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General Seminary Alumni Gathering 2018

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General Theological Seminary

440 W 21st St

New York, NY 10011

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Alumni Gathering 2018

A Community of Scholarship, Worship, and Friendship
Monday, May 14, 2018 -
Graduation Ceremony Wednesday. May 16, 2018

Return to Chelsea Square
and celebrate the 196th Commencement!

  • Special Evensong Blessing the Rings and Crosses and honoring the ministries of alumni celebrating 25+ reunion years
  • Dinner in the Deanery for Alumni celebrating Jubilee Years
  • Memorial Eucharist presenting the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award to the Rev. Deacon Geraldine Swanson, Class of 2008
  • Evensong Baccalaureate Service and Celebratory Baccalaureate Dinner
  • Graduation Eucharist and Commencement Exercises
  • Continuing Education Workshop Offerings:
  • Holy Cross, Life Giving Tree, led by Fr. Donnel O’Flynn, is an ecumenical exploration of what Christianity would be like if the principle of a new creation were its guiding idea, and the Cross as Life-Giving Tree its central image.
  • Gifts from God: Spirituality and Sexuality: The Rev. Dr. Tommie Watkins, Jr. ’16 leads this workshop using contemplative practices to explore issues of human sexuality. This is an abridged version of a training developed and piloted by the Rev. Dr. Watkins and Dr. Westina Matthews at General through the Center for Christian Spirituality.
  • Ecclesia Ministries: Radical Welcome to the Poor and Marginalized: The Rev. Deacon Denise LaVetty ’13 leads a workshop exploring the work of Ecclesia Ministries, which provides a Eucharist for the homeless and needy in and around parks in New York City.

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