Seminary’s pandemic challenge: Protect students, equip them to protect others

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: August 21, 2020 9:47 AM CT | Published: August 21, 2020 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Memphis Theological Seminary president Rev. Dr. Jody Hill gets a socially distanced update from recruiter Felecia LaVant while preparing for the upcoming semester on Wednesday, Aug. 19. &ldquo;The seminary exists to serve congregations, and, in dark times, it becomes clear how essential that work is,&rdquo; said Hill, who became the seminary&rsquo;s president in January.</strong> (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Memphis Theological Seminary president Rev. Dr. Jody Hill gets a socially distanced update from recruiter Felecia LaVant while preparing for the upcoming semester on Wednesday, Aug. 19. “The seminary exists to serve congregations, and, in dark times, it becomes clear how essential that work is,” said Hill, who became the seminary’s president in January. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

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