Symposium Preview: Special Events

LCMS Foundation Golf Tournament

Participants are invited to arrive a day early for the LCMS Foundation Golf Tournament, Monday, Sept 18. The event includes a complimentary golf tournament at Highlands Golf and Tennis Center in Forest Park. There will be contests for the longest drive and closest to the pin.  Lunch will be served from noon to 1:00pm. Tee off time is 1:30pm. Appetizers will be provided from 4:30-6:00pm. Space is limited for this event, so register early.

James Voelz’s annual Kingsbury Lecture     

Last year, at his second annual Jack Dean Kingsbury chair lecture, Professor Voelz spoke about Jesus standing in for us as the “atonement” for many (Mark 10:45) in the face of divine wrath against sin, and rescuing us from Satan’s power.  In a continuation of the salvation theme, and to achieve a focus on the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, his third annual lecture will focus on salvation coming to us, what that looks like, and how that is accomplished. He will do so by considering in detail Mark 10:17-31, under the theme, “Who is Able to be Saved?”  Dr. James W. Voelz, the Dr. Jack Dean Kingsbury Professor of New Testament Theology, will present this annual lecture on Monday, 7:00-8:30pm in Wyneken Hall.

Home Brew Fair

A Home Brew Fair and German buffet dinner, are planned for Tuesday evening, September 19, 4:30-7:30pm, co-hosted by Concordia Publishing House. Enjoy an evening tasting quality German and European beers provided by local home brewers from the St. Louis area as well as Concordia Seminary faculty members. Tickets for symposium participants are included in the cost of full registration. Additional tickets are available through the registration materials.

2017 Alumni Reunion         

Thursday and Friday, September 21-22, the Seminary’s campus will host the 2017 Alumni Reunion. All graduates, spouses and widows, especially of class years ending in “7” or “2” are invited to attend the annual event.

Reunion highlights include:

  • A special recognition of the jubilarian class of 1967 and all alumni in chapel.
  • A welcome and update from Seminary President Dr. Dale A. Meyer and Diane Meyer.
  • A presentation by Tim Townsend, author of Mission at Nuremberg. Townsend, a reporter and editor specializing in religion and public life, will lead a lively discussion about the research and process of writing Mission at Nuremberg, the gripping true account of a LCMS Army chaplain sent to minister to the Nazis incarcerated at Nuremberg.
  • A presentation by Erik Herrmann, chairman of the Seminary’s department of historical theology and director of the Center for Reformation Research. As historian on set during the filming of this year’s “Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World,” Herrmann will share insights and anecdotes regarding this historic and acclaimed movie.
  • An opportunity to contribute to the John E. Meyer Memorial Alumni Book Endowment Fund. The fund provides books for first-year seminarians.

Great scholarship…mission training…practical ideas for ministry…renewing old friendships and making new ones…free golf…good food…quality home brew…all make this symposium a “nearly” perfect opportunity for continuing education.  Make your reservations today. At http://www.csl.edu/resources/continuinged/theological-symposium/.

Other previews include an overview, sectionals, and worship.

For more information, please contact Continuing Education at 314-505-7286 or ce@csl.edu.

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