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Call Day 2015 is coming to Concordia Seminary

Join in the excitement April 29

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis invites the public to share in the joy of Call Day Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at the Seminary’s Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus. Fourth-year students will receive their calls into the ministry and second-year students will receive their vicarage or internship assignments at the 2015 Call Day services.

Students who will serve as vicars or deaconess interns next year will receive their assignments at a worship service starting at 3 p.m. (CDT). Rev. Ray Mirly, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) Missouri District, will preach.

Candidates for the pastoral ministry will receive their first calls to serve as pastors, chaplains, and missionaries for the LCMS at a 7 p.m. (CDT) worship service with Rev. Carl Krueger, president of the LCMS SELC District serving as preacher.

“The Concordia Seminary community joins with the Church at large in rejoicing with these candidates and thanking the Lord of the Church for providing laborers for the harvest field,” says Rev. Wayne Knolhoff, director of placement. “We ask the Lord’s blessing on them and the churches they will serve.”

Concordia Seminary will provide free live streaming of Call Day services at The help desk will be staffed to handle support calls at 866-333-2064 and 314-505-7231. A test stream will be available before the event so viewers may test their computers in advance.

Calls, assignments, and placements will be shared on Twitter in real time during both services, so join in the excitement and use the hashtags #CallDay2015 and #CallDayWatchParty to post watch party photos and congratulate the students.

For information about hosting a Seminary Celebration as part of a congregation Call Day watch party, visit or contact Becky Pagel at 314-505-7594.

For more information about Call Day, visit the Call Day 2015 website at or contact Tiffany Leong at 314-505-7377.

About Concordia Seminary
Concordia Seminary provides Gospel-centered graduate-level theological education for pastors, missionaries, deaconesses, scholars, and other leaders in the name of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS). Since its founding in 1839, Concordia Seminary has equipped more than 12,000 graduates to serve Church and world. Today, a world-renowned faculty teaches more than 600 students in the classroom, off-campus, and online. Learn more at