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Chapel Schedule – December 4-10, 2016

Chapel of the Good Shepherd Worship Schedule
Week starting Sunday, December 4
Second week of Advent

 

Sunday, December 4

  • 5:30 pm Evening Prayer, Rite II

Monday, December 5

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

Tuesday, December 6

  • 9:50 am Sung Morning Prayer, Rite II
  • 5:30 pm Holy Eucharist, Rite II – Preacher: The Rev Emily Wachner, Director of Integrative Programs

Wednesday, December 7

  • 5:30 pm Evensong, Rite II

Thursday, December 8

  • 9:50 am Holy Eucharist, Rite II – Preacher: Alex Barton, M.Div.
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Chapel Schedule – November 20-26, 2016

Chapel of the Good Shepherd Worship Schedule
Week starting Sunday, November 20
Last week after Pentecost

 

Sunday, November 20

  • 5:30 pm Evening Prayer, Rite II

Monday, November 21

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

Tuesday, November 22

  • 9:50 am Sung Morning Prayer, Rite II
  • *Holiday Mode*

Wednesday, November 23 

  • *Holiday Mode*

Thursday, November 24

  • *Holiday Mode* (Thanksgiving Day)

Friday, November 25

  • *Holiday Mode*

Saturday, November 26

  • *Holiday Mode*
Preaching Paul This Fall – Episode 12: 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13

Preaching Paul This Fall – Episode 12: 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13

Discussion of the reading from November 13, 2016: 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13

Twenty-sixth Sunday after Pentecost
Proper 28

This lecture is the last of 12 in the series, “Preaching Paul This Fall,” from The General Theological Seminary. For more information click here. Stay tuned to GTS News for future audio series based on the lectionary.

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Chapel Schedule – November 13-19

Chapel of the Good Shepherd Worship Schedule
Week starting Sunday, November 13
Week 26 after Pentecost

 

Sunday, November 13

  • 5:30 pm Evening Prayer, Rite II

Monday, November 14

  • 9:50 am Holy Eucharist, Rite II (Consecration of Samuel Seabury)
  • 5:30 pm Evensong, Rite I

Tuesday, November 15

  • 9:50 am Sung Morning Prayer, Rite II
  • 5:30 pm Holy Eucharist, Rite II (Margaret of Scotland)
    Preacher: The Rev. Dr.
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Chapel Schedule — November 6-12, 2016

Chapel of the Good Shepherd Worship Schedule
Week starting Sunday, November 6
Week 25 after Pentecost

 

Sunday, November 6

  • 5:30 pm Evening Prayer, Rite II

Monday, November 7

  • 9:50 am Holy Eucharist, Rite II (Willibrord)
  • 5:30 pm Evensong, Rite I

Tuesday, November 8

  • 9:50 am Sung Morning Prayer, Rite II
  • 5:30 pm Holy Eucharist, Rite II
    Preacher: The Very Rev. Kurt Dunkle, Dean & President

Wednesday, November 9 

  • 5:30 pm Festive Evensong, Rite II

Thursday, November 10

  • 9:50 am  Holy Eucharist, Rite II
    Preacher: The Rt.
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Preaching Paul This Fall – Episode 11: 2 Thessalonians 2:1-5, 13-17

Preaching Paul This Fall – Episode 11: 2 Thessalonians 2:1-5, 13-17

Discussion of the reading from November 6, 2016: 2 Thessalonians 2:1-5, 13-17

Twenty-fifth Sunday after Pentecost
Proper 27

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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Chapel Schedule — October 30-November 5

Chapel Schedule — October 30-November 5

Chapel of the Good Shepherd Worship Schedule
Week starting Sunday, October 30
Week 24 after Pentecost

 

Sunday, October 30

  • 5:30 pm Evening Prayer, Rite II

Monday, October 31

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

Tuesday, November 1 (All Saints)

  • 9:50 am Sung Morning Prayer, Rite II
  • 5:30 pm Holy Eucharist, Rite II
    Preacher: The Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe

Wednesday, November 2 (All Souls)

  • 5:30 pm Festive Evensong, Rite II

Thursday, November 3

  • 9:50 am  Holy Eucharist, Rite II
    Preacher: The Rt. 
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Libbie Schrader, M.A. ’15, S.T.M. ’16, Harvard Theological Review Article Available Online

Libbie Schrader, M.A. ’15, S.T.M. ’16, Harvard Theological Review Article Available Online

Elizabeth “Libbie” Brooke Schrader, M.A. ’15, S.T.M. ’16, who was accepted for publication in the Harvard Theological Review last spring for her paper, “Was Martha of Bethany Added to the Fourth Gospel in the Second Century?” has announced that an online preview of her article is now available. It is available here and is forthcoming in the printed version of the Harvard Theological Review in early 2017.

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General Seminary’s Annual Commemoration of Benefactors

General Seminary’s Annual Commemoration of Benefactors

On October 20, 2016, at Evensong, The General Theological Seminary held its annual observance offering Prayer for the Commemoration of our Benefactors. The event brought together members of Seminary community–students, faculty, staff, alumni, trustees, and friends–in thoughtful remembrance.

The annual Commemoration of Benefactors has been observed at General Seminary since the Eve of All Saints 1890. It is a time when we remember with gratitude those who have given generously to the Seminary and who have cared that it be worthy of its mission.  Read more...

The Nourishment of the Vine

The Nourishment of the Vine

The Very Rev. Kurt H. Dunkle
Dean and President

During Orientation for this new term, I was listening to our faculty introduce themselves to new students and explain their unique areas of interest. Prof. Michael Battle described his way of life in teaching and scholarship as “amphibian.” I loved that great new way of looking at our very Anglican “both/and” view of addressing life. Prof. Todd Brewer made his point simply: “I want to make the Bible exciting for you!” A classic Jesus Movement attitude.  Read more...

An Interview with  Dr. Michael W. DeLashmutt

An Interview with Dr. Michael W. DeLashmutt

Michael W. DeLashmutt, Ph.D., was recently appointed as Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs at The General Theological Seminary. GTS News sat down with him to talk about his background and what brought him to General.

Would you tell us a little about your background? 

I grew up on a family farm in southwest Iowa. Though I was baptized as an infant in the Methodist church, I was re-baptized in a Baptist church at around the age of eight.  Read more...

The Way of Wisdom in Practice

The Way of Wisdom in Practice

The Rev. Emily Wachner
Director of Integrative Programs

In addition to the history, theology, scripture, and liturgy which students learn while at The General Theological Seminary, what other knowledge do they need in order to become excellent priests, serving Christ’s church in a changing world? This is the question I have attempted to answer over the past year, and particularly throughout the summer, in order to shape the Integrative Seminars, a fundamental component of The Way of WisdomRead more...

Fall 2016 GTS News Quarterly Available for Download

Fall 2016 GTS News Quarterly Available for Download

The Fall 2016 GTS News Quarterly was mailed out at the end of September. You can download the PDF now by clicking below.

This edition includes:

NEWS & NOTES

ALUMNI NEWS

AND MORE

Download the Fall 2016 edition of GTS News Quarterly.

All of the articles from GTS News Quarterly can be read online at: news.gts.edu/notesRead more...

Three Great Travel and Learning Opportunities in 2017

Three Great Travel and Learning Opportunities in 2017


Join Us in the Holy Land
Israel Travel Seminar Course

January 10-20, 2017
Ancient Sites of Israel
$2,030.00

Join General Seminary this January on a trip to the ancient sites of Israel, as we explore the cultural, historical, and geographical features of the Holy Land.

Led by Prof. Todd Brewer
Click here for more information.


Walk with Archbishop Tutu
South African Travel Seminar Course

January 11-18, 2017
Cape Town, South Africa
$2,500.00

General Seminary and the Desmond Tutu Center present a travel seminar exploring how Desmond Tutu’s witness provides tools for evangelism for the 21st century.  Read more...

Chapel Schedule – October 16-22, 2016

Chapel of the Good Shepherd Worship Schedule
Week starting Sunday, October 16
Week 22 after Pentecost

 

Sunday, October 16

  • 5:30 pm Evening Prayer, Rite II

Monday, October 17

  • 9:50 am Holy Eucharist, Rite II – Ignatius of Antioch
  • 5:30 pm Evensong, Rite I – Homilist: Jeryl Mitchell

Tuesday, October 18

  • 9:50 am Sung Morning Prayer, Rite II
    Reflection: Brandon King
    M.Div. Class of 2019
  • 5:30 pm Holy Eucharist, Rite II – St.
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