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

Disciples leaders send condolences to South Carolina church

“A voice was heard in Ramah, wailing and loud lamentation, Rachel weeping for her children; she refused to be consoled, because they are no more.” - Matthew 2:18 As we woke this morning to the news of yet another senseless act of violence, the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) joins the cries of sisters and brothers across the country and around the world in lamenting the tragic loss of life at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. We grieve for the nine people whose lives... Read More

Lexington Theological Seminary’s 149th Commencement

Lexington, Ky., June 16, 2015 – Lexington Theological Seminary will celebrate the achievements of students, congregations and individuals who have contributed to furthering ministry during the 149th Commencement on Friday, June 19. The Rev. Sharon E. Watkins, General Minister and President of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), is the keynote speaker at this year’s Commencement ceremonies. This year is the Seminary’s sesquicentennial anniversary, making the event especially... Read More

Son of LTS president emeritus mourned

Dear LTS Community, It is with deep sorrow that I share with you the passing of David Bell, son of Mrs. Virginia Bell and LTS president emeritus Dr. Wayne Bell. We invite you to pray with and for the Bell family as they grieve the loss of their son. A service is planned for Wednesday, June 17, at 11 a.m. at Christ Episcopal Church 825 Simpson Ave Cody, WY 82414 (307) 587-3849 - See more at:... Read More

Trustee Emeritus Remembered

Dear friends, it is with deep sadness that we share with you the passing of a member of the Lexington Theological Seminary family. Mary Lee Duthie, trustee emeritus and longtime supporter of the Seminary, has passed away. Mary Lee was a member of Beargrass Christian Church in Louisville, along with her husband, Georgie Duthie (who is also trustee emeritus). Visitation will be at Pearson Funeral Home in Louisville from 1-7 p.m. Wednesday. Her service will be at Beargrass Christian Church... Read More