Seminary

LCMS convention passes three finance resolutions

Resolutions regarding support for the seminaries, the “1.1.1” offering model and financial transparency were adopted on July 24 at the 2019 LCMS convention.

Hill: Joy when God’s Word is taught to us

Committee 6 on Pastoral Ministry and Seminaries presents future-looking resolutions at the 2019 Synod convention in Tampa, Fla.

Bethesda Auxiliary offering scholarships for seminarians, college students

Ten scholarships totaling $30,000 are available for individuals who plan to enhance the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

New PALS resource aids transition from seminary to rural or urban ministry

Created and led by the directors of LCMS Rural & Small Town and Urban & Inner-City Mission, the course uses a combination of videos, prayers, Bible readings and study questions to guide new pastors in their transition from seminary to rural or urban ministry.

Official notice: LCMS seminaries (Oct. 2018)

A notice about the nondiscrimination policy at LCMS seminaries.

Candidate placement headlines COP meeting

The LCMS Council of Presidents (COP) met April 21–26, traveling from St. Louis to Fort Wayne, Ind., to place pastoral and commissioned candidates, elect new leadership and work through matters of ecclesiastical supervision. 

Seminaries offer summer learning opportunities

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis and Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind. are offering a series of summer workshops — open to pastors, church workers and laypeople — in various locations across the country.

Day to succeed Robertson as LCEF president, CEO

The Rev. Bart Day begins work Sept. 1 in the Lutheran Church Extension Fund post, succeeding Rich Robertson, who retires Oct. 1.

‘Now is the time’ for Gambia mission

Native Gambian Rev. Dr. John Loum is called to part-time missionary service in a partnership between the Synod and Concordia Seminary.

Chinese mission society announces Aug. 4-7 seminar

The Evangelical Lutheran Mission Society for the Chinese will hold its Fourth Annual Chinese Seminar on Holy Scripture and Luther’s Small Catechism in Fort Wayne, Ind.

Seminaries offer summer workshops

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, and Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind., are offering faculty-led summer workshops in various locations nationwide.

Concordia Seminary releases book on Luther’s writings

“The Way of Concord: From Historic Text to Contemporary Witness” by the Rev. Dr. Robert Kolb, at right, is intended to deepen understanding of “The Book of Concord.”

‘Boards and Business’ — Council of Presidents

At its April 22-25 meeting, the council hears reports and conducts business including the placement of pastoral candidates and assignment of vicars throughout the Synod.

Seminary to host deaf-ministry Church Interpreter Training

The workshop — June 25 to July 3 at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne — is designed to improve the skills of deaf-ministry interpreters in church settings.

Photo essay: One Foundation

A new addition to a multi-use building in Santiago, Dominican Republic, will now house a regional disaster-response/mercy center.

Letters to the Editor (May 2017)

A letter-writer addresses what he calls “the coming train wreck.”