Grant to aid in strategic expansion of efforts focused on food, health, and ecology

by C. Mark Batten, Office of Communications The School of Divinity’s Food, Health, and Ecological Well-Being Program has received a one-year planning grant of $75,000 from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation to support a yearlong strategic planning initiative to build capacity among faith leaders working at the intersection of food, […]

Read more June 21, 2017

Alumna sermon nationally recognized by A Sermon for Every Sunday

by C. Mark Batten, Office of Communications After graduation in 2015, Courtney Stamey began a two-year pastoral residency at First Baptist Church Greensboro in Greensboro, NC. The transition-into-ministry program immerses religious leaders like Stamey in congregational and community ministries to develop their pastoral identities. Stamey’s residency is shared with Peacehaven Community Farm, a sustainable farm […]

Read more June 20, 2017

Saunders receives recognition from Christian Feminism Today

by C. Mark Batten, Office of Communications Christian Feminism Today (CFT) has announced that second-year Master of Divinity student Erica Saunders is the recipient of the Fourth Annual Nancy A. Hardesty Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to a college senior or graduate student who aspires to exemplify the values and achievements of Nancy A. […]

Read more June 12, 2017

Vital worship grant received from the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship

by C. Mark Batten, Office of Communications The Calvin Institute of Christian Worship announced in April that it will fund another 32 worship renewal projects for 2017-2018 as part of its Vital Worship Grants Program. These projects have a variety of emphases—visual arts, storytelling, music, preaching, contemplation and more—but have as a common purpose a […]

Read more June 9, 2017

Liturgical writings course publishes second worship resource

by C. Mark Batten, Office of Communications For the second year, students in the School of Divinity course titled, “Liturgical Writing as Spiritual, Theological, and Prophetic Act,” collaborated to put together a published worship resource of prayers and poems. The course was led by Jill Y. Crainshaw, Blackburn Professor of Worship and Liturgical Theology. The […]

Read more June 5, 2017

Collaboration with Moravian Church’s Southern Province benefits first graduates

by C. Mark Batten, Office of Communications A resolution passed in 2014 within the Moravian Church Southern Province called for exploration of ways for greater collaboration and cooperation with the School of Divinity. One outcome of this resolution bore fruit for 2017 School of Divinity graduates Victoria Lasley and Angelica Regalado Cieza, who both plan to […]

Read more May 30, 2017

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