Alumna Joins Development Team at Lexington Theological Seminary

Julie Richardson Brown photoLexington, Ky., Nov. 22, 2013 – The Development team at Lexington Theological Seminary is growing with the addition of an alumna experienced in ministry and the mission and vision of the Seminary.

Julie Richardson Brown, who earned a Master of Divinity degree from LTS in 2002, is joining the LTS team as Advancement Associate and will be particularly focused on supporting the Ministerial Education Fund. She will also provide support to the Ministry Life Choices Initiative, the Seminary’s partnership with the Pension Fund of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).

Richardson Brown recently served as a member of the LTS Board of Trustees. She holds a B.A. in Communication from Berry College, and served primarily in youth and young adult ministry for the first fifteen years of her ministry. She also has experience with nonprofit work and has recently completed an interim ministry in Louisville, as well as more than two years as Team Minister for Youth Ministry for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Indiana. Julie is a writer and published author and has been the featured speaker for retreats and youth conferences in various Disciples regions. She is also a graduate of Leadership Louisville’s Bingham Fellows program.

Richardson Brown is married to David J. Brown, senior minister of First Christian Church in Jeffersonville, Indiana.  The couple has a young daughter, Madeleine. They live in Louisville, Ky., where both are active in their local communities.

Richardson Brown joins Mark Blankenship, Vice President for Advancement, and Kathy Rountree, Advancement Assistant/Database Manager, in the Office of Development.


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