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HLC Continues the Accreditation of Saint Paul

In September 2022, Saint Paul School of Theology hosted a review team from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), one of Saint Paul’s primary accreditation agencies, as part of the Seminary’s regular reaffirmation cycle.  On November 18, 2022, the Higher Learning Commission notified Saint Paul that the Commission “continued the accreditation of Saint Paul School of…

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Sample Endowed Scholarship Sets Goal of $50,000 for Seminary Education by December 31

We desperately need the healing and prophetic voice of an authentic Christian faith… – Tex Sample, Emeritus Board Chair, Saint Paul School of Theology    The Tex and Peggy Sample Endowed Scholarship, established in the summer of 2022, seeks to support seminary education through an anonymous challenge gift from a generous donor.  According to Vice President…

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MA in Theological Studies Advances Research, Creativity and Faith

God’s call to meet the needs of our changing world can take many different forms. Some are called to a life of ministry as a pastor, deacon or other role within a church. Others fulfill their purpose outside the church by serving as a chaplain, or by working toward a more just and peaceful society. …

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Healthcare Chaplains Offer Spiritual Healing & Support

When we are at our most vulnerable, God is there. And it is the healthcare chaplain who is called upon to share the reality of God’s presence with those who are suffering.  Healthcare chaplaincy is a unique form of pastoral care that offers love and hope in the midst of illness, disability and death. As…

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Rev. Neil Blair will retire as President of Saint Paul

Dear Community of Saint Paul School of Theology, Over recent weeks President Blair consulted and conversed with the Board of Trustees leadership to discuss his contract and exit plan as president in order to spend more time with his beautiful family. We are so pleased with President Blair’s careful and grace-filled process regarding a transition…