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2 Calls and 11 Vicarages Issued During Fall Placement At Concordia Seminary, St. Louis

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, is pleased to announce that two students received calls to be pastors and 11 students received vicarage assignments in The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS). Ten students in the Ethnic Immigrant Institute of Theology (EIIT) program and one student in the Distance Education Leading to Ordination (DELTO) program are awaiting calls. In these cases, the details of calls to specific sites are being finalized and should be completed soon. Great care is exercised in both the candidate call and the vicarage placement processes to ensure that the best possible match is realized between the seminarian and the ministry site. The assignments were given during the Seminary’s morning chapel service on Oct. 22.

Calls into the Pastoral Ministry

Master of Divinity Degree Program

DELTO Program

EIIT Program

Vicarage Assignments

Master of Divinity Degree Program

EIIT Program

The master of divinity degree (M.Div.) program is the academic degree program in which most students who desire to be pastors, missionaries or chaplains in The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) enroll. It is a four-year program, including a one-year vicarage (internship).

Ethnic Immigrant Institute of Theology (EIIT) is a specialized program leading to ordination for men engaged in pastoral missionary contexts in ethnic immigrant and urban cultures. Students are preferably first-generation immigrants leading immigrant-based churches. The program consists of distance education, contextual mentoring and regular on-campus (Seminary) modules.

These students join more than 12,000 graduates from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, who have been prepared to serve as pastors, missionaries and chaplains in the LCMS. The Seminary’s spring placement is scheduled for April 22, 2009.

For more information, contact Communications, Concordia Seminary, 801 Seminary Place, St. Louis, MO 63105; 314-505-7374; communications@csl.edu [1].

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