How one pastor bridges a cultural divide with the power of song
Through apprenticeships and classes, Matt Overton helps teens forge their own identities
Rear Admiral Margaret Grun Kibben is the first woman to serve as Chaplain in either chamber of Congress
Raimundo Barreto, recently promoted to associate professor of world Christianity, brings a global focus to Princeton Seminary
Watch the 2020 Carols of Many Nations service
Angela Ying bridges ministry with social justice
Tyler Davis awarded prestigious Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
Nyle Fort, a 2020 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellow, on Black grief and activism
Wanda Sevey on reclaiming a place of safety through God's presence
Through the program, Chao seeks to expand and enrich the conversation about Asian American theology and ministry
As community leader of Corrymeela, Alexander Wimberly fosters curiosity, understanding, and reconciliation
Wanda Sevey on using The Sedona Method to release negative emotion
Pastor takes multidisciplinary approach to ministry
Aundreia Alexander helps shape and promote the faith community’s pursuit of justice
By means of community and Christ’s cross, the church can be a place of healing and hope for those who have experienced miscarriage.
Adam Walker Cleaveland combines art and children’s ministry to create theologically rich resources
Sarah Yang Mumma shares practices to support emotional healing and health
Dr. Larry Covin Jr. on the intersection between theology, race, and justice
Recent graduates share their plans for what's next and what they'll miss about seminary
Rev. Dr. Melinda Contreras-Byrd reflects on grieving in the time of COVID-19
Listen to episode three of Being Church in the Time of COVID, a podcast from the Office of Continuing Education
Listen to episode two of Being Church in the Time of COVID, a podcast from the Office of Continuing Education
A Q&A with Rev. Maria Crompton of Elmwood United Presbyterian Church
Listen to a new podcast from the Office of Continuing Education
The Distillery Season Four
Cancer. Mental Illness. Addiction. He helps people through their darkest moments from his wheelchair.
The Distillery Season 4
How one innovative youth ministry program combines fishing and the gospel
Katie Helen Hays on connecting with spiritual refugees
Wanda Sevey offers a new self-care strategy to manage anxiety
The Distillery Season 4
Mike Baughman on reaching those on the margins of Christianity
Wanda Sevey on how square breathing can help manage anxiety and stress
Faith and theology helping to heal a struggling hometown
A Q&A with Noah Buchholz on interpreting for the governor’s press conferences
The Princeton Seminary community honors and celebrates the gifts and accomplishments of this year's graduates.
One Princeton Seminary alum has a fresh and edgy take on ministry, involving a pint of beer and a healthy pour of community.
A Q&A with Jonathan Burke on being a chaplain resident during the coronavirus pandemic
A call to redefine alumni engagement
Wanda Sevey on how deep breathing can help reduce stress
PhD student Kevin Vollrath, MDiv '17, researches disability in Palestine
Born near a bridge that joins two nations, Alexandra Zareth promotes connection at the Presbyterian Mission
The Zoe Project's online storytelling
Juan-Daniel Espitia's powerful voice on immigration
How Princeton Seminary community members are supporting Trenton’s children during the COVID-19 crisis
On April 2, Princeton Theological Seminary's Office of Continuing Education hosted a digital panel conversation with Seminary faculty on the COVID-19 crisis.
How one alumna and her congregation are rising to the challenge
Princeton Theological Seminary's Office of Continuing Education hosted a digital panel conversation with Christian leaders on the COVID-19 crisis.
Cambria Kaltwasser teaches theology and Christian life to undergrads
Anna Gheen and ADSA, a voice for disabled seminarians
Brett, MDiv ’19, and Laura Foote on ministry and worship with people with disabilities
What Men Can Learn From Mary, Mother of Jesus
Gloria Yi’s global journey to her calling
Erin Raffety's guide to welcoming and including disabled voices in the church
Everyone is welcome to download Princeton Seminary’s Lenten devotional, which is filled with reflections and stories by members of the Seminary community.
Khristi Adams' performing arts ministry
Casper, Wyoming, honors Rev. James Reeb, BD ‘53
Seminary students lead meaningful conversations that foster mutual respect
Field study introduced Barbara Florvil to Alfred Street Baptist Church and her calling
Discovering the gifts of Sabbath
Seminary interns take on a high level of responsibility, planning, and executing projects
Ruth Santana-Grace brings people together even in a climate that seeks to divide
A small community in New York helps build a school in Liberia
Deanna Morgan’s job is sales – her role is minister
"What if we read the Bible through the eyes of the immigrant?" - Safwat Marzouk, PhD '12
The Distillery Season 3
Leveraging the unconventional faith journey
The Distillery Season 3
"We are all foreigners, citizens of God’s country." - Antonin Ficatier
Carmelle Beaugelin's call to provide opportunity for artistic expression in Christian spiritual practice and worship
Welcoming Heath Carter, Jay-Paul Hinds, and Elaine James
Watch or listen to the 2019 Black Church Studies Alumni Lecture
Tualatin Presbyterian youth create "Dreamer-sicles"
One woman's life journey grounded in faith and family
Watch or listen to the 2019 Women in Ministry Conference
Sunday school doesn’t cut it for today’s youth, says Professor Kenda Dean
A profile of the Rev. Dr. Victor Aloyo, Jr.
Watch or listen to the 2019 Geddes W. Hanson Lecture
Seminary and international studies clarified Thomas Wong's calling to Japan
Students experience culture, history, and religion from an entirely different perspective.
Christy Lang Hearlson writes on how God and justice inform Christians' participation in an economic system that exploits human and environmental resources.
Author Sharon Garlough Brown offers spiritual direction in community
Profiles of members of our Christian community
Author Danielle Shroyer's spiritual blog
The Distillery Season 3
Seminary alumna studies “spiritual but not religious” movement
“Students are a crucial part of our programming.” Chaplain Liaison Rev. Miriam Diephouse-McMillan
Fighting for religious freedom
Seminary student interns learn how to minister in a community where different faiths are practiced.
How one alumna empowers teens to succeed
The Distillery Season 3
Pastor Bob Stevens finds inspiration in his church's historical ties.
In Germany at the University of Tübingen
Seminary student interns are “vital educators” for Trenton-area youth.
Field education helped discern her future.
View photos and listen to an audio recording of Princeton Theological Seminary's 2019 commencement ceremony.
“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof...” First Amendment, U.S. Constitution
Relive Reunion 2019 with photos, videos, and audio highlights!
Forum for Theological Exploration Doctoral Fellow hopes to change the public perception of immigration.
Pearson's dissertation examines the impact of prisons and a militarized police force on a rural South Jersey town.
Just like driving directions, Timothy Sloan teaches that prioritizing scriptural directions is integral for congregational leadership and church transitions.
Princeton Theological Seminary hosted Dr. Traci West to lecture on “Solidarity and Defiant Spirituality: Africana Lessons on Ending Gender Violence”.
Timothy Sloan | The Thread - Article
Alumnus Roger Rabey earns a Lilly Endowment grant to support a three-month sabbatical.
Mark Elsdon | The Thread - Article
Mark Elsdon emphasizes that attending to the business side of ministry and embracing the nitty-gritty details is essential for mission work to be fruitful.
Wesley Ellis | The Thread - Article
Being too cautious can ensure failure; Mark Elsdon encourages ministry leaders to trust God and take necessary risks in order to get projects off the ground.
Amy Julia Becker, MDiv '10, writes faith-based narrative nonfiction that digs into the simple and profound.
Mark Elsdon teaches ministry leaders that they must focus on their destination and not let obstacles distract them from the direction in which they are heading.
Author of Clarence Jordan: A Radical Pilgrimage in Scorn of the Consequences
Mark Elsdon introduces a four-part series on how he rebuilt a dormant ministry. First, he emphasizes that you can only learn by moving forward.
Abigail Visco Rusert | The Thread - Article
In a culture that craves authenticity, the Church has the most authentic story to re-tell—the Lenten season offers us an opportunity to embrace what matters.
Mark Elsdon | The Thread - Article
Gregory C. Ellison II, PhD '08, MDiv '02, talks with Faith & Leadership about his nonprofit, Fearless Dialogues.
Christianity Today has elected Timothy Dalrymple, MDiv '02, as president and chief executive officer.
Practicing the Sabbath may seem impractical in today's fast-paced world, but it provides an opportunity to rest from your work and recenter your life on God.
Mark Elsdon | The Thread - Article
Spiritual practices are not about our own abilities; the spiritual practice of inactivity allows God's action to be primary and provides rest for our souls.
Writing for The Citizen, Rev. Patrick David Heery, MDiv ’11, encourages us to remember that even the smallest congregations can make a big difference.
After 25 years as a chaplain at Renown Regional Medical Center (Reno), Bob Stover MDiv ’52 has retired.
Writing for the Winston-Salem Chronicle, the Rev. Dr. Kenyatta Gilbert, PhD ’07, MDiv ’99 explores the factors that contributed to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s prophetic vision and legacy.
Rev. Bryan Sirchio, MDiv ’84, has been named pastor of McFarland United Church of Christ.
Rev. Dr. Edward M. Halldorson, DMin ’99, MDiv ’74, has retired after thirty years as head pastor at The Presbyterian Church of Chatham Township.
Mark Elsdon | The Thread - Article
In a reflection on meaning, pleasure, and Epiphany, Thomas Rusert invites you to consider how the world is a gift that expresses God's relationship with us.
John Francis Maher is a recording music artist and Episcopalian rector who melds his two worlds together to address social ills.
The Rev. Dr. Carolyn B. Helsel, ThM ’10, MDiv ’04 discusses myths that arise or lurk near the surface in white people’s discussions of racism.
Austin Crenshaw Shelley, current PhD student and ’14 ThM and ’12 MDiv grad writes an advent reflection for The Christian Century.
Jenny Lee, ’15 MDiv, has been installed as the new moderator for Presbyterian Women Inc.
Writing for Faith & Leadership, C. Kavin Rowe, ’99 MDiv, explores the relationship between Christmas and Easter, and the importance of looking at Christmas as a beginning.
In an article that explores what it means to be a nerd, Christopher De La Cruz, MDiv '13, encourages readers to be “nerds refined by Jesus Christ” and to “question our internalized misogyny, our temptation toward hate and self-victimhood, and our blinders to racism and hate.”
Writing for Christianity Today, Courtney Ellis, MDiv '10, proposes churches blend Advent and Christmas so we can better keep the “sacred complexity of this season” in the forefront of our minds and commemorate the birth of Christ while awaiting his return.
Katherine Douglass, ’13 PhD, ’07 MDiv/MA, shares how one small moment acted as a catalyst for putting her faith into action and participating in God’s reconciling work.
Dave Odom, DMin '97, writes about discerning what’s important to keep in our lives and what can be put aside.
Dr. Jared Alcántara, PhD '14, shared in a recent interview with Baptist Standard that he has big plans for adding to the diversity of voices at Truett Theological Seminary.
Alumna Farhana Nazir shares the gospel and empowers women in Pakistan.
Rev. Patrick David Heery, MDiv '11, writes about not rushing the Advent season in an editorial for The Citizen.
Rev. Mandy Sloan McDow has zero need for a church building, not while parishioners are without a place to call home.
Katie Hays ’10 DMin on establishing a Venmo account for her church at the request of a young congregation member.
Archdeacon James Palacious, ’82 MA, retired last Friday after 42 years of ministry.
Cambria Kaltwasser, ’17 PhD, ’10 MDiv, explores nuances of Karl Barth’s doctrine of humanity.
In an article for The Presbyterian Outlook, Tony Lin, ’00 ThM, ’99 MDiv, shares the story of a refugee family he bonded with over prayer.
Kent Annan, MDiv ’99, explores how to be a people of welcome in The Presbyterian Outlook
Brian Russo encourages us to let our youth be curious about their faith in order for them to engage in a more authentic and meaningful relationship with Christ.
GoFish! Ministries takes kids out on Washington’s Snake River to share life together and earn money through a state program.
Sunquist's presidency will begin in 2019
“Reaping What We Sow: Roots of Central American Migration”
Brian Russo, ’09 MDiv, explores how encouraging youth to think critically about scripture, theology, and faith may be a way to help them connect with their Christian identities.
Dr. Anna Carter Florence, PhD '00, MDiv '88, spoke with Faith & Leadership about her new book, Rehearsing Scripture: Discovering God’s Word in Community.
The Seminary community honors Muriel Van Orden Jennings, ’32, its first woman graduate.
Seminarians from the Class of 2018 share their journeys to ministry
Rev. Allen Hilton, MDiv '89, spoke with Faith & Leadership about his belief that churches can help heal the divide in our nation.
The Kaper-Dales are fighting to shield Indonesian Christians from deportation.
2018 graduate JJ Flag shares his story
2018 graduate Sheena Rolle shares her story
A whole new way to pass the peace
Why women claiming their voice behind the pulpit is essential for the future of the church.
Associate Professor Eric Barreto sees our racial and ethnic differences as divine places.
Photo gallery, audio, and video of Commencement 2018
Relive Reunion 2018 with photos, videos, and audio highlights!
2018 graduate Courtney Ducharme shares her story
Matthew Milliner | The Distillery Podcast, Season 2
2018 graduate Andre A. Samuels shares his story
2018 graduate Latasha Milton shares her story
Jeremy Schipper and Bart D. Ehrman named 2018 Guggenheim Fellows
2018 graduate Erik Khoobyarian shares his story
Adam Hearlson | The Distillery Podcast - Season 2
Program and lecture strengthens a connection with one of the fastest growing immigrant communities in the United States
Christopher De La Cruz tells how a congregation turned a parking lot into the Tree of Life Center—a place that creates opportunities for the community.
Claire Berry, MDiv '17, shares about her journey to PTS and how her seminary experience equipped her for parish ministry
March 19th – March 22nd, 2018
Nicole Reibe | The Distillery Podcast - Season 2
Q&A with Dr. Reichel about what animates her research and teaching
Katherine Douglass testifies to how having a childlike faith can help you notice injustices and start enacting change for oppressed or hurting people.
Journey with us this Lent using our Lenten devotional website or app, prepared by the PTS community
Stephanie Kaper-Dale MDiv '01 and Seth Kaper-Dale MDiv '01 provide shelter for immigrants facing deportation
Melinda Contreras-Byrd offers guidance to pastors on how to talk about mental illness from the pulpit in a way that is effective and sensitive.
Richard Anthony Anderson MDiv '18 reflects on his experience in Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE)
Members of the PTS community traveled to San Juan to restore and repair sister school
Kermit Moss explains his term "Black-ish Church" in place of "The Black Church" and outlines the common commitments that are displayed in Black congregations.
Q&A with Dr. Farag about her research, spiritual practices, and what she hopes for her students
Drawing on his research on Christian-Muslim relationships, Kaemingk will advance the Center’s work on principled pluralism
Q&A with Dr. Smit about his work and what motivates his teaching at Princeton Seminary
Preacher: Dr. Keri L. Day
Rev. Tara Porr Granados MDiv '15 was ordained and inducted into Ibrox Parish Church in Glasgow
Read a working draft of our vision for community at Princeton Seminary
Gregory Ellison II | The Distillery Podcast - Bonus
Alan Froggatt MDiv '80 talks about how he ministers outside the walls of the church
Erin Raffety | The Distillery Podcast - Season 2
Abigail Visco Rusert reflects on her experience in trying to create meaningful conversations with youth members about fullness, discernment, and identity.
Rev. Marsha Scipio ’12 MDiv announced as the new Associate General Secretary for Missional Initiatives and Partnerships
Thomas Rusert ’10 MDiv talks about why he offers “free prayer” in a coffee shop
Michael Langford | The Distillery Podcast - Season 1
A Farminary Photo Essay
From the other side of the world, Hartley returns to her northern roots
President Barnes meets with Korean churches and leaders
Rev. Carolyn Winfrey Gillette ’85 MDiv pens hymns in response to current events
Princeton University and Princeton Seminary investigate their historic ties to slavery
Princeton Seminary signs a new Memorandum of Agreement with Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea
October 31st - November 1st, 2017
Mads Benishek ’17 MDiv creates a new worship space that is led by and seeks to serve the LGBTQ+ community
Rev. Dr. J.R. Norwood ’89 MDiv serves the community as both a pastor and tribal activist
Special display in honor of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation
Kimberly Hyatt ’96 MDiv is president and CEO of the Cathedral Arts Program, a charity that serves over 2,000 children annually
Waco attorney Kent McKeever ’04 MDiv expands non-profit that offers low-cost legal services to low-income residents
President M. Craig Barnes and President Sung Bihn Yim of the Presbyterian University and Theological Seminary, Seoul, South Korea, sign a new Memorandum of Understanding
The latest issue is now available online, featuring articles by faculty, alumni, and visiting scholars
Lutheran Quarterly is edited by Dr. Paul Rorem, Benjamin B. Warfield Professor of Ecclesiastical History at Princeton Seminary
Janette Ok ’06 MDiv, PhD Candidate describes her formation as a pastor and scholar
Amy Conner Cornell ’09 MDiv appointed to Indiana's Wabash County Superior Court
Tawainna Houston ’98 MDiv discusses her ministry as a naturopathic physician and the importance of self-care
Read President Barnes' latest column in The Christian Century
Amanda Drury | The Distillery Podcast - Season 1
Rubén Rosario Rodríguez ’04 PhD discusses his new book
Ryan Irmer ’16 MDiv/MA describes his journey from basketball coach and teacher to seminarian and pastor
Gregory Ellison II | The Distillery Podcast - Season 1
Innovative new program links academic study with the struggles of real life
Matthew Aragon Bruce ’06 MDiv, ’14 PhD, reflects on his experience “doing” theology with theologian Robert Jenson
Micah D. Kiel ’03 MDiv, ’09 PhD discusses his new book on ecology and the book of Revelation
Sarah Tunall ’14 launches Northwest Neighborhood Community Center, a nonprofit that invites neighbors in Bloomington, Illinois, to use their gifts to meet the needs in the community
Keeva Kase ’03 MDiv was named CEO of Buckhead Christian Ministry
Wesley Ellis addresses theological tensions in the celebration of Independence Day and argues that Christian freedom includes the freedom to serve others.
Nancy Lammers Gross | The Distillery Podcast - Season 1
Abigail Rian Evans and Katharine Doob Sakenfeld discuss their new book
Jason Bruner ’13 PhD helps students critically engage with their own lives
The Rev. Michael Lindvall ’73 will preach for the Queen of England at Crathie Kirk in Scotland
Cultural Anthropologist Erin Raffety Appointed to Three-Year Term as Lecturer in Youth, Church, and Culture
Najla Kassab ’90 MDiv, a minister in the National Evangelical Synod of Syria and Lebanon, has been elected president of the WCRC
Alumna and former trustee, Rev. Dr. Sang Chang ’77 PhD, met with the new President of the Republic of Korea, Moon Jae-in
Hayley Cohen ’16 MDiv describes her experience doing ecumenical ministry in the Holy Land
Graduates in the class of 2017 reflect on how Princeton Seminary equipped them for Christian leadership
Billy Collins on Poetry
Joshua Noah ’15 MDiv talks about the joys and challenges of being the solo pastor of a large congregation
Jacqueline Lapsley on Ecology and Scripture
Ronald C. White on Religion and Politics
Graduates share the moment that changed everything
Princeton Seminary welcomes new faces and celebrates those transitioning to new roles
Alison VanBuskirk Philip ’15 MDiv discusses her journey to becoming a solo pastor
Kenda Dean on Social Entrepreneurship
Photo gallery, audio, and video of Commencement 2017
Nathan Sell ’15 MDiv describes his calling to serve as chaplain for an all-boys school in Baltimore, Maryland
Relive reunion with photos, videos, and audio highlights from the week
Nate Stucky on Theology and Sustainable Agriculture
Tara Porr Granados ’15 MDiv shares the leap of faith that put her on the path to ordination within the Church of Scotland
Latini will lead the unified seminary with campuses in Gettysburg and Philadelphia
Brendan Byers ’15 MDiv shares his passion for coalition building and interfaith work
Will Robinson ’96 talks about ministry, community action, and shares tips for students
Alumni show off their new socks
Deanna Morgan ’17 MACEF describes her journey from a TV news reporter to a seminarian
A new study resource by Mary Beth Anton ’89 is available as a free download
President Barnes addresses concerns raised within the Princeton Seminary community
Rev. Darrell Armstrong '99 expands efforts to serve at risk youth in Trenton, NJ
“In Defense of Christian Faith and a Democratic Future”
Princeton Seminary Class Reads Barth and Builds Houses with Habitat for Humanity
Author Laura Bratton ’10 on Appreciating Daily Graces
Read about how their New Orleans garden unites work and worship
President M. Craig Barnes Addresses the Seminary Community
Princeton Seminary's recruitment team draws on first-hand experience to reach new students
An interview with PTS alumnus Brett Webb-Mitchell about ministry, advocacy, and the pilgrimage of faith
Read the 2015–16 Annual Report to Donors
David Brooks speaks at Princeton Theological Seminary
A Laboratory for Church Leaders
Billy Collins visits Princeton Theological Seminary
A group of alumnae reflects on how their friendships, forged at PTS, continue to provide support in life and ministry.
An interview with Andrew Wilson about his journey and his new book
Read President Barnes' latest article in The Christian Century
PTS Alumna writes at the intersection of religion and politics. Watch a video that explores her work.
Fernando Rodriquez Quiñones ’08 brings new possibilities—and peaches—to a Delaware congregation.
Matt Overton ’06 uses landscaping as a form of ministry targeting Generation Z.
Seth Kaper-Dale ’01 is committed to resettling 50 refugees from Africa and the Middle East this fall.
Recognized as a pioneer in education, Doob Sakenfeld was honored for her contributions to the field.
José González-Colón, MDiv ’07, is blazing new trails in Puerto Rico.
Grant will allow Alyssa Evans to continue working in Germany with the Karlstadt-Edition team.
Courtney Clayton Jenkins, MDiv ’08, is the youngest, first female pastor, and the only African American to lead South Euclid United Church of Christ.
Nancy Hagner, MDiv ’13, Associate Rector of Trinity Church
Luke Powery | The Thread - Sermon
“Through my field education placement at Trinity Presbyterian Church in East Brunswick, New Jersey, I discovered my gift to minister to all age groups.”