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Today, prospective students can begin applying to Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary’s new credit-bearing certificate programs in child advocacy, Christian education, evangelism and church planting, music ministry, and spiritual formation and direction. Designed to be affordable, accessible, and relevant, these are ecumenical certificates, most with a track of courses for those seeking The United Methodist Church’s professional certification.
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Women Bishops of The United Methodist Church: Extraordinary Gifts of the Spirit
May 29, 2019 — The foundation for Bishop Sharon Zimmerman Rader and Rev. Dr. Margaret Ann Crain’s new book, Women Bishops of The United Methodist Church: Extraordinary Gifts of the Spirit (Abingdon Press, April 2019), is a series of interviews they conducted with each of the women bishops of The United Methodist Church. Through the stories they collected, they learned what enabled these women to persevere, claim authority, define leadership in their own ways, and rise to the episcopacy.
Rev. Dr. Cheryl B. Anderson
May 24, 2019 — My experience earlier this month reminded me that my appointment to Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary may be “an appointment beyond the local church,” but the local church (Grace UMC, in particular) remains at the heart of what I do.
Rev. Benjamin Reynolds
May 22, 2019 — EVANSTON, Illinois, MAY 2019 – Announced at the Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday, May 16, 2019, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary has promoted Rev. Benjamin Reynolds to assistant vice president of student services and dean of students. Reynolds was named dean of students in the spring of 2017 and held the position of assistant director of recruitment prior.
Rev. Dr. Ron Anderson
May 16, 2019 — Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary announces the appointment of Rev. Dr. E. Byron (Ron) Anderson as Associate Dean of Institutional and Educational Assessment, effective July 1, 2019. In this new role, Anderson will steward the responsibilities of institutional accreditation and assessment and ensure integrous alignment between institutional strategic planning and a comprehensive, systematic approach to educational assessment and programming.
Rev. Heesung Hwang
May 8, 2019 — Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that doctor of philosophy student, Rev. Heesung Hwang, has been selected as a Postdoctoral Fellow of the Louisville Institute. Hwang will receive her doctor of philosophy in Christian education and congregational studies from Garrett-Evangelical on May 17, 2019, at the seminary’s 162nd Commencement.