Cummins Memorial Theological Seminary is a seminary of the Reformed Episcopal Church located in Summerville, South Carolina, outside Charleston, named for George Cummins, the founder of the Reformed Episcopal Church. The seminary was founded at the end of the nineteenth century as a rogative college, meaning it was located wherever the Bishop of South Carolina took up residence. In 1912, the Diocese of South Carolina purchase property for a permanent campus. The seminary offers residential programs at the undergraduate level Bachelor of Theology (BTh), and for graduates already holding the Bachelor's degree is the Master of Divinity (MDiv), and a recognized Certificate in Theological Studies offered in residence.
Cummins Seminary offers an External Studies Department for persons unable to attend a seminary on campus. The web address for the External Studies Program is ctsstudies.org
The mission of Cummins Seminary is
Currently the MDiv program is being restructured; interested students may enroll at any of the other REC seminaries (see below) or at Erskine Seminary in Due West, South Carolina or Gordon-Conwell in Charlotte, North Carolina and transfer for credit to Cummins when the restructuring is complete.
The seminary is accredited by the Theological Commission of the Reformed Episcopal Church and the Commission of Higher Education in the State of South Carolina (CHESC).