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Update from Ronald Noone ’83

The Rev. Dr. Ronald Noone (Class of 1983), a former tutor and visiting professor at The General Theological Seminary, has been the Interim Pastor at the Church of the Transfiguration in Manhattan for the past year. He returns home to the Diocese of Melbourne, Victoria in Australia in February, 2017. Noone has spent most of his ministry in educational settings, schools and universities with a stint as Rector in a parish in Geelong, Victoria.  Read more...

A New Call for Robert Clements ’85

The Rev. Dr. Robert Peter Clements, Class of 1985, has been called as Priest-In-Charge at Christ Episcopal Church of Bethany, Connecticut. Clements has been the Rector of Christ Church in Roxbury, Connecticut since 2009 and, prior to that, served several parishes and schools in the northeast.

Along with his degree from The General Theological Seminary, among other degrees, he holds a doctorate from Princeton Theological Seminary.  Read more...

A New Call for Eric Williams ’92

The Rev. Eric Williams, Class of 1992, has been called as Priest-in-Charge of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in Rochester, Michigan.

A native of Los Angeles, Williams received his bachelor’s degree in history from Williams College in 1986 before receiving his M.Div. from The General Theological Seminary. As a priest for 24 years, he has served congregations in Western Massachusetts, Western New York, and Michigan. Most recently, he served the Diocese of Michigan as Director of the Whitaker Institute, the adult formation arm of the diocese, since July 2014.  Read more...

A New Call for Will Peyton ’06

A New Call for Will Peyton ’06

The Rev. William “Will” P. Peyton, Class of 2006, has been called as the 10th Rector of St. Paul’s Memorial Church in Charlottesville, Virginia, effective February 22, 2017.

Peyton is currently Associate Rector at St. James’ Church, New York City. He received his bachelor’s degree in History and American Studies from the University of Virginia before earning his M.Div. from The General Theological Seminary. Peyton was then sponsored for Ordination by St.  Read more...

IN MEMORIAM: Gavin White ’67

IN MEMORIAM: Gavin White ’67

The Rev. Gavin D. White, Class of 1967, died peacefully at Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy, Scotland on Christmas Eve 2016. The funeral service was held in All Saints’ Scottish Episcopal Church, St. Andrews, on January 20. The following obituary is adapted from one White wrote for himself in 2002:

Born April 6, 1927 in Montreal, White was the son of a Canadian army brigadier, and on both sides of railway stock.  Read more...

Regional Gatherings Continue throughout 2017

Regional Gatherings Continue throughout 2017

The General Theological Seminary is continuing its series of gatherings for Alumni and Friends*, General Theological Seminary: Past, Present, and Future, throughout 2017.

Please join us for this opportunity to engage in conversation about our past and plans for building our future with integrated curriculum and formation, especially The Wisdom Year. The events feature the Very Rev. Kurt H. Dunkle, Class of 2004, 13th Dean and President, and the Rt.  Read more...

Alumni Gathering 2017 – Save the Date

Alumni Gathering 2017 – Save the Date

The next annual Alumni Gathering at The General Theological Seminary, a celebration of the 195th Commencement, will take place on the Close beginning Evensong, Monday, May 15. 2017 through Graduation, Wednesday May 17, 2017.

The Gathering will feature the Memorial Eucharist and presentation of the Distinguished Alumni Award to the Rev. Steven Hulme, Class of 1959; a Special Evensong Baccalaureate Service, Colloquium and Presenters to be announced; Baccalaureate, Graduating Student, and Honorary Doctorate Dinner, Graduation Breakfast, Eucharist, and Commencement ceremony; and opportunities for conversation, worship, meeting students and faculty, and re-connecting with friends.  Read more...