MTS Alumni Commissioned and Ordained in the UMC

MTS would like to recognize our United Methodist alumni who were granted provisional membership, recognized as elders, and/or ordained as deacons in The United Methodist Church. All of us at Memphis Theological Seminary are extremely proud of these talented alumni....

Baird-Buck CP Endowment Receives $100,000 Gift

The Leon and Alivene Harris Trust Fund recently contributed $100,000 to the Seminary to go toward the Baird-Buck CP House of Studies Endowment. Mrs. Harris was a cousin of Dr. Clinton Buck and Sondra Baird Roddy who along with their families initiated the endowment....

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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