All of the ten universities and 2 seminaries under the name "Concordia" in the United States are members of the Concordia University System and LCMS Theological Education. It is a branch of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. The mission of the universities, colleges and seminaries is to provide liberal arts training for pastors and other church leaders. The system was formed in 1992 to manage and promote the ten schools and is incorporated in the state of Missouri, USA. The following are locations of the Concordia University System.