Follow seminary ‘call-day’ services online

Both seminaries of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod will provide live online coverage of their call-day and assignment services.

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, will stream its vicarage assignment service at 3 p.m. CDT Tuesday, April 29. The Rev. Dr. Dale L. Sattgast, president of the LCMS South Dakota District, will serve as preacher.

During a 7 p.m. worship service Tuesday, April 29, candidates for the pastoral ministry will receive their first calls to serve as pastors, missionaries and chaplains. The Rev. Dr. Russell L. Sommerfeld, president of the LCMS Nebraska District, will serve as preacher.

Both services will be held in the seminary’s Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus.

To view the services online at the St. Louis seminary, visit its website at

Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind., will provide video and audio streaming of its vicarage-placement and deaconess-internship assignment service at 7 p.m. EDT Tuesday, April 29, with the Rev. Glenn D. Meyer, pastor of Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne, serving as preacher.

At 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, the Rev. Dwayne M. Lueck, president of the LCMS North Wisconsin District, will preach at the call service for pastoral candidates.

Both services will be held in the seminary’s Kramer Chapel.

To view services at the Fort Wayne seminary, go to and click on the “Watch Live” link. The link will become active 30 minutes prior to the services on both days.

Posted April 23, 2014 /Updated April 28, 2014

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5 Responses to Follow seminary ‘call-day’ services online

  1. Joel Feldkamp April 25, 2014 at 8:49 am #

    Will the Call Day services (specifically St. Louis seminary) be recorded for later vieiwing or is live streaming the only option? Availability to view on Tuesday live is questionable at this time.

    • LCMS Church Information Center April 25, 2014 at 9:01 am #

      Yes, the service will be archived for later viewing. Contact the seminary at 314-505-7000 for more information.

  2. April 29, 2014 at 9:29 pm #

    Beautiful services, all, I especially was moved by commente by Pastor Glen Meyers of Ft.Wayne, and to the practical words from Dr.Dale Meyer. and Dr. Harrison’s Bllessing of the candidates.

    WHAT a VERY FINE LEARNED + LEARNING GROUP of enthusiastic leaders and G0spel
    sharers you are sending out to proclaim Jesus !

  3. April 30, 2014 at 11:44 am #

    Our church is getting a seminarian from Canada. Do you have a website with their list available?

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