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Covid-19 Protocol for Fall 2021

Covid-19 Protocol for Fall 2021

Dear Seminary Community: MTS is delighted that the safety and effectiveness of the Covid-19 vaccines have made it possible for us to re-open and welcome our community back to campus. At the same time, we’re aware that certain health conditions, as well as the rapid...

MTS Announces $70,000 Matching Pledge

MTS Announces $70,000 Matching Pledge

Dear MTS Community, MTS President Rev. Dr. Jody Hill When God called me to ministry, I left a lucrative job in a family-owned construction company.  Without the support of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church and other gracious donors, I could  not have...

MTS Alum Featured in The Commercial Appeal

MTS Alum Featured in The Commercial Appeal

A woman on a mission: What led Reverend Elaine Sanford to care for Memphis' most vulnerable | Opinion Lynn Norment This article was originally published in The Commercial Appeal. Elaine Sanford is a woman on a mission. And she refuses to allow the COVID-19 pandemic to...

Celebrating the Class of 2020 & the Class of 2021

Celebrating the Class of 2020 & the Class of 2021

Dear MTS Community,As we gathered last Saturday for our 2020 and 2021 commencement at MTS, I pondered how the word ‘commencement’ really encompassed the day’s celebrations. While a graduation might recognize an ending, a commencement celebrates all the new beginnings...

“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...