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Regional Gathering Coming to Southwest Florida

Regional Gathering Coming to Southwest Florida

Following engaging and productive events in Philadelphia, New York, Princeton, Baltimore, Massachusetts, and Maine, The General Theological Seminary will continue its series of gatherings for Alumni and Friends*, General Theological Seminary: Past, Present, and Future, with an upcoming event in Southwest Florida on Monday, September 19, 2016, 12 noon – 2 p.m. More dates and locations will be announced throughout the 2016-2017 school year.

As General Seminary launches implementation of The Way of Wisdom, we hope you can join us for this opportunity to engage in conversation about the events of the past and plans to build our future with integrated curriculum and formation, especially our Wisdom Year.  Read more...

A New Book from Fletcher Lowe, ’59

A New Book from Fletcher Lowe, ’59

The Rev. J. Fletcher Lowe, Class of 1959, has recently authored with Demi Prentiss Radical Sending: Go to Love and Serve from Morehouse Publishing. The work builds on and complements the work of Stephanie Spellers’ Radical Welcome, which called congregations to move beyond diversity and inclusion to be places where the transforming gifts, voices, and power of marginalized cultures and groups bring new life to the mainline church.  Read more...

IN MEMORIAM: Richard Pfaff ’66

IN MEMORIAM: Richard Pfaff ’66

The Rev. Dr. Richard William Pfaff, Class of 1966 and recipient of our Doctor of Divinity, honoris causa in 2012, died July 10, 2016 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, at the age of 79.

The son of Frederick Erwin and Kathryn Soergel Pfaff, Richard Pfaff was born in Oklahoma City on August 6, 1936, and graduated from Central High School in Omaha, from Harvard College, and from Oxford University, by which he was awarded the degrees of Doctor of Philosophy and Doctor of Divinity.  Read more...

Call for Nominations: 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award

Call for Nominations: 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award

The Alumni Executive Committee of The General Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award. This annual award is for Seminary degree-holders worthy of special recognition. The award presentation will take place during the 2017 Alumni Gathering. The date for the event will be announced.

Recipients of the award are graduates of the Seminary in either priestly or lay orders.  Read more...