On September 29, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, CST alumnus Damian Geddry will host, "What About Sunday?" a free workshop open to all addressing the church and its contemporary challenges. Here is a brief description of the event: It’s a well-known fact that Millennials are walking – if not running – away from our churches. [...]
On September 7th and 8th the Center for Pacific Asian American Ministries – in partnership with the Clinebell Institute and host Claremont School of Theology – is offering a two-day workshop for Asian American clergy in the Cal-Pac Conference of the United Methodist Church (UMC) who serve in cross-cultural, multi-cultural ministry settings. “In the UMC, [...]
CST observes the start of a new academic year with a service of Convocation. This year’s Convocation address will be delivered by Necva Ozgur, M.ED, founder and executive director of MERIT and founding School Head of New Horizon School Pasadena, NHSP. Members of the public are welcome to attend and participate in Convocation.
Overall enrollment showing steady increase for third consecutive year Claremont School of Theology is thrilled to announce this year’s incoming class is the School’s largest in recent history. More than 120 new students are expected this year, up from 97 in 2015, an increase of at least 25 percent. The School also experienced steady growth [...]
On September 6, 2016, during its annual convocation ceremonies, Claremont School of Theology will award a Doctor of Divinity degree honoris causa to Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño, Resident Bishop of the Phoenix Episcopal Area/Desert Southwest Conference from 2004 to 2012 and the Los Angeles Episcopal Area/California-Pacific Conference from 2012 to 2016. In her episcopal role, [...]
Claremont School of Theology is pleased to announce the Rev. Dr. Faith J. Conklin – former senior pastor at of First United Methodist Church, Escondido, and CST alumna – is serving as our first-ever Distinguished Pastor-in-Residence, as of August 1, 2016. This is the latest in a career filled with “firsts.” Within the California-Pacific Conference [...]
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dora Sanders, 88, wife of Professor Emeritus James Sanders, on June 12, 2016 at home with her husband by her side – just two weeks short of their 65th wedding anniversary. Jim said, “Dora devoted her years to making others feel good. She never called [...]
A Buddhist proverb says, “If you light a lamp for someone it will also brighten you own path.” Eighteen leading Asian North American scholars/mentors practiced that proverb this week at Claremont School of Theology, participating in the 2016 Teaching and Learning Colloquy for Mid-career Asian/Asian North American Religion and Theology Faculty. The five-day gathering addresses concerns [...]