev. Dr. Edwin S. Suelflow, former South Wisconsin District president

Suelflow, who served as SWD president from 1988 to 1994, died on Dec. 31, 2018.

KFUO’s ‘Word and Work’ features seminary’s Meyer

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, President Rev. Dr. Dale A. Meyer is bringing voices from the front lines of ministry to the air waves of KFUO in a weekly program called “Word and Work: An Intersection.”

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Lutherans For Life celebrates 40th anniversary at annual conference

The theme of the conference, held Oct. 12-13 in St. Louis, was “From Age to Age the Same,” a paraphrase of Is. 46:4.

Obituary: Rev. Dr. Richard T. Hinz, former Southeastern District president

A funeral service is set for Aug. 31 for former LCMS Southeastern District President Rev. Dr. Richard T. Hinz, who died Aug. 21 at his home in Fredericksburg, Va.