Toronto Mennonite Theological Centre

The Toronto Mennonite Theological Centre (TMTC) helps form theological leadership for the church by providing and supporting graduate theological education, particularly at the doctoral level, from a Mennonite perspective in an ecumenical context. 

TMTC encourages scholars to grow toward wise theological discernment, spiritual depth and maturity, excellent scholarship, mutual respect and dialogue, ecumenical and global awareness.

Founded in 1990, TMTC is now administered by Conrad Grebel University College on behalf of a binational Mennonite constituency represented by an Advisory Council. It operates within the ecumenical and academic environment of the Toronto School of Theology, at the University of Toronto.


In Toronto

  • Graduate teaching and advising
  • Structured ecumenical dialogue forums
  • Special lectures and forums 
  • Scholars forums
  • Women’s group
  • Academic conferences

Across North America

  • Graduate student conferences
  • Support for American Academy of Religion (AAR)/Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) academic
  • Muslim-Christian dialogue
  • Sabbatical residence for visiting
  • Anabaptist-Mennonite Scholars Network

  1. Oct. 16, 2017New publication: The Architectonics of Hope by Kyle Gingerich Hiebertbook cover

  2. Oct. 12, 2017Anabaptist Political Theology: A Conversation with Joan and Oliver O'Donovanparticipants in discission

  3. Sep. 14, 2017TMTC Associate Doctoral DefenceCommittee members

    On Thursday, September 14th TMTC Associate Layton Friesen successfully defended his doctoral thesis entitled "Unity in Difference: Hans Urs von Balthasar's Christology as a Resource for a Mennonite Theology of Peace."

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  1. Dec. 5, 2017Scholars Forum

    TMTC Research Fellow Kim Penner will lead a forum on “Conversations about Erotic Peacemaking.”

  2. June 14 to 16, 2018Eighth Biennial Graduate Student Conference

    Texts, Experiences, Interpretations

    The eighth biennial Graduate Student Conference hosted by the Toronto Mennonite Theological Centre explores the broad theme of texts, experiences, and/or interpretations.

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Conrad Grebel University College

A graduate teaching and research centre of Conrad Grebel University College affiliated with the Toronto School of Theology.

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