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We need your Support! Please give to the CRCDS Annual Fund by June 30, 2017

The 2016-2017 Fund for CRCDS ends at midnight on June 30, 2017. Please help us continue the vital and enduring mission of CRCDS by making your gift or pledge today!

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Women and Gender Program at CRCDS holds gathering June 26, 2017

The Program for the Study of Women and Gender in Church and Society of CRCDS is celebrating 25 years! CRCDS is taking this opportunity to reflect on the impact of this program and to vision forward for the next 25 years. Sisters from many faiths, communities and perspectives have been invited to converse and strategize together at a gathering on Monday, June 26, 2017 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. We will share a light salad meal, in our Refectory, 1100 S. Goodman St. Rochester, NY, 14620.

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“With Liberty and Justice for All” by CRCDS President Dr. Marvin A. McMickle

Click on the headline to read Dr. McMickle’s post to the Rochester, New York’s Democrat and Chronicle’s “Unite Rochester” blog.

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New Models program at CRCDS awarded $50,000 grant to expand programs

The Association of Theological Schools Educational Models and Practices in Theological Education has awarded the New Models program at CRCDS a $50,000 grant.

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CRCDS Professor Dr. John R. Tyson publishes tenth book

CRCDS Professor of Church History and Director of United Methodist Studies Dr. John R. Tyson has published his tenth book, The Great Athanasius, a glimpse into the life and work of one of the most dynamic pastor-theologians of the fourth century.

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“When Will We Ever Learn?” by CRCDS President Dr. Marvin A. McMickle

In a recent "Unite Rochester" blog post regarding the recent attack on Syria by the United States, CRCDS President Dr. Marvin A. McMickle wrote: "I am a devoted follower of the teachings of Martin Luther King, Jr. At the heart of those teachings is his view that...
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CRCDS Stands in Support of our Jewish Brothers and Sisters

Members of Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, including faculty, students and alumni/ae attended a "Rally Against Anti-Semitism" yesterday in Brighton, NY, joining almost 150 people to decry hate crimes taking place locally and across the nation against the...
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Special Announcement from CRCDS

Dear Friends, Last May, the CRCDS Board of Trustees voted unanimously to enter into an agreement to sell the current CRCDS campus on South Goodman Street in Rochester, NY.  This decision was the culmination of two decades of conversations and discussions about the...
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Join us! The CRCDS School for Christian Leadership offers new learning opportunites

The School for Christian Leadership at CRCDS now offers three paths for learning: in a traditional classroom setting, learning together with a cohort group, and online! Classes meet one Saturday per month, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. from September to April. Classes are an...
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CRCDS President Dr. Marvin A. McMickle: “Cal Thomas missed the point entirely”

In a recent Letter to the Editor (Rochester, NY Democrat and Chronicle), CRCDS President Dr. Marvin A. McMickle wrote: "Cal Thomas missed the point entirely when it comes to the Johnson Amendment and Donald Trump's boast about having it repealed. The main focus of the...
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Jul 1 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Join us for our CRCDS-hosted dinner on Saturday, July 1st at 5:00 pm. Tickets are $30.00 per person.  For more information on the Summit, visit http://americanbaptists2017/ Don’t forget to stop by the CRCDS table!
Oct 2 @ 12:00 pm – Oct 5 @ 7:00 pm Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School
Save the Date! CRCDS 2017 Fall Lectures, “There will always be poor in our land” (Deuteronomy 16:11)…Why? Poverty, Policy & Economic Justice will be held October 2-5, 2017. Lectures include: African American Legacy Lecture, The[...]