Category Archives: Up Close

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

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

All members of the GTS community are invited to attend a birthday celebration in honor of Episcopal Relief and Development’s 75th anniversary on December 4th at 8:30pm in the 21st Street Room of Seabury Hall. Come and enjoy birthday cake along with other snacks and beverages (wine and non-alcoholic drinks)!

GTS will also be raising money for Episcopal Relief and Development’s Gifts for Life program. Our goal is to raise $80 to purchase a goat for a community in need.  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.

Trinity Institute Essay Competition: Creating Common Good

Trinity Institute invites you to submit an essay on the theme of economic inequality and how to make changes for the common good. FIRST-PLACE PRIZE: $10,000 award, essay publication in the Anglican Theological Review, and a public lecture at Trinity Wall Street. RUNNERS-UP: two prizes of $2,500 each.

 

In keeping with Trinity Institute’s 2015 National Conference theme, “Creating Common Good,” the essay competition aims to inspire theological scholars to examine our post-2008 economic context and offer solutions about how best to pursue God’s promise of abundant life against the backdrop of the global financial crisis.  Read more...

Beyond the Close: Trinity Institute 2015

All members of the GTS community are invited to register for the upcoming Trinity Institute: Why is Economic Equality the topic?

TI2015, hosted by Trinity Church Wall Street on January 22-24, 2015, focuses on economic inequality, an overwhelming issue in the U.S. A report by Pew Research Center found that U.S. income inequality has been increasing steadily since the 1970s, and now has reached levels not seen since 1928.   Read more...

Chapel Schedule – Week starting Sunday, November 16

Chapel of the Good Shepherd Worship Schedule
Week starting Sunday, November 16
Twenty Third Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 28

 

Sunday, November 16

  • 5:30 pm Evensong, Rite I

Monday, November 17

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

Tuesday, November 18

  • 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 November 17 – 21

Refectory menu for the week of November 17 – November 21:

Monday

Ground beef nacho
Vegetable nacho
Arroz con frijoles
Vegetable chili
Cobb salad
Tortillas soup
Guacamole
Pico de gallo
Cold cuts
Fruit salad
Asst cookies

Tuesday

Chicken francaise
Stuffed peppers
White rice
Sautéed mixed vegetables
Italian wedding soup
Spinach salad
Mixed greens
Cold cuts
Fruit salad
Asst cookies

Tuesday Dinner

Beef Hamburgers
Turkey burgers
Veggie burgers
French fries
Mac and ham salad
Bacon
Cheese
Tomatoes

Wednesday

Roasted turkey breast
Vegetable pot pie
Garlic mash potatoes
Braised Brussels sprouts
Spicy cabbage salad
Caesar salad
Cold cuts
Fruit salad
Asst cookies

Thursday

Sesame chicken
Stir fried rice
Tofu and bok choy
Vegetable dumpling soup
Asian salad
Spring mixed salad
Cold cuts
Fruit salad

Friday

Blackened tilapia
Vegetable orzo
Sautéed spinach
Steamed vegetables
Chicken curry soup
Faro salad
Spring mixed salad
Cold cuts
Fruit salad

 

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

Trick or Treating on the GTS Close

Trick or Treating on the GTS Close

The sound of children playing is not unfamiliar on the GTS campus, but on Halloween the community was treated to the added sound of enthusiastic trick-or-treaters from General’s preschool, the Children’s Garden. Two dozen children made the rounds dressed in Halloween costumes for their yearly trick-or-treating. The youngest appeared as Dalmatians while the older children were dressed in homemade cupcake costumes. The event brought joy to both the children and the GTS community.  Read more...

Diocese of NY Anti-Racism Workshop in January

The Diocese of New York is hosting an Anti-Racism Workshop on January 9 and 10, 2015. It will be held at the Diocesan House on the Cathedral grounds. If you are required to take this workshop as part of your process, this your opportunity to take it while in NYC.

Students who wants to attend can register on the Diocesan website, dioceseny.org, or call Arlene Bullard in the Bishop’s office (212) 932-7363.  Read more...

P/T Jobs Available: Advent Lutheran Church

Advent Lutheran Church at Broadway and 93rd Street has two part-time jobs available, good opportunity for a seminarian or spouse/partner!

Seeking applications by December 1 for a January 1 start date:

Building Manager for Upper Westside Congregation

Advent Lutheran Church is seeking a part-time Building Manager for 2504 Broadway (@ 93rd street), New York, NY 10025 to begin January 1, 2015.  The Building Manager is responsible for the smooth functioning of the church building shared by Advent Lutheran Church and Broadway United Church of Christ.   Read more...

Want an Official GTS Scarf?

Want an Official GTS Scarf?

Winter is coming! Wouldn’t it be nice to keep warm with an official GTS scarf?

The scarves were the idea and work of the Classes of 2007 and 2008. Based on the traditional academic scarves of the UK (made famous by the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, as well as the Harry Potter series), GTS scarves were designed and manufactured by Luke & Eyers, a firm in Cambridge, England.  Read more...

Chapel Schedule – Week starting Sunday, November 9

Chapel of the Good Shepherd Worship Schedule
Week starting Sunday, November 9
Twenty Second Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 27

 

Sunday, November 9

  • 5:30 pm Evensong, Rite I

Monday, November 10

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

Tuesday, November 11

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

Refectory Menu – Week of November 10 – 14

Refectory menu for the week of November 10 – November 14:

Monday, November 10th

Ground Turkey Tacos
Vegetable Tacos
Arroz Mojado (Mexican Rice)
Chicken Corn Soup
Caesar Salad
Cold Cuts
Assorted Cookies
Fruit Salad

Tuesday, November 11th

Chicken Roulade
Cheddar Mashed Potatoes
Roasted Broccoli
Shrimp Bisque
Barley Succotash
Mixed Greens
Cold Cuts
Assorted Cookies
Fruit Salad

Tuesday, November 11th DINNER

Teriyaki Beef
Vegetable Farro
Roasted Vegetables
Potato Leek Soup
Orza Salad

Wednesday, November 12th

Pork Scaloppini
Sweet Potato Casserole
Sautéed Greens
Tomato and Mozzarella Salad
Mixed Greens
Cold Cuts
Assorted Cookies
Fruit Salad

Thursday, November 13th

Herb Roasted Lemon Chicken
Grilled String Beans
Roasted Red Bliss Potatoes
Split Pea Soup
Black Eye Pea Salad
Mixed Greens
Cold Cuts
Assorted Cookies
Fruit Salad

Friday, November 14th

Mixed Seafood
White Rice
Roasted Cauliflower
Creamy Mushrooms
Sweet Potato Salad
Mixed Greens
Cold Cuts
Fruit Salad
Angel Cake

 

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

The Rev. Margaret Muncie ’74 Receives 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award

The Rev. Margaret Muncie ’74 Receives 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award

On November 6, 2014, during the Alumni Memorial Eucharist in the Chapel of the Good Shepherd, the Rev. Margaret “Peggy” Muncie accepted the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award. The Memorial Eucharist is held each year to pray for those graduates of The General Theological Seminary who have died in the past year. The Rev. Dr. Richard Corney, GTS Professor Emeritus of Old Testament, read the names aloud during the service.  Read more...