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Blessing of the pets

Blessing of the Pets October 01 MEMPHIS, TN-Memphis Theological Seminary (MTS) will hold its third annual “Blessing of the Pets” service on Sunday, October 1 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the seminary’s campus, 168 East Parkway South. (Additional parking available at...

Dr. Derek Nelson Press release

  Contact: Dr. Peter Gathje, Vice President for Academic Affairs / Dean, (901) 334-5844 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Memphis Theological Seminary’s Ingram Lectures Features Dr. Derek Nelson, October 16-17, 2017, focusing upon the 500th Anniversary of the...

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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.

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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.

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