Sep 09, 2004 Print This Article

Visitation Event for Prospective Seminary Students

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis is pleased to invite prospective students and their guests to attend its 2004 Fall Visitation Weekend, to be held Oct. 7-9 on the Seminary campus. The weekend is designed for those who are college age or older. It provides an effective means of learning more about life in the Concordia Seminary community and the preparation that leads to service as a pastor, missionary or chaplain in The Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod.

Visitors will have the opportunity to worship with the Seminary community in The Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus, to visit classes and to tour the campus. Participants also will hear presentations on academic offerings, financial assistance, housing, resident field education, vicarage and the admission process. Guests also may wish to take advantage of the many recreational opportunities in the St. Louis area.

An Employment and Community Information Fair will be held on Friday evening. Employers and representatives from area schools, realty offices and other organizations at the Seminary and in the St. Louis community will be on-hand to share information and to answer questions. The Women’s Information Session on Saturday morning has proven to be very popular and beneficial for wives, fiancées and girlfriends. Participants will have the opportunity to take part in a bus tour of the community, including stops at specific points of interest on Friday morning, immediately following the morning chapel service.

There is no charge to attend the Fall Visitation Weekend, and all meals and lodging are provided free of charge. Round-trip transportation to Concordia Seminary from the airport is provided.

For more information, contact the Admissions Office at 1-800-822-9545 or Prospective students also may register online at The registration deadline is Oct. 1, 2004.