Alumni Awards

The Distinguished Ministry of Parish Pastor Award and the Distinguished Ministry of Special Service Award are presented by the seminary to recognize the outstanding achievements of its graduates in congregational ministry or special service. These awards are presented in the fall on Founders’ Day.

Recent Graduate Awardees


If you know a graduate of PLTS who has made a particular impact on the church, either in parish ministry or in other service, you are encouraged to nominate him or her by sending an essay describing the distinctive nature of the ministry. Please include the graduate’s name and address, pertinent biographical information, and the particular contributions to the church that are outstanding. You can mail or email the essay to the Office of Seminary Relations at