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Shop on Amazon Smile and benefit CRCDS!

Great news! CRCDS is now enrolled in the Amazon Smile Foundation partnership. Every time you shop on Amazon Smile, 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products will be donated to the school. Amazon Smile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products,...
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Dr. Barbara Moore, Callid Keefe-Perry (CRCDS ’13) to present at Mercy Spirituality Center

Dr. Barbara Moore, RSM, CRCDS Professor of Preaching and Practical Theology and Callid Keefe-Perry (CRCDS '13), are presenters at Mercy Spirituality Center's Summer Institute program, "Navigating Life and Love in the Midst of Chaos", July 18-20, 2017. The event will...
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“A Sad Day for Castile’s Child” by CRCDS President Dr. Marvin A. McMickle

CRCDS President Dr. Marvin A. McMickle's post, "A Sad Day for Castile's Child" was published in the Rochester, NY Democrat and Chronicle recently: "Happy Father's Day. That phrase was echoed across the country as the focus was placed upon the role that father's have...
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CRCDS President Dr. Marvin A. McMickle receives “Making Democracy Work Award” from League of Women Voters

CRCDS President Dr. Marvin A. McMickle received the Making Democracy Work Award from the League of Women Voters of the Rochester Metropolitan area on Thursday, June 15, 2017. Dr. McMickle was honored along with The Honorable Louise Slaughter at the League's Annual...
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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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“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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Oct 2 @ 1:30 pm – Oct 5 @ 8:30 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[...]