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Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary Master of Divinity student, Katie Steele, has been selected to the newly formed Young Adult Network of The United Methodist Ecumenical and Interreligious Training ministry. Steele joins a small group of United Methodist young adults between the ages of 21 and 31 who will be trained in group leadership skills, the history and theology of the ecumenism, and the unique importance of Christian unity and interreligious relationships in The United Methodist Church.
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January 31, 2016 — Bishop Hee Soo Jung of the Wisconsin Conference of The United Methodist Church announces the appointment of The Rev. Dr. Mark A. Fowler to become the Senior Pastor at First United Methodist Church in Madison, Wisconsin, effective July 1, 2016. Fowler, who is currently serving as the Murray H. Leiffer associate professor of congregational leadership at Garrett-Evangelical, will retain his responsibilities at the seminary until June 30, 2016. He will remain associated with the seminary in the years to follow as an affiliate faculty member.
January 12, 2016 — Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the founding of The Center for Music and Worship in the Black Church Experience (CMWBCE), a one-of-a-kind in North America. The mission of the center is to provide training in the sacred music of the Black church and beyond to musicians and worship leaders for the enrichment of congregational worship in diverse contexts.
January 7, 2016 — The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network and the Paul Ramsey Award Nominating Committee are pleased to announce Brent Waters, D.Phil., as the recipient of the 2016 Paul Ramsey Award for Excellence in Bioethics. Dr. Waters is the Jerre and Mary Joy Stead Professor of Christian Social Ethics, and Director of the Jerre L. and Mary Joy Center for Ethics and Values at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, Illinois.
December 15, 2015 — "I am delighted to have engaged this new collaboration with CTS and I am grateful for the curricular opportunity it provides our students,” said Garrett-Evangelical President Lallene J. Rector. “As a servant seminary, it is critical that we prepare leaders who offer God's welcome, hospitality, and love of neighbor to all the persons and communities whom they encounter."
December 11, 2015 — From a hymn sing in Koten Chapel to a discussion of the theology of piety and Evangelical United Brethren (EUB) history and mission, “Finding our Way Forward: Learning from our EUB Heritage and Discerning the Future” will bring together friends – old and new – to explore how the history of the EUB Church offers guidance for the future. Co-sponsored by Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary and North Central College, this EUB Heritage Symposium and Evangelical Theological Seminary (ETS) Reunion will take place March 16-18, 2016 at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois.