Call Day

LCMS seminaries celebrate in-person Call Days

After holding virtual Call Day services in 2020 due to the nationwide COVID-19 shutdown, the two seminaries of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod were able, by God’s grace, to return to in-person Call Day celebrations in 2021.

Council of Presidents holds annual Call Week meeting

The COP approved placements and conducted other business.

Watch Call Day services online

Both seminaries of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod will provide live, online coverage of their upcoming Call Day and Assignment services.

Seminaries hold online-only Call Day services

The two LCMS seminaries held virtual Call Day services on April 28 (CSL) and April 29 (CTSFW) due to COVID-19 restrictions, issuing a total of 189 calls and assignments as thousands of people watched online from around the globe.  

Call Day: Seminary students receive calls, learn placements

A total of 201 students received their first calls to pastoral and diaconal ministry and their assignments as vicars and deaconess interns during four services held on the two seminary campuses April 29–30 and May 1.

COP places candidates, thanks Mueller, affirms unity

At its most recent meeting, the LCMS Council of Presidents issued a statement regarding the handling of Synod properties in Hong Kong and the relocation of the Asia Regional Office to Chiayi City, Taiwan.

Seminaries to livestream Call Day services online

Those seeking or sharing information on social media about both Call Day services are encouraged to use the hashtag #LCMSCallDay. 

Call Day – God’s Work for God’s People

The highlight and culmination of seminary training is Call Day, when the LCMS sends forth pastors and deaconesses.