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PSR Students Speak about Transgender Inclusion on Church-Sponsored Panel

On Sunday, March 1st, PSR students Sonny Graves, Schmian Evans, and Jamie Lee Sprague-Ballou spoke on at “Room at the Table: Transgender Inclusion,” a panel discussion hosted by First ...

Dr. Justin Tanis Reflects on "Religious Liberty" Laws

CLGS managing director and PSR Adjunct Faculty member Dr. Justin Tanis reflected upon the surge of "Religious Liberty" laws in across the United States in a blog post, "Liberating Religious ...

PSR Expresses Support for Bishop Yvette Flunder

American Baptist College invited PSR alumna Bishop Yvette Flunder (MA '97) as a featured speaker at its 58th Annual Garnett-Nabrit Lecture Series. The Washington Post describes Flunder as "a ...

PSR Alumnus John Steinitz Passes Away at 86

John William Steinitz (MDiv '58) was born October 28, 1928, in Newark, New Jersey, to John and Margaret Steinitz and passed away peacefully on February 26, 2015, at La Jolla Medical Center due to ...

PSR Distinguished Alumnus Terry Messman reflects on PSR and the founding of Street Spirit

In 1995, PSR Distinguished Alumnus Terry Messman (MDiv ’85) worked with fellow PSR graduate Sally Hindman (MDiv ’90) to launch Street Spirit, a publication of the AFSC that reports on poverty, ...

PSR Alumnus Bob Peters Returns to March in Selma

PSR alumnus Bob Peters (BDiv '55) returned to Selma, Ala., to commemorate the historic Civil Rights marches from Selma to Montgomery, a 54-mile journey that took place from March 21-25, 1965. ...

PSR Alumna Evelyn Vigil Featured in Documentary Film

PSR graduate Evelyn Vigil (MDiv '00) was featured in a documentary film created by independent student filmmaker Kyle Knochenhauer.

Knochenhauer interviewed Vigil and her friends, family, ...

PSR Students Visit Alzheimers Services of the East Bay

On Monday, March 16th, Dr. Sharon Fennema and twenty-six students in her Introduction to Christian Worship class took a learning journey to visit Alzheimer's Services of the East Bay ...

PSR Alumnus Alvin P. Zunkel Passes Away at 84

PSR Alumnus Alvin P. Zunkel passed away on Sunday, Oct. 19, in Wakarusa, Indiana at age 84.

He was born in Chicago on Jan. 14, 1930, to John and Leah (Senger) Zunkel.

Al was ...

PSR students offer new forms of Music Ministry at PSR

As students at Pacific School of Religion prepare for lifelong service through social transformation and leadership, the PSR community offers new and familiar forms of music worship and prayer.