Thursday, October 16, 2014 (All day) to Friday, October 17, 2014 (All day)
Join San Francisco Theological Seminary’s new Center for Innovation in Ministry for a two-day symposium that will lead us to explore the following question: How can we leverage the power of games to tackle the issues of poverty, hunger, and violence? Keynote speaker Jane McGonigal, a game designer and researcher for the Institute for the Future, along with a variety of respondents, will help ministry leaders explore innovation in their ministry contexts. Please go to www.sfts.edu/CenterLaunch for more information.
You are warmly invited to attend the first WSR event of the year, which brings together faculty, students, staff, and their families to enjoy brunch and explore all that the Women's Studies certificate program has to offer. No RSVP necessary. Doug Adams Gallery, 1798 Scenic Avenue, Berkeley.
The GTU Dean’s Office invites all members of the GTU Consortial Community to a Welcome Reception on Wednesday, September 17th, 3:30pm in the GTU Dinner Boardroom (3rd floor, GTU Library). At 4pm, there will be a brief program to introduce new faculty and visiting scholars. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend. If you have questions or need additional information, contact Angela Muñoz, GTU Dean’s Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 510/649-2440.
In this lecture Stephen Pearce, currently a visiting scholar at he Graduate Theological Union, willl discuss the Binding of Isaac with other scholars from the Bay Area. Prior to teaching at the GTU, Rabbi Pearce served Congregation Emanu-El as the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Senior Rabbi from 1993 to 2013.
Rabbi Yedidya (Julian) Sinclair will bring his expertise as a professor, developer of solar energy, and rabbi to provide new perspectives on the concept of Shmita.
Literally translated as "release" שמיטה is seventh year of the seven-year agricultural cycle in which the land is left to lie fallow and all agricultural activity is forbidden and all debits are to be remitted.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 (All day) to Thursday, August 7, 2014 (All day)
PSR is excited to welcome the general public to PSR campus, and to South Bay and Peninsula locations each summer for a series of free evening lectures led by distinguished members of the faculty and special guests. No registration is needed and all events are free of charge.
After five years of intensive planning, San Francisco Theological Seminary will begin construction on faculty housing and a new student village this June. Funded through the sale of a small amount of peripheral property, the construction will be completed in time for the beginning of the 2015-2016 academic year.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 (All day) to Thursday, August 28, 2014 (All day)
An Urban Retreat on Environmental Justice
Join us for two days of study, dialogue, ritual celebration, food, music, art and community building celebrating the Spirit of Life. Our Symposium connects all Starr King’s School’s students, faculty, staff, trustees, graduates and communities as we cultivate multi-religious, counter-oppressive, just and sustainable communities.
Dr. Christopher Ocker, Professor of Church History at San Francisco Theological Seminary (SFTS), will deliver the 2014 Distinguished Faculty Lecture entitled, "Reformations that Matter (and Some that Don’t)."