Becoming a Pastor/Diaconal Minister

A Call to Work in the Church

If you sense that God is calling you to serve the Church in a very intentional way, then you may want to consider becoming a pastor or a diaconal minister. From the time you act on these intentions and apply to become a ministry candidate, you are guided in the process by a member of the Committee for Theological Education and Leadership.

For more information, please go to our Candidacy page:  where you will find information to assist you with:

  • help as you discern if this call is for you;
  • identifying the criteria required before beginning the seminary training;
  • contact information for those who assist you in the process;
  • opportunities to support those who are in training for the ministry;

Lutheran Theological Seminary- Saskatoon

The Lutheran Theological Seminary is affiliated with the University of Saskatchewan and is a member of the Saskatoon Theological Union, a federation of three theological colleges on the campus of the University: Emmanuel and St. Chad (Anglican), LTS, and St. Andre’s (United Church of Canada). It is accredited by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS).


Programs Offered:
Master of Divinity
Bachelor of Theology
Master of Theological Studies
Master of Sacred Theology
Lutheran Year Studies

Dormitory facilities available for single students attending the Seminary or the University of Saskatchewan.

Owned and operated by four synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC): British Columbia, Alberta and the Territories, Saskatchewan and Manitoba/Northwestern Ontario.

For further information write:
Lutheran Theological Seminary
114 Seminary Crescent
Saskatoon, SK S7N 0X3

Phone: 306-966-7850
Fax: 306-966-7852
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