We Educate and Sustain Men and Women for Practical Ministry in The Real World


We Educate and Sustain Men and Women for Practical Ministry in The Real World


Free Application Month


The month of May is Free Application Month. Contact the Admissions Department to learn how you can APPLY TODAY!


Musicians Doing Ministry for the Real World


MTS Alums John Kilzer and Kirk Whalum were moved to write “Until We’re All Free” at the annual Dr. Henry Logan Starks Scholarship Dinner & Awards Ceremony. Click below to watch the inspiring music video and be sure to check out both artists on iTunes!


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Accepting Applications

We are Accepting Fall Applications. The deadline is August. 10. Please contact admissions with any questions.

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Gun Violence Awareness Day at MTS

MTS is joining the national, grassroots, non-partisan movement of Americans who believe we can support the second amendment while doing more to keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people. Join us June 2nd, for the second annual National Gun Violence Awareness Day by wearing orange and using the hashtag #MTSwearsorange to show your support!

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Our Mission

To educate and sustain men and women for ordained and lay Christian ministry in the church and the world through shaping and inspiring lives devoted to scholarship, piety, and justice.

Our Values

The identity of MTS has been shaped by the traditions of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, its location in Memphis, a partnership with the broader Christian community, a commitment to dialogue with people of other faiths, and participation in the community of higher education.

Our Vision

Memphis Theological Seminary pursues its mission so that Christian leaders and the churches they serve can effectively proclaim and embody God’s mission of redemption, justice, and peace in service to the new creation in Jesus Christ.

Scholarship • Piety • Justice

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