The In Trust Center for Theological Schools is a membership organization of over 230 seminaries, theological schools, and nonprofit educational institutions that have a mission of educating or forming students for ministry or related scholarship. We are committed to supporting our members and affiliates while they focus on achieving their mission.

Member Benefits

If you become a member of the In Trust Center, you and your stakeholders have access to the following resources and services.

  • A subscription to In Trust magazine, our award-winning quarterly publication designed exclusively for those who govern, lead, and teach at theological schools. In addition to print copies, you and your stakeholders have access to archived issues and other online content.

  • Curated resources and one on one consultation to assist you as you focus on a particular issue or explore an opportunity. Our Resource Consultants connect you to resources and conversation partners to support your work.

  • An opportunity to participate in a matching Resource Grant program of up to $10,000 to fund innovative work at your school.

  • We create space and foster communities of learning to connect you with other leaders through webinars, grant-funded initiatives, and facilitated conversations. Let us connect you with conversation partners as you navigate challenges and opportunities at your school.

To Join or Renew

To become a new member or affiliate, please call us at 302-654-7770, or email us at Our staff will assist you by answering any questions that you have and explain the full benefits of membership.

To renew for 2023-2024:

Pay the renewal fee now through a secure one-page form hosted by Bluepay. Scroll down for the "submit payment" button after you've filled in your information. Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express are accepted.

Or, call us at 302-654-7770 if you would prefer to receive an invoice.

Fees are based on a school's education and general (E&G) budget as reported on Table 1.2 of the most recent Annual Data Tables issues by the Association of Theological Schools.

  • $575 for schools with an E&G budget of less than $5 million.*

  • $875 for schools with an E&G budget of $5 million to $10 million.

  • $1150 for schools with an E&G budget of more than $10 million.

Not an educational institution but still want to join? Affiliate status is available at $200 per year.

* Schools that are part of an ATS-accredited consortium may join for $200, if the consortium is an In Trust Center member.


Our 2022-2023 Partners

Abilene Christian University, Graduate School of Theology, Abilene, TX

Academy for Jewish Religion, Yonkers, NY

Acadia Divinity College, Wolfville, NS

Ambrose Seminary, Calgary, AB

Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary, Elkhart, IN

Anderson University School of Theology and Christian Ministry, Anderson, IN

Aquinas Institute of Theology, St. Louis, MO

Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore, KY

Ashland Theological Seminary, Ashland, OH

Assemblies of God Theological Seminary at Evangel University, Springfield, MO

Associated Canadian Theological Schools (ACTS), Langley, BC

Atlantic School of Theology, Halifax, NS

Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Austin, TX

Azusa Pacific Seminary, Azusa, CA

B. H. Carroll Seminary, Irving, TX

Baptist Bible College, Springfield, MO

Baptist Seminary of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Barry University Department of Theology and Philosophy, Miami Shores, FL

Berkeley School of Theology, Berkeley, CA

Bethany Theological Seminary, Richmond, IN

Bexley Seabury Seminary Federation, Chicago, IL

Boston College School of Theology and Ministry, Chestnut Hill, MA

Boston University School of Theology, Boston, MA

Briercrest College and Seminary, Caronport, SK

Brite Divinity School, Fort Worth, TX

Byzantine Catholic Seminary of Ss. Cyril & Methodius, Pittsburgh, PA

Calvin Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids, MI

Campbell University Divinity School, Buies Creek, NC

Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary, Cochrane, AB

Candler School of Theology of Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Carey Theological College, Vancouver, BC

Catholic Distance University Graduate School of Theology, Charles Town, WV

Catholic Theological Union at Chicago, Chicago, IL

Central Baptist Theological Seminary, Shawnee, KS

Chapman Seminary of Oakland City University, Oakland City, IN

Chicago Theological Seminary, Chicago, IL

China Evangelical Seminary North America, West Covina, CA

Christ School of Theology at the Institute of Lutheran Theology, Brookings, SD

Christian Theological Seminary, Indianapolis, IN

Church Divinity School of the Pacific, Berkeley, CA

Claremont School of Theology, Claremont, CA

Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, Rochester, NY

Columbia Biblical Seminary of Columbia International University, Columbia, SC

Columbia Theological Seminary, Decatur, GA

Concordia Lutheran Seminary, Edmonton, AB

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, IN

Cornerstone Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids, MI

Covenant Theological Seminary, St. Louis, MO

Cummins Memorial Theological Seminary, Summerville, SC

Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, TX

Denver Seminary, Littleton, CO

Drew University Theological School, Madison, NJ

Duke University Divinity School, Durham, NC

Earlham School of Religion, Richmond, IN

Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, VA

Ecumenical Theological Seminary, Detroit, MI

Eden Theological Seminary, St. Louis, MO

Emmanuel Christian Seminary at Milligan, Milligan, TN

Emmanuel College of Victoria University, Toronto, ON

Evangelical Seminary of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR

Franciscan School of Theology, San Diego, CA

Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary at Fresno Pacific University, Fresno, CA

Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Evanston, IL

Gateway Seminary, Ontario, CA

General Theological Seminary, New York, NY

George W. Truett Theological Seminary of Baylor University, Waco, TX

GETS Theological Seminary, Covina, CA

Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, South Hamilton, MA

Grace Mission University, Fullerton, CA

Grace School of Theology, Woodlands, TX

Grace Theological Seminary, Winona Lake, IN

Graduate School of Theology at University of Redlands | San Francisco Theological Seminary, San Anselmo, CA

Grand Canyon University College of Theology, Phoenix, AZ

Harding School of Theology, Memphis, TN

Hartford International University for Religion and Peace, Hartford, CT

Harvard Divinity School, Cambridge, MA

Heritage Theological Seminary, Cambridge, ON

Holy Apostles College and Seminary, Cromwell, CT

Hood Theological Seminary, Salisbury, NC

Houston Graduate School of Theology, Houston, TX

Huron University College, London, ON

Iliff School of Theology, Denver, CO

Immaculate Conception Seminary of Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ

Inter-American Adventist Theological Seminary (IATS)-- Seminario Teologico Adventista Interamericano, Miami, FL

Interdenominational Theological Center, Atlanta, GA

International Theological Seminary, West Covina, CA

James and Carolyn McAfee School of Theology of Mercer University, Atlanta, GA

Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University, Berkeley, CA

John Leland Center for Theological Studies, Arlington, VA

Johnson C. Smith Theological Seminary, Atlanta, GA

Kairos University, Sioux Falls, SD

Knox College, Toronto, ON

Knox Theological Seminary, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Lancaster Theological Seminary, Lancaster, PA

Lexington Theological Seminary, Lexington, KY

Logos Evangelical Seminary, El Monte, CA

Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY

Loyola Marymount University, Department of Theological Studies, Los Angeles, CA

Loyola University Chicago Institute of Pastoral Studies, Chicago, IL

Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, MN

Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, Chicago, IL

Lutheran Theological Seminary, Saskatoon, Saskatoon, SK

Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary at Lenoir-Rhyne University, Columbia, SC

McCormick Theological Seminary, Chicago, IL

McMaster Divinity College, Hamilton, ON

Meadville Lombard Theological School, Chicago, IL

Memphis Theological Seminary, Memphis, TN

Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary, Langley, BC

Methodist Theological School in Ohio, Delaware, OH

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Kansas City, MO

Missio Seminary, Philadelphia, PA

Montreal School of Theology, Montreal, QC

Moravian University, Bethlehem, PA

Mount Angel Seminary, Saint Benedict, OR

Multnomah Biblical Seminary, Portland, OR

NAIITS: An Indigenous Learning Community, Montague, PE

Nashotah House, Nashotah, WI

Nazarene Theological Seminary, Kansas City, MO

New Brunswick Theological Seminary, New Brunswick, NJ

New York Theological Seminary, New York, NY

Newman Theological College, Edmonton, AB

North Park Theological Seminary at North Park University, Chicago, IL

Northeastern Seminary at Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, NY

Northern Seminary, Lisle, IL

Northpoint Bible College, Haverhill, MA

Northwest Baptist Seminary, Langley City, BC

Northwest Nazarene University Graduate School of Theology, Nampa, ID

Oakwood University School of Religion, Huntsville, AL

Oblate School of Theology, San Antonio, TX

Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley, CA

Palm Beach Atlantic University School of Ministry, West Palm Beach, FL

Palmer Theological Seminary at Eastern University, St. Davids, PA

Payne Theological Seminary, Wilberforce, OH

Pentecostal Theological Seminary, Cleveland, TN

Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX

Phillips Theological Seminary, Tulsa, OK

Phoenix Seminary, Scottsdale, AZ

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, Pittsburgh, PA

Pontifical College Josephinum, Columbus, OH

Pope St. John XXIII National Seminary, Weston, MA

Portland Seminary of George Fox University, Portland, OR

Presbyterian College, Montreal, QC

Presbyterian Theological Seminary in America, Santa Fe Springs, CA

Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, NJ

Providence University College and Theological Seminary, Otterburne, MB

Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids, MI

Queen's College, St. John's, NL

Reformed Episcopal Seminary, Blue Bell, PA

Reformed Theological Seminary, Jackson, MS

Regent College, Vancouver, BC

Regis College, Toronto, ON

Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Detroit, MI

Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology, Hales Corners, WI

Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, Wynnewood, PA

Saint John's Seminary (MA), Brighton, MA

Saint John's University School of Theology and Seminary, Collegeville, MN

Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology, Wickliffe, OH

Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology, St. Meinrad, IN

Saint Paul School of Theology, Leawood, KS

Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity, Saint Paul, MN

Saint Vincent Seminary, Latrobe, PA

Seattle Pacific Seminary of Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA

Seminary of the Southwest, Austin, TX

Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary at Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI

Shaw University Divinity School, Raleigh, NC

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, NC

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, TX

St. Andrew's College, Saskatoon, SK

St. Andrew's Hall, Vancouver, BC

St. Augustine's Seminary of Toronto, Scarborough, ON

St. Bernard's School of Theology and Ministry, Rochester, NY

St. John Vianney Theological Seminary, Denver, CO

St. John's Seminary (CA), Camarillo, CA

St. Joseph's Seminary, Yonkers, NY

St. Mary's Seminary and University, Baltimore, MD

St. Peter's Seminary, London, ON

St. Stephen's College - University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

St. Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary, South Canaan, PA

St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary, Boynton Beach, FL

St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary, Yonkers, NY

Starr King School for the Ministry, Oakland, CA

Talbot School of Theology of Biola University, La Mirada, CA

The King's Seminary at The King's University, Southlake, TX

The Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies, Jacksonville, FL

The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology, Seattle, WA

Theological College, Washington, DC

Toronto School of Theology, Toronto, ON

Trinity Bible College and Graduate School, Ellendale, ND

Trinity College Faculty of Divinity, Toronto, ON

Trinity Evangelical Divinity School | Trinity International University, Deerfield, IL

Trinity Lutheran Seminary at Capital University, Columbus, OH

Trinity School for Ministry, Ambridge, PA

Tyndale University, Toronto, ON

Union Presbyterian Seminary, Richmond, VA

Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York, New York, NY

United Lutheran Seminary, Gettysburg, PA

United Theological Seminary, Dayton, OH

United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities, Saint Paul, MN

University of Dubuque Theological Seminary, Dubuque, IA

University of Notre Dame Department of Theology, Notre Dame, IN

University of Saint Mary of the Lake, Mundelein Seminary, Mundelein, IL

Urshan Graduate School of Theology, Wentzville, MO

Vancouver School of Theology, Vancouver, BC

Vanderbilt University Divinity School, Nashville, TN

Virginia Theological Seminary, Alexandria, VA

Wake Forest University School of Divinity, Winston-Salem, NC

Wartburg Theological Seminary, Dubuque, IA

Wesley Biblical Seminary, Ridgeland, MS

Wesley Seminary at Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, IN

Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, DC

Western Seminary, Portland, OR

Western Theological Seminary, Holland, MI

Westminster Seminary California, Escondido, CA

Winebrenner Theological Seminary, Findlay, OH

Wycliffe College, Toronto, ON



Andover Newton Seminary at Yale Divinity School, New Haven, CT

Asociación Para La Educación Teológica Hispana (AETH), Orlando, FL

Association for Biblical Higher Education, Orlando, FL

Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, Washington, DC

Association of Theological Schools, Pittsburgh, PA

Assumption Seminary, San Antonio, TX

Atla, Chicago, IL

Auburn Seminary, New York, NY

Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, Grand Rapids, MI

Committee on Theological Education of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Jeffersonville, IN

Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, Washington, DC

Digital Theological Library, El Cajon, CA

Disciples Seminary Foundation, Fullerton, CA

Hispanic Theological Initiative, Princeton, NJ

HJ International Graduate School for Peace and Public Leadership, Barrytown, NY

Jesse C. Fletcher Seminary, San Antonio, TX

Lake Institute on Faith & Giving, Indianapolis, IN

Louisville Institute, Louisville, KY

Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education (NetVUE), Holland, MI

Omaha Presbyterian Seminary Foundation, Omaha, NE

Pacific Theological Seminary, San Diego, CA

Summit Pacific College - School of Graduate Studies, Langley, BC

Taylor College and Seminary, Edmonton, AB

the FOCUS group, St. Augustine, FL

Unitarian Universalist Ministerial Credentialing Office, Boston, MA

United Methodist Church Division of Ordained Ministry, Nashville, TN

Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion, Crawfordsville, IN

Washington Theological Consortium, Washington, DC

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