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Campus Clips

News from LCMS colleges and seminaries.

Two settings of Luther’s Divine Service premiere at LCMS Worship Institute

Two new musical arrangements of Divine Service, Setting Five (Luther’s Divine Service) premiered at the 2017 Institute on Liturgy, Preaching, and Church Music held July 25-28 at Concordia University, Chicago, in River Forest, Ill.

LCMS Worship Institute draws 350-plus to study, pray, sing God’s Word

Attendees ponder the theme “The Just Live by Faith” at the 2017 LCMS Institute on Liturgy, Preaching and Church Music.

Exhibit of Reformation-era books coming to Concordia, Chicago

The exhibit at Concordia University Chicago featuring 35 items from the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries opens Oct. 8.

Oct. 30 ‘Interdenominational Conversation’ to address tough Reformation questions

The Concordia University Chicago event will feature a panel with Cardinal Blase Cupich, left, of the Archdiocese of Chicago and Rev. Dr. Philip Ryken, right, of Wheaton College, as well as LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison.

CUC team develops Biblical Greek learning app

Concordia University Chicago’s new “Greek Verb Parsing” app was developed by students and faculty.

Celebrating the Reformation’s 500th across the Synod

Here’s a list of events planned by LCMS congregations, districts and schools to celebrate the special observance.

Official Notice: tenure (May 2017)

The Board of Regents of Concordia University Chicago gives notice of intent to grant tenure.

Worship institute online registration opens

LCMS Worship’s 2017 Institute on Liturgy, Preaching and Church Music is set for July 25-28 at Concordia University Chicago in River Forest, Ill.

Liberty and liturgy in the nation’s capital

LCMS college students explore the intersection of faith and society at the Jan. 4-6 “Liberty” conference.

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.

KFUO Audio: Deaconess Story and Formation

Deaconesses Amanda Van de Kamp and Deaconess Kristin Wassilak talked on Dec. 7 with KFUO Radio’s Andy Bates about becoming and serving as deaconesses in The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.

Gard’s retirement ceremony highlights vital mission of military chaplains

Rear Adm. Rev. Dr. Daniel L. Gard, president of Concordia University Chicago, retires with honors from the U.S Navy Reserve after 28 years as a Naval Reserve Chaplain, Sept. 22.

Official Notice: Concordia University System (October 2016)

An official notice about nondiscrimination at LCMS schools.

KFUO Audio: Church work careers for young people and how the Concordia institutions contribute

Concordia University System President Dr. Dean O. Wenthe talks about church work career training at Concordia universities and colleges, and Concordia University Chicago’s Kristin Wassilak and Steve Landgraf discuss the Careers for Christ visit weekend Oct. 28-30, 2016, at CUC.

Synod Chaplain Wears Several Hats

Rev. William Weedon is the director of LCMS Worship and International Center chaplain. In addition to ensuring the roughly 300 people working in the IC have the privilege of daily worship and also pastoral care when needed, his myriad other duties extend well beyond the walls of the Synod’s headquarters.