Category Archives: Up Close

General Up Close – Items of interest to GTS Community members.

About General Up Close

The Dean’s News Site, General Up Close, communicates information of interest and importance to the seminary community and is part of the GTS News blog-style website at news.gts.edu.

Each week an email reminder is sent to current GTS community members with a list of new articles that have been posted during the previous week, but you can always check the latest articles at the Up Close web site.   Read more...

Chapel Schedule – Week of May 15, 2017 (Commencement)

Chapel of the Good Shepherd Worship Schedule
Week starting Sunday, May 15
Easter 5

Monday May 15
9:50am –   Morning Prayer
5:30pm –   Evensong Rite I (with the Blessing of Rings and Crosses)
 
Tuesday May 16
9:50am –   Alumni Memorial Eucharist
Preacher: The Rev. Jonathan Linman, Class of ’97
Director, Center for Christian Spirituality (2001-2009)
5:30om –   Baccalaureate Evensong
Preacher: The Rev. Dr. Clair McPherson
Professor of Ascetical Theology, General Seminary                 
 
Wednesday May 17
8:00am –    Morning Prayer
8:20am –    Commencement Eucharist
                      Preacher: The Rev.
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Library Book Sale

The Keller Library will be holding a book sale from Monday-Thursday next week. 

From Monday – Wednesday (May 15-17), hardcover books will cost $5 and paperbacks will cost $2.50. 

On Thursday, May 18, all remaining books will be half-price. 

Titles for sale from a range of genres. 

Cash or check only, please. 

Chapel Schedule – May 7-12, 2017

Chapel of the Good Shepherd Worship Schedule
Week starting Sunday, May 7
Easter 4

 

Sunday, May 7

  • 5:30 pm Evening Prayer, Rite II

Monday, May 8

  • 9:50 am Eucharist of Thanksgiving for the Year
  • 5:30 pm Evensong, Rite I

Tuesday, May 9

  • 9:50 am Sung Morning Prayer, Rite II
  • 5:30 pm Community Holy Eucharist, Rite II – Preacher: The Rt. Rev. R. William Franklin, Bishop of Western New York

Wednesday, May 10

  • 9:00 am Morning Prayer, Rite II

Thursday, May 11

  • 9:00 am  Morning Prayer, Rite II

Friday, May 12

  • 9:00 am  Morning Prayer, Rite II

Refectory Menu – May 8-12, 2017

GTS

MONDAY

Stuffed Turkey

Cauliflower gratin

Jasmin rice

Cantonese chicken soup

Sandwich du jour

Salad du jour

Fruit

Dessert

TUESDAY

AM

Chicken Alfredo

Rigatoni Pasta

Spring Vegetables

Salmon chowder

Sandwich du jour

Salad du jour

Fruit

Dessert

PM

Vegetable Frittata

Bacon

Sausage

Cheesy Grits

Breakfast Pastries

Fruit

WED

Lemon Thyme Chicken

Green Bean Casserole

Farro Risotto

Three Bean Soup

Sandwich du jour

Salad du jour

Fruit

Dessert

THURS

Beef and Pork Bolognaise

Orechette Pasta

Braised Escarole

Manhattan Clam Chowder

Sandwich du jour

Salad du jour

Fruit

Dessert

FRIDAY

Curried Chicken

Sweet Potato Fries

Pierogis

Glazed Carrots with Raisins

Chic Pea Stew

Sandwich du jour

Salad du jour

Fruit

Dessert

Want to make a couple of extra dollars?

The communications office is searching for a student (must be work study) to assist in running the Barbara Crafton Book Party on the afternoon of May 15 at 4:30 pm. The student would need to be available to help with set up and clean up (Clean up could happen after evensong on that evening for those who want to attend). Contact Joshua Bruner, bruner@gts.edu if you are interested or have any questions.  Read more...

#TheCloseUpClose Campus Photo Contest Results

#TheCloseUpClose Campus Photo Contest Results

Last week, we hosted our first-ever social media photo contest, #TheCloseUpClose. Students, faculty, staff, and alumni submitted dozens of beautiful photographs of the campus. The photograph that was chosen to be the next cover photo for General’s social media presence was submitted by Hank Tuell IV. Thanks to Hank and everyone else who participated. We were so excited by the participation, we made a short video to share some of the photos that were submitted.  Read more...

Graduating Students – Share Your Next Steps

The week leading up to Commencement will feature very short profiles on social media of our students’ next steps – for those who opt-in to participate.

Each day our social media platforms will share the photo of a graduating student with their post-grad plans. Anyone completing a program this semester is invited to participate.

Participation only takes 5 minutes of your time. Simply email Joshua (bruner@gts.edu) the following info, and you will be included!  Read more...

Summer Opportunity: “Spiritual Life Coordinator”

Incarnation Center, an Episcopal camp and retreat center located in eastern Connecticut, seeks a Spiritual Life Coordinator to join their summer camp team from mid-June through mid-August, 2017.

The Coordinator will assist the Center’s Chaplain in coordinating worship and programming for the camp and retreat programs. Ability to tailor position to meet specific learning goals. We seek someone enrolled in an M.Div program (or similar) who is passionate about outdoor ministry and working with youth and young adults.  Read more...

Special Guest Preachers Monday and Thursday!

From Fr. Kevin:

Be sure to join us on Monday morning at 9:50 AM, when our guest preacher will be Archbishop Sir David Moxon, the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Representative to the Holy See, and Director of the Anglican Centre in Rome.  Please also join us for the Thursday morning Eucharist when our guest preacher will be The Most Reverend Dr. Josiah Atkins Idowu-Fearon, Secretary General of the Anglican Communion.   Read more...

Refectory Menu – May 1-5, 2017

GTS MAY 1-5

MONDAY

Kielbasa and sauerkraut (G DF)

Cheese and potato pierogi (V)

Baked beans(V DF G)

Braised red cabbage(V G)

Roasted red pepper soup(V G)

Sandwich du jour

Salad du jour

Fruit

Dessert

Tuesday

AM

Meatballs

Baked Ziti(V)

Broccoli Rabe(V G DF)

Italian wedding soup(DF)

Sandwich du jour

Salad du jour

Fruit

Dessert

PM

Tempura fish tacos with pickled vegetables and Taco Bar Fixings

Black Beans(G DF)

Queso Fondido with chorizo and tortilla chips

Salad du jour

Fruit

Dessert

Wednesday

Cubano Sandwiches

Plantain Chips(G V DF)

Caribbean rice (V G)

Curried sweet potato soup(G V)

Sandwich du jour

Salad du jour

Fruit

Dessert

Thursday

Pot roast (DF G)

Roasted Root Vegetables(G V DF)

Candied brown butter mashed sweet potatoes(G V)

Broccoli soup(V)

Sandwich du jour

Salad du jour

Fruit

Dessert

Friday

Sliders and Hot dogs

Twice Baked potatoes (V)

Steamed Broccoli (DF G V)

Butternut squash soup(G V)

Sandwich du jour

Salad du jour

Fruit

Dessert

Chapel Schedule – April 30-May 6, 2017

Chapel of the Good Shepherd Worship Schedule
Week starting Sunday, April 30
Easter 3

 

Sunday, April 30

  • 5:30 pm Evening Prayer, Rite II

 

Monday, May 1

  • 9:50 am Festive Holy Eucharist, Rite II – Preacher: Sir David Moxon, Archbishop of Canterbury’s Representative to the Holy See, Director of the Anglican Centre in Rome
  • 5:30 pm Festive Evensong, Rite I

Tuesday, May 2

  • 9:50 am Sung Morning Prayer, Rite II
  • 5:30 pm Community Holy Eucharist, Rite II

Wednesday, May 3

  • 5:30 pm Evensong, Rite II

Thursday, May 4

  • 9:50 am  Holy Eucharist, Rite I – Preacher: Archbishop Josiah Atkins Idowu-Fearon, Secretary General of the Anglican Communion
  • 5:30 pm  Evensong, RIte I

Friday, May 5

  • 9:50 am  Morning Prayer, Rite II
  • 5:30 pm  Evening Rite

Saturday, May 6

  • 5:30 pm Evening Prayer, Rite II

Refectory Menu – April 24-28, 2017

GTS 4/24-28

Monday

BBQ Chicken

Mac & Cheese

Braised Greens

Sweet Potato Soup

Sandwich Du Jour

Salad Du Jour

Fruit

Dessert

Tuesday

Meatloaf and gravy

Herbed Potatoes

Vegetable Medley

Tomato Soup

Sandwich Du Jour

Salad Du Jour

Fruit

Dessert

Tuesday Night Dinner

Texmex Chicken Taco

Loaded Nachos

Taco Bar Fixings( Salsa, Pico de Gallo, Guac, etc.)

Lime Cilantro Rice

Salad Du Jour

Fruit

Dessert

Wednesday

Roast Beef w/ Au Jus

Horseradish Mashed Potatoes

Snap peas and roasted red peppers

Southern Style Ham and Greens soup

Sandwich Du Jour

Salad Du Jour

Fruit

Dessert

Thursday

Honey Baked Ham

Potato Salad

Corn on the cob

New England clam chowder

Sandwich Du Jour

Salad Du Jour

Fruit

Dessert

Friday

Pan seared salmon

Fingerling Potatoes

Cauliflower Gratin

Cream of broccoli soup

Sandwich Du Jour

Salad Du Jour

Fruit

Dessert

Chapel Schedule – April 23-29, 2017

Chapel of the Good Shepherd Worship Schedule
Week starting Sunday, April 23
Easter 2

 

Sunday, April 23

  • *Holiday Mode*

Monday, April 24

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

Tuesday, April 25

  • 9:50 am Sung Morning Prayer, Rite II
  • 5:30 pm Festive Holy Eucharist, Rite II
    Preacher: The Rev. Morgan Mercer-Ladd

Wednesday, April 26

  • 5:30 pm Evensong, Rite II

Thursday, April 27

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

Friday, April 28

  • 9:50 am  Morning Prayer, Rite II
  • 5:30 pm  Evening Rite (Entering Class)

Saturday, April 29

  • Evening Prayer, Rite II

Chapel Schedule – April 16-22, 2017

Chapel of the Good Shepherd Worship Schedule
Week starting Sunday, April 16
Easter Week

 

Sunday, April 16

  • *Holiday Mode*

Monday, April 17

  • *Holiday Mode*

Tuesday, April 18

  • 9:50 am Sung Morning Prayer, Rite II
  • 5:30 pm Festive Holy Eucharist, Rite II
    Preacher: TBA

Wednesday, April 19

  • 5:30 pm Evensong, Rite II

Thursday, April 20

  • 9:50 am  Festive Holy Eucharist, Rite II – Preacher: The Rev. Dr.
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