The Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC) is a consortium of six predominantly African-American denominational Christian seminaries located in Atlanta, Georgia, operating together as a professional graduate school of theology. It is the largest African American theological school in the United States and has been described as "one of the more successful ventures in black ecumenism" and "a major center of progressive, African American theological thought".
Its constituent seminaries are the Baptist School of Theology (associated with multiple Baptist groups, including American Baptist Churches USA, National Baptist Convention, USA, and the Progressive National Baptist Convention), Gammon Theological Seminary (United Methodist), Turner Theological Seminary (African Methodist Episcopal), Phillips School of Theology (Christian Methodist Episcopal), Charles H. Mason Theological Seminary (Church of God in Christ), and Johnson C. Smith Theological Seminary (Presbyterian Church U.S.A.). All have the mission to educate Christian leaders for ministry and service. Students who are not affiliated with one of the six denominations represented by these seminaries are enrolled in the ITC's Harry V. and Selma T. Richardson Ecumenical Fellowship program.
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