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Matriculation 2016 at General Seminary [PHOTOS]

Matriculation 2016 at General Seminary [PHOTOS]

At a service on the evening of September 29, 2016, entering students at The General Theological Seminary signed the Matriculation Book, the same book signed by the first class in 1822 and every entering class since. As “St. Patrick’s Breastplate” was played on the organ and sung by the congregation, each student processed to the front of the chapel as the General Seminary community witnessed his or her matriculation being recorded in the venerable book.  Read more...

Preaching Paul This Fall – Episode 6: 2 Timothy 1:1-14

Preaching Paul This Fall – Episode 6: 2 Timothy 1:1-14

 

Discussion of the reading from October 5, 2016: 2 Timothy 1:1-14

Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost
Proper 22

This lecture is part of the series, “Preaching Paul This Fall,” from The General Theological Seminary. For more information click here.

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Matthew Burdette ’17 to Co-facilitate “Sacred Conversations on Race” at St. Ann’s in Brooklyn

Matthew Burdette ’17 to Co-facilitate “Sacred Conversations on Race” at St. Ann’s in Brooklyn

 

Matthew Burdette ’17, who is fulfilling his Wisdom Year residence for The General Theological Seminary at St. Ann and the Holy Trinity in Brooklyn, will be leading a discussion on “Sacred Conversations on Race,” prompted by recent and ongoing incidents of violence and dignity violations against people of color, and our commitment to the value of every person. These conversations are intended to create a context in which people can speak and listen, learn about others’ experiences, and cooperate in addressing racism.

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Preaching Paul This Fall – Episode 5: 1 Timothy 6:6-19

Preaching Paul This Fall – Episode 5: 1 Timothy 6:6-19

 

Discussion of the reading from September 25, 2016: 1 Timothy 6:6-19

Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Proper 21

This lecture is part of the series, “Preaching Paul This Fall,” from The General Theological Seminary. For more information click here.

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Preaching Paul This Fall – Episode 4: 1 Timothy 2:1-7

Preaching Paul This Fall – Episode 4: 1 Timothy 2:1-7

 

Discussion of the reading from September 18, 2016: 1 Timothy 2:1-7

Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Proper 20

This lecture is part of the series, “Preaching Paul This Fall,” from The General Theological Seminary. For more information click here.

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Preaching Paul This Fall – Episode 3: 1 Timothy 1:12-17

Preaching Paul This Fall – Episode 3: 1 Timothy 1:12-17

 

Discussion of the reading from September 11, 2016: 1 Timothy 1:12-17

Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost
Proper 19

This lecture is part of the series, “Preaching Paul This Fall,” from The General Theological Seminary. For more information click here.

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Preaching Paul This Fall – Episode 2: Philemon 1-21

Preaching Paul This Fall – Episode 2: Philemon 1-21

 

Discussion of the reading from September 4, 2016: Philemon 1-21

Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Proper 18

This lecture is part of the series, “Preaching Paul This Fall,” from The General Theological Seminary. For more information click here.

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Preaching Paul This Fall – Episode 1: Introduction

Preaching Paul This Fall – Episode 1: Introduction

 

An introduction to the aim of this series of lectures, as well as an extensive discussion of the difficulties of preaching, and reflections on how to preach Paul.

This lecture is part of the series, “Preaching Paul This Fall,” from The General Theological Seminary. For more information click here.

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Preaching Paul This Fall: Weekly Explorations of the Sunday Lectionary Readings

Preaching Paul This Fall: Weekly Explorations of the Sunday Lectionary Readings

The Rev. Dr. Todd Brewer, Assistant Professor of New Testament at The General Theological Seminary, is teaching a course on the Sunday Epistle readings from Paul. Audio episodes of these weekly lectures will be posted on GTS News and as a podcast that can be downloaded weekly. This podcast is the first of a series of audio posts that will parallel the Eucharistic lectionary readings for the upcoming Sundays.

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Chapel Schedule – September 25-October 1

Chapel Schedule – September 25-October 1

Chapel of the Good Shepherd Worship Schedule
Week starting Sunday, September 25
Week 19 after Pentecost

 

Sunday, September 25

  • 5:30 pm Evening Prayer, Rite II

Monday, September 26

  • 9:50 am Holy Eucharist, Rite II – Lancelot Andrewes
  • 5:30 pm Evensong, Rite I
  • 8:20 pm Compline

Tuesday, September 27

  • 9:50 am Sung Morning Prayer, Rite II
    Reflection: Steve Schunk
    MDiv Class of 2018
  • 5:30 pm Holy Eucharist, Rite II
    Preacher: Alissa Anderson
    MDiv Class of 2017

Wednesday, September 28

  • 5:30 pm Evensong, Rite II

Thursday, September 29

  • 9:50 am  Holy Eucharist, Rite II
    Preacher: The Rev.
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Chapel Schedule – September 18-24

Chapel Schedule – September 18-24

Chapel of the Good Shepherd Worship Schedule
Week starting Sunday, September 18
Week 18 after Pentecost

 

Sunday, September 18

  • 5:30 pm Evening Prayer, Rite II

Monday, September 19

  • 9:50 am Holy Eucharist, Rite II – Hildegard of Bingen
  • 5:30 pm Evensong, Rite I
  • 8:20 pm Compline

Tuesday, September 20

  • 9:50 am Sung Morning Prayer, Rite II
    Reflection: Spencer Cantrell
    MDiv Class of 2018
  • 5:30 pm Holy Eucharist, Rite II
    Preacher: The Rev. 
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Chapel Schedule – September 11-17

Chapel Schedule – September 11-17

Chapel of the Good Shepherd Worship Schedule
Week starting Sunday, September 11
Week 17 after Pentecost

 

Sunday, September 11

  • 5:30 pm Evening Prayer, Rite II

Monday, September 12

  • 9:50 am Holy Eucharist, Rite II – Alexander Crummel
  • 5:30 pm Evensong, Rite I

Tuesday, September 13

  • 9:50 am Sung Morning Prayer, Rite II
    Reflection: Robin Pierre
    MDiv Class of 2018
  • 5:30 pm Holy Eucharist, Rite II
    Preacher: The Rev.
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Chapel Schedule – September 4-10

Chapel Schedule – September 4-10

Chapel of the Good Shepherd Worship Schedule
Week starting Sunday, September 4
Week 16 after Pentecost

 

Sunday, September 4

  • *Holiday Mode*

Monday, September 5

  • *Holiday Mode*

Tuesday, September 6

  • 9:50 am Sung Morning Prayer, Rite II
    Reflection: Spencer Cantrell
    MDiv Class of 2018
  • 5:30 pm Holy Eucharist, Rite II
    Preacher: Michael Horvath
    MDiv Class of 2017

Wednesday, September 7

  • 5:30 pm Evening Prayer, Rite II

Thursday, September 8

  • 9:50 am  Holy Eucharist, Rite II
    Preacher: Michael W.
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Regional Gatherings Continue Throughout 2016-2017

Regional Gatherings Continue Throughout 2016-2017

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, throughout the Fall, with more dates and locations to be announced during the 2016-2017 school year.

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.  Read more...

Fall 2016 Courses at General Seminary

Fall 2016 Courses at General Seminary

There is still time to register for fall 2016 courses at The General Theological Seminary. Below is a selection of offerings, including evening course, that can be taken for credit or for audit. For more information, email registrar@gts.edu. To register and for a list of the full course offerings click here.

The fall term runs September 6 – December 16, 2016.


AT 119 – ANGELS AND DEMONS

“Therefore we praise you, joining our voices with Angels and Archangels and with all the company of heaven…” Who is this company of Heaven we join with whenever we celebrate the Eucharist?  Read more...

Join us in the Holy Land this January

Join us in the Holy Land this January

Join Us in the Holy Land
Israel Travel Seminar Course

January 10-20, 2017
Ancient Sites of Israel
$2030.00 (scholarships available)
Students may earn course credit for this travel seminar. Trustees, alumni and family are also welcome to participate. Space is limited.

The stories of the Bible can often feel like sacred fairytales from a surreal land. Some things can’t be learned on the internet; they must be experienced first-hand.

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Experience the Land of Archbishop Tutu

Experience the Land of Archbishop Tutu

Walk with Archbishop Tutu
South African Travel Seminar Course

January 11-18, 2017
Cape Town, South Africa
$2500.00 (scholarships available)
All are welcome to participate. Clergy may be eligible for continuing education credit. Space is limited.
Students may earn course credit for this travel seminar.

The General Theological Seminary and the Desmond Tutu Center present a Travel Seminar to train seminarians, clergy, and laity to spread the good news about one of the best missions coming out of the leadership of the Anglican Communion in the 20th and 21st centuries: A Christian Spirituality of Restorative Justice.

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