Lay and Continuing Education

As part of Lexington Theological Seminary’s mission “to strengthen the church’s participation in God’s mission for the world,” the seminary provides various short-term educational programs for laity, lay leaders of congregations, and clergy.    These programs are designed to enhance the life of the church by providing learning opportunities to leaders and members of its congregations.  They include:  the Lay School of Theology (LST@LTS), the Creating Vital Congregations webinar series, and the Financial Leadership Academy offered in cooperation with the Pension Fund of the Christian Church. Continuing Education Units as recommended by the Society for the Advancement of Continuing Education for Ministry (SACEM) are awarded for all programs upon request of the participant.

The Lay of School of Theology (LST @ LTS)

The Lay School of Theology at Lexington Theological Seminary is a continuing education program primarily for anyone who wishes to enrich their Christian faith.

For information on current Lay School of Theology offerings and to register, click here:  Lay School of Theology.

Creating Vital Congregations Webinar Series

Every year the seminary offers a series of two-hour webinars on topics designed to give lay and clergy leaders of congregations practical and timely help in increasing the vitality and missional impact of their congregations.  These connect experts from across the country with lay and clergy leaders from across the country to energize the whole church.  For information on and to register for the current year’s webinar offerings, click here:  Creating Vital Congregations Webinars.

Financial Leadership Academy Webinars

In collaboration with, and supported by funding from, the Pension Fund of the Christian Church, the seminary is please to make available a new offering for students, clergy, their spouses, and leaders from their congregations, the Financial Leadership Academy.  This series of eight two-hour webinars will offer practical wisdom on personal finance for clergy and their families, as well as on congregational finance for pastors and key lay leaders.  The Financial Leadership Academy seeks to promote the long-term well-being of the church’s congregations and clergy.  For information on and to register for upcoming webinars, click here:  Financial Leadership Academy Webinars.