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2022 Commencement Ceremony May 21 at 11 A.M.

Join the Phillips Theological Seminary community as we celebrate the graduation of the Class of 2022. On this page you can view the live stream of the service from Tulsa’s Metropolitan Baptist Church, our hosts for commencement. You can also view and download a copy of the commencement program to help follow along.

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Special Online Lectures: Black Histories in Native (American) Lands

Phillips Theological Seminary is pleased to announce two lectures as part of The Black Church Traditions and African American Faith-Life program. The lectures focus on the Black heritage and history in Indian Territory, including Freedpersons, Black Indians, and Afro-Natives. Both lectures will be presented on the seminary’s YouTube channel. You can see a preview online […]

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Phillips Theological Seminary in conjunction with Arts Organizations from around the Country Present the World Premiere of “They Still Want to Kill Us”

An Uncensored Aria performed and composed by Daniel Bernard Roumain Featuring mezzo-soprano J’Nai Bridges and directed by Yoram Savion Commemorating centennial of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre and marking 1 year since the murder of George Floyd Streaming for free through July 31 Nationwide (USA) – May 10, 2021 – On May 25, 2021 at 5pm […]

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Arts Showcase: A Sacred Commemoration for the Centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre

Phillips Theological Seminary Black Church Traditions and African American Faith-Life invites artists of all ages to participate in a showcase of works as part of a sacred commemoration for the centennial of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. The submission deadline for the arts showcase is May 11. Artwork must be original to the artist submitting […]

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Phillips Seminary Completes Accreditation Site Visit

Phillips Theological Seminary’s accreditation visit from the Association of Theological Schools concluded Thursday morning, Sept. 26, following more than two days of in-depth conversations with alums, board members, students, staff, faculty, and administration. The five accreditation team members explored all facets of Phillips and expressed their appreciation for the transparency and cooperation they experienced during […]

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Board of Trustees Selects New President

The Rev. Dr. Nancy Claire Pittman Named President of Phillips Theological Seminary Following a seven-month long search that yielded an impressive and diverse pool of applicants, the Board of Trustees of Phillips Theological Seminary has named the Rev. Dr. Nancy Pittman as the school’s next president. Pittman has served as interim president of the Seminary […]

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What’s Love Got to do with it? by Judy Deere

Deere is a Phillips Alumna and is the Director of Admissions and Student Services at Phillips. Her reflection is based on 1 Corinthians 13: 1-8a and 13. She begins her homily with a Creek song, “Vnokeckvt Omecicen” (shortened translation “giving with love”).

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Mark’s Gospel as Haunted Text by Josh Linton

Phillips alumnus and Director of Recruitment at the seminary, Linton shares a very personal story about Mark’s haunting text (Mark 1: 15-16) and those displaced by the varying ideas and images of Jesus.

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