SMP Fall 2020 Cohort application deadlines
Application deadline: Feb. 28, 2020
ELCE deadline: April 30, 2020
Vicarage application deadline: Feb. 28, 2020
NOTE: Completed applications for spring 2020 enrollment will be due from the LCMS district offices to Ministerial Recruitment and Admissions by Feb. 28, 2020. Please do not send applications to the Specific Ministry Pastor (SMP) Program. Applications should be addressed to:
Ministerial Recruitment and Admissions
801 Seminary Place
St. Louis, MO 63105
The complete application must be received by the Seminary no later than the due date. All Entry Level Competency Exams (ELCEs) must be passed by 11:59 p.m. April 30, 2020.
Students who begin the SMP Program in fall 2020 are required to attend New Student Orientation week at the beginning of the 2020-21 academic year, Aug. 25-28, 2020.