If you desire to serve in the pastoral ministry, this is the best place to begin your service.
If you’ve served for more than 10 years in the church as an elder, teacher or evangelism caller, you may be able to begin your journey to full time ministry through this three-year program.
The SMP Program is intended to equip congregations who need a pastor but are unable to call one through ordinary means. Candidates are chosen by their congregation to receive basic pastoral training to meet a specific local need.
The best way to be formed as a servant of mercy to Christ’s Church.
For women with significant life experience in human care, we offer a program with combined online and residential coursework.
For those seeking to enter diakonal ministry and desiring an academic degree.
For the church worker or teacher who wants a stronger background in Lutheran theology.
For students who have completed their M.Div. but desire a deeper level of theological study.
In partnership with the Lutheran School of Theology in Gothenburg, CTSFW is excited to offer the S.T.M. degree for our international partners.
For the parish pastor who wants to sharpen his skills in his current congregation.
For those desiring the ultimate level of theological scholarship and missiological thought.