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Today more than ever, our world needs ready and capable faith leaders. Wake Divinity is a community of scholars, activists, ministers, and leaders committed to transforming our world for the better.

Featured Event

June 18, 2024

9:00 a.m.

Divinity and Religious Studies Building

Why Wake Divinity?


Wake Divinity is an ecumenical community committed to justice, reconciliation and compassion.


We are committed to seeing each student succeed and reach their full potential.


Our faculty are teacher-scholars, accessible mentors, and exceptional educators.

A Holistic Theological Education Centered on Your Unique Calling

Wake Divinity prepares students for ministry in all its context within the church walls and beyond.

Meet Our Students:


“The Wake Div Experience” is our promise to provide exceptional support that encourages student wellbeing, personal growth, and increased vocational clarity.

There’s no place like Wake Div! This year we witnessed and experienced many formative and inspiring moments. Take a look back at our “Year in Review” and consider making a gift that helps further our commitment to justice, reconciliation, and compassion.


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Happy Juneteenth from Wake Div! 

In honor of this year’s Juneteenth, our very own Dean Corey D. B. Walker shared a list of six books that can help people better understand the history and meaning of the observance. 


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“Juneteenth marks a moment in the ever-evolving and expanding project of American democracy.”

Dean Corey D. B. Walker was recently quoted in a New York Times column written by Charles Blow.


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Dean Corey D. B. Walker was invited to be the guest speaker for a virtual Juneteenth celebration at the University of Michigan.
Dean Corey D. B. Walker was invited to be the guest speaker for the United Methodist Church's Yadkin Valley District quarterly worship for the pastors and staff.
Professor Katherine Shaner will be the guest preacher at Christ Episcopal Church for their morning service on Sunday, June 16, at 10:30 a.m.

For more information about the service, visit

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Join Dean Walker and Wake Div alumni & friends for an opportunity to connect and reconnect!

📍: Natty Greene's Downtown
🗓️: Thursday, June 20
⏰: 5:30p - 7:30p

RSVP to attend.
Congratulations Jada Williams (JD/MDiv ‘24)! Jada is a dual degree @wfulawschool and School of Divinity graduate and the first @wfuniversity /Husch Blackwell Education Law Fellow.

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