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Presbyterian seminaries look to partnerships to fulfill mission

Once upon a time, theological institutions were seen as stewards of self-sufficiency. Aside from a visiting professor now and then, tenured faculty formed the core of the identity and mission of most seminaries. Students sought out specific professors as mentors and advisers. Aside from denominational affiliation, a school’s internal prowess in missiology, homiletics, liturgy, music, pastoral counseling or evangelism was often the main draw for new students.

LPTS president Michael Jinkins announces retirement

Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary (LPTS) president, the Rev. Dr. Michael Jinkins, announced his retirement during the seminary’s spring Board of Trustees meeting, which took place Friday, April 28. Jinkins, who began his term as the seminary’s ninth president September 1, 2010, will formally retire September 2, 2018.

Louisville Seminary’s covenant tuition program now fully endowed

Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary has completed the first phase of its Covenant for the Future strategic plan, which kicked off in 2011. By reaching its goal of $2.4 million for the first phase of the capital campaign, 100 percent tuition assistance for all master’s-level students is now a permanent benefit of attending Louisville Seminary.

PC(USA) seminary news

A compilation of news from Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and other seminaries

PC(USA) seminary news

A compilation of news from Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and other seminaries Presbyterian News Service Gregg Brekke A compilation of news from Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) seminaries including Auburn Theological Seminary, Austin Presbyterian… Read more »