To the Class of 2020

Over the past few weeks, we have asked our community to extend congratulatory messages, photos, and well-wishes to the graduating Class of 2020. We are proud of the work you will do in the world, and we will miss you greatly! To add your message to this collection, please email Dear... More

BUSTH Announces Faculty Publications for May 2020

The School of Theology is pleased to announce the following faculty publications for the month of May 2020. Filipe Maia: “The Pan-Amazon Synod,” in Concilium (n. 385: 2020/2). Info about the issue can be found at Mary Elizabeth Moore: “Sacred, Revolutionary Teaching: Encountering Sacred Difference and Honest Hope,” Religious Education... More

Director of Children’s Ministries, full-time, UMC: Tampa, FL

Director of Children's Ministries Located in a suburban area of Tampa, Florida, Lake Magdalene United Methodist Church ( is a well-established, conservative, United Methodist congregation. Lake Magdalene proclaims this vision: Experience God. Find Community. Grow Together. The church is seeking a full-time Director of Children’s Ministries that will provide dynamic leadership... More

Senior Pastor, full-time, Congregational Church: Springfield, MA

Position: Senior Pastor Church: Saint John’s Congregational Church Location: 45 Hancock Street, Springfield, MA. 01109 Job Summary: The Senior Pastor will work in conjunction with the church leadership in a biblical and synergistic capacity that will create high impactful Godly practices to furthering the mission of our church. This person... More

Church School Coordinator, part-time, Episcopal Church: Arlington, MA

Coordinator of Church School (Part-time) St. John’s Episcopal Church, Arlington, Massachusetts JOB DESCRIPTION We seek an energetic individual who genuinely enjoys working with children and parents. The Coordinator of Church School will serve an important ministry of St. John’s, a small, vibrant, welcoming and inclusive faith community. Working with and for the Rector, More

“How to Help Domestic Violence Clients during Shelter-in-Place Situations” by Rev. Dr. Federico G. Carmona (STH ’02 and ’08)

This article was originally published here by Counseling Today.  Rev. Dr. Federico G. Carmona (STH'02 and '08), is a trauma therapist for victims of domestic and sexual violence at Peace Over Violence in Los Angeles. He is also an ordained elder in the United Methodist Church. He wrote “How to Help Domestic Violence Clients... More

Reverend John G. McLachlan (STH ’62)

"On Sunday evening, May 3, 2020, John G. McLachlan, 83, left this earthly life in the arms of his loving wife of more than 60 years. John was born August 3, 1936 in White Twp., Indiana Co., Pennsylvania. He married his Mount Union College sweetheart, Sandra Starr, on June 14, More

Video Messages from the Deans at the end of Spring 2020

May 18, 2020 – Deans Moore, Stone, and Hickman-Maynard offer their words of thanks and well-wishes to the School of Theology community at the closure of the spring 2020 semester. The transcripts are posted below for those needing to follow along. Dean Moore Transcript:  In the Spirit of the living God, I greet... More