Dean of Students: Thehil Russelliah Singh

Garrett is delighted to announce Thehil Russelliah Singh is transitioning from her role as Director of International Student Recruitment and […]

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Associate Vice President for Student Success: Whitney R. Harris

At Garrett, serving students’ needs is our top priority. We are therefore excited to announce Whitney R. Harris as our […]

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New Leadership to Strengthen Garrett’s Commitment to the Student Experience

In our strategic plan, Garrett named the experience of our students as the seminary’s top priority. Today, we are delighted […]

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Building Partnerships for La Lucha    

Garrett Seminary Hires a New Director of the Hispanic/Latinx Center We are thrilled to announce Dr. Emma Arely Escobar as […]

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AETH & Garrett Seminary Partner To Empower Latiné Theological Education in the U.S.

In the U.S. and global Church, Latiné contributions are often overlooked, underfunded, or outright opposed. This not only robs well-deserved […]

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Dr. Geran Lorraine appointed as the Associate Director of the Center for Ecological Regeneration

We’re thrilled to welcome Dr. Geran Lorraine as the new Associate Director of the Center for Ecological Regeneration at Garrett-Evangelical. […]

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Reverend Dr. Kenneth Ngwa named Professor of Hebrew Bible and African Biblical Hermeneutics

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary is thrilled to announce the hire of the Reverend Dr. Kenneth Ngwa as […]

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G-ETS Receives $1.25 Million in Grant

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary has received a grant of $1.25 million from Lilly Endowment Inc. to support their Center for Ecological Regeneration’s development of a Midwest Bioregional Hub to strengthen congregational efforts to address ecological justice and healing in their local communities.

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Michele G. Smith Named Garrett’s Next CFO

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that Michele G. Smith has been appointed the new vice president for finance […]

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Jen Harvey Appointed New Dean of Garrett

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that the Rev. Dr. Jennifer Harvey has been appointed the new vice president […]

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Rev. Adam Hamilton to Deliver 166th Commencement Address at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary

Rev. Adam Hamilton is the founding pastor of the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, Kansas. He grew […]

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LIVE to Tell, a Young Adult Initiative Podcast

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary is happy to introduce today LIVE to Tell, a new podcast that shares findings from our Young […]

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Seeking Truth Through Research and Repair

In keeping with its mission to cultivate communities of transformation and hope for the healing of the world, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary has formed a study committee to provide a historical account of the seminary’s relationship to the Native peoples of the Midwest region where the campus is located and to recommend a set of actions to pursue for the sake of justice and repair.

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Meet Our New Trustees (Fall 2022)

Reverend Fabiola Grandon-Mayer is the Prairie North district superintendent in the Northern Illinois Conference. She is a certified public accountant […]

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From a Seminary to a Freedom School | 2022 Convocation Reflections

Not only were we captivated by the words of the story about Good News Now, but the image of Dr. Wilson reading physically transformed the chapel space. He turned Garrett’s Chapel of the Unnamed Faithful into a Freedom School!  

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Seminary Receives $15,000 Grant for Transcontinental Initiative in North American and African Wesleyan/Methodist Theological Education

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary is excited to share it has received a $15,000 grant from the In Trust Center for Theological Schools for a transcontinental initiative focused on joint research, knowledge production, publication, and curricular innovation in North American and African Wesleyan/Methodist theological education.

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Children’s Defense Fund and Garrett Partner to Advance Child Well-being

The Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) and Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary (Garrett) have formalized a strategic partnership, CDF – Garrett Joint Partnership on Theologies of Child Well-being, to support a movement toward theologies of child well-being that creates the conditions for children and youth to thrive. With recognition that children and youth are the voices of authority on their life and circumstances, the partnership’s work is grounded in the contextual reality of children and youth living in the Chicagoland area.

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New Certificate in Ecological Regeneration Launching in 2022-2023 Academic Year

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary will offer a new Certificate in Ecological Regeneration starting in the 2022-2023 academic year. Approved by the […]

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Aaron Dorsey, PhD Student, Awarded Forum for Theological Exploration Doctoral Grant

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary is proud to announce Aaron Dorsey has been selected to receive a 2022 Doctoral Fellowship from the Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE). Dorsey’s area of concentration in the seminary’s doctor of philosophy program is in biblical studies.

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Dr. Jaeyeon Lucy Chung Promoted to Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology and Care

Upon the recommendation of the Promotion Review Committee, the Board of Trustees of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary affirmed the promotion Dr. Jaeyeon Lucy Chung to associate professor of pastoral theology and care at their meeting on May 12, 2022.

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PhD Candidate Rev. Patricia Bonilla Named 2022-2023 Hispanic Theological Initiative/Lilly Endowment Dissertation Fellow

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary doctor of philosophy candidate, Reverend Patricia Bonilla, has been named a 2022-2023 Hispanic Theological Initiative/Lilly Endowment Dissertation Fellow. Bonilla is one of 10 doctoral candidates in North America to be named a 2022-2023 fellow.

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Honors and Awards: Celebrating the Class of 2022 and Members of the Student Body

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the following Honors and Awards which have been conferred upon selected students for the 2021-2022 academic year. The awards were presented at the seminary’s Service of Recognition on May 4, 2022, to recognize outstanding achievements by students and graduates.

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Styberg Library Staff Recognized for Exemplary Performance During the Pandemic

The last few years have been a time like no other for the world and certainly for the Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary staff. So, it makes sense that the 2021-2022 Staff Recognition Award, normally given to one staff member who demonstrated exemplary performance during the prior academic year, was awarded to not just one staff member, but to every staff member of the Styberg Library.

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New Book Co-Edited by Reverend Dr. Andrew Wymer Examines the Impact of White Racialization in Homiletics

Published on April 3, 2022, Unmasking White Preaching: Racial Hegemony, Resistance, and Possibilities in Homiletics is the result of a three-year long workgroup focused both on examining the impact of white racialization on the field of homiletics and centering racially-minoritized perspectives.

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