A Commitment of Solidarity with Undocumented Persons and Refugees

A Commitment of Solidarity with Undocumented Persons and Refugees March 15, 2017 As the faculty and administration of Memphis Theological Seminary, we seek to live out our shared commitment to “embody God’s mission of redemption, justice, and peace in service to the...

MTS Trustee named Metro District Superintendent

MTS Trustee named Metro District Superintendent Dr. Deborah B. Smith, Metro District Superintendent March 15 2017 Bishop William T. McAlilly of the Nashville Episcopal Area of The United Methodist Church announced today his intention to appoint the Reverend Dr....

Memphis Theological Seminary St. Patrick’s Day 4 Mile Run

March 11th at 8:00 BENEFITTING MEMPHIS THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY’S “MINISTRY FOR THE REAL WORLD” CAMPAIGN AND ROOM IN THE INN MEMPHIS Memphis Theological Seminary presents its second annual St. Patrick’s Day 4 mile Race/Walk on Saturday, March 11, 2017. Serious runners and...

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.

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Florenstine Sullivan Woods

“The education I received at MTS was above par. The professors ranged from the conservative evangelical perspective to a more liberal mainline protestant perspective with a sprinkling of Roman Catholic in between. Yet all of them were caring and very well educated with a genuine love for Christ Jesus…”

Derek W. White

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