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SMP Spring 2018 Cohort ELCE deadline
SMP Spring 2018 Cohort application deadlines
Application deadline: Oct. 31, 2017
ELCE deadline: Nov. 30, 2017
Vicarage application deadline: Nov. 30, 2017
NOTE: Completed applications for spring 2018 enrollment will be due from the LCMS district offices to Ministerial Recruitment and Admissions by Oct. 30, 2017. 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. Nov. 30, 2017.
Students who begin the SMP Program in spring 2018 are required to attend the SMP Orientation seminar on Concordia Seminary’s campus with their mentor. The tentative dates for the SMP Spring 2018 Orientation seminar are Feb. 5-7, 2018. Spring cohorts also return to campus with their mentors in the fall for New Student Orientation week at the beginning of the 2018-19 academic year, Aug. 21-24, 2018.