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Rev. Dr. Johnny Jeffords Named the Director of the Center for Pastoral Wholeness and Chaplaincy Studies at MTS
The Rev. Dr. Johnny Jeffords has been named the Director of the Center for Pastoral Wholeness and Chaplaincy Studies at Memphis Theological Seminary (MTS). This position was made possible by a generous grant from the Assisi Foundation of Memphis to create and sustain...
Rev. Dr. Jody Hill, MTS President Dear MTS Community, Like many of our students and alums, I myself am a bivocational minister: while serving as the President of Memphis Theological Seminary, I pastor and prepare a sermon each week like many of our students who...
When Noah Quinton (MDiv, ’15) arrived at Memphis Theological Seminary in the fall of 2012, he already had an interest in hospital chaplaincy. During college at Belmont University, he’d volunteered at a children’s hospital in Nashville. “So I was definitely interested...
Lieutenant Commander Takana L. Jefferson (MDiv, '11) - U.S. Navy photo by Elizabeth Kearns Lieutenant Commander Takana L. Jefferson, Command Chaplain for Naval Support Activity Washington, has served in the military a total of twenty-eight years, with ten of...
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