Press Clippings

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‘Why do you want to take the lives of your friends?’

Archdiocese of Seattle Web site
March 2, 2008

Father Stephen Okumu, DMin 2006, in a visit home to Kenya, finds his once peaceful land now beset with violence.

Karen Oliveto takes on changes at Glide

San Francisco Chronicle

Glide hires LGBT advocate as minister

Bay Area Reporter
February 27, 2008

Rev. Karen Oliveto, a PSR graduate (MDiv 1983) and associate dean for academic affairs at the seminary since 2004, has accepted a call to be co-pastor at Glide Memorial United Methodist Church in San Francisco.

Theologian and leader mourned

Monterey County Herald - Monterey,CA

PSR Professor speaks on pluralistic spirituality

Urbana Daily Citizen - Urbana,OH
February 10, 2008

The sixth Urbana University Swedenborg Lecture was given by Inese Radzins, a scholar in the Western mystical traditions.

Pastor as source of counsel on affairs and divorce

Sacramento News & Review
February 7, 2008

2007 graduate Pastor Janice Steele was interviewed in this column about how to handle the temptation of extra-marital relations.

Fostering Joyful Sounds

Sunday Times - Sri Lanka
January 24, 2008

D. Mark Wilson, Assistant Professor of Ministry and Congregational Leadership and director of UC Berkeley gospel choir, invited by choir to Sri Lanka for training sessions and performance.

PSR Alum welcomed in Loomis UCC

Loomis News - CA
January 21, 2008

The Loomis Basin Congregational United Church of Christ welcomed The Rev. Dr. John Norris to its pulpit on January 20. He holds a master's degree in divinity from the PSR and a doctorate of ministry from San Francisco Theological Seminary.

2nd trans religious conference planned

Washington Blade
January 17, 2008

Article on PSR's second transgender religious summit.

S.F. Presbytery 1st to consider gay deacon's appeal to be minister

San Francisco Chronicle
January 17, 2008

CLGS executive director Mary Tolbert quoted in article on lesbian candidate for ministry.