Mar 22, 2010 Print This Article

Concordia Seminary to Host Third Annual Psalmfest

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, will host the third annual PsalmFest on Sunday, April 18, at 3:00 p.m. in The Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus. The festival will explore some of the themes involved in Psalm 25 through spoken and sung word. The public is invited to attend.

A variety of settings of Psalm 25, including those by Brahms and Richard Proulx, will be sung. Additionally, the congregation will sing hymns related to the themes of Psalm 25. Meditations and reflections on the psalm will be presented by Dr. Jeffrey Oschwald, associate professor of exegetical theology. Dr. Kent Burreson, dean of the chapel and assistant professor of systematic theology, will lead the congregation in the prayers. Guest organist for the service is Rev. Dr. Arthur Eichhorn, pastor of Saint Salvator Lutheran Church, Venedy, Ill.

Participating in the festival will be the Concordia Seminary Chorus, Pro Musica Sacra, and the Brass Choir, under the direction of Rev. Henry V. Gerike, along with choir members from Lutheran churches in the St. Louis area.

For more information, contact Communications, Concordia Seminary, 801 Seminary Place, St. Louis, MO 63105; 314-505-7362;