Saint Paul Council

The Saint Paul Council is an essential network of persons who understand that the future of their churches requires visionary spiritual leadership.

The Saint Paul Council honors those whose commitment to the seminary is profound and whose generosity sets an example for others. The council provides financial support essential for Saint Paul to fulfill its mission.

Who is part of the Saint Paul Council?
The Saint Paul Council is composed of individuals, families, churches, businesses, and corporations.

How do I become a member?
Invest $1,000 or more in the Saint Paul educational programs.
Give between July 1 and June 30 each year. Participation is an annual decision on the part of the donor.


How is the seminary funded?
Support of seminary education comes from three sources.

  • The Ministerial Education Fund (MEF) of the denomination
  • Student tuition
  • Gifts from friends of the seminary

Saint Paul Council Giving Levels
Saint Paul Council$1,000-$2,499
Pacesetter Council$2,500-$4,999
Leadership Council$5,000-$9,999
President's Council$10,000 or more

For additional information please contact:
Saint Paul School of Theology
Jay Simmons, Vice President for Institutional Advancement
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