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THE THIRD CHAPTER
On July 1, 2014, Johnson C. Smith Theological Seminary (JCSTS) embarked upon the third chapter in its illustrious 147-year history by re-establishing itself as an independent institution. (JCSTS traces its beginning to the founding of the Freedman's School of Charlotte, North Carolina in 1867. It remained in Charlotte until 1969, at which time it became a constituent of the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta). 
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WHY DID JCSTS LEAVE THE ITC?
On June 30, 2014, Johnson C. Smith Theological Seminary disaffiliated from the Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC).  JCSTS is no longer a member school of the ITC.  Why?  Because the religious environment has changed.  JCSTS feels called to bring a new kind of seminary into existence--one that is innovative and that helps students anticipate the 21st century reality of Christian ministry at home and abroad.    
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JCSTS STATEMENT PERTAINING TO FERGUSON AND STATEN ISLAND 
Atlanta, GA, December 4-Johnson C. Smith Theological Seminary (JCSTS), the only historically African-American seminary of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is in solidarity with the denomination's calls for serious reflection by the whole church "about the communities and the racial climate we have created in this country."
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JCSTS BOARD ELECTS NEW TRUSTEES
The Board of Trustees of Johnson C. Smith Theological Seminary (JCSTS) held its stated meeting October 14-15, 2014. The Board elected four new trustees to serve among its ranks: Alex Gee of Madison, WI; Pete Peery of Black Mountain, NC; Ken Witehurst of Atlanta, GA; and Hodari Williams of West Orange, NJ

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ALEX GEEPETE PEERYKEN WHITEHURSTHODARI WILLIAMS

 
 
 

 

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