LTS Alum to Serve as Interim General Minister of Virginia Council of Churches

From the Virginia Council of Churches: The Rev. Mary Anne Glover has been called as the Interim General Minister of the Virginia Council of Churches. Rev. Glover was the first African-American woman to be installed in the office of Regional Minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). She served as Transitional Regional Minister of the Northeastern Region beginning September, 2008 and was installed as Regional Minister in 2012. She previously served nine years as Associate Regional... Read More

New Continuing Education Option for Pastors and Lay Leaders

Prepare for more effective leadership as we unpack issues that directly impact ministry today in Lexington Theological Seminary’s new Continuing Education option for pastors and congregational lay leaders. This five-course series is designed to meet the needs of today’s leaders in the church. Study online and earn eight Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) within a 12-month timeline, culminating in a Certificate in Continuing Education. Applications must be completed by September 1,... Read More

Ministerial Education Fund Congregational Partners 2018

The LTS community thanks our congregational partners for their gifts to the Ministerial Education Fund.  The following congregations have made a gift as of July 9, 2018: Arlington Christian Church Lexington, KY Beargrass Christian Church Louisville, KY Bethany Christian Church Fort Washington, MD Bethany Christian Church Nicholasville, KY Bon Air Christian Church Richmond, VA Bridgeport Community Church Bridgeport, MI Burgin Christian Church Burgin,... Read More

One of Seminary’s Eldest Alums Passes at Age 100

Glenva Starcher Lewis passed away June 23 at the age of 100 years old. She was our third oldest living alumnus, having celebrated her birthday on April 4. Advancement Associate Rev. Katherine Raley had the honor of visiting her at her Lexington, Ky., home along with Mrs. Lewis’s pastor at New Union Christian Church, the Rev. Deb Phelps. Rev. Raley presented her with a certificate and card from the Seminary. Originally from Cottageville, West Virginia, Mrs. Lewis graduated from the... 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

Deadline extended: 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 June 30, 2018. Total cost for double occupancy is $3,190. Single... Read More

Seminary Names D.Min. Program Director and Welcomes Instructional Designer

Lexington Theological Seminary welcomes the Rev. Dr. Wilson Dickinson and Dominique Highfil to the seminary community. The Rev. Dr. T. Wilson Dickinson will serve as Director of the Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) Program and Continuing Education. Dr. Dickinson will begin his new role August 1, taking the position held for many years by the late Dr. William "Bill" Turner, who passed away in April 2017. Dr. Dickinson has been with LTS since 2016 as an Adjunct Professor of Theology. He also... 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