Reformed Theological Seminary

Washington D.C.

RTS Campuses Host Creative Commencement Ceremonies for the Class of 2020

At the beginning of April, the administration of RTS decided to cancel all spring 2020 commencement ceremonies due to concerns about gathering during the coronavirus pandemic. In the cancellation announcement, Chancellor and CEO Dr. Ligon Duncan shared a letter with the RTS community, addressing the class of 2020. “While it is a disappointment to us […]

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RTS Announces Plans for Fall 2020 Classes

Earlier this week, the Reformed Theological Seminary Leadership Team met to discuss plans for the fall semester. I’m pleased to announce that, Lord willing (James 4:15), our plan for fall 2020 is to offer on-campus and in-person education on our campuses. Our community desires to be back together as students, faculty, and staff, but we […]

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Coronavirus Updates

Updated May 8, 5:00 PM  RTS announces plans for fall 2020 courses. Read the announcement or watch this update from Dr. Ligon Duncan’s social media platforms.   Updated April 16, 12:30 PM CT All summer 2020 courses have been announced. Syllabi will be posted by the end of the week, and registration will open on […]

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RTS Announces Virtual Preview Day for All Campuses

I am extremely pleased to be able to announce and invite you to our first virtual preview day. All campuses will be participating and all prospective students are welcome to join us on Wednesday, May 6 at 2:00 pm, CDT. All attendees will need to register prior to the event. Even in the coronavirus disruption, […]

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RTS Announces Plans and Courses for Summer 2020

Updated April 16, 2020 at 12:30 PM CT We are pleased to announce our course offerings for summer 2020, taught by faculty across all RTS campuses.   April 10, 2020 Dear RTS students (and the rest of the RTS family): I am excited to announce to you our RTS summer course schedule and plans. The […]

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Dr. Gray Sutanto joins RTS Washington as Professor of Systematic Theology

(VIENNA, Va.) — Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Gray Sutanto as Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology at RTS Washington, beginning June 1, 2020. “I could not be more thrilled about the appointment of Dr. Sutanto to our faculty,” said Dr. Scott Redd, President of the RTS Washington campus. “Gray’s […]

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Reformed Theological Seminary Announces Dates for Fall Preview Days

In fall 2019, the Jackson, Orlando, Dallas, and Washington campuses are hosting Preview Days for prospective students. These events provide an opportunity for prospective students to get a feel for individual campuses and programs. Preview Days allow prospective students to sit in on classes and meet faculty, staff, and current students. Attendees will be able […]

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RTS Washington Adds a New Class Portfolio of Saturday Courses

(VIENNA, Va.) — Beginning in September 2019, Reformed Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C., will offer a new portfolio of biblical and systematic theology courses. This portfolio is designed to prepare Christian leaders for the work of teaching and exposition of Scripture. Intended for both ordained and unordained leaders, classes will cover Old Testament, New Testament, […]

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Details for Dr. Howard Griffith’s Memorial Service

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) The following letter is posted with permission from the family of Dr. Howard Griffith: Dear friends, As many of you may already know, our father, Howard Griffith, passed away in his sleep early in the morning on March 20. After a long battle with cancer, he has gone to be with his heavenly […]

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RTS Washington’s New Campus Site in Tysons Corner

Reformed Theological Seminary’s Washington, D.C. campus will move to a new site in Tysons Corner in early 2019. “Our new location will help us respond to the needs of our growing student body and faculty,” said Dr. Scott Redd, president of RTS Washington and professor of Old Testament. “In our new facility, we will be […]

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RTS Washington Announces Dr. Thomas Keene as Professor of New Testament

Reformed Theological Seminary (RTS) is pleased to announce Dr. Thomas Keene has been appointed to the position of associate professor of New Testament at the Washington, D.C., campus.   “I am thrilled by the appointment of Dr. Keene as the newest member of our growing faculty serving in the Washington, D.C. area,” said Dr. Scott Redd, […]

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New Admissions Coordinator at RTS Washington

President Scott Redd of RTS Washington announced that Timoteo Sazo is assuming the role of Admissions Coordinator at the seminary. Working alongside the admission team, Sazo’s responsibilities include facilitating the admissions program as a whole, leading strategic initiatives, and collaborating on the campus’s online presence. “Timo has been an active member of the RTS Washington […]

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Dean of Students Geoff Sackett To Pursue Academic Studies Full-time

RTS Washington dean of students and director of admissions Geoff Sackett is stepping down from his role in order to pursue his academic studies full-time. “This is an exciting transition for Geoff, whom we know to be an especially gifted scholar and teacher of philosophy and theology. I wish him all the best in his […]

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Luther in 1517

Recently I revisited the first year of the Reformation. After reading what Luther wrote – and what he didn’t – I came away with five thoughts that struck me vividly. 1. Christ’s patience The first lesson that leaps out at me has to do with Christ’s patience as our teacher. How long-suffering our Lord was […]

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India and the Work of Presbyterian Theological Seminary of Debra Dup, India

With PowerPoint, video, and discussion, Dr. Ebenezer will introduce the history and the religious and social landscape of India and the work of Presbyterian Theological Seminary (PTS), Dehra Dun (India). When: March 17 at 7:00pm. Gourmet pizza will be provided. For food counting, RSVP to gsackett@rts.edu About Dr. Ebenezer  Dr. Matthew Ebenezer is an ordained […]

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EPC Jumper Scholarships Now Open

EPC Andrew A. Jumper Scholarships are now open for application. If you are an MDiv student in the EPC (Evangelical Presbyterian Church), you should apply by obtaining an application form with instructions from the Admissions Office. The deadline to apply is March 1, 2015.  Full criteria for applicants is as follows:  *Full-time (12 hours or […]

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