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Concordia Seminary to Begin 172nd Academic Year

On Friday, Sept. 3, at 10:00 a.m., Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, will begin its 172nd academic year with a special worship service in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus on the Seminary campus. Dr. Dale A. Meyer, president of Concordia Seminary, will serve as preacher. The Seminary’s incoming class, including both residential and distance education students, will number more than 150 people. In addition, three staff members will be installed: Arthur “Andy” Bacon as provost; Richard Jostes as gift officer; and Michael Redeker as senior vice president for enrollment management. The public is invited to attend.

During the preceding week, new students will complete an orientation process and register for course work. The orientation process also provides opportunities for new students and their families to become better acquainted, which includes a “Field Day” consisting of sports activities, games for children, and a community-wide barbecue. Classes start on Tuesday, September 7.

Concordia Seminary is located at 801 Seminary Place in St. Louis, Mo. For more information, call 314-505-7379 or e-mail