Save the Date! Fall Lectures, Reflections & Worship: October 5-8, 2015

Mark your calendars! The CRCDS Fall Lectures, Reflection & Worship series, "In Christ, there is no abled or disabled…inclusion, accessibility and belonging" is scheduled for Monday, October 5, 2015 through Thursday, October 8, 2015.

Honored speakers include Rita N. Brock, Ph.D., Co-Director of the Soul Repair Center, Brite Divinity School, Garth Kasimu Baker-Fletcher, Ph.D., and Chris Hilderbrant, COO of Finger Lakes Health Systems Agencies.

For questions, or to register, please call (585) 340-9643.










CRCDS Life Trustee Calvin S. Garber passes away

The Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School community is saddened to learn of the recent passing our beloved friend and Life Trustee, Calvin S. Garber. Cal's wisdom, energy and insight helped guide CRCDS over many years and his enthusiastic and dedicated support served as an example to all of us who love CRCDS and believe in its mission. Please join us in prayer as we offer thanks for the gift of Cal's life. A memorial service will be held on June 13, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. at Third Presbyterian Church, 4 Meigs Street, Rochester NY. Please click here to view Cal’s obituary:

Donations in Cal’s memory may be made to Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, Third Presbyterian Church, United Way, or Mothers Against Drunk Driving.

Judson Press Awards Ministry Award to Dr. Marvin A. McMickle

Dr. Marvin A. McMickle recently received the Judson Press Ministry Award for his commitment to excellence in ministry publishing. His work was recognized as advancing the Baptist heritage and faith perspective and providing voice to Christian audiences. Dr. McMickle was also credited as an author who provides substantive resources on preaching, ministry and African-American history. The award was presented to Dr. McMickle at the May meeting of the Board of Trustees by CRCDS Trustee Rev. Dr. Aidsand Wright-Wiggins, who serves as Executive Director, American Baptist Home Mission Societies, American Baptist Churches USA.

Dr. McMickle is the author of over a dozen books, which may be purchased in the CRCDS bookstore. For more information, call (585) 340-9601 or email


Congratulations, Dr. McMickle!