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Historically Speaking

Concordia Historical Institute is pleased to announce the first event of it’s new speakers series, “Historically Speaking”. The inaugural speaker is Tim Townsend, award-winning author of Mission at Nuremberg: An American Army Chaplain and the Trial of the Nazis.

Mission at Nuremberg is the gripping story of Lutheran minister Henry Gerecke, who served as an American Army chaplain ministering to the twenty-one Nazi leaders awaiting trial at Nuremberg. Based on scrupulous research and first-hand accounts, the true story offers a compelling and thought-provoking tale that raises questions of faith, guilt, morality, vengeance, forgiveness, salvation, and the essence of humanity. The book’s author Tim Townsend will be speaking on this subject on Friday, November 13, at Ambruster Great Hall, 6633 Clayton Rd, St. Louis, MO 63117. Tickets are $75.00 per person and seating is limited. Reception begins at 11:00am with lunch beginning at noon. Call 314-505-7900 to reserve your place at this special event.

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