The Black Church and the Blues Body

The Rev. Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas delivered the third annual John E. Boswell Lecture, entitled "The Black Church in the Blues Body," in the Doug Adams Gallery on April 30.

Singing chaplain uses music to comfort ailing patients

When chaplain Stephanie Gameros stepped into a hospital room several weeks ago, tensions were high: The patient, a mother-to-be, was ordered to be on bed rest and had been in the hospital for ...

PSR alum brings the homeless nighttime solace, acceptance

So a priest walks into a bar…

What sounds like the beginning of a joke is actually part of the job for Thom Longino, associate night pastor at San Francisco Night Ministry.

PSR hires consultant for API faculty, religious leaders

President Bill McKinney and Dean Mary Ann Tolbert have announced that PSR has hired a consultant to help the seminary explore how it can best serve the Asian Pacific Islander faculty and religious

PSR students help heal emotional trauma in Haiti

Surrounded by the devastation of January’s 7.0 earthquake in Haiti, PSR student Jerri Handy preached on Palm Sunday in the capitol city of Port au Prince.

PSR alum helps youth find passion, serve through faith

Motoe Yamada moved to the United States from Japan during college to learn English and international relations. What she didn’t realize, though, was that her new home would inspire a conversion ...

PSR graduate clowns around for tolerance

In 1990, while Gisela Matthiae was a student at PSR, she participated in an event for the school president. Far from being a stolid affair, Matthiae took advantage of the lighthearted occasion ...

PSR alum lives social gospel through community organizing

You could say that Linda Jaramillo inherited a passion for community organizing. “It’s a part of my history, my rearing. My parents engaged in community efforts for justice forever,” the ...

PSR alumni offer growth, connection to physical world

At Heart’s Rest Retreat Center in rural British Columbia, visitors don’t merely kick back with a cocktail and enjoy the view. The retreat’s founders and owners, PSR graduates Therese DesCamp ...

PSR alum proposes new approach to forgiveness

“How do we help people speak their truth, and have the courage to band with them and advocate with people, against those who would objectify them?” Anne Dillenschneider, MDiv 1987, asks.