A Baptist Case for Clergywear
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A Baptist Case for Clergywear

By Brittany Darst “How do you put this thing on?!” Deep in the church basement, I struggled with my alb. After a lifetime in Baptist churches, I had to wear my first-ever vestments for Thursday Vespers at Duke Chapel. With the gracious help of a Methodist friend, I finally figured out the drapes and snaps … Continue reading

Grace Ji-Sun Kim and Graham Hill, Healing Our Broken Humanity
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Grace Ji-Sun Kim and Graham Hill, Healing Our Broken Humanity

As a child, I feverishly read comic books. The Amazing Spider-man, X-Men, Batman, Green Arrow, and Daredevil were among my favorites. Of course, like every comic book nerd, I secretly wanted to be bit by a radioactive spider, have my skeleton replaced with adamantium, or have a tragic backstory that propelled me in fighting injustice. … Continue reading

What a year it has been!
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What a year it has been!

By Maggie Parker I remember sitting in the admissions room at Agnes Scott College as I prepared to celebrate my graduation with a senior reception, not knowing that the graduation I was longing for would never come. I remember everyone being together and so proud of each other as we all looked forward to the … Continue reading

Susan Blanchard called as first director of Baptist House of Studies at Union Seminary
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Susan Blanchard called as first director of Baptist House of Studies at Union Seminary

RICHMOND, VA – Rev. Susan Pierson Blanchard (M.Div. / M.A.C.E. ’97) has accepted a call to lead a new initiative for Cooperative Baptists beginning this fall at Union Presbyterian Seminary’s Richmond campus. As director of the Baptist House of Studies (BHS) program, Blanchard, an ordained Baptist minister, will help students navigate the institution and their ordination process.  “I have felt a strong … Continue reading

CBF Names Emory Student Co’Relous Bryant as 2021 Vestal Scholar
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CBF Names Emory Student Co’Relous Bryant as 2021 Vestal Scholar

March 16, 2021 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — Co’Relous Bryant, a seminarian from Emory University’s Candler School of Theology, has been named the 2021 recipient of the Daniel and Earlene Vestal Scholarship. The Fellowship’s most prestigious scholarship, named in honor of former CBF Executive Coordinator Daniel Vestal and his wife, Earlene, was created in … Continue reading

Union Presbyterian now accepting applications for Baptist House director
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Union Presbyterian now accepting applications for Baptist House director

Taking the next step in a partnership between the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, CBF Virginia and Union Presbyterian Seminary to establish a Baptist House of Studies, the seminary is now accepting applications for a part-time role to direct the Baptist House. More information on the role of Director of the Baptist House of Studies at Union … Continue reading

Legacy of BTSR will fund new initiatives in racial justice and theological education
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Legacy of BTSR will fund new initiatives in racial justice and theological education

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 3, 2020 Contacts:Corey D. B. Walker | Center for Faith, Justice, and Reconciliation | cdbwalker@faithandjusticerva.com | 757-288-0758Jeff Huett | Cooperative Baptist Fellowship & CBF of Virginia | jhuett@cbf.net | 202-680-4127Mike Frontiero | Union Presbyterian Seminary | Mike.Frontiero@upsem.edu | 804-647-2715 Legacy of BTSR will fund new initiatives in racial justice and theological … Continue reading

Theological education options expand in Virginia with formation of two new partnerships with CBF
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Theological education options expand in Virginia with formation of two new partnerships with CBF

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 16, 2020 Contacts: Jeff Huett | Cooperative Baptist Fellowship & CBF of Virginia | jhuett@cbf.net | 202-680-4127Mike Frontiero | Union Presbyterian Seminary | Mike.Frontiero@upsem.edu | 804-647-2715Pat Cole | BSK: Baptist Seminary of Kentucky | pat.cole@bsk.edu | 502-909-2371 Theological education options expand in Virginiawith formation of two new partnerships with CBF Cooperative Baptists … Continue reading