Jacquelyn D. Webb and Dr. Taurean J. Webb

A Family Affair: Mom and Son Graduate Together

It is not often that we have a mom and her son graduate at the same time. We do believe this might even be a first in the seminary’s 169-year history. At the 165th Commencement, held on Friday, May 13, 2022, Jacquelyn D. Webb received her master of divinity and her son, Dr. Taurean J. Webb, received his doctor of philosophy.

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Bill Tomlinson

Rev. Bill Tomlinson Supports Seminary Education Through His Will

Rev. Bill Tomlinson (GBI 1954) said he feels strongly that a Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary education is important — so important […]

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Jordan Aspiras

Field Education During a Pandemic: Providing Spiritual Services to All

NorthShore University HealthSystem Sometimes, Chaplain Ida Oliver can tell right away if one of her clinical pastoral education (CPE) students […]

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Jenny Hallenbeck Orr

Ministry in a Time of Pandemics: Rev. Jenny Hallebeck Orr

Rev. Jenny Hallenbeck Orr Master of Divinity, 2003Associate Pastor, McCabe United Methodist Church, Bismarck, North Dakota Since the summer of […]

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Gregory Gross with Van

Ministry in a Time of Pandemics: Rev. Gregory D. Gross

In the middle of the multitude of pandemics, I assumed the position of executive director of Care for Real, one of the largest food pantries in Chicago. In my new ministry setting, I have witnessed how the pandemics are so intertwined if not in one single knot.

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Claudia Dorsch

Ministry in a Time of Pandemics: Claudia Lee Dorsch

While many healthcare facilities even suspended in-person spiritual care to patients in quarantine or in isolation rooms, I started visiting patients with COVID-19 after I received appropriate personal protective equipment.

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Han Lee

Field Education During a Pandemic: Using Technology to Reach the Parishioners

Yorkville United Methodist Church in Union Grove, Wisconsin Yorkville United Methodist Church has been in existence since 1842, even before […]

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Lisa Lackey

Ministry in a Time of Pandemics: Lisa Lackey

Lisa Lackey Master of Arts in Christian Education, 1992Chief Engagement Officer and Co-Owner, Insideout Living, Inc, Evanston, Illinois Even though […]

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Jon Gilbert Martinez

Ministry in a Time of Pandemics: Jon Gilbert Martinez

When I set out to answer my call to ministry, I never imagined that I would be serving during a global pandemic. I have seen many challenges during this pandemic: people’s need to come together for worship services, the limitations for those who live with mental illness to easily connect with resources, and rising food insecurity.

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Rev. Ran Yoo (G-ETS 2016) and Rev. Kook Ho Kim (G-ETS 2015)

Kim and Yoo Encourage Fellow Alums To Support Their Alma Mater Soon After They Graduate

When Rev. Kook Ho Kim (G-ETS 2015) and Rev. Ran Yoo (G-ETS 2016) graduated from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, they knew […]

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Rev. Stephen Poole

Garrett-Evangelical’s Vibrancy Inspired Steven Poole to Create an Endowed Scholarship

Rev. Steven Poole (G-ETS 1986) was at a crossroads when he decided to create an endowed scholarship at Garrett-Evangelical Theological […]

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Harlene Harden

Reverend Harlene Harden Creates Scholarship at Garrett-Evangelical to Assist Women of Color

Reverend Harlene Harden knows Black women in ministry’s dilemma – feeling God’s call but not having that call fully affirmed […]

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Innis Miller

Alum Mentorship: Innis Miller and Dr. Andy Brubacher Kaethler

Rev. Dr. Andy Brubacher Kaethler (G-ETS 2013) knows from his teaching and from personal experience how important having a mentor […]

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Alum Mentorship: Kelsey Burns and Rev. Fernando Siaba

Rev. Fernando Siaba (G-ETS 1976) knew immediately he wanted to volunteer when he heard about Garrett-Evangelical’s new vocational networking program. […]

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JR Green

Alum Mentorship: J.R. Green and Dr. Sunny Lopez

When J.R. Green saw the email describing Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary’s new vocational networking program, he knew it was an opportunity […]

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