A Prayer for the 20th Anniversary of 9/11

Friends of God, Our hearts continue to grieve as we approach the 20th anniversary of the series of four coordinated terrorist attacks carried out in the United States, resulting in 2,977 fatalities and thousands of injuries on September 11, 2001. Even with the passing of years we remain aware of the devastating loss of life […]

CTS Prepares for Presidential Installation

The CTS community is excitedly preparing for the installation of its seventh president, David M. Mellott, PhD, on September 19 at 2:00pm in Sweeney Chapel. Although Mellott began his presidential duties in July 2019, his formal installation was delayed due to COVID-19 and efforts to protect the safety of those gathering to celebrate the event. […]

Alumni Board Profile: Rev. Luis Gierbolini

Rev. Luis Gierbolini is the Associate Pastor at Central Christian Church in Indianapolis and the new President of the Alumni Association Board of Directors. A chef by training, his unique path brought him unexpectedly to CTS and to a life of ministry in central Indiana. Gierbolini was born and raised in New York City and […]

DMin Student Rev. Notoshia Howard Works with Innovative Chaplaincy Program

DMin student Rev. Notoshia Donnell Howard serves in both pastoral and chaplaincy ministry, and her ongoing theological education continues to inform her work as a member of the innovative Congregational Care Network at IU Health. Howard, who earned an MDiv from Indiana Wesleyan University, has been in congregational ministry for 21 years and is an […]

Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Prof. Rufus Burrow, Jr.

Dr. Rufus Burrow, Jr., Indiana Professor of Christian Thought and Professor of Theological Social Ethics Emeritus at CTS, died on August 24, 2021, after an incredibly impactful life of teaching and scholarship. Burrow came to CTS as Visiting Professor of Church and Society in 1983 after completing his PhD in Social Ethics from Boston University. […]

Faith & Action News September 2021

Wisdom if We Seek Transformation Unacceptable Fact of the Month: While many employers pledge to push starting pay to $15 an hour, Indiana’s legal minimum wage remains at the $7.25 enacted in 2008—even though the widely cited  Living Wage Calculator created by MIT professor and economist Amy Glasmeier suggests that a living wage for a single […]