The Delaware County Historical Society
Methodist Theological School
Founding and History
Presented by
Benjamin Hall, Jeff Jaynes, and Diane Lobody

Methodist Theological School - Delaware Ohio
Sketch of early MTSO Sign

Wednesday April 15, 2020

Starting at 7:00 pm

This Program is Postponed to a later date
Due to Coronavirus – Postponed to a later date

Methodist Theological School

About the Program

Presented by: Benjamin Hall, Jeff Jaynes, and Diane Lobody

Speakers from The Methodist Theological School of Ohio (MTSO) will enlighten us to the founding and history of this Columbus Pike landmark.

The Methodist Theological School in Ohio, commonly known as “Methesco”. Methesco is a seminary affiliated with the United Methodist Church located in Delaware, Ohio. Methesco is one of the 13 official seminaries of The United Methodist Church.

Located on a 72-acre campus in Central Ohio, MTSO offers five graduate degree programs and three graduate-level certificate programs:

  • Graduate degree programs:
    • Master of Divinity
    • Master of Arts in Christian Education
    • Master of Arts in Counseling Ministries
    • Master of Theological Studies
    • Doctor of Ministry
  • Graduate-level certificate programs:
    • Basic Theological Education
    • United Methodist Deacon Studies
    • Advanced Course of Study in the United Methodist Church.

MTSO is accredited by the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada and the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. It’s degree programs are authorized by the Ohio Board of Regents and approved by the University Senate of The United Methodist Church.

Reserve Your Seats

The program is free and open to the public. There will be an opportunity to make a donation, which will help defray the expenses.

To ensure adequate seating, registration is strongly suggested for this program

or Call DCHS at 740-369-3831, ext. 3.

This Program will be held at:

Methodist Theological School Ohio Logo

The Methodist Theological School
3081 Columbus Pike
Delaware, OH 43015-8004 MAP

For more information, please call the society at 740-369-3831, ext. 3., or email .

The Delaware County Historical Society is a nonprofit institution. Our mission is to promote and sustain interest in the history of Delaware County, Ohio through historical preservation and education.

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