Is God calling you to become a pastor, teacher, family life minister, or musician in His Church for the furtherance of His Kingdom?

Concordia University Ann Arbor invites high school students to attend Trinity Time Webinar, a Q&A discussion panel to explore church work vocations on Monday, July 13, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. EDT. This event is free and open to high school students of any age.

This annual event is usually held as an overnight retreat, but with the current limitations of COVID-19, has been moved online as a 90-minute webinar.


Monday, July 13, 2020

7:00 – 8:30 p.m. EDT


“Church work is a great calling for there is no greater or more valuable task than proclaiming and teaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ,” said Rev. Ted Hopkins, PhD, who serves on the theology faculty at CUAA and is the pre-seminary director. “Now, more than ever, God’s church needs faithful men and women to take up this task for the sake of our world that is loved by God but doesn’t even know it!”

Hopkins encourages those reading this to identify a young person or more who would be good for church work, and send their names his way to Hopkins would love to reach out to pre-pastoral or pre-deaconess students or connect those students to parish music, family life, or Lutheran education.

Registrants for the Trinity Time Webinar will be able to ask questions of faculty and professionals in pastoral ministry, church music, family life ministry, Lutheran education, and deaconess ministry to learn more about church work vocations, Concordia University Ann Arbor’s campus, and the work of ministry.

If you cannot make it to the live event, please register anyway and submit questions ahead of time to There will be a recording available and sent out to registrants a few days after the event.


This event is free, and registration is required to gain access to the webinar link. Please share this with a high school student that might have interest in church work!

Click here or on the button to the right to register.

Trinity Time is made possible by the sponsorship and support of Church Extension Fund. Learn more about CEF.


— Rachel Thoms served on Concordia University's Strategic Communications team from 2015-2022. Any inquiries about this story can be sent to

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