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Trustees briefed on progress of two-year financial plan

Posted on October 26, 2015 by

The Erskine College and Theological Seminary Board of Trustees met last Thursday for their second meeting of the 2015-16 fiscal year. The agenda for this meeting had two primary items according to Board Chairman Ron Vigus. First, trustees heard a report and reviewed the 2014-15 financial audit, which was completed in late August after the […]

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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, 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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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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