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Concordia Seminary Publishes Additional Information on Specific Ministry Pastor Program

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis announces that additional information regarding the Specific Ministry Pastor (SMP) Program is available on its Web site in the form of a frequently asked questions document. Those interested in viewing the document may access a PDF version at csl-edu-staging.mrhxrwi0-liquidwebsites.com/img/SMPFAQs.pdf and a Microsoft Word version at csl-edu-staging.mrhxrwi0-liquidwebsites.com/img/SMPFAQs.doc.

Nearly 76% of the delegates at The 63rd Convention of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod in Houston passed Resolution 5-01B, titled “To Establish Specific Ministry Pastor Program” (SMP), following its presentation to the convention by representatives from both LCMS Seminaries and the Synod’s Board for Pastoral Education. A copy of the resolution is available in PDF format at csl-edu-staging.mrhxrwi0-liquidwebsites.com/img/Res501B.pdf.

Concordia Seminary will endeavor to provide updates on the development of the SMP Program through its e-mail list services and its Web site. Interested individuals may subscribe to the Seminary’s e-mail list services, CSLNEWS for general seminary news and CSLPRESEM for news relevant primarily to prospective students by visiting csl-edu-staging.mrhxrwi0-liquidwebsites.com/AboutCSL_Subscribe.aspx or by sending an e-mail with a request to be subscribed to either of the services to SemRelations@csl.edu.