Call “Resources”

“LCMC churches do not have an officially prescribed call process.  Congregations are FREE to call clergy at their own discretion –  However, the following is a resource many may find helpful.”

Information for Congregations, Clergy and Seminarians

The links below offer information about our call process and serving in ministry with Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ.

About the Call Process

General Information — General information for congregations, clergy and seminarians.

Standards & Procedures — Definitions and procedures in the LCMC call process.

Call Packet — Downloadable document outlining the call process for congregations and candidates.

Change Happens! — Help for congregations experiencing a time of transition.

Transitions in Pastoral Ministry — A guide for pastors in a time of change.


Certification, Training & Opportunities

Clergy Entry Process — Steps for pastoral certification with LCMC.

Seminaries — Seminaries that have a working relationship with LCMC.

Scholarships — Available support for training.

Church Staffing — Post or view open positions and internships for LCMC congregations.

Pastors Available for a Call — List of LCMC pastors who are available to receive a call.


Retirement Plan & Benefits Information

403(b) & Benefits Plan — View the details of our benefits and 403(b) plans.