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MEMPHIS THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY

“My Seminary Story” by Valerie Houston, MTS Student

“My Seminary Story” by Valerie Houston, MTS Student

 I was drawn to Memphis Theological Seminary in the late 1980’s, when my mother, who recently passed, was an employee of MTS. I was 20 years old at the time and had a craving for God’s Word. I loved reading and studying books about the Creator.  My mother...

MTS Receives Lilly Endowment Inc Planning Grant

MTS Receives Lilly Endowment Inc Planning Grant

We are excited to announce that Memphis Theological Seminary has received a $50,000 planning grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. The Pathways for Tomorrow Initiative is designed to help theological schools strengthen their capacities to prepare and support pastoral...

Miracle on East Parkway South by Shelia O’Mara (MDiv, ’83)

Miracle on East Parkway South by Shelia O’Mara (MDiv, ’83)

Miracle on East Parkway South by Shelia O'Mara (MDiv, '83), originally published in Cumberland Presbyterian Magazine What a year 2020 was. Like many of you, my thoughts and prayers are that 2021 will find us out of the grips of a global pandemic that has changed our...

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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