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Kathryn Ostlie
Interim Candidacy Coordinator
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Luther Seminary is committed to educating women and men for the work of lay and ordained rostered ministry. Through course work and contextual learning experiences, Luther Seminary provides all of its students with the tools necessary to pursue their call into ministry.

If you are an ELCA candidate enrolled in a non-ELCA seminary or divinity school, find information on the Affiliated Candidates page.

The ELCA website offers the forms and resources that students and congregations need to complete the candidacy process. These forms and resources are applicable to all ministry tracks.

ELCA Word and Sacrament (M.Div.) candidates

ELCA.org resources for Word and Sacrament ministry candidates:

Candidacy manual

Word and Sacrament candidacy checklist

ELCA Word and Service candidates

ELCA.org resources for Word and Service ministry candidates:

Candidacy manual

Word and Service candidacy checklist

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