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In this episode, hosts Rev. Micah Glenn and Dr. Ben Haupt bring Deaconess Dorothy Glenn ‘Under the Fig Tree’ to discuss her journey to deaconess ministry. She talks about her undergraduate studies and her love of theology, the value of studying other fields that pair well with deaconess ministry, her current studies in the Seminary’s Master of Arts program and what it means to be the body of Christ to one another.

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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