Welcome to the information page for the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago's office of Candidacy. The Rev. Paul Landahl is the Coordinator of Candidacy.
For those Master of Divinity candidates, TEEM (Theological Education for Emerging Ministries) candidates, Diaconal Minister and Associate in Ministry candidates who desire to be rostered leaders in the ELCA, participation in the components of Candidacy is also required. The Office of Candidacy will work with and guide students through the steps of Entrance, Endorsement, Approval and on into First Call Assignment.
The contact information for the Office of Candidacy is: