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11-13-2010 by

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Alicia Leonardi
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Can theological education in the city really speak to the needs and experiences of a rural church community?
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Rev. Sherrie Drake (D.Min. Class of 2009) sharpened her pastoral skills through McCormick’s Doctor of Ministry Program in Chicago, the third largest city in the country and home to nearly 3 million people within the city limits alone. And yet, for the past 10 years, she has served as Pastor of Parker City United Methodist Church in Parker City, Indiana – home of approximately 1,300 people. The entire town has one zip code and one-tenth of its members belong to the church.

09-27-2010

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Hispanic Heritage Month again finds McCormick Theological Seminary’s Center for the Study of Latin@ Theology and Ministry partnering with the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago and Catholic Theological Union to offer a multidisciplinary series of educational events around the theme of “Manos Sanadoras” (or “Healing Hands”), which celebrates the theological, cultural and civic contributions Latin@s are making to our contemporary society.
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UPDATE: The event with Edwin Hernandez has been moved to Saturday, December 4, 2010

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A practical, interactive, cross-disciplinary program for clergy and lay leaders discussing Environmental Ministry in terms of the State of Creation, Biblical Foundations, Theological Foundations and Christian Ethics.
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05-09-2010

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McCormick Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of The Rev. Dr. David D. Daniels III to the Henry Winters Luce Chair of World Christianity. Daniels succeeds the late Dr. Ogbu U. Kalu, who held this distinguished position until his death in December of 2008.
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“The breadth and depth of David’s scholarship in the history of and current trends in global Christianity make him an excellent choice for this important role at McCormick,” said Dr. Luis Rivera, Dean of the Faculty and Vice President for Academic Affairs.

05-06-2010

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McCormick Theological Seminary is honored to welcome the Reverend Dr. Brad R. Braxton to join the seminary’s faculty as Distinguished Visiting Scholar for the 2010-2011 academic year. During the course of this one-year appointment, Braxton will teach courses in New Testament and Preaching, as well as lead McCormick-sponsored events on leadership in ministry.
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“Dr. Brad Braxton is a noted New Testament scholar and a preacher with a national reputation, and we are very pleased that he will be joining our faculty as Distinguished Visiting Scholar,” said McCormick President Dr. Cynthia M. Campbell. “His commitment to the future health and vitality of the church and ministry will bring valuable insights to the classroom and to our broader publics.”

05-06-2010

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Dr. Cynthia M. Campbell, President of McCormick Theological Seminary, announced today at the annual spring meeting of the Board of Trustees her intention to retire from that position on or before December 31, 2011.
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Upon stepping down, Campbell will assume the title of President Emerita. Addressing the board, Campbell said, “It is with deep gratitude to God for the opportunity I have had to serve as President of McCormick Theological Seminary, that I announce my intention to retire. One of the characteristics of strong institutions is to plan and prepare carefully for transitions in leadership, and it is clear to me that now is the right time for McCormick to enter its next chapter.”

05-06-2010

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At the conclusion of an intensive, nine-month visioning process designed to lay the groundwork for long-term financial stability and to anticipate the leadership needs of the global Church, McCormick Theological Seminary is implementing a multi-year plan to strengthen and expand on its model of theological education as Reformed, urban, ecumenical, and cross-cultural.
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Gathering for its annual spring meeting, the Board of Trustees approved several proposals from a special working group commissioned last fall to identify opportunities for growth in several key areas of seminary life. The proposals include:

Increased enrollment in the Doctor of Ministry Program

04-21-2010 by

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Geoff Ashmun
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As a leader in cross-cultural theological education, McCormick Theological Seminary is playing a major role in the Presbyterian Church (USA)’s 11th Annual National Multicultural Church Conference, May 26-30, 2010 in Chicago
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As a leader in cross-cultural theological education, McCormick Theological Seminary is playing a major role in the Presbyterian Church (USA)’s 11th Annual National Multicultural Church Conference, May 26-30, 2010 in Chicago
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Dr. Frank Yamada, leading a workshop at the Inquiry into Ministry event

Taking as its theme, “H20:  Deepening our Faith, Widening our Culture,” from the biblical vision of Ezekiel 47:1-12, the conference was designed by a an 11-member team with four McCormick alumni/ae who have extensive experience with multicultural congregations: Barbara Cathey, (D.Min., Class of 2009), Pastor of Edgewater Presbyterian Church, Chicago; Magdalena Garcia, (M.Div., Class of 1989), Pastor of Ravenswood Presbyterian Church, Chicago; Jeanette Jordan, (M.Div., Class of 2003), Pastor of Journey to the Cross Ministries Church, Il

09-16-2009

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LET US CELEBRATE GOD TOGETHER

 

Community Worship on Wednesday, September 16, 2009

4:15 pm

Augustana Chapel

 

Commissioning of Deacons and Student Session  

 

Adam Malak, preaching
Rev. Laura M Cheifetz and Rev. Jessica Vazquez Torres
Co-Presiding

 

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