New Continuing Education Option for Pastors and Lay Leaders

Lexington Theological Seminary’s new Continuing Education option for pastors and congregational lay leaders prepares you for more effective leadership as we unpack issues that directly impact ministry today.

This five-course series is designed to meet the needs of today’s leaders in the church, allowing you to study online and earn 8 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) within a 12-month timeline, culminating in a Certificate in Continuing Education. Applications must be completed by July 15, 2019. For further information, contact Rev. Erin Cash, Director of Admissions at or (859) 280-1249.

Beginning August 2019:

Ethics, the Church, and the #MeToo Movement (August 2019)
Rev. Dr. Christy Newton is an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and serves as the Senior Minister of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Vallejo, CA, and as Interim Director of Community Engaged Learning, and Visiting Professor in the Practice of Ministry at Pacific School of Religion. She is an LTS Adjunct Professor of Christian Ethics.

Power, Privilege and Difference: Issues That Damage Congregational Life (October 2019) Rev. Dr. Richard R. Coble is an ordained Minister of Word and Sacrament in the Presbyterian Church (USA) and serves as an associate pastor for Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church in Asheville, NC. He is an LTS Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Care.

Reading the Hebrew Bible in the Broader Religious and Civic Community (December 2019) Rev. Dr. Richard H. Lowery is an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and is the President of the Disciples of Christ Historical Society. He teaches Biblical Studies at Phillips University and Yale Divinity School and was interim Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of LTS. He is an LTS Adjunct Professor of Biblical Studies.

Educating for Hospitality and Peacemaking (March 2020)
Rev. Dr. Elizabeth Conde-Frazier is ordained in the American Baptist Churches/USA.
She served as Academic Dean and Vice President of Education for Esperanza College in Philadelphia, PA, and is currently the Coordinator of Relations with Theological Entities for the Association of Hispanic Theological Education. She is an LTS Adjunct Professor of Theology and Religious Education.

Preaching in the Purple Zone (April 2020)
Rev. Dr. Leah Schade is ordained in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America and serves as the Assistant Professor of Preaching and Worship at LTS. Prior to coming to LTS, she pastored in Pennsylvania. She blogs for Patheos as “EcoPreacher.”

Cost: $1,110
Make 12 monthly payments of $92.50 each OR prepay a discounted rate of $1,000 (cost includes tuition and academic fees). A $65 application fee is required.