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Former Greenville ARP pastor directing seminary extension site

Posted on September 4, 2017 by

“I see my role as that of introducing Erskine Seminary to the city of Greenville, and the city of Greenville to Erskine Seminary.” That’s how the former senior pastor of Greenville ARP Church, the Rev. Matthew Miller, describes his new job as director of the Erskine Theological Seminary extension site in Greenville, S.C. “I believe […]

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Seminary names second Emanuel AME Scholarship recipient

Posted on March 2, 2017 by

Erskine Theological Seminary (ETS) student Rhonda Heyward has been chosen as the second recipient of the Emanuel AME Church Scholarship, established in honor of Mother Emanuel AME Church. “My first reaction was ‘Thank you, Lord!’—I was overwhelmed, elated, and filled with joy as I shared the news with my husband and family,” Heyward said. “It […]

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Erskine Seminary grad leads Emanuel AME as church marks sad anniversary

Posted on June 15, 2016 by

One year since the shock of a mass shooting in Charleston’s Emanuel AME Church, an Erskine Theological Seminary graduate is ministering to the bereaved congregation. Dr. Betty Deas Clark, who completed a Master of Divinity degree in 1998 and went on to earn a Doctor of Ministry degree in 2006, was appointed pastor at Emanuel […]

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Graduates honored at Erskine College and Seminary

Posted on May 24, 2016 by

Erskine College and Theological Seminary celebrated the completion of the 2015-16 academic year with a joint commencement ceremony Saturday honoring college and seminary graduates. Erskine President Dr. Paul Kooistra welcomed family members and guests gathered under the towers of the Erskine Building, and Chairman Ron Vigus brought greetings from the Erskine Board of Trustees. Dr. […]

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Seminary to add Chaplain Ministries emphasis

Posted on February 26, 2016 by

Erskine College and Theological Seminary President Dr. Paul Kooistra has announced that the Erskine Seminary faculty recently voted to add a new Chaplain Ministries emphasis for the Master of Divinity (M.Div.) degree beginning in Fall 2016. “This professional degree will prepare ministers of all denominations for ordination and service in the Armed Forces and in […]

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Seminary names first Emanuel AME Scholarship recipient

Posted on February 8, 2016 by

Chaunté McClure, an Erskine Theological Seminary (ETS) student from Britton’s Neck, S.C., has been chosen as the first recipient of the newly established Emanuel AME Church Scholarship at ETS, established in honor of Mother Emanuel AME Church. So far, McClure’s seminary experience has been “a constant juggle,” she said. “Seminary is demanding, and having responsibilities […]

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Seminary sponsors roundtable on racial reconciliation

Posted on August 13, 2015 by

A roundtable discussion on “Racial Reconciliation and Christian Unity” at Erskine Seminary’s Columbia campus August 10 was so well attended that a larger venue than initially reserved was needed to accommodate the crowd. “The response in the Erskine family to the importance of practicing racial unity in the Christian community was remarkable and encouraging,” Erskine […]

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Seminary receives gift to establish Emanuel AME Church scholarship

Posted on July 15, 2015 by

A gift of $10,000 to establish a scholarship for African Methodist Episcopal (AME) students in honor of Mother Emanuel AME Church was presented to Erskine Theological Seminary (ETS) July 7 by IBelieveSC.net, the organization that sponsors a South Carolina DMV license plate of the same name. At a news conference in the rotunda of the […]

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Erskine College and Seminary graduates honored

Posted on May 23, 2015 by

Erskine College and Theological Seminary marked the end of the 2014-15 academic year with a joint commencement ceremony May 23 honoring both college and seminary graduates. Dr. George W. Robertson, senior pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Augusta, Ga., and an adjunct professor at Erskine Theological Seminary, delivered the commencement address, entitled “Play Like You’re Loved.” […]

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