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The Alumni/ae Hello Tour Launched

A couple of weeks ago, our new Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving, Les Lungren, launched his Hello Tour with visits to Atascadero and Santa Maria – meeting with CST alumna Diane Wood Rehfield, M.Div. ’10, and alumnus Eric Scott, M.Div. ’93, and their respective congregations. Of the Atascadero UMC, Les said, “Diane gave [...]

2018-08-16T19:30:22+00:00 August 16th, 2018|CST Happenings, News|0 Comments

Frank Rogers Keynote Speaker for UMC Bishop’s Convocation

Professor Frank Rogers was named the keynote speaker for the California-Pacific Conference’s Bishop’s Convocation September 11-13, 2018 at Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa. This is a continuing education event for Clergy of the Conference, and Dr. Rogers will be sharing from his latest book, Compassion in Practice: The Way of Jesus available from the [...]

2018-08-16T19:28:26+00:00 August 16th, 2018|CST Happenings, News|0 Comments

Benefit Concert Planned for Bishop Charles Wesley Jordan Scholarship Fund

A benefit concert featuring the well-respected Rev. Dr. Cynthia A. Wilson, Associate General Secretary at Discipleship Ministries of The United Methodist Church and founder of the Center for Music and Worship in the Black Church Experience at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, will be held at Holman United Methodist Church on Sunday, September 23 at 4:00 p.m., [...]

2018-08-16T22:05:33+00:00 August 16th, 2018|CST Happenings, News|0 Comments

CST Voyages with UMC Pacific Islanders National Caucus

CST Social Media Specialist, alumna (M.Div. ’14), and current D.Min. student Monalisa Siofele-Lolohea recently attended four gatherings of the Pacific Islander National Caucus of The United Methodist Church (PINCUM) in California, Hawaii, Utah, and Washington, D.C. Together these Pacific Islander partners, the Tongan-American Caucus, the Fijian-American Caucus, and the Samoan-American Caucus, make up the youngest [...]

2018-08-16T19:22:25+00:00 August 16th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Bishop Swenson meets the Pope

Photo credit: Albin Hillert/WCC As one of the leaders of the World Council of Churches, CST Distinguished Alumna Bishop Mary Ann Swenson met Pope Francis at the WCC Ecumenical Centre in Geneva, in commemoration of the WCC’s 70th anniversary. Bishop Swenson serves as the WCC’s Central Committee co-vice moderator and was part of [...]

2018-08-20T17:51:54+00:00 August 16th, 2018|Alumni/ae News, CST in The World, News|0 Comments

Current Student/Alumnus and Professor Collaborate on Book Chapter

Current Ph.D. student and alumnus Jason Mitchell, M.A. ’15, partnered with Professor Deepak Shimkhada to write a chapter for Lavanya Vemsani’s edited volume, Modern Hinduism in Text and Context. Jason and Dr. Shimkhada’s collaboration on “Sacred Groves: The Playground of the Gods” began three years ago when Jason was one of Dr. Shimkhada’s students. Dr. [...]

2018-08-16T19:14:37+00:00 August 16th, 2018|CSTBookshelf, News|0 Comments

Student and Professor Put Together an Edited Volume

Ph.D. student and alumnus Andrew Davis, M.A. ’13, and Dr. Philip Clayton partnered to put together How I Found God in Everyone and Everywhere: An Anthology of Spiritual Memoirs, a book featuring renowned spiritual leaders from across traditions – including our own John Cobb and Marjorie Suchocki! Other contributors include Deepak Chopra, Ilia Delio, Richard [...]

2018-08-16T19:17:34+00:00 August 16th, 2018|CSTBookshelf, News|0 Comments

Students and Professors Collaborate in Book Projects

This month on The CST Bookshelf we find publications produced by students and professors in collaboration with one another. First, current Ph.D. student and alumnus Jason Mitchell, M.A. ’15, and adjunct professor Dr. Deepak Shimkhada partnered to write a chapter titled “Sacred Groves: The Playground of the Gods” in an upcoming book on modern Hinduism. [...]

2018-08-16T22:54:50+00:00 August 16th, 2018|CSTBookshelf, News|0 Comments

Finding God in the #CSTToolbox: Lessons for the Road Ahead

In the CST Toolbox this month, “Paths to Spiritual Depth: Insights from Leaders of our Age,” Ph.D. student and alumnus Andrew Davis, M.A. ’13, identifies five spiritual lessons for the road ahead that he’s gleaned from the contributors to the forthcoming book, How I Found God in Everyone and Everywhere: An Anthology of Spiritual Memoirs, [...]

2018-08-16T19:35:58+00:00 August 16th, 2018|CSTBookshelf, News|0 Comments

Thousands of Miles Logged by CST Staff this Summer!

This has been a busy summer for CST Staff as the “church conference season” continues. From Ogden, Utah to Redlands, California to Boise, Idaho to Glendale, Arizona to Modesto, California to Puyallup, Washington – and that was just United Methodist Conferences! Our Admissions, Advancement, and Dean's offices staff and President Kuan, have logged thousands of [...]

2018-07-13T22:47:51+00:00 July 13th, 2018|News|0 Comments