sth news

Ricardo L. Franco, DMin student, selected as a Research Fellow

By Nathan Bieniek
May 27th, 2014

Congratulations to Doctor of Ministry student, Ricardo L. Franco, who has been selected as a Research Fellow for the Latino Protestant Congregations Project! Ricardo is a candidate for the Doctor of Ministry at Boston University School of Theology. He is a Colombian, ordained Presbyterian minister who has worked with Latin@ immigrant communities in the United States and Central America for more than a decade. His focus of interest and research is in Latin@ Spirituality, particularly the experience of immigration as locus for theological reflection on the spiritual practices of these communities. The Latino Protestant Congregations Project (LPC) is a nationwide study of... More

STH Launches New Distance-Based DMin in Fall 2014

By Bryan P Stone
May 2nd, 2014

Boston University has approved the School of Theology's proposal to redesign its existing, long-standing residential D.Min. into a mixed-delivery program that can be pursued through a combination of intensive on-site D.Min. seminars and distance education courses that students can take from their home location. The new model focuses on Transformational Leadership and can be completed in three years. The Doctor of Ministry degree (D.Min.) is a professional doctoral degree meant to enrich religious leaders in traditional and non-traditional settings, to deepen their understanding of and commitment to ministry, and to refine its practice. The degree is composed of 4 seminars that... More

2014 Annual Conference Alumni Gatherings!

By Christopher Broadwell
May 2nd, 2014

If you will be attending an Annual Conference this year, please join us at the STH alumni gatherings. The schedule is attached here: Annual Conference Flyer. If you do not see your conference on the list, contact Jaclyn Jones, Alumni Relations Officer: jkjones@bu.edu / (617) 353-8972

STH Student Among Six JTOM Scholars Graduating in May

By Nathan Bieniek
April 27th, 2014

Emma Escobar, who will be graduating in May with a Master of Divinity degree, joined other students from across the country on a Journey Toward Ordained Ministry retreat. Six scholars involved in a scholarship and mentoring program for racial-ethnic students seeking ordination as deacons or elders will complete their M.Div. degrees this year, bringing the total number of graduates to 25 since the program began in 2004. Five more will complete their degree in 2015. Scholars and mentors in the Journey Toward Ordained Ministry program gathered for a retreat at the United Methodist Board of Higher Education and Ministry in Nashville, March 13-15, 2014. More

The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra

By Christopher Broadwell
April 23rd, 2014

The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra Saturday, April 26, 2014 8:00pm MIT's Kresge Auditorium Cambridge, MA You're invited to a free jazz concert led by alumnus Dr. Mark Harvey (STH '71, GRS '83), music director of Aardvark Jazz Orchestra. The world premiere of Commemoration (Boston 2013) will be in homage to the victims, survivors, and heroes of last year's Marathon tragedy.  "No Walls," a bulwark of the Aardvark repertory, will be offered in a spirit of unity and healing. All compositions are by Mark Harvey. Free admission. See below for more details. http://rebeloweb.com/aardvark_jazz_orchestra/