Prayer and Action August 8, 2019 My heart is heavy as I reflect on the adversity the city of Dayton has faced in recent months. Home to United Theological Seminary and many students, faculty and staff, Dayton, Ohio, has been the source of endless media coverage these last ten weeks, from a KKK rally in ...Read More
The Lord is near to the brokenhearted August 5, 2019 In the early morning hours of Sunday, August 4, 2019, 24-year-old Connor Betts of Bellbrook, Ohio, opened fire on thousands of people outside bars and restaurants in the Oregon District of Dayton, Ohio. Within a minute, 9 people had been killed and 27 injured. ...Read More
Seminary Honors Bishop J. Michael Lowry at Spring Commencement DAYTON, OHIO, May 21, 2019 — United Theological Seminary held its Spring Commencement on May 18, 2019, at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Dayton, Ohio. The Seminary celebrated 92 women and men who have completed their theological education and are going out to serve as faithful, fruitful leaders ...Read More
Remembering Dr. Kendall K. McCabe April 11, 2019 It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of Dr. Kendall K. McCabe (Dec. 2, 1939 – April 11, 2019), who passed away in the early hours of April 11, 2019. For more than 30 years, Dr. McCabe served United Theological Seminary, first as Professor ...Read More
Reflections on UMC General Conference March 1, 2019 The Special Session of the General Conference of The United Methodist Church met in St. Louis, MO, on Feb. 23-26, 2019. This General Conference revealed how deeply divided United Methodists are over issues regarding the ordination and marriage of homosexual persons in our congregations. Consistently, 53% ...Read More
Statement on UMC General Conference February 28, 2019 The General Conference of The United Methodist Church has concluded. It was a grueling, painful three days that demonstrated more than ever before the deep divides that inhere within The UMC. Those who attended went away with a sense of pain and loss, as did many others ...Read More
Changes Ahead for The United Methodist Church? Many United Methodists feel like we are wandering in the wilderness as we seek to resolve our conflict over the authority of scripture and the inclusion of homosexual persons in the life and leadership of The United Methodist Church. The United Methodist Council of Bishops has called a ...Read More
During 2017 Advent Commencement, the Seminary graduates 45 students and awards Bishop Trimble the honorary Doctor of Divinity.
Seminario Metodista Juan Wesley in Mexico and United Theological Seminary are cooperating to further Hispanic-Latino theological education. ...Read More
The Seminary celebrates Ochoa’s work with United’s Hispanic Christian Academy and his leadership in the Northwest Texas Conference. ...Read More
In light of the demonstrable uptick in anti-Semitic incidents since November, we the Christian faculty at United Theological Seminary offer this statement of solidarity with our Jewish neighbors. ...Read More
The 2016 seminar offers a time of refreshing and renewal, focused on theme of "Activating Gifts of the Holy Spirit for Ministry." ...Read More
A prayer of lament for all who are grieving violence and evil.
Krueger Teaching Chapel open for prayer Friday, July 8, from 1 to 4 p.m. ...
Rev. Dr. Lester A. McCorn, D.Min. alumnus of United Theological Seminary, is a candidate for Bishop in the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. ...Read More
A recent report from the Association of Theological Schools shows the Ohio seminary to be one of the 12 fastest-growing in the last five years. ...Read More
Seminary students gain new appreciation for civil rights struggles of the past and progress that continues to be made in the present. ...Read More
Master’s degree students from United Theological Seminary travelled internationally this month as part of the Seminary’s Contextual Theology and Immersion Program. ...Read More
Congratulations to Rev. Sara B. Thomas ’04, who joined the staff of Discipleship Ministries on Dec. 1 as Chief Strategist for Vital Congregations. ...Read More
UMC Ruling for Online Courses United celebrates the forward step taken by the UM University Senate on January 27, 2011, with regard to United Methodist Distance Learning. The Senate has ruled: 1. That UM candidates for ordination may take up to two-thirds of their required degree work online at a United Methodist seminary that offers ...Read More