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2012-03 Archive

Dr. Richard Gunderman, professor at Indiana University and president of the faculty at Indiana University School of Medicine, will deliver the address at Garrett-Evangelical's 155th commencement on May 11. The service begins at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Evanston with a reception to follow.

The Styberg Preaching Institute of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary welcomes Rev. Dr. Teresa L. Fry Brown for the Drama and Delivery in Preaching workshop April 27-28, 2012. Dr. Fry Brown brings her experience as a speech pathologist, pastor, and homiletician to the workshop, where participants will learn how to improve their language, voice, and movement in preaching. Whether new to preaching or seasoned veterans, participants in this two-day workshop will be equipped to clearly communicate the Gospel to their congregation while keeping them engaged.

The 2012 Congregational Leaders Institute welcomes Rev. Dr. James A. Harnish and Rev. Dr. Mark A. Fowler on August 5-9, 2012 at Bay View, Michigan. Harnish and Fowler will be speaking on the theme: Will the Center Hold? Seeking Gravity in a Polarized Culture.  Is there a center of gravity that will provide stability in the tug and pull of our polarized culture?  Can the central affirmations of the faith draw us together rather than push us apart?  These questions and more will be explored in this five-day retreat.

Upon learning she had been selected to attend the Young Women’s Leadership Experience at the 56th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) Tasha Sargent, Master of Divinity student at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, shouted with excitement.  Tasha was one of nine women chosen by the National Council of Churches (NCC) to attend this year’s session on “the empowerment of rural women and their role in poverty and hunger eradication, development and current challenges.”

With General Conference just weeks away, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary and the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) will sponsor a live webcast focusing on legislation pertaining to the Order of Deacon.  Held on Tuesday, March 13 at 1:30 p.m. (CST), this webcast will feature Dr. Margaret Ann Crain of Garrett-Evangelical and Rev. Anita Wood of GBHEM.