The items from Concordia College Alabama — which closed in April — are available for research at Concordia Historical Institute in St. Louis.
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.
Its goal is to have at least five Rosa J. Young Academies established by 2027. The college preparatory schools are intended to honor and continue the legacy of missionary educator Dr. Rosa J. Young (pictured).
The group discusses ministry in prisons, jails and schools at its Jan. 18-20 gathering in Dallas.
The issue tackles questions such as “Should women be drafted?” and “Why doesn’t the LCMS ordain women?”
The LCMS turns its attention toward revitalization, work among Hmong and Hispanic peoples and establishing Rosa J. Young academies.
The Synod’s black pastors — many of whom graduated from Concordia College, Selma, Ala. — discuss how they can help the struggling school.
Before Rosa Parks, there was Rosa Young. 4 leadership lessons from Rosa Young on leaving a lasting impact
Some 300 people are treated to the first public showings of “The First Rosa: Teacher, Confessor, Church Planter,” a new docudrama that highlights the life of Dr. Rosa J. Young.
Delegates to the district’s 74th convention re-elect the Rev. Kurtis Schultz as district president.
Concordia College Alabama President Rev. Dr. Tilahun M. Mendedo shares his thoughts in this opinion piece.
See photos from the fall filming of the documentary about Lutheran black-ministry pioneer Rosa J. Young.
Dr. Ardon Albrecht directs filming of the documentary “The First Rosa” in and around Selma, Ala.
Mary Jones Wise, great-niece of Rosa Young, discusses the first film documentary about the life of Dr. Rosa Jinsey Young – “the mother of black Lutheranism in central Alabama.”
During filming of “The First Rosa” documentary in Selma, Ala., the week of Sept. 22, 2014, the Rev. Jon Vieker, senior assistant to The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod president, interviews two of the actors playing Rosa J. Young at different stages of her life, Jordan Donegan and Jasmine Gatewood.