One of the best things about Concordia is that everyone is extremely welcoming and no matter where you are in your faith, the community accepts you and is willing to help you grow at your own pace.
There is no judgment or force. The mission here is lived out daily and makes me proud to be a Concordian. To be a Concordian is to be uncommon and go against the grain by showing everyone unconditional love as God shows us.
Concordia has taught me how important my faith is for myself. By coming here, I was able to find my own faith and continue to grow in my faith journey.
I am grateful to our donors for giving me the opportunity to not only further my education, but to also strengthen my relationship with God. I hope to live out the Concordia mission and one day serve other people. Thank you for investing in me and my education.
Emily is majoring in exercise science.
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