Columbia Receives Nurturing Children Planning Grant from Lilly Endowment, Inc.

Columbia Receives Nurturing Children Planning Grant from Lilly Endowment, Inc.

November 30, 2022 – Columbia Theological Seminary has received a planning grant of $50,000 from Lilly Endowment Inc. through its Nurturing Children through Worship and Prayer Initiative. The aim of this initiative is to help children come to know and…

Rev. Ann-Henley Nicholson Appointed as Vice President, Enrollment Management and Vocational Outreach

October 18, 2022 – The Board of Trustees of Columbia Theological Seminary has appointed Rev. Ann-Henley Nicholson as Vice President, Enrollment Management and Vocational Outreach effective November 28, 2022.

Currently, Rev. Nicholson serves as Director of Alumni Relations at Princeton…

Rev. Ann-Henley Nicholson

Rev. Dr. Kathryn Threadgill Appointed as Vice President and Dean, Student Formation and Campus Culture

October 18, 2022 – The Board of Trustees of Columbia Theological Seminary has appointed Rev. Dr. Kathryn Kim SongAe Threadgill as Vice President and Dean, Student Formation and Campus Culture effective November 28, 2022.

Currently Dr. Threadgill serves as the…

Rev. Dr. Kathryn Threadgill

Art Exhibits return to Columbia Theological Seminary: Art and Activism: A Congregational Approach

Decatur, GA—The Center for Lifelong Learning (CLL) at Columbia Theological Seminary announces its new art exhibit, which showcases the response of one congregation to the issue of gun violence.

The exhibit, Art and Activism: A Congregational Approach tells the story…

Make a Difference in the Future of the African American Church

Seeing the Future of the African American Church in the Rainbow: The Birth of a Movement is the focus for the Thompson Scholars seminar to be held on the campus of Columbia Theological Seminary April 25-28, 2023 in Decatur, GA.

Columbia Seminary Receives Second Thriving in Ministries Grant

Columbia Theological Seminary has received a grant of $433,300 from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help the successful continuation of the seminary’s Pastoral Excellence Programs: Leadership in Ministry and Ministering to Ministers through its Center for Lifelong Learning.

Columbia Seminary’s Pastoral…

Dr. Yoder Appointed as Vice President for Academic Affairs

The Board of Trustees of Columbia Theological Seminary announces the appointment of Dr. Christine Roy Yoder as the Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA) and Dean of Faculty. The appointment begins on July 1, 2022 and extends for three years.

Dr. Sechrest Receives Appointment to Mount St. Mary’s University

Columbia Theological Seminary announces the departure of Dr. Love Sechrest who has faithfully served since 2018 as Columbia’s Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dean of Faculty, and Associate Professor of New Testament

Dr. Sechrest has recently been appointed as…

A Q&A With the New President

A Q&A With Our New President

Rev. Dr. Victor Aloyo joins Columbia on August 1. Read some reflections from him as he gets for his new role.

What is it that draws you to Columbia Theological Seminary?

Columbia’s commitment to…

President Van Dyk Announces Retirement

Dr. Leanne Van Dyk, President of Columbia Theological Seminary, has announced she will retire in July 2022. She has served the seminary since July 2015.

Throughout her career, Van Dyk has worked tirelessly in the calling of theological education to…

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Dr. Jake Myers Named the Wade P. Huie Chair of Homiletics

Dr. Love Sechrest, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty at Columbia Theological Seminary, announced that Dr. Jake Myers was elected by the Board of Trustees as the Wade P. Huie Associate Professor of Homiletics. The chair was…

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