And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then I said, Here am I! Send me. Isaiah 6:8
On April 26-28, 2021, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis and Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne celebrated Call Day 2021.
Second year seminary students receive their vicarage and internship assignments and fourth year students receive their first calls to serve as pastors and deaconesses in Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod congregations throughout the country.
We congratulate and celebrate with our most recent crop of Concordia University Ann Arbor alumni who received their placements and calls this week. We pray the Lord’s blessings on their ministry work ahead.
Among those who learned of their pastoral calls are:
Brandon Wittig, Trinity Lutheran Church, Sawyer, Michigan
Carl Hingst, Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer, Kokomo, Indiana
Christopher Deneen, Our Savior Lutheran Church, Lansing, Michigan
Garrick Beckett, Zion Lutheran Church, Mount Pleasant, Michigan
Matthew Dubensky, Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church, Chicago Heights, Illinois
Miguel Gonzalez-Feliciano, King of Glory Lutheran Church, Elgin, Illinois
Zachery Sarrault, Resurrection Lutheran Church, Cary, North Carolina
Those who received vicarage placements include:
Brandon Bettcher, Saint Paul Lutheran Church, Boca Raton, Florida
James Haugen III, Saint Paul Lutheran Church and School, Napoleon, Ohio
Joshua Duncan, Pilgrim Lutheran Church, Green Bay, Wisconsin
Joel Werner, Saint Luke’s Lutheran Church, Oviedo, Florida
Click here for a complete list of all Concordia Seminary, St. Louis assignments of calls and internships.
Click here for a complete list of all Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne assignments of calls and internships.
Revisit Call Day calls and placements from recent years:
We pray for all students considering church work vocations, and encourage those who would like to refer a prospective student to CUAA’s pre-seminary program to connect with Director of Pre-Seminary Studies Rev. Ted Hopkins, PhD. Learn more about CUAA’s pre-seminary program.
— Rachel Thoms served on Concordia University's Strategic Communications team from 2015-2022. Any inquiries about this story can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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