New Continuing Education Option for Pastors and Lay Leaders

Continuing Education flyerPrepare for more effective leadership as we unpack issues that directly impact ministry today in Lexington Theological Seminary’s new Continuing Education option for pastors and congregational lay leaders.

This five-course series is designed to meet the needs of today’s leaders in the church. Study online and earn eight Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) within a 12-month timeline, culminating in a Certificate in Continuing Education. Applications must be completed by September 1, 2018. For further information, contact Rev. Erin Cash, Director of Admissions
at or (859) 280-1249.

Beginning in October 2018:

Leadership in the Black Church Tradition (October 2018)
Dr. Donald K. Gillett, Senior Pastor of East Second Street Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Lexington, Ky., Executive Director of the Kentucky Council of Churches, and LTS Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Leadership.

Black Lives Matter: Issues in Race and Ethics for Church Leaders (February 2019)
Dr. Christy Newton, Senior Minister of the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Vallejo, California, Interim Director of Community Engaged Learning and Visiting Assistant Professor in the Practice of Ministry at Pacific School of Religion, and LTS Adjunct Professor of Social Ethics.

Reading the Bible in the Black Church (March 2019)
Dr. Zipporah Glass, LTS Adjunct Professor of Hebrew Bible. She has taught Bible and hermeneutics at various institutions, including McCormick Theological Seminary and Christian Theological Seminary.

Preaching and Leading Worship in the Black Church (April 2019)
Dr. William Lee, Senior Pastor Emeritus of Loudon Avenue Christian Church and Executive Director of the Office African-American Clergy Leadership Development. He serves as Vice Chair of the Lexington Theological Seminary Board of Trustees and is LTS Adjunct Professor of Preaching and Homiletics.

Womanist Hermeneutics and Black Church Theology (September 2019)
Dr. Mitzi Smith, Professor of New Testament and Early Christian Studies at Ashland Theological Seminary and LTS Adjunct Professor of New Testament and Womanist Hermeneutics.

Cost: $1,110
Make 12 monthly payments of $92.50 each OR prepay a discounted rate of $1,000 (cost includes tuition and academic fees). A $65 application fee is required.