U.S. / Mexico Border Immersion, January 2015

January 10-22, 2014. Engage with the San Ysidro/Tijuana/San Diego area, where the historical and contemporary issues of the U.S./Mexico border come together dramatically. Learn more about the ...

Rev. Dr. Karen Lebacqz Returns to PSR

Ethicist Rev. Dr. Karen Lebacqz is coming back to PSR: to inagurate the lecture series that bears her name.

Pacific School of Religion Names David Vásquez-Levy as Next President

Pacific School of Religion’s Board of Trustees today voted Rev. David Vásquez- Levy the school’s next President. He will be one of only four persons of Latino/a descent currently ...

New Online Exhibit Features First Gay-Positive Report by a Religious Group

The LGBT Religious Archives Network ( has released a new online exhibition that portrays the dramatic story of 11 British Quakers responsible for the groundbreaking 1963 report ...

The Road Ahead

“There was a time when I felt intimidated by the rapid decline of the church, but that time has passed,” L. Gail Irwin (MDiv ‘87) says of her work leading churches through ...

“Queer Santas: Holy Violence”, works by Alma Lopez coming to the Doug Adams Gallery


Artist Alma Lopez isn't new to controversy. And, for that matter, neither is PSR. So it's fitting that her exhibit, Queer Santas: Holy ...

One Size Does Not Fit All: Ministry to LGBT Seniors

When you're doing pastoral care, an inclusive ministry to diverse communities can some times come easier than others.

The Future is Now Summit, August 15-17

PSR is pleased to present The Future Is NOW, where people can live out the beloved community while honoring and rebuilding the bridges between generations and go deeper into solution-oriented work to

Rev. Hilary Marckx Blogs About Us!

Rev. Dr. Hilary F. Marckx is a UCC and Disciples minister, a musician, and a poet, who has also been a nature-inspired photographer for the past 40+ years.

Alum Fights for Justice in Bay Area


When Israel Alvaran (DMin ’10) says he’s exiled from his homeland, he speaks of both the physical and metaphysical separation from his beloved Philippines. “Knowing that I ...