CRCDS President Dr. Marvin A. McMickle Extends a Community-Wide Invitation to Attend Spring 2015 Convocation on February 2nd

Dr. Marvin A. McMickle, President of Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, cordially invites the staff, students, faculty and trustees, as well as the general public, to attend the 2015 Spring Semester Opening Convocation on Monday, February 2, at 4:00 p.m. in the Samuel Colgate Memorial Chapel.

After the service, retired Rochester City police chief Mr. James M. Sheppard will discuss topical issues related to police training, procedures and interactions with the public, particularly those involving minorities.

Please join us as we come together as a community to bless and encourage our Doctor of Ministry students as they follow God's path of transformative leadership.

Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School's Black Student Caucus Presents an Outstanding Lineup of Events for Black History Month

BSC event postcardColgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School's Black Student Caucus is proud to announce an exciting and powerful lineup of speakers in honor of February's Black History Month celebrations. Speakers and topics include:

Wednesday, February 4, 2015: Black and Woman: Changing the Narrative. Guest speakers include Rev. Melany Silas, Ph.D. (CRCDS '06) and City of Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015: Black and Young: Black Lives Matter.  Guest speakers include Rev. Winterbourne Harrison-Jones, M.Div. (CRCDS '13) and Pastor Melvin Cross, Jr.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015: Black and Called: An Institutional Perspective, 1924-Present. Keynote speaker is Rev. Dr. Forrest Elliott Harris, President of the American Baptist College in Nashville, TN. Please note: Rev. Harris will lecture on "Preaching and Black Church Studies" at 6:15 pm after the regularly scheduled activities.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015: Black and LGBT.  Rev. Dr. Kenneth Q. James and Rev. Christopher Goodwin, speakers.

ALL EVENTS BEGIN AT 4:15 PM FOR CHAPEL SERVICE IN THE SAMUEL COLGATE MEMORIAL CHAPEL FOLLOWED BY 5:30 PM SOUP, CIDER AND CONVERSATION.

NOTE: ON FEBRUARY 18TH, REV. DR. FORREST ELLIOTT HARRIS' LECTURE BEGINS AT 6:15 PM.

To RSVP, contact GP Dickerson-Hanks at (585) 340-9651 or email gdickerson-hanks@crcds.edu.

 

 

 

 

Mark Your Calendar! Valentine's Day Blessing at CRCDS, February 14, 2015

Bring your special someone to a Valentine's Day Blessing of Relationships on Saturday, February 14, 2015 in the beautiful Samuel Colgate Memorial Chapel at CRCDS.

A brief but meaningful service, held from 5:00 p.m – 5:15 p.m., is designed to allow couples to reflect on the significance of the day and still be able to honor dinner reservations or other commitments afterward.

Couples are invited to share a complimentary glass of champagne and fresh strawberries after the blessing.

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

 

 

October 2015: CRCDS hosts a Christian Pilgrimage to Israel-Palestine

East Jerusalem, Israel - 18 Jan 2012Following the successful trip to Israel-Palestine in June 2013, CRCDS will be hosting a return trip in October 2015. On this pilgrimage we will visit Jewish, Christian and Muslim holy sites, meet people of these faith communities, and engage the tragic and seemingly intractable conflict tearing the fabric of life in this land. Throughout the twelve days, there will be occasions for prayer, worship, Bible study, as well as lectures on ancient and contemporary theological and ethical topics. Led by Melanie Duguid May and Mark Brummitt. Interested parties should contact Mark Brummitt at mbrummitt@crcds.edu.

A program of CRCDS Academic Life & 
the Gene Bennett Program for Life Long learning