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Those acquainted with Dr. Gennifer Brooks know she is rarely at a loss for words. But when the Class of 2022 of the ACTS Doctor of Ministry in Preaching students told her at an end-of-the-year celebration that they established not one – but two – scholarships in her name, she was speechless.
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November 1, 2021 — The Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE) has awarded Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary an Experimental Institutional Doctoral Network (IDN) grant that will initiate a relational building process specifically aimed at faculty and doctoral students of color. This grant will allow faculty to further build institutional capacity for recruiting, supporting, mentoring, and hiring scholars of color.
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October 26, 2021 — Beginning Fall 2022, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary will offer a new track in chaplaincy and spiritual care within its master of arts in pastoral care and counseling (MAPCC) degree. Best for those discerning ministry outside of professional counseling settings, the chaplaincy and spiritual care track will equip students for hospital, military, movement, prison, hospice, first responder, campus, and urban ministry.
President Javier A. Viera
October 25, 2021 — “The most deep impact that YDS has had on my life has been by being a partner and a resource for me in the many years since I’ve been away from New Haven,” Viera shared after receiving his award.
Dr. Evelyn L. Parker
October 25, 2021 — The Perkins School of Theology Alumni/ae Council has selected Evelyn L. Parker as the 2021 recipient of the Perkins Distinguished Alumnus/a Award. The Award recognizes Perkins graduates who have demonstrated effectiveness and integrity in service to the church, continuing support for the goals of Perkins and Southern Methodist University, outstanding service to the community, and exemplary character.
Jordan Aspiras and Sarah DeHaan
September 30, 2021 — It is hard to imagine seminarians finding time to produce, edit, and promote a podcast in between classes, jobs, studying, and field education, but that’s just what Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary Master of Divinity students Jordan Aspiras and Sarah DeHaan have been doing since July 2020 with their podcast, Mixed Kids Ministry.