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2021-05 Archive

Dr. Rodolfo R. Nolasco Jr. has been appointed the Rueben P. Job Chair in Spiritual Formation and Pastoral Theology at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, and Director of the Rueben P. Job Institute for Spirituality and Spiritual Formation, effective July 1, 2021. Nolasco is an experienced professor, trained in pastoral and counseling psychology, mindfulness and contemplative spirituality, and affective neuroscience. He is the second to hold the endowed chair after the retirement of Rev. Dr. Frederick W. Schmidt in December 2020.

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary will welcome Rev. Dr. Chelsea Brooke Yarborough as assistant professor of liturgical studies, Louisville Institute Postdoctoral Fellow, and Styberg Teaching Fellow, beginning June 15, 2021. Having completed her doctoral program at Vanderbilt University this spring, Yarborough comes to the seminary as 2021-2023 Louisville Institute Postdoctoral Fellow and the 2021-2022 Styberg Preaching Institute Teaching Fellow in Homiletics.

After an extensive search conducted by faculty members of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Mr. Rudolph P. Reyes II will join the faculty as instructor of Christian Ethics and Latinx Studies, effective August 1, 2021. A doctor of philosophy candidate at the University of Denver and Iliff School of Theology, Reyes specializes in social ethics, Latinx studies, and disability studies.

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the following Honors and Awards which have been conferred upon selected students for the 2020-2021 academic year.

These awards were presented at the seminary's annual Honors Chapel to recognize outstanding achievements by students and graduates. Due to the Seminary’s pivot to remote learning and operations in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Honors Chapel was held on May 5, 2021, in a virtual format.

Article Originally Appeared in the Spring 2021 Issue of Aware Magazine

Yorkville United Methodist Church in Union Grove, Wisconsin 

Yorkville United Methodist Church has been in existence since 1842, even before Wisconsin was a state. Located in a rural, farming community, the primarily white congregation is made up of about 200 members of all ages.

Article Originally Appeared in the Spring 2021 Issue of Aware Magazine

NorthShore University HealthSystem 

Sometimes, Chaplain Ida Oliver can tell right away if one of her clinical pastoral education (CPE) students is likely to become a hospital chaplain.