Trisha Tull is A. B. Rhodes Professor Emerita of Old Testament at
Louisville Presbyterian Seminary. She works in a variety of ways to help Christians draw nourishment
from our deep spiritual roots and from the breadth of the created world, both cultural and natural. You
may find her blog at http://inhabitingeden.org. It features
lively, ongoing conversations around the crucial relationships among creator and
The Lay Academy is a joint ministry of the Presbyteries of North
Central Iowa and Prospect Hill and the Omaha Presbyterian Seminary Foundation which is designed
Offer educational opportunities for lay people to grow in Biblical
and theological knowledge, and in understanding of Presbyterian and Reformed tradition,
Provide training for lay people seeking commissioning as Ruling
Elders in the Presbyterian Church U.S. A.,
Provide opportunity to experience Christian community in a supportive
and caring environment and
Provide the opportunity for lay people to explore and discern their
call to the ministry.
Link to print Lay Academy
The mission of the Omaha Presbyterian Seminary Foundation is
to seek, develop and support excellence in Christian leadership
through the Presbyterian Church (USA).
Vision of the Board
Trusting God and with commitment to ongoing stewardship,
together we boldly move forward seeking, developing and supporting excellence in
Christian leadership for the PCUSA.
The twenty-first century is a challenging time for the Church.
Congregations and specialized ministries alike need pastors who are both faithful and
The Omaha Presbyterian Seminary Foundation is committed to pastoral
excellence. Through a variety of educational ministries the Foundation supports such Christian leadership for the
Church. This mission is accomplished by:
- Providing scholarships to students attending approved Presbyterian
Church (USA) seminaries
- Developing and funding collaborative continuing education events for
clergy and other church leaders
- Exploring creative ways to encourage a new generation of pastors to
respond to the call to ministry
You are invited to participate in the many opportunities
provided each year by the Foundation and listed on this website. Also, if you would like additional information on
how you can share in this ministry, please contact us. We look forward to hearing from you and being an ongoing
part of your faith journey.
Grace and peace,
Dr. Gary S. Eller