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Attic Chapel Usher--Filled chapel Conference Team Events Team

Do you resonate with Southern Seminary’s mission? Do you enjoy meeting new people and developing relationships? Do you find satisfaction in accomplishing projects and seeing tasks completed? Are you seeking an opportunity to use your giftings and develop new skills? If you answered yes to any of these questions, we may have a variety of opportunities for you!

We have opportunities for all schedules and stages of life. We have opportunities for those seeking periodic service such as at our conferences, the 1937 Project, or our annual Fall Festival. We have other positions for those seeking more responsibility, learning, and commitment. Whatever your schedule or commitment level, we would love to connect with you, and get you plugged in with us. Partner with us in our mission to equip ministers of the gospel, and serve our community!

Inquire Today!

An easy first step to becoming involved with one of our service opportunities is to fill out our Application Form. You will be contacted promptly for follow up.  You may also stop by the HR offices in Carver 204, across the hall from Campus Tech, or contact our Volunteer Coordinator Aaron Rothermel at or 502-897-4728. We’d love to connect with you in whatever way best works for you and discuss your interests and availability.

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Explore Opportunities

Interested in exploring our service opportunities? Explore the opportunities below. We have created additional opportunities for those with special interests and gifting, so please inquire if you are looking for an opportunity not listed.


Ongoing Opportunities
These are our staple opportunities for those looking for a consistent opportunity to serve in our community. These teams greatly serve in providing essential services to students, faculty and guests.

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Affectionately called “The Free Store,” the Attic serves students and student families through the distribution of free used clothing, shoes, household goods and furniture. Join the Attic team in their essential work needed to sort and organize donations, serving and encouraging our students and their families.

Greet students, staff, faculty, and families to the SBTS Chapel on Tuesdays and Thursdays. We have an excellent team of ushers who are essential to our chapel’s operating smoothly and without distractions. 


Serve with our Events Team at many of our upcoming conferences! Typical tasks are serving at the registration desk, ushering, and assisting guests and speakers.

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Annual Events

These are our largest events that happen every year. We would love to connect with you if any of these opportunities interest you. Check them out below!

The Fall Festival
The Fall Festival takes place early September each year as an expression of welcome to our incoming students and celebration with our students, alumni, staff, families and community. Catch a glimpse of our successful 2014 Fall Festival with this video 2014 SBTS Fall Festival – Land of Oz.

Land of Oz


The Great Commission Race

The Great Commission Race
The Great Commission Race is an annual race that takes place every October in Louisville, Ky., hosted by the Bevin Center for Missions Mobilization at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. This race unites the city of Louisville and Southern’s campus to work towards the seminary’s goals in fitness, fellowship and fundraising for missions. All proceeds and donations benefit those participating in mission trips through Southern Seminary.


1937 Project

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The 1937 Project is an outreach project in which the entire seminary community comes together for one day, each April, to serve the city of Louisville through acts of service and evangelism. The name “The 1937 Project” was chosen for the purpose of remembering and honoring Southern Seminary’s critical role of service in the aftermath of the Great Flood of 1937. During the flood, Southern Seminary students and faculty played a critical role in assisting the city of Louisville through numerous acts of service and evangelism. Seminary buildings were used to house flood victims and orphans, and the city mayor’s office used the President’s office for an extended period of time to conduct operations. We invite anyone who would love to join us in our service to the community.




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Contact Information

Aaron Rothermel
Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 502-897-4728
That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.