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CTS is grateful for Dr. Clark M. Williamson’s Remarkable Life of Service

CTS is grateful for Dr. Clark M. Williamson’s remarkable life of service to the church, the CTS community and theological education. Clark M. Williamson (November 3, 1935- June 26th, 2021) was renowned for his work with neo-process theology, post-Shoah theology, and biblical theology. The author of more than twenty books, he was especially known for […]

Bryan Stevenson Event Details and Resources

  Faith & Action 2021 Fall Event October 5, 2021 | Click for details Documentary Film and Discussion Guide Click for information   Faith & Action Fall Event Featuring Bryan Stevenson The Faith & Action Project will host its 2021 Fall Event “American Injustice: Mercy, Humanity and Making a Difference” featuring Bryan Stevenson, founder of […]

CTS and Indiana Writers Center Launch Poetry Prize

Poem to be read at presidential installation, pondering “How to Love a City” Christian Theological Seminary is partnering with the Indiana Writers Center to award a prize celebrating the power of poetry to illuminate wisdom, elicit wonder, and discover meaning. Recognizing the poet’s role as healer, activist, and sage, “How to Love a City” is […]

Statement on Anti-Asian Violence

Christian Theological Seminary supports the powerful statement below and denounces all violence. Statement on Anti-Asian Violence The Asian Descent Presidents and Deans Affinity Group of the Association of Theological Schools March 24, 2021 We, the Asian Descent Presidents and Deans, of the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) condemn and denounce every form of attack against […]

Holy Week and Anti-AAPI Violence

Throughout the pandemic we have heard reports on increased violence in the United States toward Asians and Pacific Islanders. Furthermore, we have been reminded, again, of the ways in which our national and religious issues with race, sex, gender, and class are often linked together. We’ve all seen videos documenting horrendous acts of scapegoating that […]

Faith & Action Project Receives Lumina Foundation Award

Lumina Foundation recently awarded $300,000, which includes a $250,000 grant from its Fund for Racial Justice and Equity, to support Christian Theological Seminary’s ongoing commitment to the Indianapolis community and efforts to address systemic racism and mitigate poverty. For the past five years, Christian Theological Seminary’s Faith & Action Project has partnered with 15 grant […]

A Pastoral Letter from President Mellott

November 2, 2020 Friends of God, Election day is almost here and my soul is troubled.I’m not only concerned about the outcome of so many of the races, but also concerned about the condition of our country, our union. We are divided, and we are seeing in greater relief that our divisions are deep and […]

CTS in the News

Amid a busy election season, the CTS community affirms it’s core value that all people are created in God’s image: The Indianapolis Recorder wrote a feature about our recent online event, “Confronting White Complicity in Racial Injustice.” Read it here. MDiv/MTS student Cassidy Hall was interviewed by WISH-TV about her faith and the work of racial […]

Four Poverty-Fighting Efforts Selected for F&A Grants

October 20, 2020 Christian Theological Seminary has awarded grants totaling $100,000 in 2020 for four efforts aimed at breaking the cycle of poverty in Indianapolis. The 2020 Faith & Action grant recipients follow. Faith IN Indiana $30,000 This grant will support Faith IN Indiana’s programs and policies to reduce incarceration and the stark impact of […]

CTS Welcomes New Faculty and Staff Members

CTS is excited to welcome new members to our faculty and staff! Rev. Ayanna L. Garrett will begin her role as Associate Dean of Student Life at CTS on August 15, 2020. Rev. Garrett earned a BS in Communications from the University of Illinois and Urbana-Champaign and an MS in Education with a concentration in […]