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Alumni Gathering 2014 Registration Now Open!

Alumni Gathering 2014 Registration Now Open!

Registration is now open for this fall’s Alumni Gathering on the Close, Wednesday and Thursday, November 5 and 6, 2014.

The annual gathering is an opportunity for alumni to return to Chelsea Square for learning and worship, to reconnect with faculty and friends, and share all that has happened since your days at General.

This year’s Alumni Gathering will feature the highly anticipated Paddock Lectures which are titled, The How of Theology and Ministry by Prof.  Read more...

A New Call for Carol Gadsden ’85

A New Call for Carol Gadsden ’85

The Rev. Carol D. Gadsden, Class of 1985, has been called as rector of St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Mamaroneck, New York, effective September 15, 2014. Currently the rector of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Sparta, New Jersey, she has served congregations in the dioceses of Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and Connecticut.

This call takes Gadsden full circle, returning her to Westchester County in the Diocese of New York, where she was sponsored for the priesthood by neighboring parish Christ’s Church, Rye, 32 years ago.  Read more...

A New Call for J. Carr Holland ’76

A New Call for J. Carr Holland ’76

The Rev. J. Carr Holland III (Class of 1976) is the new minister at the Siasconset Union Chapel, Siasconset, Massachusetts. He has previously served as Rector of Grace Church in Newark, St. Clement’s Church in Hawthorne, and St. Mark’s in Mendham, New Jersey. He has acted as the interim minister at St. Ambrose in Raleigh and St. Paul’s in Cary, North Carolina.

Carr earned his B.A.  Read more...

A New Call for Van Bankston ’11

A New Call for Van Bankston ’11

The Rev. Van A. Bankston (Class of 2011) has been called as rector to Church of the Good Shepherd and St. John the Evangelist in Milford, Pennsylvania. He previously served one year as assistant priest, following a 2-year curacy at Trinity Church, Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Bankston is pleased to begin this new ministry serving the Diocese of Bethlehem.

Born in Mississippi, Bankston holds a bachelor degree in Landscape Architecture from Mississippi State University.  Read more...

IN MEMORIAM: Roger Scott Gray ’52

The Very Rev. Roger Scott Gray, Class of 1952, Dean Emeritus of Christ Church Cathedral, Indianapolis died on July 1, 2014.

Dean Gray was born May 27, 1924 in Brooklyn, New York to the late William Albert and Laura Grace (Scott) Gray.

He attended Alexander Hamilton High School in Brooklyn, New York, and was also a graduate of Adelphi University in Garden City, New York, before attending General.  Read more...

GTS Alumni Relations Publishes Job Postings Page

GTS Alumni Relations Publishes Job Postings Page

This past school year, GTS Alumni Relations took Deployment under its umbrella as an additional responsibility. Along with posting jobs for graduating seminarians, our office also receives requests to post jobs for alumni, and frequently there are calls suitable for both new graduates and alumni.

To better serve our new call to spread the word about new job possibilities to both students and alums, we have created a page on the GTS website featuring these listings.  Read more...