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TEL’s UCC Identity Series sees 1st five Graduates

PSR celebrates the first five graduates of PSR’s new UCC lay ministry course series, That They May All Be One.  These four courses on UCC polity, ethos, theology, and history are offered

PSR Alum Called as Senior Pastor to UCC Church in Massachusetts

The Reverend Susan Brecht (MDiv '04) has been called to be the new senior pastor of Eliot Church of Newton (www.eliotchurch.org), part of the United Church of Christ. She delivered her first ...

New Fall 2013 Course: Christ & Culture: Developing a Theology of Social Transformation

Professor Jay Emerson Johnson will be teaching a new course this fall called Christ & Culture: Developing a Theology of Social Transformation where you can join other students, clergy, & ...

Rev. Stephen Sterner Named PSR's Acting President

After an intense search led by the Board of Trustees of Pacific School of Religion, members voted to elect the Rev. Stephen L. Sterner as Acting President of the seminary on Tuesday, July 23. ...

PSR Welcomes Visiting Professor in New Testament, Yii-Jan Lin

PSR is pleased to announce that Yii-Jan Lin has been hired as our 2013 Visiting Professor of New Testament.

Ms. Lin received her BA from Pomona College, an MA in English Literature from the ...

PSR Alumnae Honored at UCC General Synod 29

At the UCC General Synod this year, two PSR Alumnae were honored for their work. Rev.

PSR Alum’s African American Project Goes National

Reverend Roland Stringfellow (MDiv/CSR ‘06) began developing the Umoja Project in 2008, when he saw the need for a program that would facilitate reconciliation and healing between the African ...

Ray Welles (MDiv '55) Receives Grant for Eldering Ministries in Pleasant Hill

After a long and successful career, UCC Minister & 2013 Distinguished Alum Rev. Dr. Ray Welles (‘55) came out of retirement in 2010 to found an Eldering Ministries program at Hillcrest ...

PSR Community Says Farewell to Riess Potterveld & Kathi McShane

This past Wednesday, the PSR community gathered in D'Autremont to say goodbye to President Riess Potterveld and VP for Advancement Kathi McShane. Board member Stan Watson and new Dean Bernie ...

PSR at Wild Goose Festival, Aug 8-11

Admissions Associate Amy Moore is excited to travel to North Carolina in August for the Wild Goose Festival.  “Getting to spend four days in the mountains at an outdoor festival centered around ...