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Emanuel AME pastor to Erskine graduates: ‘Love will carry you’

Posted on May 20, 2017 by

Erskine College and Theological Seminary honored graduating students May 20 during a joint ceremony featuring as speaker the Rev. Eric Manning, pastor of historic Emanuel AME Church in Charleston. Manning, an alumnus of Erskine Theological Seminary, offered a strong endorsement of the power of love over hate in a commencement speech entitled “Love Will Carry […]

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Reception given for Erskine faculty and staff members

Posted on May 9, 2017 by

Erskine College and Seminary faculty and staff members were honored May 4 at a Faculty and Staff Appreciation Reception in the Bowie Arts Center. Assistant Professor of Education Dale Smith, who began her service at Erskine in 2005, was recognized on the occasion of her retirement. Associate Professor of Education Dr. Joanne Jumper offered a […]

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Erskine celebrates Alumni Day

Posted on April 24, 2017 by

Alumni Day 2017 at Erskine brought alumni and friends back to a spring-green campus April 22 for festivities that included family fun, good food, athletic events, and musical entertainment. Following a brief concert by the Erskine Choraleers, the Class of 1967 presented its 50th reunion gift, a check for $50,000. Half the amount is designated […]

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Fifth Annual Girardeau Lectures set for April 5-6

Posted on March 27, 2017 by

Erskine Theological Seminary and First Presbyterian Church, Columbia, S.C., will welcome Dr. Jarvis J. Williams as speaker for this year’s John L. Girardeau Lectures April 5-6. The theme chosen for the 2017 lectures is “Christ Died for Our Sins.” Williams serves as associate professor of New Testament Interpretation at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is […]

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Alumna visits writing class, offers reading

Posted on March 8, 2017 by

Deb Richardson-Moore, a 2005 graduate of Erskine Theological Seminary and the author of two published books—with a third coming out this summer—read selections from her work March 2 in the Hangar, a small gathering place on the lower level of the Erskine Building. She was also a guest speaker in Assistant Professor of English Dr. […]

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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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Greenville author to offer reading in Hangar

Posted on February 28, 2017 by

Deb Richardson-Moore, a 2005 graduate of Erskine Theological Seminary who is pastor of Triune Mercy Center in Greenville and the author of two books (with a third in progress) will visit the Erskine campus Thursday, March 2. She will read passages from her work at 7 p.m. in the Hangar. Convocation credit is offered for […]

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Erskine board gets report from Gustafson

Posted on February 9, 2017 by

The Erskine Board of Trustees met on Thursday, Feb. 2 for their first session of the calendar year. This was also their first meeting since Interim President Dr. Robert Gustafson took office Nov. 1, 2016. The mostly informational meeting provided a time for the president to review his first three months on the job and […]

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Moderator stresses God’s sovereign purpose: ‘not…the accomplishment, but the journey’

Posted on February 9, 2017 by

Phil Williams, Moderator of the General Synod of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, spoke to Erskine faculty, staff, and students Feb. 7 at the first convocation of the spring semester, focusing on providence, praise, and trust in an address entitled “A New Song.” Williams, whose career with Sara Lee Knit Products has taken him all […]

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