As members of the Faculty of Memphis Theological Seminary, we offer these theological affirmations as a faithful response to the hurt and anguish in our churches and society due to racism. We affirm our faith in God, who as Creator and Redeemer, acts in love...
Memphis Theological Seminary is grieved by the recent tragic deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery. God calls Christians to respond in love and truth, condemning hate and injustice in all their forms. To our community--particularly to black staff,...
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.
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.
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.