Recap: The Students' Lecture on Missions

Listen to Dr. Cláudio Carvalhaes’ three-part lecture series, “Fully Into the Present: Inventory, Metamorphosis, and Emergenc(i)es”

On October 25 and 26, Dr. Cláudio Carvalhaes, associate professor of worship at Union Theological Seminary, visited Princeton Theological Seminary to deliver the 2021 Students’ Lectures on Missions. A theologian, liturgist, and artist, Carvalhaes delivered a three-part lecture series titled “Fully Into the Present: Inventory, Metamorphosis, and Emergenc(i)es.” His thought-provoking lectures engage the audience on an array of topics, from the importance of recognizing the tragedies and traumas of the past to climate disasters, to adapting and responding to emerging crises, and more.

Audio recordings of each lecture are available below.


Established in 1893, this lectureship provides for three lectures on a topic connected with Christian missions and of practical importance for those looking forward to Christian service.

Educating faithful Christian leaders.

Pastor at Grace Presbyterian Church, Crystal City, Missouri

Joshua Noah, Class of 2015

“Through my field education placement at Trinity Presbyterian Church in East Brunswick, New Jersey, I discovered my gift to minister to all age groups.”