Participating in God's ongoing mission in the world, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary is a community of Christ joining in the Spirit's work of forming and equipping people for ministries familiar and yet to unfold and communities present and yet to be gathered.
Since 1794 Pittsburgh Theological Seminary has been preparing students in the way of Jesus. We welcome neighbors; share meals, differences, and experiences; expand our minds; and expect to be challenged by the broad range of beliefs we bring to the table.
The established academic rigor of more than 200 years of theological education, and the depth and diversity of our faculty, ensure our student community learns, grows, and flourishes on a path to practical ministry. Our students prepare to engage in God's work with parishes, nonprofits, and institutions specific to their call.
From our extensive theological library, archaeological museum, and printed and digital publications, to welcoming participation in our robust continuing education program, mission-related opportunities, and youth ministry institute, the Seminary models what it means to be a valuable resource for the church and the world.
When you give to Pittsburgh Seminary, you invest in men and women who, in and out of the classroom, are preparing to participate with Christ in the transformative work of gospel ministry around the globe—whether in traditional church settings, entrepreneurial church plants, or missional initiatives. Your giving supports student scholarships, faculty development, educational programs such as the World Mission Initiative, Center for Adaptive and Innovative Ministry, and Metro-Urban Institute, and much more.
The World Mission Initiative offers a number of ways for congregations, students, and others to get involved in what God's doing in the world. Whether it's a short-term mission trip, evaluating your church's mission program, or financially supporting WMI's mission, we encourage you to get involved!
Open to PTS students, local pastors, and church mission leaders, our mission trips provide theological lessons and life-changing experiences. Many students believe that their experiences in cross-cultural mission will affect their ministry—whether in the church, the community, or the world!
Planning a short-term mission trip? Check out the various resources including denominational mission organizations, world news and prayer links, as well as faith-based partners in Pittsburgh.