THIS IS WHAT MTS LOOKS LIKE

MTS Looks Like Rev. Dr. Andre Johnson

MTS Looks Like Rev. Dr. Andre Johnson

Rev. Dr. Andre Johnson sensed a call to serve both in the academy and in the role of pastor. He appreciates opportunities to do scholastic work and to serve in the community, and his scholarship is deeply influenced by what he is doing in the community. As...

MTS Looks Like Rev. Holly Woodall

MTS Looks Like Rev. Holly Woodall

Rev. Holly Woodall currently serves as pastor of Lineville First and Oak Grove United Methodist Churches in Lineville, Alabama. She earned her Master of Divinity from Memphis Theological Seminary and also has a bachelors’ degree in Communication Arts and a...

MTS Looks Like Rev. Autura Eason-Williams

MTS Looks Like Rev. Autura Eason-Williams

When Rev. Autura Eason-Williams decided to go to seminary, she thought she was responding to a call to lay ministry. At that time, she was “just trying to reach out to kids, not make a career out of it.” As she gained experience in ministry service while...

MTS Looks Like Rev. Jessica Morris

MTS Looks Like Rev. Jessica Morris

Rev. Jessica Morris, a native of Tampa, FL, quickly made Memphis her home. Her connection with Hope Church as a teenager brought her to Memphis to attend Crichton College. She felt a call to ministry and to seminary, and to staying in Memphis. Memphis...

MTS Looks Like Rev. Tim Carpenter

MTS Looks Like Rev. Tim Carpenter

Rev. Tim Carpenter was appointed to Germantown UMC as Senior Pastor on January 1, 2017, returning to serve the church in which he was raised. He was born in Memphis and grew up in Cordova, TN. After earning his bachelors in Political Science from the...

MTS Looks Like Rev. Dr. Dorothy Wells

MTS Looks Like Rev. Dr. Dorothy Wells

The Rev. Dr. Dorothy Sanders Wells (M.Div., MTS, 2012; D.Min., Candler School of Theology, Emory University, 2018) is the Rector of St. George’s Episcopal Church, Germantown, Tennessee, where she has served since 2013. Dorothy came to the Episcopal Church...

MTS Looks Like Dr. Oluwatomisin Oredein

MTS Looks Like Dr. Oluwatomisin Oredein

Dr. Oluwatomisin Oredein is Louisville Institute Postdoctoral Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor of Christian Theology and Ethics at Memphis Theological Seminary. She teaches the Christian Ethics core course as well as other elective Theology and...

MTS Looks Like Rev. Earle Fisher

MTS Looks Like Rev. Earle Fisher

Sought after for his perspectives on spirituality, social justice, and contemporary culture, Rev. Earle J. Fisher is a proud alum of Memphis Theological Seminary. His then pastor, Rev. Dr. Frank Thomas, encouraged him to go to seminary, and "MTS was the...

MTS Looks Like Rev. Dr. Stephen Cook

MTS Looks Like Rev. Dr. Stephen Cook

At the age of 18, Rev. Dr. Stephen Cook remembers sharing with his mother that he sensed a call to ministry. She told him, “If you feel called, then that’s what you ought to do, son.” Cook joined the military to run from that calling, until an experience...