Call Process

When a congregation or board determines they will be requesting a call list to fill a teaching position, the calling body is encouraged to follow a set of guidelines, such as who to contact to request a list, the necessary form to complete, directions for conducting a call meeting, etc. There is also a set of procedures to follow for those who receive a call. These procedures insure that the process is done in good order and that the call will be a blessing for everyone concerned.

Contact your WELS District President and visit for teacher and staff minister call list or assignment requests.

Interested in returning to teaching after time away? Learn more about Call Eligibility.

Downloadable resources

CliftonStrengths and the Call Process for CongregationsDownload
CliftonStrengths and the Call Process for TeachersDownload
Directions for Conducting a Call MeetingDownload
Call to Serve Document - Principal (Fillable)Download
Call to Serve Document LHSDownload
Agreement to Serve LHSDownload
Call Deliberation CommentsDownload
When You Receive a Divine CallDownload
Doctrine of the Divine Call 2011Download
Guidelines for Calling Bodies Considering the Elimination of a Position for Financial ReasonsDownload
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