Light, Freedom, Truth, Be Ever These Our Own: A Pictorial History of Gammon Theological Seminary, 1883-2020 (Paperback)
To educate and equip persons, called by God,
To be prophetic leaders for the mission of making
Disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
Gammon Theological Seminary graduates embody a proud tradition and lifelong desire for independent thinking, continued intellectual growth, spiritual development, and acquisition of skill for the practice of ministry. This is their story.
Gammon Theological Seminary, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is the United Methodist constituent member of the Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC), a consortium of historically African American theological schools. Gammon/ITC is a co-educational, professional graduate school of theology. Its faculty personifies vigorous scholarship, rigorous academic discipline, and significant research in the service of the church and other communities in the world.
Gammon/ITC is the world's premier resource for black church scholarship and faith-based solutions to the spiritual and socio-economic challenges confronting the African American community.
Founded in 1883 by the Methodist Episcopal Church and with assistance from Rev. Elijah H. Gammon and the Freed-men's Aid Society, today Gammon Theological Seminary is one of the 13 theological schools of The United Methodist Church. The faculty and administration of Gammon/ITC create an environment in which critical thinking, investigative reflection, decision making, and responsible action are fostered. Gammon/ITC is a member of the Atlanta University Center Complex, the world's largest enterprise of African American higher education. It is also a member of The University Center of Georgia and the Atlanta Theological Association. The school is fully accredited by the Association of Theological Schools and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.