CSP Celebrates 50 Years of DCE Ministry!

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

 Concordia University, St. Paul is celebrating 50 years of DCE ministry!

On Tuesday, April 13th Concordia University, St. Paul celebrates the 50th year of the DCE ministry with the LCMS and 40 years at CSP. The 11:00 am service, at the university’s Graebner Memorial Chapel, will celebrate the past, present, and future of DCE ministry within our vibrant and changing culture. 

The chapel service will incorporate DCE students, DCEs serving in congregations, and former DCE directors (LeRoy Wilke and Steve Arnold).  A light reception will follow in the chapel’s Cross of Christ Fellowship Center. 

If you are in the area please stop by and celebrate.  If not, please know we are thankful for your ministry and continue to pray for you.  Questions?  Please contact Kevin Hall for more information about this special celebration.


Trailblazing: 50/10!!

Wednesday, March 3, 2010


cua Concordia University Texas in Austin will observe the anniversary of Director of Christian Education Ministry on March 25 with a full day program on campus and honoring Dr. Jim McConnell for his commitment to the DCE Ministry and Program.

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A Snapshot

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

A brief profile of the participants indicated that the certified DCEs who responded to the survey were:

More likely to be …

    • Caucasian (98%)
    • 30 years or older (81%)
    • In their first marriage (77%)
    • Still serving in a rostered ministry of the LCMS (74%)
    • Certified as an undergraduate (69%)
    • Male (61%)

      Less likely to …

        • Have achieved a graduate degree (38%)
        • Been certified as a classroom teacher (37%)
        • had a full-time work career prior to becoming a DCE (20%)
        • Been certified as a DCE before 1980 (16%)

          Anything that surprises you in this snapshot??

          Welcome to the DCE Career Path Blog!

          Saturday, October 31, 2009

          This is place where we can have an ongoing conversation about DCEs, their careers and the DCE Career Path research project.  We’ll explore some of the details of Phase I of the DCE Career Path Project and ask the question, “What does this mean?”

          Let the conversation begin!!