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ESR Offers Financial Seminars

Post date: Tue, 2015-10-27 06:41

ESR is offering practical help to students, alumni/ae and area pastors in the form of financial seminars thanks to a Lilly Endowment grant. These free seminars, which will take place this fall, will cover basic money concepts, investment and debt, issues related to income tax and ministry, estate planning, insurance options and strategies, and investments concepts.

ESR to Host 2014 Quaker Leadership Conference

Post date: Tue, 2015-10-27 06:34

ESR will host their 5th annual Quaker Leadership ConferenceLeading as Servants in the Manner of Friends, on August 15-17, 2014, featuring keynote presentations from Alan Kolp and Ann Riggs. 

ESR Announces Spring 2014 Friends in Residence

Post date: Tue, 2015-10-27 06:27

ESR will host Dale and Sylvia Graves as our Spring 2014 Friends in Residence during the week of April 14th. The Graves are active in Friends United Meeting (FUM) and in Friends ministry. Dale is currently serving as the presiding clerk for Western Yearly Meeting, and Sylvia is clerk for West Newton Friends. During their time at ESR, they will be presenting the program for Common Meal, bringing the message for programmed worship, and leading a workshop.

ESR Supports Volunteer Service with New Scholarship

Post date: Tue, 2015-10-27 06:22

Earlham School of Religion recently joined FAITH³’s 2014 Class of Seminaries That Change the World. According to FAITH³ Director Wayne Meisel, an important qualification for this distinction is that the school evidence a “commitment to faithfully engage in the world” and to assist students in their pursuit of “a lifetime of service.”

ESR Supports Volunteer Service with New Scholarship

Post date: Tue, 2015-10-27 06:22

Earlham School of Religion recently joined FAITH³’s 2014 Class of Seminaries That Change the World. According to FAITH³ Director Wayne Meisel, an important qualification for this distinction is that the school evidence a “commitment to faithfully engage in the world” and to assist students in their pursuit of “a lifetime of service.”

ESR Announces New Certificate Programs

Post date: Tue, 2015-10-27 06:13

Have you ever felt a call to explore your gift of writing as a ministry but were not interested in a degree? Have you ever wanted to dive into the rich history of Quaker faith and practice but couldn’t make a move to Richmond, Indiana? Now both opportunities are available.

ESR Receives Lilly Endowment Grant to Improve the Economic Well-Being of Future Ministers

Post date: Tue, 2015-10-27 06:06

Earlham School of Religion has received a $248,948 grant as part of Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc.’s Theological School Initiative to Address Economic Issues Facing Future Ministers.  It is one of 67 theological schools across the country to receive this funding.

ESR Now Offering M.Div. Teaching Emphasis

Post date: Tue, 2015-10-27 06:04

ESR is excited to announce the addition of a new emphasis to its M.Div. residential program. Thanks to an agreement with Earlham’s Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program, residential M. Div. students will now have the option of selecting teaching as their ministry emphasis and utilize courses from the MAT program.

ESR Named to Seminaries That Change the World

Post date: Tue, 2015-10-27 05:59

Earlham School of Religion is honored to be named one of the eighteen schools included in the 2014 class of Seminaries that Change the World. Sharing company with seminaries including Duke, Princeton and Yale, ESR has been selected because of our mission to "seek out, support, train and launch gifted and talented individuals to lead in the world with courage, grace, intellect and love."

ESR Offering Alumni Travel Course to Assisi, Italy

Post date: Tue, 2015-10-27 05:56

ESR is offering an alumni travel course to Assisi, Italy May 27 - June 5, 2014. The Soul’s Journey into God: A Pilgrimage with the Franciscan Mystics will be led by Margaret Benefiel and is limited to 12 participants.

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