Homecoming 2015 Highlights

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Resting Pastor Face

These last few weeks we've heard from various guest writers as they reflect on their own sense of pastoral/vocational identity. We asked these writers to share their thoughts believing that an essential piece of overall health and well-being for clergy is a sense of self that extends “beyond the pulpit”, but that also embraces the realities of their calling to ministry. We’re grateful for the thoughts of these fine pastors and welcome your engagement with them in conversation. This... Read More

October is LTS Month in Lexington

Lexington, Ky., Oct. 19, 2015 – Lexington Mayor Jim Gray has declared October as Lexington Theological Seminary month in honor of the Seminary's 150th anniversary. The mayor's office presented LTS with a plaque to commemorate the occasion. LTS is the pioneer theological school of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). It is located within the Bluegrass region of Kentucky, where much of the Disciples’ early history occurred. The Seminary has played a vital role in that... Read More

Alumnus named executive director of national victims’ organization

LTS M.Div. alumnus Rev. Dr. Jack Sullivan Jr. is now executive director of Murder Victims' Families for Reconciliation. He will direct a nonprofit advocacy organization with more than 10,000 members and supporters nationwide, committed to lifting the voices of family members of murder victims, and of state execution, in the national movement for death penalty abolition. Rev. Sullivan, who prefers to simply be called “Jack,” is Immediate Past Regional Minister and President of the... Read More

Celebrating a Culture of Call: First Christian Church, Medina, Ohio

October has long been celebrated as the Ministry Appreciation Month (with this week especially noted as "Week of the Ministry"), and many congregations take advantage of the month’s special designation by lifting up their pastors in various ways. Some hold “pastor appreciation” events; some honor their pastor with a special moment during a Sunday church service; some lift up the various ministries of their congregation in a significant way; some collect designated offerings for a seminary... Read More

MLCI Series: Reflections on Pastoral Identity

Over the next several weeks, we’ll be hearing from various guest writers as they reflect on their own sense of pastoral/vocational identity. We’ve asked these writers to share their thoughts believing that an essential piece of overall health and well-being for clergy is a sense of self that extends “beyond the pulpit”, but that also embraces the realities of their calling to ministry. We’re grateful for the thoughts of these fine pastors and welcome your engagement with them in... Read More

Bulletin Fall 2015

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