The purpose of the College of Vocation and Ministry, an academic and service unit of Concordia University, is to explore the Christian faith from the perspective of Lutheran theology, to educate and to form professional and lay leaders for the church, and to engage the Concordia communities in the discovery of vocation, witness, and service in home, workplace, community, and congregation.
Being present before God in order to be shaped and transformed by the leading of the Holy Spirit through Word, Sacrament and the mutual ministry of the Body of Christ those affiliated with the College of Vocation and Ministry will:
- Practice Graciousness and Hospitality treating each person as if Christ Himself
- Strive for quality and excellence in teaching, forming and preparing professional and lay leaders for the Lutheran Church
- Promote and affirm the enrichment of life and ministry that exists in a faith community of diverse age, gender, language, and ethnicity.
- Demonstrate a Team Approach to Learning and Ministry
- Teach and develop servant leaders who are committed and capable of fostering and developing servant leadership skills in self and others
- Live and serve through a Scriptural stewardship that promotes wellness in body, mind and spirit