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We are looking for believers, activists, seekers, thinkers, counselors, preachers, teachers, poets and dreamers who value thinking and action.

  • Commit to courageous Christianity.
  • Dive into ecological and social justice.
  • Inspire the church, the neighborhood, the city, the world.

The next generation of faith leaders needs imagination and courage to constructively engage the challenges and opportunities of our age. This is built into how we do things. No matter your degree program, a Drew Theological School education includes interdisciplinary courses that demand out-of-the-box thinking, apprenticeship training that addresses real-world issues and modes of learning that promote adaptability and innovation.

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The Rev. Donna Olivia Owusu-Ansah T’10
Chaplain, JFK Medical Center | Associate Minister, New Hope Baptist Church

The Rev. Dr. Kevin D. Miller T’03,’08
Executive Director of Graduate Admissions, Drew University

Teresita Matos-Post T’14
Executive Director, Beth-El Farmworker Ministry

The Rev. James Lee T’19
Lead Pastor, Wesley United Methodist Church

Olivia DiAgostino T’19
Transformation Program Coordinator, United Methodist Women

Are you discerning a call to ministry in the @unitedmethodistchurch? Are you exploring #seminary or theological education as a part of that journey?

Join all 13 #UMC seminaries and theological schools for our spring seminary fair on March 25th at 3p (est). This is a great chance for you to learn what each school has to offer while hearing from @gbhemleads as well.

You can register at the link in our bio!
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Dr. Kenneth Ngwa is the Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible at #DrewTheo. He is also the Director of the Religion and Global Health Forum. Learn more about this important initiative at the link in our bio. ...

Are you discerning whether theological education is a part of your path? Join us for our completely virtual Drew Open Doors event on April 15th and experience a day in the life of a #DrewTheo student.

Registration link is in our bio.
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The Rev. Dr. Melanie Johnson-DeBaufre Named Interim Dean of the Theological School:

“The work of the Theological School is vital in Drew’s shared mission to add to the world’s good—promoting peace, faith and understanding—especially during these turbulent times,” said Provost Jessica Lakin. “A leading feminist scholar and a strong advocate for racial, economic and environmental justice, Melanie is well suited to lead the Theological School as it prepares and empowers religious leaders to meet the many challenges of social repair and transformation.”

Link to the article in bio.
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Dr. Catherine Keller is the George T. Cobb Professor of Constructive Theology at #DrewTheo.

This quote is from her piece, “Pandemic pandemonium.” Link in our bio.
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Are you discerning a call to vocational ministry? Do you want to learn more about degree programs that are a fit for your goals? If so, join us Thursday, February 4th at 7pm (EST) for a virtual information session about our Master of Divinity and M.A. in Theology and Ministry programs. We will be joined by admissions reps as well as our faculty guest, Dr. Kate Ott, Associate Professor of Christian Social Ethics. Come with your best questions, or just listen in and learn 🤓

Register (or apply) at the links in our bio. Share widely!

#theology #seminary #education #highereducation #religion
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As inauguration festivities continue for President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, #DrewTheo is proud to have some of our own offering religious leadership during the week’s events.

@revdrbarber and @revjacquilewis will help lead the nation in tomorrow’s National Prayer Service for the 59th Presidential Inaugural. The service will begin at 10am (EST) and you can find details in our story ⬆️⬆️⬆️

The above photo of President Biden is from his 2018 visit to @drewuniversity.
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The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered this speech at Drew University in the spring of 1964.

To read the full manuscript click on the link in our bio.

#mlk #mlkday #democracy
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Rev. Dr. William J. Barber is the President & Senior Lecturer for Repairers of the Breach, and the co-chair of the Poor People's Campaign. He is also an alumni of #DrewTheo's Doctor of Ministry program.

The above quote is from his most recent book, "We Are Called to be a Movement." You can find it here: https://bit.ly/2LqKejk
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A response by Dean Melanie Johnson-DeBaufre regarding the violent attack on #CapitolHill.

“Religious leaders who are committed to anti-racism and the work of social justice must be honest about the continuities that this moment has with a long history of white supremacy and racial inequality, and we must tell the truth about the ways in which Christian faith has been articulated and weaponized in order to maintain this deadly order. It is a painful story, but for many of us, especially the privileged white leaders among us, it is a story we must tell.”

Link in bio.

📸: Win McNamee
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Dr. Traci West is the James W. Pearsall Professor of Christian Ethics and African American Studies at Drew Theological School. Today’s quote is from her 2006 book, “Disruptive Christian Ethics: When Racism and Women's Lives Matter.”

Check it out: bit.ly/3hlK2rH
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2020 was a year of continuing to be rooted, innovative, and courageous through the struggles presented. Happy New Year, Drew Theo!
#TopNine #DrewTheo #DrewTheoInAction #DrewTheoWrites #DrewTheoCUQ
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The Office of Graduate Admissions closes today for winter break and reopens on January 4. Contact us via email at gradm@drew.edu with any questions, and we'll get back to you as soon as we return. Merry Christmas and happy holidays! ...

We are excited to welcome Dr. Amaryah Armstrong on Nov. 20th for a lecture sponsored by the Graduate Division of Religion! Dr. Armstrong's lecture is titled: "Reproducing Justice: Theodicy, Supersession, and the Awful Queerness of Black Joy."

Register here to receive the Zoom link: http://ow.ly/mEWF50CcqRn
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Welcome back to the (virtual) forest at #DrewTheo! ...

I really bloomed in the Forest and Drew holds a special place in my heart.”
— The Rev. Donna Olivia Owusu-Ansah T’10

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