How to Survive and Thrive as an Elder – Webinar

How to Survive and Thrive as an Elder Date: February 18, 2017 Where: Online Time: 1:30 - 3:30pm EST Presenter: Rev. Bill McDonald NOTE: Webinar URL will be emailed out the day before the webinar A refresher course for old hands and a how-to class for fresh recruits to the Eldership, this practical workshop will give helpful ideas on fulfilling one’s role as an Elder. From preparation to prayer, from the Lord’s Table to the hospital room, from shepherding to servanthood, from the... Read More

Now What? Empowering the Church in the New Political Age

The LTS faculty will offer a teach-in on Friday, January 20, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. to “foster a discussion on how Christians who are concerned with justice and goodwill should live out their faith in the current political environment.” Each segment of the teach-in will begin with short presentations by LTS faculty members to offer core perspectives and stimulate discussion among participants. Hand-outs will let you take away some practical tools to use in your context. You are invited... Read More

Fall Lay School of Theology

Reading the Bible As It Was Meant to Be Read October 8, 15, 22 – 9 a.m. to noon Presented by Dr. Jerry Sumney, Professor of Biblical Studies, Lexington Theological Seminary The Bible sometimes reads like a foreign text – because it is! Its books were written to people who lived in cultures quite different than ours. This study will help you understand the various kinds of writing which the Bible contains. You will learn about the narratives of the Hebrew Bible, the Prophets, the New... Read More

Footsteps of Paul in Greece and Italy

Join Dr. Jerry Sumney on this amazing journey tracing the footsteps of Paul in Greece and Italy! Dates of Travel: January 25-February 8, 2017 Cost (based on double occupancy, single supplement $575.00 per person): $4,800 Package Pricing Inclusions: Based on a minimum of 20 passengers Round-trip airport /hotel transfers Seven nights' accommodation in Greece Six nights' accommodation in Rome Hotel Room Taxes and Service Charges... Read More

2016 Lay School – What Kind of Leaders Does Your Church Need?

Back in the day, many churches were led by pastors who fashioned themselves after CEOs of companies. Then came recognition that laypeople could and would be pretty good leaders. Today, churches are changing so much that an altogether new kind of leadership – by both clergy and laity – is needed for surviving and thriving. This will be a three-part series examining leadership for churches today, including questions such as: What are the qualities that define leadership? Why have... Read More

2016 LTS Golf Scramble

12:30 p.m. - Registration and Complimentary Luncheon 2:00 p.m. - Shotgun Start NOTE: At conclusion of the LTS Golf Scramble Awards Reception Hole Sponsor: $1,000.00 - Foursome Entry - Signage on Site Hole Sponsor: $500.00 Scramble Sponsor: $250.00 - Signage on Site Cart Sponsor: $150.00 Foursome Registration: $340.00 Single Person Registration:... Read More

UPDATED: Spring and Summer Events at LTS

Opportunities for learning, fellowship and worship are plentiful at Lexington Theological Seminary this spring and summer. For more information about an event, click the link associated with the event or contact us at (859) 252-0361. MARCH 19 Webinar 1:30-3:30 p.m. EST Hitchhikers Guide to Evangelism: A Fresh Look, Dr. Bill Tenny-Brittan APRIL 7  Alumni Council, Campus conference room, 2 p.m. 30 Webinar 1:30-3:30 p.m. EST Transforming Conflict: Dealing with Difficult People in... Read More

2015-2016 LTS Webinar Series

Deacon's Workshop Date: November 21, 2015 Where: Online Time: 1:30 - 3:30pm EST Presenter: Rev. James Trader NOTE: Webinar URL will be emailed out the day before the webinar What does it mean to be a Deacon? How can an energized Diaconate promote congregational vitality? Drawing upon the history of the Diaconate in the Christian Church (DOC) and the New Testament descriptions of the characteristics and duties of Deacons, we will seek to understand some of the historical AND present-day... Read More