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2016-12 Archive

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary Receives $1.5 Million from Lilly Endowment to Help Churches Create Meaningful New Ministries for Young Adults

EVANSTON, Illinois, December 2016 – Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary recently received $1.5 million from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help churches launch new ministries that will attract young adults – a population that congregations today are struggling to reach. The grant is part of Lilly Endowment’s newly announced Young Adult Initiative 2016.

Lilly Endowment Awards $750,000 to Help Pastors Become Financially Literate and Lead Financially Strong Congregations

EVANSTON, Illinois – Lilly Endowment Inc. recently awarded Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary a $750,000 grant to help pastors obtain the education and business skills they need to be financially literate and address the economic challenges facing congregations today. The grant is part of Lilly Endowment’s National Initiative to Address Economic Challenges Facing Pastoral Leaders.

Rev. Dr. Cynthia A. Wilson Named Associate General Secretary at Discipleship Ministries of The United Methodist Church

EVANSTON, Illinois – Discipleship Ministries of The United Methodist Church announces the appointment of The Rev. Dr. Cynthia A. Wilson as associate general secretary effective February 1, 2017. Wilson has served as assistant vice president of student life and dean of students at Garrett-Evangelical since 2012 and will retain her responsibilities till January 31, 2017.