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...

Refectory Menu – May 2 – 6

Refectory Menu – May 2 – 6

GTS May 2-6

Monday

Chicken parmesan

Roasted potatoes

Vegetable medley

Vegetable barley soup

Sandwiches

Salad

Fruit

Dessert

 

Tuesday

Meatloaf

Mashed potatoes

Sautéed broccoli

Mushroom veloute

Sandwiches

Salad

Fruit

Dessert

 

Tuesday dinner

Roast turkey

Squash casserole

Roasted root vegetables

Curried pineapple

Salad

Dessert

 

Wednesday

Fish soup

Rice pilaf

Grilled asparagus

Carrot ginger soup

Sandwiches

Salad

Fruit

Dessert

 

Thursday

Fried chicken

Mac and cheese

Glazed yams

Black eyed pea soup

Sandwiches

Salad

Fruit

Dessert

 

Friday

Sheppard’s pie

Yorkshire pudding

Roasted cauliflower

Leek and potato soup

Sandwiches

Salad

Fruit

Dessert

 

Chapel Schedule – May 1 – 7, 2016

Chapel Schedule – May 1 – 7, 2016

Chapel of the Good Shepherd Worship Schedule
Week starting Sunday, May 1
Easter 6

Sunday, May 1

  • 5:30 pm  Evening Prayer, Rite II

Monday, May 2

  • 9:50 am  Holy Eucharist, Rite II
    Liturgy Practicum 
  • 5:30 pm  Festive Evensong, Rite I – St. Philip and St. James

Tuesday, May 3

  • 9:50 am Sung Morning Prayer, Rite II
    Reflection: Frederick Okoth
    MDiv Class of 2018
  • 5:30 pm Holy Eucharist, Rite II
    Preacher: The Rev.
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A Special Evening Prayer on May 6

A Special Evening Prayer on May 6

Join the GTS Community next Friday, May 5, for our final Relaxed Fridays Evening Prayer.
Joining us will be Jeannine Otis.
If you have met her, enough said; if not, you are in for a great blessing. She is one of our finest musicians, and an extraordinary human being.
Come ready to enjoy some joyful noise!
Fr. Clair
Bishop of Newark Preaching Prize 2016

Bishop of Newark Preaching Prize 2016

THE BISHOP OF NEWARK PREACHING PRIZE

Congratulations to Ann Urinoski who is the recipient of The Bishop of Newark Preaching Prize for the year 2016.

Ann will be the preacher at the Holy Eucharist on Commencement Day, May 11. We rejoice with her, and we give thanks for the most excellent gifts of all those who preached for us.

Faithfully,
Professor Mitties DeChamplain

Professor Todd Brewer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Student Essays in Christian Wisdom Competition

Student Essays in Christian Wisdom Competition

Dear friends in theological education,

Warm greetings.
I am pleased to announce the 7th annual Student Essays in Christian Wisdom Competition of the Living Church Foundation. The first-place essay will be published in the Fall education number of The Living Church and the winner will receive a cash prize of $500. There are also second- and third-place prizes.
Essays should be 1,500 – 2,000 words in length (not longer), and we welcome submissions drawn from coursework.  Read more...

Sunday School Teacher/Coordinator at Christ Church Riverdale

SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHER/COORDINATOR (Part-Time Position)

We are seeking a part time (approx. 5 hours per week) Sunday School Coordinator for a great group of kids at Christ Church Riverdale (Episcopal). We are a vibrant, welcoming parish that seeks a qualified individual to teach one of two Sunday morning classes. A dedicated group of parents are currently serving as Sunday school teachers. As time allows, the coordinator will be responsible for broad aspects of the Sunday School program including, but not limited to, the recruitment and training of new teachers, communicating with our volunteer teachers and assisting with their ministry to children, maintaining adequate supplies and keeping the congregation informed about Sunday school activities.  Read more...

Summer Internship – Trinity Wall Street

FULL TIME PAID INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY:

For Summer 2016, Full-time 35 hours/week (Sunday – Thursday), paid, 9 weeks (June 6 – August 5) internship program. Expanded work hours

July 11-15, for duration of Summer Camp.

YOUTH AND FAMILY INTERN

Description:

o Assist with preparations and logistics for Summer Camp

o Research intergenerational activities/projects for possible inclusion in St. Paul’s Chapel 250 th Anniversary celebrations in Fall 2016

o Participate in planning for Fall Family & Youth programming and events

O Assist Youth and Family Program Assistant with the daily Youth & Family department operations

Requirements:

o Pursuing a Graduate Degree in a field related to Education or Faith Formation from an accredited institution

o Interest in faith formation and education

o Flexible; creative; eager learner; curious with a good sense of humor

o Experience teaching in or supporting Sunday School or other school a plus

o Excellent writing and interpersonal skills

o Excellent Microsoft Office skills, esp.  Read more...

General Seminary Appoints VP and Dean of Academic Affairs

General Seminary Appoints VP and Dean of Academic Affairs

The General Theological Seminary announces the appointment of Michael W. DeLashmutt, Ph.D., to the position of Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs. The position incorporates the traditional duties of Academic Dean with an expanded emphasis on strengthening the current M.Div, M.A., S.T.M., and certificate programs, while developing and coordinating new lay-oriented, non-residential, vocationally focused degrees and certificates.

About the appointment, the Very Rev. Kurt H.  Read more...

Student Essays in Christian Wisdom Competition

Student Essays in Christian Wisdom Competition

 

Dear friends in theological education,

Warm Eastertide greetings.
I am pleased to announce the 7th annual Student Essays in Christian Wisdom Competition of the Living Church Foundation. The first-place essay will be published in the Fall education number of The Living Church and the winner will receive a cash prize of $500. There are also second- and third-place prizes.
Essays should be 1,500 – 2,000 words in length (not longer), and we welcome submissions drawn from coursework.  Read more...
Refectory Menu    April 25 – 29

Refectory Menu April 25 – 29

GTS April 25-29

 

Monday

Grilled chicken

Fettuccini Alfredo

Grilled vegetables

Split pea soup

Sandwiches

Salad

Fruit

Dessert

 

Tuesday

Roasted pork loin

Sweet potato casserole

Sautéed broccoli

Black eyed bean vegetable soup

Sandwiches

Salad

Fruit

Dessert

 

Tuesday Dinner

Grilled fennel sausage

Lasagna, ricotta and tomato

Sautéed zucchini

Salad

Fruit

Dessert

 

Wednesday

Pot roast

Mashed potatoes

Green peas with pearl onions

Chicken noodle

Sandwiches

Salad

Fruit

Dessert

 

Thursday

Fried catfish

French fries

Green beans

Lobster bisque

Sandwiches

Salad

Fruit

Dessert

Friday

Pork carnitas

Rice and beans

Glazed carrots

Salsa and guacamole

Chicken tortilla soup

Sandwiches

Salad

Fruit

Dessert

The Tutu Center Presents Father Michael Lapsley on April 27

The Tutu Center Presents Father Michael Lapsley on April 27

The Tutu Center presents an hour with Father Michael Lapsley, a South African activist who has turned his personal tragedy into redemptive ministry.
In 1990, three months after the release oNelson Mandela, Father Lapsley received a parcel containing two religious magazines. Inside one of them was a highly sophisticated bomb. When Lapsley opened the magazine, the explosion blew off both of his hands, destroyed one eye and burned him severely.  Read more...
Chapel Schedule  April 24 – 30

Chapel Schedule April 24 – 30

Chapel of the Good Shepherd Worship Schedule
Week starting Sunday, April 24
Easter 5


Sunday, April 24

  • 5:30 pm  Evening Prayer, Rite II

Monday, April 25

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

Tuesday, April 26

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

 

Wednesday, April 27

  • 5:30 pm Evening Prayer, Rite II

Thursday, April 28

  • 9:50 am  Holy Eucharist, Rite II
    5:30 pm  Evensong, RIte II
    Homilist: Vickie McDonald
    MDiv Class of 2017

Friday, April 29

  • 9:50 am  Morning Prayer, Rite II
    Reflection: Spencer Cantrell
    MDiv Class of 2018
  • 5:30 pm   Evening Rite

Saturday, April 30

  • 5:30 pm Evening Prayer, Rite II
Refectory Menu    April 18 – 22

Refectory Menu April 18 – 22

GTS April 18-22

 

Monday

Meatloaf

Roasted potatoes

Corn on the cob

Chicken noodle

Sandwiches

Salad

Fruit

Dessert

 

Tuesday

Chicken Dijon

Rice pilaf

Grilled asparagus

Beef barley soup

Sandwiches

Salad

Fruit

Dessert

 

Tuesday dinner

Meat balls in tomato sauce

Baked ziti

Sautéed zucchini

Salad

Fruit

Dessert

 

Wednesday

Lemon baked flounder

Red rice pilaf

Vegetable medley

Tomato soup

Sandwiches

Salad

Fruit

Dessert

 

Thursday

Roast beef

Mashed potatoes

Sautéed broccoli

Minestrone

Sandwiches

Salad

Fruit

Dessert

 

Friday

Glazed ham

Scalloped potatoes

Green beans

Carrot ginger soup

Sandwiches

Salad

Fruit

Dessert

 

 

Chapel Schedule – April 17 – 23

Chapel Schedule – April 17 – 23

Chapel of the Good Shepherd Worship Schedule
Week starting Sunday, April 17
Easter 4

 

Sunday, April 17

  • 5:30 pm  Evening Prayer, Rite II

Monday, April 18

  • 9:50 am  Holy Eucharist, Rite II
  • 5:30 pm  Evensong, Rite II
    Homilist: John Keogh
    MDiv Class of 2018

Tuesday, April 19

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

Wednesday, April 20

  • 5:30 pm Evening Prayer, Rite II

Thursday, April 21

  • 9:50 am  Holy Eucharist, Rite II
    5:30 pm  Evensong, RIte II
    Homilist: Curtis Kennington
    MDiv Class of 2017

Friday, April 22

  • 9:50 am  Morning Prayer, Rite II
    Reflection: Robin Pierre
    MDiv Class of 2018
  • 5:30 pm   Evening Rite

Saturday, April 23

  • 5:30 pm Evening Prayer, Rite II
Student Essays in Christian Wisdom Competition

Student Essays in Christian Wisdom Competition

Dear friends in theological education,

Warm Eastertide greetings.
I am pleased to announce the 7th annual Student Essays in Christian Wisdom Competition of the Living Church Foundation. The first-place essay will be published in the Fall education number of The Living Church and the winner will receive a cash prize of $500. There are also second- and third-place prizes.
 
Essays should be 1,500 – 2,000 words in length (not longer), and we welcome submissions drawn from coursework.  Read more...
Spring 2016 GTS News Quarterly Available for Download

Spring 2016 GTS News Quarterly Available for Download

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

This edition includes:

 

 

Download the Spring 2016 edition of GTS News Quarterly.

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

Poetry Vespers

Poetry Vespers

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Poetry Vespers

Sunday, April 17th, 5 pm

General Theological Seminary
440 W 21st St, New York, New York 10011

Vespers is an evening prayer service, a time to contemplate the day that has passed. All are welcome to an evening of poetry, prayer, and Spanish Guitar in the beautiful Chapel of the Good Shepherd in the urban oasis of General Theological Seminary.

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