Lake Tahoe event for M.Div. graduates from classes of 2000-10

SFTS invites all Master of Divinity graduates from the classes of 2000 through 2010 to a combined reunion and continuing education event July 18-22 on the shores of Lake Tahoe.

The five-day retreat will take place at the Tahoe Center at Zephyr Point Presbyterian Conference Center (, a fantastic facility with incredible views of the lake.

“The goal of the event is threefold,” said SFTS Associate Professor of Systematic Theology Dr. Gregory Anderson Love, who is leading the event. “It will provide alums who graduated in the years 2000 through 2010 an opportunity to gather again, catch up, and enjoy each other’s company; to have time to share and process in a group with their peers how things are going in their ministry, and its connection with their lives and faith; and to provide continuing education useful to ministry.”

Love will review his new book on atonement and the cross, Love, Violence, and the Cross: How the Nonviolent God Saves Us through the Cross of Christ ( Group sharing and sessions on the book are in the morning, leaving the afternoons and evenings free.

Singles and families are equally encouraged to attend; the meals, the views, and the sandy beach on the lake make the place feel like a vacation. Optional morning and evening worship, plus outings like hikes and bike riding are also available.

This event can accommodate 55-60 people. Come and enjoy some rest, time with family and friends, and theological and practical discussions with colleagues and Prof. Love.

For further information, contact Lynn Dunn, associate vice president of alumni and church relations, at or 415-451-2882.

>> Click here to register

>> Click here to read a review of Love's book

Explore your call during SFTS Prospective Student Weekend

San Francisco Theological Seminary invites those discerning God’s call to attend our Prospective Student Weekend Nov. 12-13.

Hosted by SFTS on our beautiful Northern California campus in San Anselmo, the weekend is designed for those who are considering seminary education, offering a taste of seminary life, tools for discernment, and a chance to meet faculty and students. We invite future seminarians to become a part of our faith learning community for this free weekend as a ministry to those seeking clarity in God’s call to ministry.

Highlights of the Prospective Student Weekend include:

  • Attend chapel, class and community lunch
  • Tour our beautiful historic campus
  • Dinner with faculty and students
  • Faculty-led workshops
  • Enjoy the San Francisco Bay Area
  • Travel scholarships available

Upcoming dates are: Nov. 12-13, 2010; Feb. 18-19, 2011; April 1-2, 2011
(Weekend events begin at 9 a.m. Friday.)

Contact us at:
Admissions – Northern California

Rev. Beverly Brewster and Joseph Dai Nguyen
Phone: 1-800-447-8820 x 831

Admissions – Southern California
Rev. Curtis Webster
Associate Director of Enrollment, Pastor in Residence
Phone: 1-800-473-8772 x 706

>> Click here to register online

First Friday Fellowship to feature SFTS Dean Dr. Elizabeth Liebert

SFTS alumni and friends of the Seminary are invited to join us for First Friday Fellowship on Nov. 5 in Montgomery Hall, room 301, at 9:30 a.m. for coffee and conversation.

Our November guest will be Dr. Elizabeth Liebert, dean of the Seminary and professor of Spiritual Life. Take home a copy of our gorgeous new faculty book and read about the powerful preachers, creative scholars, gifted writers and effective practitioners who teach at SFTS. 

At 10:15 a.m., join the SFTS community for worship, communion and a chance to connect with our current students. While you’re here, feel free to use the library, eat lunch with students and faculty ($8) or simply soak up the view from Geneva Terrace. 

The invitation is open to all SFTS alumni, friends of the seminary and local pastors. It is hosted by Lynn Dunn, associate vice president for alumni & church relations.

Contact Dunn at:
Phone: 415-451-2882

Come, enjoy, rejuvenate.

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