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MEMPHIS THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY

MTS Receives $275,000 Grant from The Assisi Foundation of Memphis

MTS Receives $275,000 Grant from The Assisi Foundation of Memphis

Memphis Theological Seminary has received a $275,000 grant from The Assisi Foundation of Memphis to help establish a partnership between MTS and the Center for Chaplaincy Studies. The grant will be paid over the course of four years and is contingent upon MTS meeting...

Rev. Dr. Lee Ramsey Retires

Rev. Dr. Lee Ramsey Retires

Rev. Dr. Lee Ramsey, the Marlon and Sheila Foster Professor of Pastoral Theology and Homiletics, will be retiring this year after twenty-four years at Memphis Theological Seminary. An ordained United Methodist Minister, he will also be retiring from his position as...

MTS Receives $50,000 Planning Grant from Lilly Endowment Inc.

MTS Receives $50,000 Planning Grant from Lilly Endowment Inc.

Memphis Theological Seminary has received a $50,000 planning grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to support the seminary’s exploration of new projects to help Christian parents and caregivers strengthen the ways they practice faith with their children. As part of the...

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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