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Rev. Dr. Lee Ramsey Retires

Rev. Dr. Lee Ramsey Retires

Rev. Dr. Lee Ramsey, the Marlon and Sheila Foster Professor of Pastoral Theology and Homiletics, will be retiring this year after twenty-four years at Memphis Theological Seminary. An ordained United Methodist Minister, he will also be retiring from his position as...

MTS Receives $50,000 Planning Grant from Lilly Endowment Inc.

MTS Receives $50,000 Planning Grant from Lilly Endowment Inc.

Memphis Theological Seminary has received a $50,000 planning grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to support the seminary’s exploration of new projects to help Christian parents and caregivers strengthen the ways they practice faith with their children. As part of the...

Holy Week Blessings

Holy Week Blessings

Rev. Dr. Jody Hill, MTS President Dear MTS Community, I think it is most fitting that our seminary observes our spring break each year during Holy Week. In this busy time of exams, papers, work, and sermons this is indeed a welcome respite for us to focus more...

Dr. Andre E. Johnson (MDiv, ’02) Recognized as Visiting Scholar

Dr. Andre E. Johnson (MDiv, ’02) Recognized as Visiting Scholar

Dr. Andre E. Johnson Dr. Andre E. Johnson (MDiv, ‘02) has been recognized as a Visiting Scholar at MTS. Dr. Johnson is a former faculty member of MTS and is currently on the faculty at the University of Memphis, where he is an Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Media...

MTS Announces Partnership with the Center for Chaplaincy Studies

MTS Announces Partnership with the Center for Chaplaincy Studies

Rev. Dr. Jody Hill, MTS President Dear MTS Community, While the pandemic has cast a spotlight on the heroic efforts of first responders, chaplains are equally essential last responders. These ministers trained in grief and pastoral counseling provide long-term...