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In this episode of Under the Fig Tree, hosts Rev. Micah Glenn and Dr. Ben Haupt talk with two residential Deaconess Studies students, Lara McComack and Alyssa Choate. During the episode, McComack and Choate share tidbits about their journey to the Seminary, their favorite classes, their love for the campus community, what life is like living on campus and more. How do they feel about carrot cake, Sudoku and sports documentaries? Are these topics ripe for the picking or better left on the tree? Watch or listen to find out!

Under the Fig Tree is a video and audio podcast of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. New video and audio episodes are added weekly each Monday. Under the Fig Tree can be found on YouTube, the Seminary’s Scholar site and most podcast platforms including Spotify, Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts. Those interested in vocational ministry are invited to learn more about Concordia Seminary at or by contacting the admissions team at [email protected] or 800-822-9545.


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Laity; Ministers; Future Seminarians; Future Deaconesses

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03-20 Under the Fig Tree: Deaconess studies with Alyssa Choate and Lara McComack

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