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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.
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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.
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.
November 30, 2015 — In the forward of the newly published book, Educating for Redemptive Community: Essays in Honor of Jack Seymour and Margaret Ann Crain (Wipf & Stock, 2015), longtime friend and United Methodist colleague, Dr. Mary Elizabeth Moore, dean of the School of Theology and professor of theology and education at Boston University, begins with a question: “Why do former students, who are also colleagues and friends, write a book to honor their teachers?” For each contributor the opportunity to honor Dr. Jack Seymour and Dr. Margaret Ann Crain, two key Garrett-Evangelical faculty members in the area of Christian education, was simply a labor of love.
November 19, 2015 — Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary takes great pride in offering a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program that not only equips graduates to be exceptional scholars but also outstanding educators. Now, Garrett-Evangelical PhD students will have the opportunity to earn a PhD Teaching Certificate as a part of their degree program.