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In Memoriam: Rev. Dr. Jeanne Audrey Powers

With great sadness and sincere appreciation, Claremont School of Theology wishes to acknowledge the life, legacy, and death of Rev. Dr. Jeanne Audrey Powers, 85. Rev. Powers died September 29, 2017, while in Switzerland with friends. (Click here to read Rev. Powers’ obituary, posted by the Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church). Raised [...]

2017-10-04T19:52:01+00:00 October 4th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Claremont School of Theology President Stands with Immigrants Affected by DACA Decision

On Tuesday, September 5, 2017, the Trump administration announced the end of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). The program, instituted by the Obama administration in 2012, protects from deportation nearly 800,000 young undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children. For many of these children and young adults, the United States is home, [...]

2017-09-06T18:56:11+00:00 September 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Reflections on God, After Auschwitz

Andrew M. Davis, a Ph.D. student at Claremont School of Theology, is one of 12 seminary and divinity school students, and early-career clergy, who participated in a two-week program sponsored by the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE) in Germany and Poland this summer. The program uses the [...]

2017-08-16T16:57:03+00:00 August 16th, 2017|News|0 Comments

CST President: We Must Unmask and Stand Against White Supremacy

I have lost count of how many times Claremont School of Theology, our partners, and I have had to write a letter like this… a letter denouncing hate. And here we are, again. The kind of hateful rhetoric and disgusting action that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia, this weekend is absolutely, unequivocally repugnant and unacceptable. And [...]

2017-08-14T21:32:34+00:00 August 14th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Four CST Doctoral Students Receive Prestigious Fellowship Award

Four CST Doctoral Students Receive Prestigious Fellowship Award, Three Are Practical Theologians Claremont School of Theology is pleased to announce that four of the School’s doctoral students are 2017 Fellows of The Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE). Three of the students – Marlene Ferreras, Jeongyun Hur, and Joung Chul Lee – received fellowship awards for their [...]

2017-05-30T01:42:15+00:00 May 30th, 2017|News|0 Comments

In Memoriam: Rev. Susan Root – A Love Story

Claremont School of Theology (CST) is mourning the death of our alumna, Rev. Susan Christine Root (CST ‘93) who died in January. Services for Susan, 57, followed in mid-February. Click here to read the Prescott (AZ) Daily Courier article. Her life story, love story, and CST story are woven together. “Susan graduated from Chapman College [...]

2017-05-03T21:41:05+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

President Stands, Again, for LGBTQIA Rights and Equality

Claremont School of Theology’s President Stands, Again, for LGBTQIA Rights and Equality in The Church and Around the World Claremont School of Theology’s President, the Rev. Dr. Kah-Jin Jeffrey Kuan, is one of hundreds of thousands of clergy and laity of The United Methodist Church watching what is happening in the UMC regarding its views [...]

2017-04-26T19:31:10+00:00 April 26th, 2017|News|0 Comments

NO SUN but PLENTY of FUN: CST Visits San Diego

Leaders from Claremont School of Theology spent the weekend of February 24 through 26th in San Diego, strengthening longtime friendships and planning future collaborations. Dozens of supporters and those who wanted to know more about CST attended one or more of several weekend events. “This weekend involved some great conversations about what theological education needs [...]

2017-03-09T00:39:07+00:00 March 8th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Congratulations and Thank You, Bishop Jordan

  On February 7, 2017, Claremont School of Theology joined the Pan African Seminarians Association (PASA) to kick off our 39th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. worship, dinner, and celebration. PASA and the Rev. Dr. Najuma Smith-Pollard, Program Manager of the USC Cecil Murray Center for Community Engagement, led the chapel service. Later, in [...]

2017-03-01T00:42:48+00:00 March 1st, 2017|News|0 Comments

In Memoriam: Lynn O’Leary-Archer

It is with great sadness that Claremont School of Theology (CST) acknowledges the recent death of Lynn Margaret O’Leary-Archer, 68, former Vice President for Administration and Finance at CST. Lynn was born on July 13, 1948, in Butte, Montana, and died in Los Angeles, on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. Lynn spent innumerable years as an administrator [...]

2017-03-01T22:15:07+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|News|2 Comments