Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, and Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind., have scheduled free visitation events for prospective students:
- “Contemplate” is the St. Louis seminary’s structured visitation designed for men interested in the pastoral ministry and women considering deaconess service. The Oct. 6-8 itinerary includes opportunities for participants to visit with the seminary faculty, staff and students, as well as other event attendees and their spouses. Participants will worship with the seminary community in morning and evening chapel services and attend informational sessions on topics such as the spiritual and personal aspects of the decision-making process, the academic program, resident field education, vicarage and internship years, financial assistance and housing. Also included will be a student-panel discussion with a question-and-answer segment.
- The St. Louis seminary also is offering a “Green and Gold Day” Oct. 14 for college students. This one-day event is designed to provide an opportunity for young men and women to experience the campus and community, attend classes and worship in the chapel.
Pastors and pre-seminary advisers are encouraged to attend the event with their students. Participants will be invited to join the seminary community for “Oktoberfest” that evening.
Both events are free, with on-campus meals and housing provided. To register, contact the Admissions Office at 800-822-9545 or email@example.com.
- The Fort Wayne seminary’s “Prayerfully Consider Visit” is scheduled for Oct. 20-22. Men and women interested in service as pastors or deaconesses will have the opportunity to visit with faculty, staff and members of the student body, worship with the seminary community and learn about financial aid.
- Concordia Theological Seminary is offering its “Christ Academy College” and “Phoebe Academy College” Nov. 3-6. Designed for undergraduate men and women, the events provide participants the opportunity to experience seminary life as they sit in on classes, meet professors and students, worship in chapel and enjoy evening fellowship.
There is no charge for the visits or on-campus meals and housing. For more information or to register online, go to www.ctsfw.edu/pcv or contact the Admissions Office at 800-481-2155 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted Aug. 5, 2011