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Amid civil war violence, 13 graduate South Sudan seminary

Friday, January 1, 2016

Thirteen new pastors have joined the pastoral ranks of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in South Sudan/Sudan (ELCSS/S), bringing the total to 64 pastors to serve the young church body’s 140 congregations and 40,000 members. The seminarians graduated in November 2015 from the Concordia Lutheran Institute for the Holy Ministry (CLIHM) in Yambio, South Sudan, where … Read More

CLIHM seminary classes resume in South Sudan

Thursday, January 1, 2015

January 2015 – Halfway around the world, on a warm and sunny January day, eleven men returned from vicarage to begin their fourth year of seminary studies at Concordia Lutheran Institute for the Holy Ministry (CLIHM) in Yambio, South Sudan. Carved out of the jungle, the seminary is a beacon of hope to the people of … Read More

Sudanese seminarians learn to preach the Word

Monday, July 1, 2013

It’s a pivotal moment in the life of every seminarian: the first sermon. September 2013– For the fifteen men studying at the Concordia Theological Institute for the Holy Ministry in South Sudan, that moment came in August when Rev. Robert Roberts, an LCMS pastor and college math instructor, arrived in Yambio to teach them homiletics … Read More