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McCormick in Motion

We're pulling together the McCormick diaspora for connection and continuing education. 

Upcoming Events: 

Detroit, MI, June 14 – June 21, 2014, PC(USA) 221st General Assembly– McCormick Events at GA221

It's a great time to be at McCormick. Come and hear why at the 221st General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA), June 14-21, 2014, in Detroit, Michigan. 

Michigan Alumni/ae, delegates, visitors, and friends are invited to visit with us, renew acquaintances, and see what's new! Admissions, Alumni/ae Relations, faculty and staff are eager to check in with you and spend some time catching up!


  • Monday, June 16, 7:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m., McCormick Theological Seminary and the Chicago Presbytery Reception, Room: 42 Degrees North at the Marriott Hotel
  • Tuesday, June 17, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., visit McCormick’s table at the Seminary Fair in Hall C
  • Tuesday, June 17, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., (Re)Discover McCormick Reception and Program. Plymouth United Church of Christ, 600 E. Warren Ave., Detroit, MI 48201. All alumni/ae and visitors are welcome!
  • Wednesday, June 18, 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., McCormick Alumni/ae Luncheon. Ticketed event, purchase on-site at registration, or contact Veronica M. Johnson at
  • Thursday, June 19, 7:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m., Theological Education Awards Breakfast Honoring Cynthia Campbell, past president of McCormick, and Jack B. Rogers. At the Marriott, Room: Richard. Ticketed event - purchase on-site at registration, or contact Veronica M. Johnson at
  • Check back here for additional McCormick events during GA221.

Past Events for the 2013-14 Academic Year:

Chicago, IL. Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013.
Dr. Stephen Haynes, "Witness of Lives - Through Writing and Conversation in Recognition of 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Movement". 

Lisle, IL. Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013.
The Rev. Dr. Sharon Ellis-Davis and the Rev. Dr. James Miller (D. Min. '92), "Pastoral Care for the Hurting (in time for the holidays)". DuPage AME Church, 4300 Yackley Ave., Lisle, IL 60532.

Baltimore, MD. Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013.
Frank Yamada, Brad Braxton, "The State of Theological Education: Perspectives of the Academy and the Church." The Open Church, Dr. Brad Braxton - Pastor, 5010 Briarclift Road, Baltimore, MD 21229.

San Jose, CA. Friday, Jan. 31, 2014.
McCormick Alumni/ae Luncheon during the APCE Conference at McCormick and Schmick's, 170 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA. 

Interested in Hosting McCormick at Your Location?

The MiM event can be held in a location near you, and can include:

  • Fellowship and worship
  • A lecture by one of McCormick’s illustrious professors
  • Small group discussions
  • A reception or meal

You can help us determine the cities we will visit this year!  Factors being considered include:

  • The concentration of interested alumni in a given area/city
  • The availability of a host church or other venue
  • The willingness of alumni or friends of McCormick to assist with local publicity

If you are interested in assisting with bringing the McCormick experience to you, please contact Veronica M. Johnson, Director of Alumni/ae and Church Relations at or at 773-947-6319.  

McCormick in Motion (MiM) is a series of regional alumni/ae gatherings around the country that serve as an opportunity for alums and friends to re-connect with one another and to hear more personally what is happening today at McCormick through presentations by a member of our faculty or staff. 

Who Should Come

While these gatherings are primarily for McCormick Alums, we welcome anyone interested in attending. We'd love for you to spread the word at your Presbytery meetings and local clergy groups. If you know someone who might be interested in one of McCormick's degree or certificate programs, invite them as well!


All gatherings require a minimum registration of 12 people, with a maximum of 30.

Cost to be determined.

*Additional donations are always welcome!