LTS student among first recipients of new scholarship
Lexington, Ky., Sept. 17, 2013 – Lexington Theological student Andrew Shue, a Master of Divinity student from Ayden, N.C., received an inaugural scholarship from the John and Maxine McCaw Scholarship Fund for Prophetic Living, Teaching and Preaching, held in trust at the Christian Church Foundation.
Shue is one of four divinity students in the U.S. receiving this scholarship for the 2013-2014 school year. The scholars must complete an application process and are selected by representatives of the College of Regional Ministers.
Scholarship recipients must pledge to live a healthy lifestyle that includes exercise and a healthy diet while abstaining from the use of tobacco and alcoholic beverages; be responsible in their personal financial practices; and demonstrate a passion for a prophetic lifestyle ministry that seeks to eliminate evil and enhance goodness in human relations and in international relations.
Recipients must attend Disciples seminaries or Union Theological Seminary in New York. Scholarships are awarded to men and women, regardless of background, ethnicity or sexual orientation.
Lexington Theological Seminary is an accredited graduate theological institution of the Christian
Church (Disciples of Christ). Consistent with the Disciples’ historic
commitment to Christian unity, the Seminary is intentionally ecumenical with
students, faculty, staff and trustees of various denominations. The
Seminary has been preparing leaders for the church since 1865.
For more information, visit www.lextheo.edu.