Dr. Gale Yee to Present 2018 Kathleen O’Connor Lectures

Dr. Gale Yee to Present 2018 Kathleen O’Connor Lectures

February 14, 2018—Distinguished scholar Dr. Gale A. Yee will present the 2018 Kathleen O’Connor Lectures at Columbia Theological Seminary on March 6-7, 2018. She has served as the Nancy W. King Professor of Biblical Studies at Episcopal Divinity School, now…

Hartman Receives Louisville Institute Sabbatical Grant for Researchers

February, 6, 2018—The Louisville Institute has awarded Dr. Tim Hartman, Assistant Professor of Theology at Columbia Theological Seminary with a 2018-19 Sabbatical Grant for Researchers. Hartman’s project is titled “Apostle to the West: the Theology of Kwame Bediako.”

The Louisville…

Allen ’92 and Arnold ’66 Honored with 2018 Distinguished Service Awards

February 3, 2018—This coming Tuesday, February 6, the Alumni Association of Columbia Theological Seminary will gather for its Annual Luncheon and Awards Ceremony. This year the Association will honor two alumni with the Distinguished Service Award: Kelly Sue Allen and…

New Colloquy Announced for Rural Churches and for Latino/a Clergy

January 30, 2018—The Center for Lifelong Learning (CLL) at Columbia Theological Seminary is accepting applications for the first new programs made possible by a $1 million grant to expand its Pastoral Excellence Program. The grant is part of Lilly Endowment…

Columbia Seminary Receives Wabash Grant for “Exercising Our Faith” Project

January 20, 2018—Columbia Theological Seminary announced the award of a small project grant from the Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion for a new effort called “Exercising Our Faith: Moving Towards Greater Health and Wholeness.” The…

Columbia Seminary Receives Major Lilly Grant for Thriving in Ministry Initiative

December 22, 2017—Columbia Theological Seminary was awarded a grant of $1 million to expand the Pastoral Excellence Programs offered through The Center for Lifelong Learning (CLL). The grant is part of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s Thriving in Ministry Initiative.The initiative supports a variety of religious organizations…

Center for Lifelong Learning Provides Online Certificate for Elders

November 18, 2017—The Presbytery of Wabash Valley based in Rochester, IN recently completed its first course as part of a new effort to provide online education for leaders in local churches. A new Ruling Elder Certificate Program was created by…

Atlanta Area Seminary Builds Relationships in Korea

November 15, 2017—Dr. Leanne Van Dyk, President of Columbia Theological Seminary, and Dr. Kevin Park, Associate Dean for Advanced Professional Studies, are visiting Presbyterian seminaries, universities, and churches in South Korea during November 6-16. Drs. Van Dyk and Park will…

Columbia Theological Seminary Begins Certification with Green Seminary Initiative

November 11, 2017—Columbia Theological Seminary is one of fifteen seminaries across the United States and in Costa Rica to sign on to a rigorous 3-year certification program to integrate environmental care into all aspects of their institutional and community life.

New Chief Enrollment Management Officer for Columbia Theological Seminary

November 7, 2017—Columbia Theological Seminary announced today the hiring of a new Chief Enrollment Management Officer. Starting January 2018, the Rev. Ruth-Aimée Belonni-Rosario will lead the institution’s admissions and financial aid efforts.

Belonni-Rosario has a proven record of effectiveness in…

Columbia Seminary To Host Lecture on Diversity and Pluralism in Islam

October 18, 2017—Columbia Theological Seminary has invited Dr. Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na‘im from Emory University to lecture for its class on The Church in the Shadow of the Mosque. On Monday, October 30 at 6:30 pm, Dr. An-Na’im will present his…

Columbia Seminary Explores Reformations Then and Now

October 16, 2017—The Center for Lifelong Learning at Columbia Theological Seminary is hosting a conference in honor of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation that started it all. Reformations Then and Now takes place January 22-25, 2018 on the seminary…

New Major Gifts Officer for Columbia Theological Seminary

October 16, 2017—Columbia Theological Seminary announced today the appointment of a new Director of Major Gifts. Charles A. Wiley III currently serves as the Associate Director for Theology, Worship, and Education Ministries for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Wiley is the…

David Bartlett, Distinguished Preacher and Scholar, Dies at 76

October 13, 2017—Dr. David L. Bartlett, an ordained minister of the American Baptist Churches, USA who served parishes in Minneapolis, MN; Chicago, IL; and Oakland, CA passed away early Thursday morning. He was the J. Edward and Ruth Cox Lantz Professor…

Sea Kayaking in the Bahamas: An Eco-Travel Seminar

October 30 is deadline to register for “Sea Kayaking in the Bahamas: An Eco-Travel Seminar” an innovative travel opportunity offered through The Center for Lifelong Learning at Columbia Theological Seminary. This unique experiential learning opportunity combines island camping, kayaking on…

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