Dear Seminary Community: MTS is delighted that the safety and effectiveness of the Covid-19 vaccines have made it possible for us to re-open and welcome our community back to campus. At the same time, we’re aware that certain health conditions, as well as the rapid...
Dear MTS Community, MTS President Rev. Dr. Jody Hill When God called me to ministry, I left a lucrative job in a family-owned construction company. Without the support of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church and other gracious donors, I could not have...
A woman on a mission: What led Reverend Elaine Sanford to care for Memphis' most vulnerable | Opinion Lynn Norment This article was originally published in The Commercial Appeal. Elaine Sanford is a woman on a mission. And she refuses to allow the COVID-19 pandemic to...
Dear MTS Community,As we gathered last Saturday for our 2020 and 2021 commencement at MTS, I pondered how the word ‘commencement’ really encompassed the day’s celebrations. While a graduation might recognize an ending, a commencement celebrates all the new beginnings...
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