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Centers and Institutes

Garrett-Evangelical's centers and institutes enrich seminary life through lectures, workshops, and conferences; allow students, faculty, and the church to interact in programs of mutual interest; and offer new perspectives, resources, and continuing education opportunities to the wider community outside of the seminary.

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Center for the Church and the Black Experience

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Center for the Church and the Black Experience

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Hispanic-Latinx Center

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Hispanic-Latinx Center

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Rueben P. Job Institute for Spiritual Formation

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Rueben P. Job Institute for Spiritual Formation

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Stead Center for Ethics and Values

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Stead Center for Ethics and Values

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Styberg Preaching Institute

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Styberg Preaching Institute

Center for Asian/Asian American Ministry and Theology

Established by the seminary in 1984, this center serves the needs of Asian American students, pastors, and churches. The center provides services to churches throughout the North Central Jurisdiction by recruiting students for ordained ministry and by training seminarians, pastors, and lay leaders for effective ministry in cross-cultural settings.

For more information, contact:

Student Coordinators

Cassandra Chee

Cassandra Chee at cassandra.chee@garrett.edu

Cassandra Chee holds a Bachelor of Arts in Visual Communication Design from the University of Washington, Seattle. Currently, she is pursuing a Master of Divinity at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary.

 

Toar Hutagalung

Toar Hutagalung at toar.hutagalung@garrrett.edu

Toar Hutagalung received his Master of Arts in Theological Research (MATR) from Andover Newton Theological School, Newton, MA. He holds his bachelor of science in theology (S.Si.Teol.) degree from Jakarta Theological Seminary. Currently, he is writing his dissertation with a postcolonial/decolonial perspective, specialized in the issue of liminal identity and Pneumatology.

Faculty Director

Dr. Anne Joh

Dr. Anne Joh at 847.866.3974.

Dr. Anne Joh is professor of theology and culture at Garrett- Evangelical Theological Seminary. She is the first Korean American female full professor of systematic theology in the United States and the first Asian American female to earn full professor in the seminary’s 165-year history. An interdisciplinary theologian, Joh’s research and scholarship has focused on post/decolonialism, critical ethnic/race and Asian American studies, feminist, queer and affect theories, and constructive theology.

WomenIMAGES

Established in the early 1970s to provide programs and act as a catalyst for the whole community, WomenIMAGES (Women in Ministry at Garrett-Evangelical Seminary) provides community and educational opportunities for women and seeks to create a nonsexist context for theological education. The center offers student-organized opportunities for learning and advocacy.