CTS Recognizes Rev. Ulmer Marshall With
Honorary Doctorate

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTS)—The faculty, with the concurrence of the Board of Regents, of Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind., is pleased to announce that the Rev. Ulmer Marshall will receive the Doctor of Divinity Honoris Causa during commencement exercises on May 23, at 6:00 p.m. in Kramer Chapel on the seminary campus. He serves as pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, Mobile, Ala., and Bethel Evangelical Lutheran Church, Point Clear, Ala.

In addition to serving as a faithful pastor for over 40 years, Rev. Marshall has been a tireless worker for The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) offering his assistance in many areas, including the Recruitment Committee, Commission on Worship, Board of Directors and Board for Black Ministry Services. He has been very active within the LCMS Southern District with service as second vice president, Board of Directors, Evangelism Board, president of the District’s Pastoral Conference and president of the Black Mission Task Force. He was also a member of the Board of Regents at Concordia College, Selma, Ala., and Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Mo.

“We are deeply thankful for Pastor Marshall’s many years of faithful service in the parish and Synod—and look forward to that continuing for years to come,” says CTS President Dr. Lawrence Rast Jr. “He is a living, powerful example of one formed in Christ who teaches the faithful, reaches the lost, and cares for all.”