LTS Family Rallies to Surpass Fund Goal

The Lexington Theological Seminary community donated $480,875 to the Ministerial Education Fund for the fiscal year ending July 31, surpassing the $468,000 goal by $12,875. "We are so grateful to the entire Seminary family," said LTS President Charisse L. Gillett. "Every gift makes a difference and makes it possible for our students to receive the solid practical and theological foundation that prepares them to meet the needs of today's Church." The final $33,875 came in the last five... Read More

For times such as these, you gave!

We are still counting our most recent blessings - the gifts our Lexington Theological Seminary family so generously bestowed upon us as we wrapped up the fiscal year July 31st. Gifts postmarked by that date will be added to the total as well, but we are hopeful that these gifts will bring us to our Ministerial Education Fund goal! Thank you for the many ways you support ministry education - not only financially, but through prayer and encouragement of our students, faculty and staff.... Read More

Ministerial Education Fund Close to Goal

Just $15,000 to go to meet the Ministry Education Fund goal of $468,000 by July 31! With your generous support, two-thirds of our students -- including all Disciples and UCC students under care with their region or conference -- receive scholarships, along with our ecumenical students. Thank you for your gifts and for supporting ministry education, now and in the future. Our students - and the congregations they serve - thank... 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

Highlights from the 151st Commencement Activities

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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

Martell Named Vice President and Dean of Lexington Theological Seminary

Lexington, Ky. (May 30, 2017) – The Rev. Dr. Loida I. Martell, former professor of constructive theology at Palmer Theological Seminary of Eastern University in Pennsylvania and an ordained minister in the American Baptist Churches USA, has been named the next Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean at Lexington Theological Seminary. She will begin her work and ministry at LTS Aug. 1. “Dr. Martell brings a wealth of experience as a scholar and pastor, and I believe she will be a... Read More

Ministerial Education Fund Gifts Near Goal

YOUR gift matters. Alumni play a huge role in supporting ministry education at LTS in many ways, including financial gifts. We depend on the support of ALL of our partners in ministry. Gifts – large and small – add up. If you have been thinking about making a gift to the Ministerial Education Fund but haven't, there's no better time than today. We're so close to the goal for the fiscal year ending soon. Give online today or contact us to find out how you can make an impact on ministry... 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

Dr. William ‘Bill’ Turner, Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program and Director of Continuing Education, Passes Away

Dr. William "Bill" Turner, Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program and Director of Continuing Education, has passed away following a recent illness. "Dr. Turner was a valued and loved member of the Lexington Theological Seminary community," said LTS President Charisse L. Gillett. He joined the faculty in 2005. The Alabama native was the father of three adult daughters and several grandchildren. He completed 45 years of local church ministry upon his retirement from the pastorate at the... Read More