Does The AALC have a seminary?
Yes, the AALC supports and operates American Lutheran Theological Seminary (ALTS). We have our own President and Registrar. ALTS is located in Fort Wayne, Indiana on the campus of Concordia Theological Seminary (CTS). Our students receive their theological training through CTS and their practical training through ALTS. Their field work and their vicarage are done at local AALC churches under ALTS supervision.
Questions Frequently Asked about The AALC
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- Who is The AALC?
- What is distinctive about The AALC?
- Does The AALC offer a Benefits package for its pastors?
- What are the financial obligations for joining The AALC?
- Does The AALC have a seminary?
- How does a congregation call a pastor in The AALC?
- Does The AALC ordain women as pastors?
- What roles can women serve in AALC congregations?
- Does The AALC address social issues?
- How does The AALC operate?
- How does a church join The AALC?
- Do you practice open or closed communion?