by Alumni Director Dr. Melissa Pearce As I sat across from Rev. Dr. Lois Glory-Neal listening to her story, her earrings caught my eye. They were stunning Native American hand-beaded artistry in the shape of a cross. The colors were vibrant orange, red, yellow, and blue, and the chevron pattern sharp. Each bead had been…

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Our lives have changed. Changed by pandemic, changed by death, changed by necessity, changed by social distancing. We will not be the same after the COVID-19 pandemic. We simply cannot be. We will have lived through a global trauma and we will have done it communally. We will have stretched ourselves beyond our routines, our…

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Alumna Rev. Dr. Lois V. Glory-Neal will be presented with the prestigious Distinguished Graduate Award on Friday, March 27 for reflecting the mission of the seminary and exemplary service in ministry. The Mission of Saint Paul School of Theology: Centered in Christ and rooted in the Wesleyan tradition, Saint Paul School of Theology is a…

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Please enjoy this reflection on Epiphany by Rev. Andrew McHenry.  Rev. McHenry is a 1995 graduate of Saint Paul School of Theology.  He served as pastor eight years at First Congregational Church in Emporia until moving to Paradise, California to lead Memorial Congregational Church.  Shortly into his tenure, his own home and possessions, as well…

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A Note from Dr. Melissa Pearce, Director of Alumni and Partner Relations:   Hello Alumni! Saint Paul wants to hear from more of you, so we are now adding an alumni-authored Devotional to the newsletter each month. Please let me know if you are interested in being a guest writer by emailing me at melissa.pearce@spst.edu. As an alumna myself,…

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Saint Paul DMin Alumna Advocates for E-Reader Training in Liberia Saint Paul DMin Alumna, Dr. Yatta Young, believes that expanding access to theological resources in remote locations enhances teaching and learning. She was the first person to to launch the E-Reader Project under the African Association of United Methodist Theological Institutions in 2013. Dr. Young is…

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