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 2022-2023:

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

Acadia Divinity College, Wolfville, NS

Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary, Elkhart, IN

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

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

Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore, KY

Ashland Theological Seminary, Ashland, OH

Associated Canadian Theological Schools (ACTS), Langley, BC

Atlantic School of Theology, Halifax, NS

B.H. Carroll Theological Institute, Irving, TX

Baptist Bible College, Springfield, MO

Baptist Seminary of Kentucky, Georgetown, 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

Briercrest College and Seminary, Caronport, SK

Brite Divinity School, Fort Worth, TX

Calvin Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids, MI

Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary, Cochrane, AB

Candler School of Theology of Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Carey Theological College, Vancouver, BC

Catholic Theological Union, Chicago, IL

Central Baptist Theological Seminary, Shawnee, KS

China Evangelical Seminary North America, West Covina, CA

Christian Theological Seminary, Indianapolis, IN

Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, Rochester, NY

Concordia Lutheran Seminary, Edmonton, AB

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

Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, IN

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

Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, VA

Ecumenical Theological Seminary, Detroit, MI

Eden Theological Seminary, St. Louis, MO

Emmanuel Christian Seminary at Milligan, Milligan, TN

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

Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, South Hamilton, MA

Grace Mission University, Fullerton, CA

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

Grand Rapids Theological Seminary of Cornerstone University, Grand Rapids, MI

Harding School of Theology, Memphis, TN

Harvard Divinity School, Cambridge, MA

Heritage Theological Seminary, Cambridge, ON

Holy Apostles College and Seminary, Cromwell, CT

Hood Theological Seminary, Salisbury, NC

Iliff School of Theology, Denver, CO

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

Interdenominational Theological Center, Atlanta, GA

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

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

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 Southern Seminary at Lenoir-Rhyne University, Columbia, SC

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

Nashotah House, Nashotah, WI

Nazarene Theological Seminary, Kansas City, MO

New Brunswick Theological Seminary, New Brunswick, NJ

Newman Theological College, Edmonton, AB

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

Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley, CA

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

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, Pittsburgh, PA

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

Reformed Episcopal Seminary, Blue Bell, PA

Reformed Theological Seminary, Jackson, MS

Regent College, Vancouver, BC

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

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

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, NC

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, TX

St. Andrew's College, Saskatoon, SK

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

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

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

Theological College, Washington, DC

Toronto School of Theology, Toronto, ON

Trinity College Faculty of Divinity, Toronto, ON

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

University of Dubuque Theological Seminary, Dubuque, IA

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

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 Theological Seminary, Holland, MI

Westminster Seminary California, Escondido, CA

Winebrenner Theological Seminary, Findlay, OH

Wycliffe College, Toronto, ON



American Theological Library Association (Atla), Chicago, IL

Asociación Para La Educación Teológica Hispana, Orlando, FL

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

Association of Theological Schools, Pittsburgh, PA

Auburn Seminary, New York, NY

Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, Grand Rapids, MI

Disciples Seminary Foundation, Fullerton, CA

General Board of Higher Education and Ministry, UMC (GBHEM), Nashville, TN

Hispanic Theological Initiative, Princeton, NJ

Lake Institute on Faith & Giving, Indianapolis, IN

Louisville Institute, Louisville, KY

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

Taylor College and Seminary, Edmonton, AB

the FOCUS group, St. Augustine, FL

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

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