What Should Ministry Look Like?

As ESR prepares students for ministry we’re obligated to continually consider what ministry looks like and respond accordingly. Since our founding in 1950 ministry has evolved, and our attitudes toward and preparation for ministry

Alumni Stories

After ESR, God became bigger and more inclusive to me." Vivian Wyatt, Minister of Care and Business Administration, M.Div. 2011. After growing up in a conservative denomination, Vivian Wyatt was certain of one thing: Church should be inclusive.

2017 ESR Pastors Conference

Ministry on a Human Scale
with Keynote Speaker Mandy Smith
Author of The Vulnerable Pastor &
Lead Pastor, University Christian Church, Cincinnati, Ohio

ESR Open House

Fall Open House for Prospective Students