Alumni are encouraged to give back to the School of Theology and support scholarships for current and future students. Think about what you were given and the formative relationships that you developed with faculty and other students. You can help make it possible for future students to have that same experience.


Alumni Support

Ways to Give

By Mail: School of Theology Advancement Office, 335 Tennessee Ave., Sewanee, TN 37383. Be sure to include School of Theology/Sewanee Fund or other designation on the memo line. By phone: 800.367.1179, weekdays 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CDT (if after hours, please select option 1 to leave a message).

Parish Support

Our students are formed with a servant's heart to come back to serve you, your congregations, and to lead our church's service to the world. Your parish can support the School of Theology’s work in an important and meaningful way by making a gift to support seminarians and their families.


Many donors wish to make gifts of stock as such gifts often have tax advantages. To discuss a stock gift and learn of tax advantages, please contact us by email or call 931.598.1641. For transfer instructions when making a stock gift to Sewanee, view the Sewanee stock transfer instructions.

Employee Payroll Deduction

If you are a University employee, you can make a gift through Sewanee's payroll deduction program.

Ashley Simpson


Ashley Simpson, T’22, feels that the School of Theology is helping her to become a better leader and has reaffirmed her call to ordained ministry. She is thankful to be a part of a diverse, loving group of seminarians, who walk alongside her on this part of her journey.


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Malcolm McLaurin


Malcolm McLaurin, T’21, worked in youth ministry for more than 20 years before answering the call to ordained ministry. He is grateful for the financial and emotional support he’s received from the Sewanee community and for how well the School has been able to respond to his family’s needs.


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David Goodpaster


For David Goodpaster, T’20, service has always been central to his life and eventual call to ordained ministry. He’s grateful to be part of a seminary community with established traditions that is full of love and support.


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