Departure of Rev. Dr. Tiffany Nagel Monroe ’12

Dear Seminary Community, With a blend of emotions, we announce that our esteemed alumna, Rev. Dr. Tiffany Nagel Monroe ’12, is transitioning from her role as the Executive Director of the Oklahoma Campus and Associate Director of Contextual Field Education at Saint Paul School of Theology. Dr. Nagel Monroe will embark on a new ministry…

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Rev. Shannon Hancock, Saint Paul's Director of Admissions and Communications, leads people of all ages in a protest of social injustices

path·find·er /ˈpaTHˌfīndər/ Noun.  A person who goes ahead and discovers or shows others a path or way. The definition is simple enough, but the work is complex.  Pathfinding requires listening, connecting, and discerning skills and is not a job one does but instead is a gift one has.  Rev. Shannon Hancock’s title is Director of…

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Chaplaincy in the Time of COVID-19

Saint Paul graduates Rev. Emily L. Stirewalt and Kelli Hansen reflect upon their time as chaplains during the COVID-19 pandemic

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals and other health care facilities have become the front lines, and we have honored and celebrated our health care workers serving our nation’s most vulnerable populations. For the church, the role of chaplain has also been elevated, particularly as most buildings have been shuttered in favor of social-distanced worship and…

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What Is There to Prevent Me? by alumna Rev. Colleen Riley

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What is there to prevent me? One’s narrative identity  Acts Ch., 8:27-37 Ethiopian Eunuch Recently I read about a concept called narrative identity as it was described by Dan McAdams, Personality Psychologist and Professor of Psychology at Northwestern University.  McAdam’s premise is that we use autobiographical narrative to find meaning using our own lived history. …

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Glory-Neal Wins 2020 Distinguished Graduate Award

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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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