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Ray Welles (MDiv '55) Receives Grant for Eldering Ministries in Pleasant Hill

After a long and successful career, UCC Minister & 2013 Distinguished Alum Rev. Dr. Ray Welles (‘55) came out of retirement in 2010 to found an Eldering Ministries program at Hillcrest ...

PSR Community Says Farewell to Riess Potterveld & Kathi McShane

This past Wednesday, the PSR community gathered in D'Autremont to say goodbye to President Riess Potterveld and VP for Advancement Kathi McShane. Board member Stan Watson and new Dean Bernie ...

PSR at Wild Goose Festival, Aug 8-11

Admissions Associate Amy Moore is excited to travel to North Carolina in August for the Wild Goose Festival.  “Getting to spend four days in the mountains at an outdoor festival centered around ...

Staff, Faculty, and Students Participate in Prop 8/DOMA Press Conference

In response to the SCOTUS decision announced Wednesday morning, the Coalition of Welcoming Congregations organized an Interfaith Religious Leaders Press Conference on the steps of Grace Cathedral. ...

PSR Announces Changemaker Fellowship Program

The PSR Board of Trustees has created the Changemaker Fellowship Program as one way of living into our new vision. Approved by the Board in April, our new vision states that PSR will equip leaders ...

PSR Faculty & Alum Honored at UMC Conference

Dr. Randall Miller, Assistant Professor of United Methodist Studies, Ethics, and Leadership & Executive Director of the Leadership Initiative and PSR alum Rev. Karen Oliveto (MDiv '83), ...

PSR's Board Chair's Letter to Broader Community

Over the last year, PSR has been working on a new vision for theological education.

PSR Alum Susan Brecht (MDiv '04) Called to Eliot Church of Newton

This past weekend, Eliot Church in Newton, MA received its first sermon from it's new senior pastor, PSR alumna Susan Brecht (MDiv 04).

VIDEO: Interfaith Panel on Rituals of Death, Dying, & Mourning

Students in Mary Donovan Turner’s class Weddings, Baptisms, and Funerals, and students in Concurrent Field Education gathered together to learn from the practices of Jewish, UU, Muslim and ...

PSR Faculty in Conversation with Dr. Hatem Bazian

Recently, PSR Faculty and Field Education Mentors met with Dr Hatem Bazian, who is the Chairman of the Northern California Islamic Council and a professor at UC Berkeley and St. Mary's ...