What difference can you make in the life of a seminarian through Concordia Seminary’s Adopt-A-Student program? Here is what some of our students say:

“I can’t express how much (your support) means to me. Your sponsorship is very dear to my wife and me as we take this journey toward ministry.”

“Everyone I know who receives support like yours is so overwhelmed with thankfulness that they cannot help but acknowledge and keep in touch with those who make donations to their ministry.”

“I am grateful and I am sure our Savior is as well for the prayers and financial support you have provided for me in my training to become a pastor … I will always remember you and be grateful to our Lord for your dedication in providing pastors for our church. Thank you!”


As an Adopt-A-Student sponsor, you can help a future church worker overcome the greatest obstacle to enrolling at Concordia Seminary: affording it! Right now there are many students waiting to be “adopted.” In faith, these seminarians have come to Concordia Seminary to prepare for the service as pastors, deaconesses and missionaries. Now you can encourage them with your prayers and help make their preparation financially possible.

Adopt-A-Student sponsors give $500 or more annually, which may be made as a one-time gift or throughout the year in several gifts. Every dollar of your Adopt-A-Student support goes to ‘your’ seminarian.

Also, as an Adopt-A-Student sponsor, you can expect to hear from your student frequently. While students wishing to receive Adopt-A-Student funds are asked to write their sponsors every academic semester, they are encouraged to stay in touch with their sponsors even more frequently during the school year.

If you would like more information about Adopt-A-Student, please complete the form below.

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