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Asbury Seminary Team Makes 827 Masks

Seven members of the Asbury Seminary community, led by Paula Hisel, Assistant to the Department of Advancement, joined together to make 827 masks for the Seminary community. Staff, faculty and students have the option to receive two masks free of charge. The masks meet all Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines and consist of three… Read More »


Dr. Donald Joy, Former Professor at Asbury Seminary Passes Away

Dr. Donald Marvin Joy, Professor Emeritus of Human Development and Family Studies at Asbury Seminary, passed away June 6, 2020. Graveside services will be conducted for family only Saturday, June 13, 2020. A memorial service is tentatively scheduled for September 19, 2020 at the Free Methodist Church in Wilmore, Ky. The Seminary extends condolences to… Read More »


Statement on Racism

Our hearts are broken today as we witness racism in our land and across the world, including the tragic and unjust deaths of men like Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd. We think of past names that are added to this list, both men and women, known and unknown, brothers and sisters. And we are reminded… Read More »


Asbury Seminary Launches Asbury Seminary Global, Plans Expansion in Florida

Asbury Theological Seminary is delighted to announce the launch of a new initiative, known as Asbury Seminary Global. This initiative creatively combines online and short, targeted, residential experiences at convenient, church-based locations into a new hybrid educational platform. The Seminary has enjoyed six years of record-breaking Fall enrollment and now currently serves more students than… Read More »


Asbury Theological Seminary Welcomes New Trustees

Asbury Theological Seminary welcomes three new members to the Board of Trustees, including Dr. Cynthia James, Rev. Kyle Ray and Rev. Charles Savage. The Board of Trustees serves Asbury Seminary by helping to shape and oversee its overarching policies. “We are delighted to welcome these new members to the Board of Trustees,” Dr. Timothy C.… Read More »


Asbury Seminary Moves Spring Commencement to Fall 2020

Asbury Seminary announces that spring commencement is moved to fall 2020 due to COVID-19. Graduation ceremonies, along with all of the normal celebrative events, will be held on both the Florida Dunnam and Kentucky campuses on November 7 and 14, respectively. Students will have their degrees conferred after the close of the spring or summer… Read More »


Calvin Institute for Christian Worship Grant Awarded to Asbury Theological Seminary

Asbury Theological Seminary received a $15,000 grant from the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship that will fund a year long Vital Worship Grants Program to promote worship and faith formation at the Seminary. Starting June 2020, the program seeks to cultivate new expressions of hymn singing at the Seminary by introducing a globally diverse diet… Read More »


Asbury Seminary Faculty Win Multiple Biblical Foundation Book Awards

Dr. Craig Keener, Asbury Theological Seminary F.M. and Ada Thompson Professor of Biblical Studies, and Dr. Bill Arnold, Paul S. Amos Professor of Old Testament Interpretation, received Biblical Foundation Book Awards from the Center for Biblical Studies. Dr. Arnold’s book The World around the Old Testament: The People and Places of the Ancient Near East… Read More »


Asbury Seminary Faculty Wins PROSE Award

Dr. Ben Witherington III, Jean R. Amos Professor of New Testament for Doctoral Studies, is the co-winner of the Professional and Scholarly Excellence (PROSE) Award in the category of Theology and Religious studies for his book Biblical Theology: The Convergence of the Canon. The PROSE awards, administered by the American Association of Publishers, annually recognize… Read More »


6-17-2020 Update: Asbury Theological Seminary’s Response to COVID-19

PLEASE NOTE: A comprehensive, up-to-date list of all Asbury Seminary actions regarding COVID-19 can be found here and should be checked regularly, as that page is the authoritative list. Asbury Theological Seminary and its Coronavirus Response Team (CRT) continue to monitor the evolving situation with COVID-19, and the CRT meets regularly regarding any decisions the Seminary may need… Read More »