Lexington Theological Seminary student Paula Kraus has received the Edgar DeWitt Jones Scholarship. This scholarship was established by Central Woodward Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Troy, Mich., to honor the legacy of Rev. Jones, the church’s founding pastor, who was a Disciples theologian, author, and 1901 graduate of the College of the Bible, the forerunner of Lexington Theological Seminary. Kraus is the pastor at Sayre Christian Church in Northeastern... Read More

Leaning into Community… Across Distance

A Gathering for Bi-Vocational Minsters (on Zoom), November 12-14, 2020 Hosted by Lexington Theological Seminary Disciples of Christ bi-vocational ministers and other bi-vocational ministers serving Disciples congregations are invited into community for a time of conversation, worship, and learning. When? Thursday, Nov. 12, 6 - 9 pm (ET)/ 5 - 8 pm (CT)Friday, Nov. 13, 10 am - 1 pm (ET) / 9 am - 12 noon (CT)with an add-on workshop, “Preparing to Preach in Advent”Saturday, Nov.... Read More

Post-Election Teach-In—For a Time Such as This: The Church’s Response to Crises

Date: Tuesday November 17, 2020 Time: 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. ET via Zoom Schedule Greetings and Opening Prayer—President Charisse L. Gillett Living Worthily as Citizens (Phil.2)—Dr. Jerry Sumney, Professor of Biblical Studies Making Theological Sense of Calls for Unity—Dr. Emily Askew, Associate Professor of Systematic Theology Break Preaching in the Post-election Season—Dr. Leah Schade, Assistant Professor of Preaching and Worship Q&A—Dr. Loida I. Martell,... Read More

LTS Welcomes Dr. Grigoni

Lexington Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Michael Remedios Grigoni as Visiting Assistant Professor of Theology and Roman Catholic Studies. This two-year appointment, effective Sept. 15, 2020, was made possible through a Postdoctoral Fellowship that Dr. Grigoni received from the Louisville Institute. "LTS is pleased our partnership with the Louisville Institute allows us to be part of mentoring and nurturing Dr. Grigoni in his teaching and scholarship,"... Read More

Virtual Faith

The implications of COVID-19 pandemic go well beyond our faith and our ministries. The pandemic has shut the doors of our places of worship, reduced our financial support, and hampered our ability to serve our congregations and communities. Disciples' leadership is providing excellent support, but leadership and ingenuity in our churches are required to guide us successfully into the future. With the wisdom and creativity that comes from God, we can turn this crisis into a blessing. Even as... Read More

Creation, Church, and Community: An Earth Day Webinar

In commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, LTS presents an Earth Day webinar moderated by Rev. Carol Devine, Minister of Green Chalice and featuring LTS faculty members. - Dr. Emily Askew, Associate Professor of Systematic Theology, will offer a theological response to climate-despair. Dr. Wilson Dickinson, Director of the D.Min. Program and Continuing Education and Lay School of Theology Programs, will share his insights on finding our place in social change. Dr. Leah Schade,... Read More

New Continuing Education Certificate: Creation Care

A NEW CONTINUING EDUCATION OPTION FOR PASTORS AND CONGREGATIONAL LAY LEADERS For such a time as this, Lexington Theological Seminary’s new continuing education option for pastors and congregational lay leaders prepares you for more effective leadership as we unpack issues that directly impact ministry today. This six-course series is designed to meet the needs of today’s leaders in the church, allowing you to study online and earn eight Continuing Education Units (CEUs) within a... Read More