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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 Saturday 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.” Robertson […]

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Erskine College and Seminary commencement set for May 23

Posted on May 12, 2015 by

Erskine College and Erskine Theological Seminary will mark the end of the 2014-15 academic year with a joint commencement ceremony Saturday, May 23 at 10:30 a.m. under the towers of the Erskine Building. This year’s commencement speaker is Dr. George W. Robertson, senior pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Augusta, Ga., where he has served since […]

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Eves finds ‘a place of equilibrium’ at Erskine Seminary

Posted on May 5, 2015 by

Terry Eves pursued a “simultaneous call to minister and teach” which led him eventually to Erskine Theological Seminary (ETS), where he has taught since 2005 and now serves as professor of Old Testament. Engaged as a teacher and mentor of students and serving as a leader in the church, “For the first time in my […]

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‘A hard-fought joy and peace’ sustains missionary family

Posted on April 7, 2015 by

Erik Meberg, a 2013 graduate of Erskine Theological Seminary (ETS), has traveled to Turkey twice over the past several months to assist Iraqi refugees there. For Erik—and for his wife Laurie, who accompanied him on one of his two journeys—it was a poignant return to a country where they had spent nine years as missionaries […]

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Erskine Seminary announces Third Annual Girardeau Lectures now online

Posted on March 13, 2015 by

The Third Annual Girardeau Lectures, given March 11-12 by the Rev. Leon Brown, pastor of Crown and Joy Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Richmond, Virginia, are now available online in an audio format. Brown’s lectures were entitled “The Great Commission: ‘Don’t Forsake the Context’” and “The New Covenant: Three Words Make the Difference.” Erskine Theological Seminary […]

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Third Annual Girardeau Lectures set for March 11-12

Posted on March 2, 2015 by

Erskine Theological Seminary and First Presbyterian Church, Columbia, S.C., will welcome the Rev. Leon Brown as speaker for the Third Annual John L. Girardeau Lectures March 11-12. The Rev. Leon Brown is pastor of Crown and Joy Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Richmond, Virginia and recently published Words in Season: On Sharing the Hope that is […]

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Kooistra reports solid progress on financial plan to trustees

Posted on February 25, 2015 by

Erskine trustees heard an optimistic report of progress on the two-year financial stability plan from President Paul Kooistra when they convened last week for their first meeting of 2015. A record pace in Erskine Annual Fund giving and success in reclassifying permanently restricted net assets to unrestricted net assets within the endowment lead the list […]

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Erskine community gathers for Covenant Renewal Service

Posted on February 16, 2015 by

Erskine’s fourth annual Covenant Renewal Service, held in Bowie Chapel Feb. 11, was attended by members of the college and seminary faculty, staff, and student body as well as members of the Due West community. The Rev. Paul Patrick, who serves as campus chaplain, preached on “The Way of Covenant Renewal,” taking selections from Nehemiah […]

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Winter Term class examines poverty

Posted on February 12, 2015 by

In a Winter Term course on poverty this January, Erskine students explored a topic many people hope to avoid. The course was capped by a trip to the Triune Mercy Center—a non-denominational mission church that ministers alongside the homeless in Greenville and is directed by senior pastor and 2005 Erskine Seminary graduate Deb Richardson-Moore. What […]

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