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

Library Features Reformation Display to Promote Theological Library Month

The Lexington Theological Library is featuring a new display celebrating 500 years since Martin Luther's Reformation. The display is in honor of National Theological Library Month. LTS students studying in the library LTS continues to grow its online collections and services with the addition of 402 e-books (84 percent of the library's new books this year). The library now co-owns the Digital Theological Library, which offers more than 20,000 e-books and e-journals. The library also... Read More

LTS Virtual 5K

LTS is Everywhere! Virtual Race Series September 16-19, 2017 Location: Anywhere - It's a virtual race! Events: Kids mile (12 years and under) 5K Run/Walk (all ages) Pricing: Kids mile $20 +$2.50 sign up fee Early bird 5K registration (July 13-August 6) $30 + $3 sign up fee T-shirt included with registration Grab your congregation, friends, family, neighbors, furry pet and join Lexington Theological Seminary for our 1st annual LTS is Everywhere Virtual Race... Read More

Lexington Theological Seminary’s 151st Commencement is June 16

Christian Church in Kentucky General Minister Greg Alexander to Keynote Lexington Theological Seminary will honor ministry degree candidates and also recognize special members of the Seminary community at the institution’s 151st commencement ceremony Friday, June 16. Commencement begins at 10 a.m. at Crestwood Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 1882 Bellefonte Dr. in Lexington, with a reception to follow. The Rev. Greg Alexander, General Minister of the Christian Church in... Read More

Webinar May 27: Congregational and Pastoral Care by Laity

Date: May 27, 2017 Where: Online Time: 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. EDT Presenter: Dr. Jeney Park-Hearn NOTE: Webinar URL will be emailed out the day before the webinar Laity are key care-givers in every congregation. Gain more pastoral care skills and assessment tools that you can call upon in those moments when someone needs care from you. In this webinar, Dr. Park-Hearn will introduce a range of situations for which congregational members might seek care, and identify the skills and tools that... Read More

Gospel Witness in Turbulent Times: The Season of Pentecost

The LTS faculty will offer a teach-in on Tuesday, May 16, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the seminary's facilities in Lexington, Ky. The event will be simulcast online for those who cannot attend in person. The event is designed to equip clergy and lay leaders with frameworks and perspectives for approaching the intersection of scripture, public issues, and congregational context to navigate this time of increasingly divisive and contentious politics. Specifically, the teach-in will provide... Read More

Webinar: Youth Ministry in Small Churches

Date: Saturday, April 22 Where: Online Time: 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. EDT Presenter: Rev. Bill Spangler-Dunning NOTE: Webinar URL will be emailed out the day before the webinar Explore the how, the why, and the mission-focused purpose of starting and developing a youth ministry in a smaller church.  This webinar will focus on healthy ways to start a new youth ministry program, as well as some common pot holes that can derail startups in small churches. You will also learn about... Read More