Mar 17, 2010 Print This Article

Call Day is April 27 at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, cordially invites the public to share in the joy of Call Day on Tuesday, April 27. Students who will serve as vicars (a one-year internship) next year will receive their assignments during a 3:00 p.m. worship service. In addition, one deaconess intern and three Alternate Route vicars will receive their assignments. Rev. David Bueltmann, president of the Central Illinois District, will serve as preacher.

During a 7:00 p.m. worship service, candidates for the pastoral ministry will receive their first calls to serve as pastors, missionaries, and chaplains in The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS). Dr. Glen Thomas, executive director of the LCMS Board for Pastoral Education, will serve as preacher. Both services will be held in the Seminary’s Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus.

Also on that day, deaconess candidates, DELTO (Distance Education Leading To Ordination), and EIIT (Ethnic Immigrant Institute of Theology) candidates are expected to receive their calls.

Those unable to attend may listen to the services online via the Seminary’s Web site ( Both audio and video will be available. For more information, visit the Resources section of the Seminary’s Web site one week prior to the services.

The vicarages and calls will be posted on Concordia Seminary’s Web site on April 27 at 9:00 p.m. (CST). Lists also will be e-mailed at the same time via the Seminary’s e-mail list services, CSLNEWS and CSLPRESEM. Those who desire to subscribe to CSLNEWS prior to the April 27 services in order to receive the lists may do so at A complete listing also will be featured in the spring/summer issue of Concordia Seminary magazine. Audio recordings of the sermons for both services will be available for listening on the Seminary’s Web site within 24 hours.

For more information, contact Communications, Concordia Seminary, 801 Seminary Place, St. Louis, MO 63105; 314-505-7379;