Following a successful trip to Israel-Palestine in October 2015, CRCDS will host a twelve-day return trip to the Holy Land on May 17-June 1, 2017. On this pilgrimage, we will visit Jewish, Muslim and Christian holy sites and meet people of these faith communities. There will be opportunities for prayer, worship, lectures and Bible study. This trip is led by Melanie Duguid-May and Mark Brummitt.
Please contact Mark Brummitt at email@example.com for registration information. Application and deposit due by November 15, 2016.
Click here for more information: Travel with CRCDS in 2017
The CRCDS community gathered in the chapel on Monday, June 13 to remember the victims of the tragedy in Orlando. Those in attendance prayed for the LGBT community in Orlando and around the globe while calling for an end to violence against all people. Please join us in our continued prayer for peace and healing for the Orlando community and for all those touched by violence.
To view a portion of the service, please click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IZk5RxMwwg4&feature=youtu.be
In his latest Rochester, NY Democrat and Chronicle "Unite Rochester" blog post, CRCDS President Dr. Marvin A. McMickle expresses his dismay at the ruling in the Stanford University rape case, and asks some probing questions about justice, race, and the American judicial system.
Read the essay here: http://blogs.democratandchronicle.com/unite/2016/06/07/the-double-standard-still-exists/
CRCDS President Dr. Marvin A. McMickle will speak at Mercy Spirituality Center's Summer Institute on Tuesday, July 12, 2016.
The three-day workshop, entitled, "Practicing Mercy & Justice: Partners Toward Equity" will be held at St. Bernard's School of Theology & Ministry, 120 French Road, Rochester, NY, 14618.
Dr. McMickle will focus on mercy and justice from a faith perspective. He will address the practical reality of the effects of poverty and racism on individuals and on society as a whole. Dr. McMickle will also extend to attendees a call to personal and communal conversion.
Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School alumnus Rev. William Wilkinson (CRCDS '06) joins the program as a panelist on Thursday, July 14, 2016, reflecting on Pope Francis' dialogue with and call to the American people in his September 2015 address.
To register for part or all of the series, please visit: http://www.mercyspiritualitycenter.org/
Dr. Barbara A. Moore, RSM, Professor of Preaching and Practical Theology and Director of Women and Gender Studies at Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, was one of five honorees chosen to receive the prestigious Rochester Women's Network "W" award at the organization's 30th annual awards ceremony on May 24th.
Rochester Women's Network (RWN), the oldest and largest networking group for women in the Rochester area, bestows the "W" award annually to a woman, nominated by her peers, who exemplifies outstanding leadership, compassion, mentoring skills and guidance in helping other women. Elaine Spaull, Director of the Center for Youth, Rochester city council member and 2005 "W" award recipient, emceed the event at the Woodcliff Hotel & Spa in Victor, NY.
Dr. Moore, a beloved part of the CRCDS faculty since 2005, has dedicated her professional life to improving conditions for society's marginalized citizens. She served as Executive Director of Rochester Interfaith Jail Ministry for ten years, managed Highland Hospital's Center for Women and has been involved with Interfaith Ministry of Preaching and Retreat work since 1972.
The Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, NY) printed a story on RWN's "W" award finalists. Click here to read the article:http://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/money/business/2016/05/19/rwn-reveals-2016-w-award-finalists/84586942/