Lexington Theological Seminary’s 150th Commencement is Friday

Association of Theological Schools President to Keynote Lexington, Ky., June 13, 2016 – For the 150th time in the institution’s history, Lexington Theological Seminary will celebrate the achievements of students and recognize those in the LTS community who have helped further the Seminary’s mission and vision. Commencement begins at 10 a.m. at Central Christian Church (205 E. Short Street, Lexington) with a reception to follow. The Seminary will confer degrees upon 11 students,... Read More

First Hispanic Ministries Cohort Meets

Lexington Theological Seminary, in partnership with Obra Hispana, welcomed our first Certificate for Hispanic Ministries class at the Seminary this week. A total of 42 students studied and worshiped together Monday, May 23, through Friday, May 27.  Students came together from states including Alabama, Florida, Oregon, Georgia, Tennessee, and Wisconsin. From Interim National Pastor William Almodovar: "Thank you to all the regions and conventions, to our professors Dr. Samuel Pagan, Prof.... Read More

Golf Scramble Registration Extended

We've extended registration for the annual LTS Golf Scramble to May 20th -- but there's no better time than the present to sign up! Register online:... Read More

Pastor doesn’t take ‘cookie-cutter’ approach to ministry

Rev. Matthew Hunt, '96, pastor of Salem Evangelical United Church of Christ in Quincy, IL, is profiled in this Herald-Whig... Read More

LTS Welcomes Dr. Leah Schade to Faculty

LEXINGTON, KY (April 20, 2016) – Lexington Theological Seminary welcomes the Rev. Dr. Leah Schade as Assistant Professor of Preaching and Worship. She will officially join the Seminary in August. An ordained minister in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America for 16 years, she earned her Master of Divinity and Doctor of Philosophy degrees from Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia, with concentrations on theology for ministry and mission, and contemporary theology. “We are... Read More

Ministry, in Many Ways

I write this knowing many of you, LTS alumni/ae have navigated your way through Lent and the celebration of Easter Sunday at your places of ministry. This is no small task, and I am grateful for your work. Many of you, too, are church lay leaders or work in parachurch ministries and organizations—regardless of your context, Spring in the life of the Church is a busy time. Much goodness comes from the busyness. So does fatigue! And so as you’re living into the Easter season, and... Read More

LTS Gives Thanks for the Life of the Rev. Dr. Larry Paul Jones

Lexington Theological Seminary gives thanks for the life and work and grieves the passing of Rev. Dr. Larry Paul Jones, former Professor of Homiletics. Dr. Jones was diagnosed with brain cancer in October 2014 and passed away at home on Sunday, March 6, 2016. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife, Rev. Dr. Nancy Turner Jones, and all their family, as well as the Mt. Washington Presbyterian Church, where Dr. Jones most recently served as pastor. As we are made aware of arrangements, we... 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

How Do You Heart LTS?

We’ve officially declared February 2016 the second annual I Heart LTS month – how quickly something can become a tradition! I Heart LTS is a social media driven campaign designed to spread the LTS love – and raise contributions to the Ministerial Education Fund. Last year, alumni and friends from across the nation participated, and it was quite a sight to see profile pictures, posts, tweets and photos of from folks declaring their love of and support for the Seminary. We’re ready to... Read More

What Will Your Legacy Be?

My grandmother, most every time I saw her, smelled of two things: the dirt from her plants or garden, and the flour from whatever she was making in the kitchen. Grandma was always tending something — a begonia, an angel food cake whipped up from scratch for company, whatever sewing project she was presently involved in – always, she was tending. Fixing. Making. Creating. One of the things she made like no one else was fried chicken. It was a simple recipe: chicken soaked in salt water... Read More