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

Webinar May 19: Reconciliation 2.0 – The Urgency of Now

The Rev. April Johnson Led by the Rev. April Johnson, Minister of Reconciliation for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada, participants in this workshop will have the opportunity to learn of threads of the historical roots of Reconciliation Ministry. They will also share in an opportunity to demystify the language of anti-racism and practice faithful conversations that promote God's shalom. At the end of this webinar, participants will understand the... Read More

Sponsorships, Teams Available for 20th Annual Golf Scramble June 1

For the 20th time, area golfers will tee off in support of Lexington Theological Seminary's Ministerial Education Fund. The annual golf scramble is a fun way to connect the Seminary family with the community while supporting ministry education. This year, the scramble is scheduled for June 1 at the University Club of Kentucky, which is located at 4850 Leestown Road in Lexington. Sponsorships and team spots are available. For more information or to sign up, visit... Read More

Trace Paul’s Footsteps with Journey to Greece and Ephesus

Join Dr. Jerry Sumney, Lexington Theological Seminary Professor of Biblical Studies, in a study tour that will trace the path of Paul’s second missionary journey from his first step into Europe through his return to Ephesus. It will also include visits to Delphi, the monastery of Meteora, and other well-known and important sites. The trip takes place Jan. 16-25, 2019. Reservation and a deposit of $2,000 must be made by April 20, 2018. Total cost for double occupancy is $3,190. Single... Read More

2017 Moosnick Lectureship in Judaic Studies

Lexington Theological Seminary is pleased to co-sponsor this year’s Moosnick Lectureship in Judaic Studies featuring renowned scholar Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi. Her first lecture is Wednesday, Nov. 1, at 7 p.m. in the Carrick Theater at Transylvania University, where she will address "Jewish, Christian, Muslim Hope: Why We Need Each Other Now." The following evening, Thursday, Nov. 2, at 7 p.m., Rabbi Sabath will present “The Urgency of Leadership: The Unique Leadership... Read More