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SMP Spring 2019 Cohort ELCE deadline


October 31, 2018


SMP Spring 2019 Cohort ELCE deadlines

Application deadline: Sept. 30, 2018

ELCE deadline: Oct. 31, 2018
Vicarage application deadline: Sept. 20, 2018

NOTE: Completed applications for spring 2019 enrollment will be due from the LCMS district offices to Ministerial Recruitment and Admissions by Sept. 30, 2018. Please do not send applications to the Specific Ministry Pastor (SMP) Program. Applications should be addressed to:

Concordia Seminary
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. Oct. 31, 2018.

Students who begin the SMP Program in spring 2019 are required to attend the SMP Orientation seminar on Concordia Seminary’s campus with their mentors. The dates for the SMP Spring 2019 Orientation seminar are Feb. 4-6, 2019. Spring cohorts also return to campus with their mentors in the fall for new student Orientation week at the beginning of the 2019-20 academic year, Aug. 20-23, 2019.