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Theological Education

Maryville College continues tradition of fostering youth leadership

Maryville College, a Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)-related school, is one of 82 institutions nationwide that has received funding as part of the Lilly Endowment Inc.’s High School Youth Theology Institutes. It is the only PC(USA)-related school awarded the grant.

New theological resource is timely for engaging issues in current election cycle

With the publication of “Covenant Living in a Contractual World”—the latest paper in the Presbyterian Mission Agency’s ‘Theological Conversations’ series—the Rev. Wes Avram offers a way for Presbyterians to talk not only civilly but also theologically around the issues that the ongoing election rhetoric has aroused.

Louisville Seminary’s covenant tuition program now fully endowed

Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary has completed the first phase of its Covenant for the Future strategic plan, which kicked off in 2011. By reaching its goal of $2.4 million for the first phase of the capital campaign, 100 percent tuition assistance for all master’s-level students is now a permanent benefit of attending Louisville Seminary.

PC(USA) seminary news

A compilation of news from Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) seminaries and other pertinent seminary news.

Don Dawson to retire from dual mission directorships

The Rev. Donald J. Dawson will retire October 31 as director of the World Mission Initiative (WMI) at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary and the New Wilmington Mission Conference (NWMC). Dawson has directed WMI and the conference since July 2000.

Bossey institute celebrates 70 years of religious training

The Ecumenical Institute at Château de Bossey is observing its 70th anniversary with notable speakers, creative worship, prayer services and a book launch, over the weekend of September 30 – October 2.

Four Presbyterian seminaries among top rated theological institutions

Four seminaries of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) have been named to the fourth annual list of “Seminaries that Change the World.” The schools are Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Columbia Theological Seminary, McCormick Theological Seminary and Union Presbyterian Seminary.