Prospective students are invited to choose from four visitation events this spring and summer. These events are all meant to serve as an opportunity for those interested in full-time ministry to learn more about seminary preparation and the Concordia Seminary, St. Louis community.
The events include:
Contemplate, for college students and second-career men and women: Learn more about the student experience. This three-day visit offers an in-depth view of the preparation that leads to service as a pastor or deaconess. Visitors will tour the campus, meet faculty and visit classes — all aimed at providing a preview of the Seminary’s world-class ministerial formation experience.
Date: March 9-11, 2017
Green & Gold Days, for college students and second-career men and women: Spend a day on campus and see what the Seminary has to offer. Prospective students will meet current students and professors, attend classes and chapel, and end the day with dinner and discussion.
Date: April 7, 2017
Vocatio, for high school men and women: Explore God’s calling and direction! This weeklong retreat includes Bible study, worship and discussion about vocation, a servant event and some St. Louis fun. A Concordia University System college fair is included.
Date: June 24-29, 2017
Fee: $150 (travel assistance available)
Next Steps, for families: Are you working to discern God’s direction for your life and perhaps ministry? Do you wonder about the impact on your family? Bring your family and spend two days on campus connecting with current students and their families to learn about transitioning to life at the Seminary from those who have already taken this step.
Date: July 7-8, 2017
“We look forward to hosting people from around the country as they come to Concordia Seminary to experience firsthand life on campus and learn more about formation for ministry,” said Rev. Bill Wrede, the Seminary’s director of ministerial recruitment and admissions.
About Concordia Seminary, St. Louis
Concordia Seminary, St. Louis 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). To learn more, visit www.csl.edu.