Yolanda Norton joins SFTS faculty

It is with great joy that SFTS announces its newest faculty hire: Yolanda Norton will begin teaching this fall as Assistant Professor of Old Testament.

Rev. Dr. John Sidney Hadsell

The Rev. Dr. John Sidney Hadsell – visionary, educator, mentor, co-author of a seminal book on his beloved San Francisco Theological Seminary and a veteran of the Bay to Breakers race – is a man whose passing must be mourned but whose many accomplishments in service to his profession and his church merit celebration.

2016 Commencement

"Look to the growing edge," said Rev. Jim McDonald in his commencement address. By noon on Saturday, May 21, 33 certificate awardees and graduates and were doing exactly that.

SFTS–Carter Center Partnership

In a joint effort with the Carter Center Human Rights Program Scholars in Action, SFTS Advanced Pastoral Studies will offer "Women, Religion, Violence, and Power" August 8–12 in Atlanta.

Dr. Wendy Farley joins SFTS faculty

SFTS welcomes Dr. Farley, a premier theologian who has written extensively on women theologians and mystics, religious dialogue, contemporary ethical issues, and contemplative practices.
Wendy Farley


The SFTS Certificate in Trauma and Spiritual Care is designed for persons who serve those who have experienced trauma. Read article by Rev. Ruth T. West on ICTG Blog.

D.Min. applications due
  • June-July summer sessions: April 15
  • Fall semester: due June 1
  • Chaplains/Spiritual Care: May 1 for summer
Masters applications due
  • May 1 for Fall semester
  • December 1 for Spring semester
Program in Christian Spirituality
  • Now enrolling for January 2017 DASD

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June 20, 8:30pm

Horizons Small Horizons Bible Study

September 10, 10:00am - 3:30pm

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September 15, 7:00pm


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