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A New Call for Kevin Olds ’10

A New Call for Kevin Olds ’10

The Rev. Kevin Olds, Class of 2010, has been called as the 4th Rector of St. Timothy’s on the Hill, Fairfield, Connecticut. He has previously been serving as the Rector of St. John’s in Saugus, Massachusetts, and has also spent time as a hospital chaplain. Hailing from upstate New York, Olds also attended Drew Theological School, in addition to The General Theological Seminary. His first career was in Information Technology before hearing the call to ordained ministry.  Read more...

A New Call for Bruce Woodcock ’02

A New Call for Bruce Woodcock ’02

The Rev. Canon Bruce W. Woodcock, Class of 2002, has been named Episcopal Church Partnership Officer for Asia and the Pacific, a member of the Presiding Bishop’s staff. Woodcock will be responsible for nurturing Episcopal Church relationships with Anglican Communion partners in the region and working with The Episcopal Church’s office for Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations.

Woodcock is currently the Interim Pastor at St. Mary’s-in-Tuxedo, Tuxedo Park, New York, and has previously served congregations in the Diocese of Newark.  Read more...

A New Call for Phil Linder ’85

A New Call for Phil Linder ’85

The Rev. Dr. Philip Linder, Class of 1985, has been called as Priest-in-Charge of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina. He had previously served at Grace Church, Long Island; St. Martin in the Fields, Atlanta; Holy Trinity, Atlanta; Trinity Cathedral, Columbia; and St. John’s, Versailles, Kentucky. He had retired to Charleston with his wife Ellen, after 30 years in full-time parish ministry, to be close to family and grandchildren.  Read more...

Welcome Home with a Discount for General Seminary Alumni

Welcome Home with a Discount for General Seminary Alumni

The General Theological Seminary would like to welcome you home!

As we celebrate the season of our 200th Anniversary, we’d like to invite you—our beloved alumni—to come back to campus and audit a course in 2017. As a special offer, General Seminary Alumni will receive a 75% discount on all audit courses when registering.

Throughout the year, General’s course offerings include semester-long, weekend-intensive, and hybrid low-residency classes, as well as several options for study abroad.  Read more...

Miguel Hernández ’13 Offers Theological Education in El Salvador

Miguel Hernández ’13 Offers Theological Education in El Salvador

The Rev. Miguel A. Hernández, Class of 2013, and Adjunct Professor of Liturgics at The General Theological Seminary, has been instrumental in the launch of a seminary serving the Episcopal Diocese of El Salvador. The idea of offering Episcopal theological education in El Salvador began in 2015 with discussions between Hernández, representing the Newark School of Theology (NST) in New Jersey, and the Rt. Rev. David Alvarado, Bishop of the Diocese of El Salvador.  Read more...

Alumni News from Donn Mitchell ’91

Alumni News from Donn Mitchell ’91

Donn Mitchell, Class of 1991, taught a course in the January term at Princeton Theological Seminary which involved students in a class project to assess how the New York Times covered The Episcopal Church in the 20th century. The project unearthed thousands of articles and has the potential to serve as a database for religious and social historians.

The group was impressed by the thoroughness of the Times coverage as well as the length of time it took for some issues to work their way through the councils of the church.  Read more...

Regional Gatherings for Spring 2017

Regional Gatherings for Spring 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 with Evensong on Monday, May 15, 2017 and continuing through Graduation on 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 (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...