News

PSR Distinguished Alumnus Terry Messman reflects on PSR and the founding of Street Spirit

In 1995, PSR Distinguished Alumnus Terry Messman (MDiv ’85) worked with fellow PSR graduate Sally Hindman (MDiv ’90) to launch Street Spirit, a publication of the AFSC that reports on poverty, ...

PSR Alumnus Bob Peters Returns to March in Selma

PSR alumnus Bob Peters (BDiv '55) returned to Selma, Ala., to commemorate the historic Civil Rights marches from Selma to Montgomery, a 54-mile journey that took place from March 21-25, 1965. ...

PSR Alumna Evelyn Vigil Featured in Documentary Film

PSR graduate Evelyn Vigil (MDiv '00) was featured in a documentary film created by independent student filmmaker Kyle Knochenhauer.

Knochenhauer interviewed Vigil and her friends, family, ...

PSR Students Visit Alzheimers Services of the East Bay

On Monday, March 16th, Dr. Sharon Fennema and twenty-six students in her Introduction to Christian Worship class took a learning journey to visit Alzheimer's Services of the East Bay ...

PSR Alumnus Alvin P. Zunkel Passes Away at 84

PSR Alumnus Alvin P. Zunkel passed away on Sunday, Oct. 19, in Wakarusa, Indiana at age 84.

He was born in Chicago on Jan. 14, 1930, to John and Leah (Senger) Zunkel.

Al was ...

PSR students offer new forms of Music Ministry at PSR

As students at Pacific School of Religion prepare for lifelong service through social transformation and leadership, the PSR community offers new and familiar forms of music worship and prayer.

PSR to Send Second Delegation to Colombia

PSR students, including the 2014-2015 Changemaker Fellows, will participate in an immersion trip to Colombia from March 20th to 31st.

PSR Alumna Rev. Dr. Anne Dilenschneider has been named a South Dakota Humanities Council Scholar

PSR alumna Rev. Dr. Anne Dilenschneider (MDiv '87) has been named a South Dakota Humanities Council Scholar.

The South Dakota Humanities Council, in conjunction with the National Endowment ...

Pacific School of Religion First Seminary in California to Divest in Fossil Fuels

Pacific School of Religion, a multi-denominational seminary in Berkeley, California, announced today that its Board of Trustees has voted unanimously to adopt a policy to divest the institution fro

PSR Alumnus Israel Alvaren Speaks in United Methodist Panel on Human Sexuality

On February 10, 2015, PSR Graduate Israel Alvaren (DMin '10) spoke in Maputo, Mozambique, as a part of panel on human se