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Field Education Calendars

Since the Field Education Office at LSTC has responsibility for the Ministry in Context Program, Clinical Pastoral Education and your field work (such as your internship year), there are a number of meetings and deadlines affecting you in which our office will be involved. We are located on the third floor of the south wing in Room 321. Our main email address is and office telephone number is 773-256-0746.

~ Rev. Dr. Terry Baeder, Director of Field Education

 ~ Marji Shannon (AiM), Assoc. Director of Field Education


Junior Year Calendar // Middler Year Calendar

Junior Year Calendar

(Seminary Year One Students 2013-2014 Calendar Dates for those in MA or MDiv Program from the Field Educagtion Office)

October 3, 2013
(choose one)
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
or 4:30-6:00 pm
CPE Orientation- Choose the time of day that is best for your--just be certain that you attend one.  This information will not be shared at any other time during the school year  - Room 350
December 6, 2013 Fall Semester Ends - Have you applied for a CPE site yet?
February 13, 2014
(choose one)
11:30 am- 1:00 pm
or 4:30 - 6:00 pm
Required informational meeting about starting MIC - list of Ministry in Context (MIC) sites for you to visit will be handed out. Room 350 (Common Room)
February / March 2014   Visiting Ministry in Context (MIC) sites
February 24, 2014 MIC Student Data Forms due in to Field Education Office
March 21, 2014   MIC student preference sheets due in Field Education Office
March 31, 2014 4:00 pm Students receive MIC site assignments in their campus mailboxes
April 4, 2014 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Boundaries Workshop (an internship prerequisite)
(Room 202)
May 1, 2014 7:30 - 9:00 pm

Required meeting with supervisors, lay members, and assigned students
Room 350

August 31, 2014 Students' starting date in assigned MIC sites

Middler Year Calendar

August 26-27, 2013 Senior Retreat and Middler Retreat. Middler part covers CPE Debriefing, Ministry in Context review and Candidacy Endorsement Process.
September 12, 2013
(choose either session)
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
or 7:00 p.m.

Internship Orientation - Spouses & Significant Others Invited
(Required for those on ordination track & doing internship
’14 -’15)   Room 350

September 28, 2013 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Boundaries Workshop (an internship prerequisite) held at LSTC, Room 350
October 14, 2013 Student Applications for the 2014-2015 Horizon Domestic Program due in to Field Ed Office. Get student application from Field Ed Office. For International Horizon application and deadlines go to
October 21, 2013

Petition form due in to our office for geographical restriction  for Internship ’14 -’15. (Find the form here.)  You must then attend restriction meeting on October 29.

October 29, 2013
(choose one)
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
or 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Internship Geographical Restriction Meeting (Required for those that turned in petitions for restricting)
Rooms 340 (& 356)
December 20, 2013 Deadline for turning in your completed LSTC Internship Data Placement form. (Find the forms here.) 
February 7, 2014 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Workshop on Ministry I (Required for all 2014-2015 Interns)
Room 208
February 17- 28, 2014 By Appointment Individual interviews on campus with Internship Supervisors. (They will be on campus during these two weeks so keep your calendars open.)
March 17, 2014 Student Internship Assignment Preference Forms Due. (Find the forms here.) 
April 4, 2014 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Boundaries Workshop (an internship prerequisite) held at McCormick Seminary in the Common Room.
April 7, 2014 4:00 p.m. Announcement of Internship Assignments - letters handed out to those gathered by the campus mailboxes unless students decide to plan a more formal setting.
April 10, 2014 1:00-4:30pm Workshop on Ministry II (Required for 2014-2015 Interns)
Room 208
April 30, 2014 Chapel Hour Internship Sending Service
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