Commissioned Minister Candidate Request Website

When you fill out the "Candidate Request Form" linked above, you will describe the position you want to fill and it will be sent simultaneously to the institutions of your choice. This will make it unnecessary to contact several institutions and describe your request several times.

Note: This website is only for entities authorized to call rostered candidates for placement in the LCMS, such as congregations, schools operated by congregations, RSOs, etc. To call a pastoral candidate please contact your District Office.

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Documents (PDF format)

 Guidelines for Calling Commissioned Graduates

 Rubrics for Calling a Commissioned Minister (Council of Presidents' official policy and procedure document)

 Interviewing Candidates

You can download a document to your computer by right clicking on the link and selecting "Save Target As."

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