CST Alumnae Collaborate with President Kuan

“The United Methodist Church has a bright future with young theologians like Emily Nelms Chastain and Erin Grasse!” said President Kuan on his Facebook page. Erin, Emily, and President Kuan recently collaborated to write an article titled “The Multifaceted Nature of Progressive Theology,” for Emerging. Regarding the division within The United Methodist Church, the article [...]

2019-09-23T16:59:17+00:00September 12th, 2019|Alumni/ae News, News|0 Comments

CST Sunday at Community UMC

President Kuan, Vice-President Sharalyn Hamilton, and Director Les Lungren will be at Community United Methodist Church on Sunday, April 7, 2019. President Kuan will preach at 8:15 and 9:30 and a reception will follow at 10:30. At the reception, folks will have opportunity to ask questions about CST’s future and what that means for the [...]

2019-03-15T18:54:25+00:00March 15th, 2019|News|0 Comments

President Kuan and Others Respond to UMC GC2019

Last month, President Kuan, 863 other delegates, and about 2500 visitors gathered in St. Louis, MO for a special called session of the General Conference of The United Methodist Church. The purpose of the gathering was to forge a way forward for a divided church – specifically as related to the UMC’s LGBTQIA community. The [...]

2019-03-15T18:45:05+00:00March 15th, 2019|News|0 Comments

President Kuan Responds to UMC General Conference 2019

After four days in St. Louis, MO, as one of 864 delegates to The United Methodist Church’s special Session of the General Conference, I am angry and heartbroken by the decision of the body not only to continue its injustices toward our LGBTQIA community but also to strengthen the prohibitions and punishments for those clergypersons [...]

2019-03-04T18:09:22+00:00February 26th, 2019|News|1 Comment

Fall Chapel Service Schedule

Chapel services resumed on September 4 and will continue weekly through the semester every Tuesday at 4:15 in Kresge Chapel. So far, President Kuan, Dr. Elizabeth Anderson, and M.Div. student Illunga Emmanual have led worship. Please join us for an upcoming service. September 25: Richard Lucchesi, Christian Church, Disciples of Christ Hybrid M.Div. student. October [...]

2018-09-21T19:52:17+00:00September 21st, 2018|CST Happenings, News|0 Comments

Presidents Kuan and Turk Disappointed by SCOTUS Decision

A Joint Statement from the Presidents of Claremont School of Theology and Bayan Claremont: We hereby register our profound disappointment in the U.S. Supreme Court’s majority opinion in United States v. State of Hawaii to uphold the travel ban targeting Muslim-majority countries. We believe that deference to the executive branch of government on this [...]