Category Archives: Up Close

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

Chapel of the Good Shepherd in Holiday Mode

The Chapel of the Good Shepherd is now in Holiday Mode.

Morning Prayer and Evening Prayer services are casual. Students, faculty, and staff are invited to continue to say the Office at the usual times (10:10am, 5:30pm, and 10:30am on Saturdays). The roles are divided up by those who attend.

Scheduled services will continue on January 28, 2015, the first day of classes in the Easter Term.  Read more...

Beyond the Close: Lecture on Episcopal Bishops and Slavery

On January 14, 2015, in the South Court Auditorium of the Schwarzman Building of the New York Public Library, Dr. T. Felder Dorn will present a lecture titled Battle of the Bishops: A Slavery Controversy in Pennsylvania in 1863.

The lecture examines the means in which Episcopal bishops confronted slavery during the Civil War. Dr. T. Felder Dorn is writer in residence at the New York Public Library’s Wertheim Study and has written a related book, Challenges on the Emmaus Road: Episcopal Bishops Confront Slavery, Civil War, and EmancipationRead more...

Refectory Menu – Week of December 15 – 19

Refectory menu for the week of December 15 – December 19:

The menu will be posted in this space once it has been provided to Up Close.

 

The administrators of the Refectory meals have graciously agreed to provide Up Close with the menus the previous week. We will then post them to General Up Close (news.gts.edu/upclose) so you can begin to plan your selections for the next week.  Read more...

GTS Community Engages in Action and Prayer after Grand Jury Decision

GTS Community Engages in Action and Prayer after Grand Jury Decision

General Seminary students prepare for
the Millions March NYC on December 13.

Since the moment a Staten Island grand jury announced it would not indict the NYPD officer responsible for the death of Eric Garner, GTS students, staff, faculty, and alumni/ae have stepped out, spoken up and responded with compassion to the pain wracking our city and nation.

Not surprisingly, social media has been a primary organizing ground, especially via a new public Facebook group called GTS Action!  Read more...

Chapel Schedule – Week starting Sunday, December 14

Chapel of the Good Shepherd Worship Schedule
Week starting Sunday, December 14
The Third Week of Advent

 

Sunday, December 14

  • 5:30 pm Evening Prayer, Rite II

Monday, December 15

  • 10:10 am Morning Prayer, Rite II
  • 5:30 pm Festive Evensong, Rite I

Tuesday, December 16

  • 10:10 am Morning Prayer, Rite II
  • 5:30 pm Holy Eucharist, Rite II
  • Preacher: Richard Blackburn
    Executive Director, Lombard Mennonite Peace Center

Wednesday, December 17

  • 10:10 am Morning Prayer, Rite II
  • 5:30 pm Evensong, Rite I

Thursday, December 18

  • 10:10 am Holy Eucharist
    Preacher: The Very Rev.
  Read more...

Baptism in the Chapel of Good Shepherd, 12/6 @ 10:30 AM

On Saturday, December 6th, immediately following Morning Prayer, Henry Brasberger will be baptized in the Chapel of the Good Shepherd!

Henry and his family are a part of the Chelsea community and have worked closely with members of the GTS community to prepare for Henry’s baptism.

If you’re on the Close this Saturday, please join us for a Service of Holy Baptism on Saturday morning at 10:30 AM in the chapel!  Read more...

Chapel Schedule – Week starting Sunday, December 7

Chapel of the Good Shepherd Worship Schedule
Week starting Sunday, December 7
The Second Week of Advent

 

Sunday, December 7

  • 5:30 pm Evening Prayer, Rite II

Monday, December 8

  • 10:10 am Morning Prayer, Rite II
  • 5:30 pm Festive Evensong, Rite I

Tuesday, December 9

  • 10:10 am Morning Prayer, Rite II
  • 5:30 pm Evening Prayer, Rite II
  • 6:00 pm Holy Eucharist, Rite II
    Preacher: The Rev.
  Read more...

Refectory Menu – Week of December 8 – 12

Refectory menu for the week of December 8 – December 12:

Monday

Beef enchiladas
Veggie enchiladas
Arroz con pollo
Guacamole
Corn salsa
Fruit salad
Cold cuts
Asst cookies

 

Tuesday

Roasted pork loin
Sweet potato mash
Veggie pot pie
Grilled veggies
Quinoa salad
Chicken noodle soup
Fruit salad
Cold cuts
Asst cookies
Tuesday Dinner

Corned beef
Braised cabbage
Boiled red bliss potatoes
Faro salad
Split pea soup
Spring mix salad
Asst cookies

 

Wednesday

Beef lasagna
Veggie lasagna
Sautéed kale
Orzo salad
Veggie tomato soup
Fruit salad
Cold cuts
Asst cookies

 

Thursday

Chicken tangine
Veggie couscous
Veggie tangine
Chick peas salad
Lentil soup
Fruit salad
Cold cuts
Asst cookies

 

Friday

Chicken francaise
Steamed white rice
Sautéed broccoli
Eggplant rolatini
Veggie minestrone
Fruit salad
Cold cuts
Asst cookies

 

The administrators of the Refectory meals have graciously agreed to provide Up Close with the menus the previous week.  Read more...

Final Exam Schedule for Michaelmas ’14

The “Michaelmas [fall] 2014 Final Exam Schedule” is posted to the Course Offerings & Registrar page of the website.

If you need to request an extension for coursework, submit the completed form to me by 5:00pm on Monday, December 15th. The “Extension for Time Petition Form” can be found on the Course Offerings & Registrar page.

The deadline to submit a request for a “pass/fail” grade is 5:00pm on Monday, December 15th.  Read more...

Episcopal Relief and Development Birthday Party! – Dec. 4 in the 21st St. Room

Come celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Episcopal Relief & Development!

When: Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 8pm
Where: 21st/Close Street Rooms in Seabury

Come celebrate the ministry of Episcopal Relief & Development and learn about all the amazing things it does with free cake, snacks and drinks (alcoholic and nonalcoholic)!

Please consider bringing some spare change to donate to Episcopal Relief & Development!  If our community can raise $15, we at General Seminary can buy a food and education package for a child in need through the Gifts for Life program (and there are gifts at all price points)!  Read more...

Chapel Schedule – Week starting Sunday, November 30

Chapel of the Good Shepherd Worship Schedule
Week starting Sunday, November 30
The First Week of Advent

 

Sunday, November 30

  • **Holiday Mode**

Monday, December 1 – Feast of St. Andrew

  • 10:10 am Holy Eucharist
    Preacher: Ben Hines
    MDiv Class of 2015, Diocese of Southern Virginia
  • 5:30 pm Festive Evensong, Rite I

Tuesday, December 2

  • 10:10 am Morning Prayer, Rite II
  • 5:30 pm Evening Prayer, Rite II
  • 6:00 pm Holy Eucharist, Rite II
    Preacher: The Very Rev. 
  Read more...

Refectory Menu – Week of December 1 – 5

Refectory menu for the week of December 1 – December 5:

The menu will be posted in this space once it has been provided to Up Close.

 

The administrators of the Refectory meals have graciously agreed to provide Up Close with the menus the previous week. We will then post them to General Up Close (news.gts.edu/upclose) so you can begin to plan your selections for the next week.  Read more...

St. Nicholas Community Celebration – December 5

All members of the GTS community are invited to a St. Nicholas celebration on Friday, December 5th from 6 to 7pm. Gather on the GTS Patio for the lighting of the Christmas tree, Christmas carols, and a reading of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas. Pizza and a Christmas movie will also be provided. Please RSVP to Sellers Kennington (sellerskennington@hotmail.com) by December 1.