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Faith & Learning

Part of a Concordia education means exploring your faith – reaching beyond the walls of the church to get involved, exploring your beliefs, and becoming a servant-leader. As a Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) institution, our approach is distinctly Lutheran, but we also understand that many faith traditions converge on our campus. We strive to make every student feel welcome and accepted, whatever your beliefs.

The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS)

The LCMS is a mission-oriented, Bible-based, confessional Christian denomination headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.  Concordia University, St. Paul is one of the 10 colleges/universities operated under the auspices of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

Chapel Times

  • Monday-Wednesday-Friday: 10:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday-Thursday: 11:20 a.m.

Evening Chapel

  • Monday – Compline, 10 p.m.
  • Tuesday – Taize, 10 p.m.
  • Wednesday – 908, 9:08 p.m.
  • Thursday – Holden Evening Prayer, 10 p.m.

Worship Opportunities

From traditional services to faith-based musical theatre to student-led ministry,
you’ll find the worship styles that move you in your faith.

Service-Learning and Community Outreach

Expand your worldview and explore varying cultures,
serving others as you learn about yourself.

In the Classroom

No matter what you study, an undercurrent of faith and ethics prepares you to be a principled leader in your field.

Serving the Church

Prepare for a vocation in Church Work or simply expand your Christian education.

CSP Ministry Team

Rev. Tom Gundermann

CSP Pastor

Shelly Schwalm

Director of Church Relations/CSP Ministry Associate

Dr. David Mennicke

Chair of Music Department

7,000+ hours

Concordia students commit more than 7,000 hours a year to service-learning and volunteering in the local community. It's how we live out our mission, "for dedicated service to God and humanity."

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100 years

Concordia has been educating leaders for Christian communities for more than 100 years.

Church Work Programs
Student Success Stories Nikolai Gibbons ’11 - Pre-Seminary

"The theology department at CSP is top-notch, and many times at seminary I have found my classes to be a review because I was prepared so well at Concordia."