Do we really need God?

September 16 & 17, 20219-11:30AM & 1-3PM via Zoom We know the power of the Living God in our lives, yet what do we make of the suffering and evil that often plague us? In this Lay School of Theology, we will explore that nature of the Living God and the challenges we face from the powers and principalities that surround us (including the pandemic experience from which the true God has redeemed us one more time), which we could call “death-dealing gods.” Presented by... Read More

Play ‘Fore’ a Good Cause in LTS Virtual Golf Tournament

Register now for the 2021 Lexington Theological Seminary Virtual Golf Tournament. Play on any course, anywhere in the world during the month of May. Individuals and teams are welcome! Sign up at... Read More

Spring Lay School of Theology: Religion and Politics in the U.S.

Examine the historical relationships between religion and politics in this three-part online lecture series by the Rev. Edwin David Aponte, Executive Director of the Louisville Institute. Pastors and lay leaders will learn from historical, cultural, social, and theological studies to gain a better understanding of religious participation in U.S. American public life, the nature of civil religion, and Christian participation in the public sphere. Special attention will be paid to the U.S.... Read More

Youth Ministry Panel Discussion

OF COURSE, YOUTH MINISTRY – BUT HOW? Join us for a Zoom conversation about building and sustaining a relevant Youth Ministry in your congregation. Three experts will share their experiences of the challenges and the joys of youth ministry and share what we can do to better support youth programming throughout the church. After the presentations, there will be a 20-minute Q&A session. Participants will then break into small groups with the task of designing a sustainable youth... 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

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

The F-Word: Stories of Forgiveness

 The F-Word: Stories of Forgiveness is a traveling exhibit of thought-provoking photography and narrative that explores forgiveness. Drawing together voices from around the world, the exhibit examines forgiveness as a healing process, a path out of victimhood, and, ultimately, a journey of hope.       The F-Word: Stories of Forgiveness exhibition was created by The Forgiveness Project, a non-profit that uses personal stories to explore concepts of... Read More

2018 Moosnick Lecture Series Oct. 24 and 25

Two opportunities to further interfaith understanding and discourse take place Oct. 24 and 25 in Lexington. The 2018 Moosnick Lecturer, Dr. Marcie Lenk, Academic Director of Bat Kol: Christian Institute for Jewish Studies in Jerusalem, will give a talk titled “Truth and Faith: Can Jews and Christians Really Open Ourselves to the Truth of the Other?” at 7 p.m. in the Carrick Theater at Transylvania University. The following evening, Thursday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m., she will discuss “Who... Read More

152nd Commencement is June 22

Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) General Minister and President Rev. Teresa Hord Owens will provide the commencement address for Lexington Theological Seminary June 22nd at Crestwood Christian Church, 1882 Bellefonte Dr. in Lexington, beginning at 10 a.m. We will honor ministry degree candidates and also recognize special members of the Seminary... Read More