Alumna interview: Rev. Francine Brookins (MDiv 2002)

Driven by a passion for liberation and criminal justice reform, Francine Brookins (MDiv 2002) has journeyed from law school to the pulpit. Francine serves as the pastor of ...

Alumnus Thomas Albert Thresher Passes Away at 66

Thomas Thresher (MDiv 2001) died on July 9th, surrounded by his six children and his beloved wife, Pam.

Born in Riverside, California in 1949, Thomas Thresher earned a BA in Economics at ...

Alumna Carla Friedrich Appointed Called to The New Church of the Southwest Desert

The New Church of the Southwest Desert in New Mexico has appointed the Rev. Carla A. Friedrich (MDiv 2005) as its new pastor.

President David Vásquez-Levy Visits Hawaii

From the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, by Pat Gee:

Moses traversed the river Nile’s waters to escape a death sentence for all newborn Hebrew boys. Rescued by a pharaoh’s daughter, “he ...

#BlackLivesMatter: Follow our Bay Area and Ferguson Immersion

August 9th marked the one-year anniversary of Michael Brown's death in Ferguson, Missouri.

Alumnus and Military Chaplain John Berger Passes Away at 94

John Berger (BDiv 1952) passed away on July 12. A United Methodist minister, U.S. Army medic, Navy chaplain, and performing musician, Berger is recognized for his extensive ministry to service ...

Alumna named White House Champion for Change

Congratulations to Kim Morrow (MDiv 2000) on being named a White House Champion of Change!

From The White House: "Reverend Kim Morrow is a religious environmental leader who is ...

Resources for Resilience: In the Wake of Black Churches Burning

The sight of Black churches burning, especially in the wake of the racist shooting in Charleston, triggers a history of terrorism and trauma.

Author, Alumnus Joseph Nutini discusses new book, "Loving Beyond Reason"

PSR Alumnus Joseph Nutini (CSSC '15) has published his new book, Loving Beyond Reason: A Guide Through Spirit, Love, and Transformation. Through his writing, Nutini channels a message of hope ...

Meet New PSR Staff

This summer, Pacific School of Religion welcomes five new staff members, who bring a rich diversity of experience to our community. Read on to learn more about them!