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2016-04 Archive

Kincannon Named Executive Pastor of Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Alexandria, Virginia

Bishop Young Jin Cho of the Virginia Conference of The United Methodist Church announces the appointment of The Rev. Dr. Karla M. Kincannon as executive pastor at Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Alexandria, Virginia, effective July 1, 2016. Kincannon indicated that the decision to return to parish ministry came after many discussions with key church leadership in Virginia, her home conference. Kincannon will leave her position at the seminary on June 30, 2016.
 

Garrett-Evangelical Welcomes Trina Armstrong as Assistant Professor of Pastoral Theology and Pastoral Care

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary is excited to announce the appointment of Trina Armstrong as assistant professor of pastoral theology and pastoral care. With her prior teaching experience, commitments to the church and the community, as well as her clinical work, Armstrong will bring a wealth of knowledge to the classroom and the seminary community at-large. Her appointment will officially begin on July 1, 2016. 

President of Children’s Defense Fund, Marian Wright Edelman, to Deliver 159th Commencement Address

Marian Wright Edelman, award-winning advocate, and president of the Children’s Defense Fund, will be the keynote speaker at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary’s 159th Commencement on May 13th, 2016. Wright Edelman will also be awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters. The Commencement service will begin at 10:00 a.m. at First United Methodist Church of Evanston.