Bulletin Winter 2015/16 — The President’s Report

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2016 D.Min. Cohort Applications Accepted

Applications for the 2016 Doctor of Ministry cohort at Lexington Theological Seminary are being accepted through Nov. 26. The Doctor of Ministry program, a graduate professional degree, is designed to enhance pastors’ capacity to critically interpret and engage contemporary cultures as a means to give fresh expression to the gospel and to transform congregations for effective ministry in the twenty-first century.  Designed on a cohort-based model, the degree provides significant learning... Read More

Moosnick Lecture Series Continues This Week

The Franklin B. Moosnick Lectureship in Judaic Studies continues this week with two opportunities to hear from Lawrence H. Schiffman, Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies and Director of the Global Institute for Advanced Research in Jewish Studies at New York University. Dr. Schiffman is one of the world’s leading authorities on the Dead Sea Scrolls and the other of several books on the subject. • The Dead Sea Scrolls: Judaism and Christianity Wednesday, Nov. 4, 7... Read More

Homecoming 2015 Highlights

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October is LTS Month in Lexington

Lexington, Ky., Oct. 19, 2015 – Lexington Mayor Jim Gray has declared October as Lexington Theological Seminary month in honor of the Seminary's 150th anniversary. The mayor's office presented LTS with a plaque to commemorate the occasion. LTS is the pioneer theological school of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). It is located within the Bluegrass region of Kentucky, where much of the Disciples’ early history occurred. The Seminary has played a vital role in that... Read More

Alumnus named executive director of national victims’ organization

LTS M.Div. alumnus Rev. Dr. Jack Sullivan Jr. is now executive director of Murder Victims' Families for Reconciliation. He will direct a nonprofit advocacy organization with more than 10,000 members and supporters nationwide, committed to lifting the voices of family members of murder victims, and of state execution, in the national movement for death penalty abolition. Rev. Sullivan, who prefers to simply be called “Jack,” is Immediate Past Regional Minister and President of the... Read More

Lexington Theological Seminary alumna joins recruitment team

Lexington, Ky., Aug. 20, 2015 – Lexington Theological Seminary welcomes the Rev. Kimberley Proctor-White to the recruitment team as Admissions Associate. Proctor-White, a 2011 Master of Divinity graduate of the Seminary, is a native of Bowling Green, Ky. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Lindsey Wilson College and is currently working on a Master of Arts degree in mental health counseling at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Proctor-White joins the... Read More

LTS community shows support for ministry students

Because of the generosity of the LTS family, gifts to the Ministerial Education Fund exceeded last year's giving, putting us close to our target of $452,000, with $439,791 given. That's 97 percent of the goal. While we hoped to fully fund the MEF goal for this academic year, every gift matters and supports men and women in their call to ministry. Thank you to all who offered gifts of treasure and support through prayer and encouragement of our students and congregations, who are dedicated to... Read More

Ministerial Education Fund campaign nears goal

Supporters of Lexington Theological Seminary have rallied to push the Ministerial Education Fund campaign within reach of the $452,000 goal. The campaign ends July 31. Support ministry education and help us reach our goal by giving securely online today... Read More

LTS Celebrates Class of 2015

Lexington Theological Seminary celebrates the achievements of the class of 2015. President Charisse L. Gillett conferred graduate certificates and degrees upon 14 students at the Seminary's 149th Commencement and offers them heartfelt congratulations for their work. "It has been our privilege to walk with you this far," Gillett said. CERTIFICATE IN PASTORAL MINISTRY Christine Bandy-Helderman, Jupiter, Florida Syvoskia Bray Pope, Louisville, Kentucky Tina Christian, Lake Worth,... Read More