“For Such a Time as This”: LTS President, Dean, Faculty Lead Post-Election Teach-In

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Lexington Theological Seminary is honored to welcome Bishop John Stowe, OFM Conv., as he preaches during our January Intensives on Friday, Jan. 15 at noon. He will also inaugurate and bless the Masters in Pastoral Studies/Roman Catholic Studies program. His homily is titled “The Beloved Community — Brothers and Sisters All.” Bishop Stowe has served as the third Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Lexington since 2015. He was born in Amherst, OH. After a year of community... Read More

Former LTS Dean was key figure in Seminary’s transition to online format

The Rev. Dr. Richard D. Weis, 71, Dean and Professor Emeritus of Hebrew Bible at Lexington Theological Seminary, passed away Dec. 31, 2020, in Lexington, KY. Born in Lafayette, IN, Dr. Weis grew up in Cincinnati. He earned an A.B. in Classical Studies from the University of Michigan and an M.Div. from Princeton Theological Seminary. He was ordained by the United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. as a Minister of Word and Sacrament and served Presbyterian churches in Paterson, NJ, and... Read More


Lexington Theological Seminary student Paula Kraus has received the Edgar DeWitt Jones Scholarship. This scholarship was established by Central Woodward Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Troy, Mich., to honor the legacy of Rev. Jones, the church’s founding pastor, who was a Disciples theologian, author, and 1901 graduate of the College of the Bible, the forerunner of Lexington Theological Seminary. Kraus is the pastor at Sayre Christian Church in Northeastern... Read More

LTS Welcomes Dr. Grigoni

Lexington Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Michael Remedios Grigoni as Visiting Assistant Professor of Theology and Roman Catholic Studies. This two-year appointment, effective Sept. 15, 2020, was made possible through a Postdoctoral Fellowship that Dr. Grigoni received from the Louisville Institute. "LTS is pleased our partnership with the Louisville Institute allows us to be part of mentoring and nurturing Dr. Grigoni in his teaching and scholarship,"... Read More

Virtual Faith

The implications of COVID-19 pandemic go well beyond our faith and our ministries. The pandemic has shut the doors of our places of worship, reduced our financial support, and hampered our ability to serve our congregations and communities. Disciples' leadership is providing excellent support, but leadership and ingenuity in our churches are required to guide us successfully into the future. With the wisdom and creativity that comes from God, we can turn this crisis into a blessing. Even as... 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

New Continuing Education Certificate: Creation Care

A NEW CONTINUING EDUCATION OPTION FOR PASTORS AND CONGREGATIONAL LAY LEADERS For such a time as this, Lexington Theological Seminary’s new continuing education option for pastors and congregational lay leaders prepares you for more effective leadership as we unpack issues that directly impact ministry today. This six-course series is designed to meet the needs of today’s leaders in the church, allowing you to study online and earn eight Continuing Education Units (CEUs) within a... Read More

LTS Receives $1 Million Grant from Lilly Endowment Inc.

Lexington Theological Seminary (LTS) has received a $1 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to support new efforts to strengthen the vitality of congregations. The LTS program, Linking Student Practices with Congregational Learning, will build upon the connections between seminary-based education and the student ministerial experiences that happen at LTS congregational sites. LTS will partner with 20 congregations to clarify and articulate their missions and core theological practices... Read More

Luther Coggin, Co-Founder of Blanche B. Coggin Endowment, Passes Away at Age 88

Mr. Luther Coggin, who, along with his wife, Blanche Batey Coggin, generously supported the work of Lexington Theological Seminary, passed away on December 10th at the age of 88. In 2008, Luther and Blanche Coggin bestowed a gift establishing the Blanch B. Coggin Endowment at LTS to enhance educational excellence and expand opportunities for faculty and students. The couple received the 2013 Lexington Theological Seminary President's Award for Outstanding Service and Ministry in 2013.... Read More