Dr. Marvin A. McMickle will be the keynote speaker for The Alliance of Communities Transforming Syracuse (ACTS) Spring Banquet on Tuesday evening, April 21, 2015. This year's banquet theme, "Many People + Many Communities=One Powerful Voice" is expected to draw over 400 attendees. For dinner and event details, please click here: http://www.acts-syracuse.org/#!events/c1ziv
ACTS is a grassroots, interfaith network that advocates for social justice in Central New York. Clergy and community work together to address issues of community violence, education reform, criminal justice and poverty.
To read more about ACTS, click here: http://www.acts-syracuse.org/#!student-life/c11m6
Join us for a five day intensive course focusing on the life and work of Howard Thurman and Martin Luther King, Jr. at Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, June 3-5 and June 8-9. This substantive course, "Thurman, King, and the Life of the Spirit" is taught by Dr. James A. Evans Jr.
People may audit this master's level course, or take it for credit. The tuition cost to audit is $300 ($150 for clergy/alumni) or $1760 for credit (3 credits). Please note that there is an additional $50 lunch fee to cover the cost of catered lunches all five days.
To request more information, please click here:
"From Interpretation to Preaching", an all-day seminar open to the public, will be held at St. Bernard's School of Theology and Ministry in Rochester, NY on May 21, 2015 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Guest speakers are Prof. Richard Middleton of Northeastern Seminary and Esau McCaulley of University of St. Andrews.
Please see the attached flyer for registration and more information:
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Dr. Marvin A. McMickle shared a personal story recently in the Rochester, NY's Democrat and Chronicle Unite Rochester blog. He relates his high school guidance counselor's rather inaccurate advice and urges all students to "overcome someone else's low expectations."
To read or comment on the essay, click here: http://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/news/local/blogs/unite/2015/03/27/dont-take-no-for-an-answer/70576362/
Spring is in the air, as is excitement about the upcoming Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School's Commencement.
Administration, faculty, staff, friends and family are looking forward to celebrating with our graduates on Saturday, May 15, 2015. Our honored guest is keynote speaker Rev. Paul Raushenbush, Religion Editor of the Huffington Post.
For a full listing of commencement activities, including information about Rev. Raushenbush, please click on this link:
We look forward to seeing you!