Seminaries

A president three times over

The Rev. Dr. Brian Blount, the president of Union Presbyterian Seminary, has been a major influencer of theological education in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and beyond.

Meeting, greeting and learning from kith and kin

Saying he’s “been yearning to come” visit staff at the Presbyterian Center, the Rev. Dr. Alton B. Pollard III, president of Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary since Sept. 1, did just that Thursday, quoting this Valentine’s Day scripture from 1 John: “Beloved, let us love one another, because love is from God …”

Dancing about immigration

You probably wouldn’t expect to see people throwing mulch in a modern dance performance any more than you’d expect to see a modern dance performance at a migration conference.

‘Delivering theological education for the present age’

Described in his introduction as a lover of Waffle House and the owner of about 250 bow ties, Dr. Tony McNeill described during a Thursday talk at the Association of Presbyterian Church Educators annual event the work that he and others at Johnson C. Smith Theological Seminary are developing to “deliver theological education for the present age.”

Union Presbyterian Seminary professor awarded $18k grant to write Earth care liturgy

Union Presbyterian Seminary Professor of Theology the Rev. Dr. Paul Galbreath has been awarded a grant from the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship to develop liturgical resources for congregational use that link Christian discipleship and Earth care, grounding environmental advocacy in corporate worship practices.

Hoping Together conference coming to Columbia Seminary April 1-5

Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia will be the site for the April 1-5 conference “Hoping Together,” the partnership conference of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and the 117,000 member Evangelical Church of Czech Brethren.