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PSR graduate clowns around for tolerance

In 1990, while Gisela Matthiae was a student at PSR, she participated in an event for the school president. Far from being a stolid affair, Matthiae took advantage of the lighthearted occasion ...

PSR alumni offer growth, connection to physical world

At Heart’s Rest Retreat Center in rural British Columbia, visitors don’t merely kick back with a cocktail and enjoy the view. The retreat’s founders and owners, PSR graduates Therese DesCamp ...

PSR alum proposes new approach to forgiveness

“How do we help people speak their truth, and have the courage to band with them and advocate with people, against those who would objectify them?” Anne Dillenschneider, MDiv 1987, asks.

Summer Session 2010 on Holy Hill

Beginning July 6 and ending August 13, Summer Session 2010 at Pacific School of Religion will offer two dozen courses and the opportunity to study in a relaxed environment in community with PSR fac

PSR students to spend spring break in Haiti

This spring break, three PSR students will visit Haiti to provide pastoral care and carry first aid kits to survivors of the January earthquake.

PSR alumni encourage questions, community at new church

“It’s arrogant to say I can do faith by myself. My spiritual growth demands I interact with people around the biggest questions. It’s challenging, but I treasure it,” says Robert Shively, ...

PSR alum brings care, community to at-risk youth

In 1998, when Toni Dunbar first began her chaplaincy at San Francisco’s Juvenile Hall, she wanted to bring a sense of care and community to the institution. For the first event for the young ...

CAPSR appoints new moderator

The Community Association of PSR (CAPSR) has announced the appointment of a new moderator, first-year Master of Divinity student Maja Gray. The moderator ensures that the work of the council runs ...

PSR observes Japanese American Internment Remembrance Day

Today, Japanese American Internment Remembrance Day, we celebrate the people affiliated with PSR who fought the injustice of the internment of Japanese Americans.

Former PSR student leads movement-based Lenten services

Every Sunday during the Lenten season, worshipers at the First Congregational Church in Berkeley will find themselves praying with their bodies, not words. Katharine Harts, who attended PSR’s ...