News from the Intersection of
Faith, Adventure, and the Arts

Inscribed is the bi-monthly community newsletter of Yellowstone Theological Institute, keeping you up to date on what’s happening at the intersection of faith, adventure, and the arts—including institute events, faculty and student accomplishments, placement needs, and ongoing development projects.

October 2016

Inscribed - October 2016
M.Div. Applications for 2017 Now Being Accepted
Applications are now being accepted for YTI’s inaugural Master of Divinity session, set to begin in August 2017 in Bozeman. The residential M.Div. degree at Yellowstone Theological Institute was crafted as an answer to the difficulty of applying what is learned in the classroom to what is practical and necessary in life and ministry. The … MORE
Campus Construction Update
Property development at Yellowstone Theological Institute’s future Bozeman campus is steadily underway. [Click images to view] Stucky Road, part of the expansion of 19th, and the laying down of infrastructure has been completed going to the property, and all the roads have been opened back up for regular traffic in the area of South Bozeman. … MORE
Cookout in the Park
Margaret Stewart, The Yellowstone Center’s superintendent of grounds and café, and Bill Fowler, YTI provost and professor of biblical and ministerial studies, grill up some hot dogs at a cookout for the Montana State University Marching Band served by the Center on August 23.
Ramona Baston Smith: Farewell to a Friend of YTI
The Yellowstone Center’s network has extended beyond the institute’s three Northwestern U.S. locations to cities and homes across the country, creating a family that continues to share our heart and vision. On September 3rd, Ramona Baston Smith (87), a supporter, friend, and family member of The Yellowstone Center and YTI, was laid to rest in … MORE
Reflection: A New Definition of Holiness
Each edition of Inscribed going forward will feature a new reflection shared by a member of the YTI family, highlighting a revelation or reflection regarding a touch of faith in the everyday lives we lead. Our first Reflection is from Dr. Bill Fowler.
YTI Spotlight: Dr. Jay Smith
Jay Smith is known in a number of capacities: father, musician, theologian, professor, friend, and more. Of course, he is also President of Yellowstone Theological Institute. The following reveals just a little more about his journey to YTI, as well as about his family. How would you say your theological education and life/spiritual experiences have … MORE
From the President
In this edition of Inscribed you will find a short paragraph on the passing of Ramona Smith. Ramona, 87 years young, was recently interred in Augusta, Georgia. She had not been to Montana, nor had she visited YTI, but she had been enthused by the vision of YTI and the Yellowstone Center, as relayed to her by her daughter and son-in-law.