Land, Food, and Faith Formation

Doctor of Ministry Program

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The Doctor of Ministry in Land, Food, and Faith Formation is a dynamic and innovative low-residency program open to students who are passionate about the intersections of ministry with agricultural practices, food justice, care for the land, and the role of faith communities in both rural and urban settings. Click the links below to read articles about our commitment to creation care and environmental justice. 

Land, Food, and Faith Formation: a new Doctor of Ministry Program
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MTS Receives Grant from UMC Earthkeepers Program


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Student Testimonials

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Faculty at the forefront of food justice and creation care across the country

Past faculty include Rev. Dr. Heber Brown, III, a public speaker, community organizer, and social entrepreneur who started the Black Church Food Security Network in Baltimore, Maryland, and Rev. Dr. Noah Campbell, the director of the Memphis Center for Food and Faith.

Courses at the intersection of Land, Food, and Community

Courses include “Theologies of the Land,” “Theologies of Food Justice,”  “Biblical, Theological, and Historical Visions of the Land, Food, and Community,” and “The Integration of Land, Food, and Faith Formation in Ministry: Liturgy, Preaching, and Pastoral Care in Relation to Land and Food.”

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Memphis Theological Seminary will be accepting applications for the Doctor of Ministry in Land, Food, and Faith Formation until April 30th, 2020.