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Alumni/ae

Alumni/ae
May 8, 2020

Interview with Judge Diana Becton

Judge Diana Becton, one of PSR’s 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients, is the first African American woman to be elected district attorney of Contra Costa County, California and a retired judge of the Superior Court. She reflects on how she…
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Alumni/ae
May 1, 2020

Remembering Bonnie Bonetti-Bell

Bonnie Bonetti-Bell (MDiv ‘86 and MA ‘87) is one of PSR’s 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients.  Upon her passing in November of last year, Jim Bell, her widower, offers this reflection on…
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Alumni/ae
April 23, 2020

Interview with Rev. Pat de Jong

Rev. Pat de Jong was selected as one of PSR’s 2020 Distinguished Alumni. She currently serves as the Chair of Church World Service (CWS), a faith-based, global humanitarian agency. Below,…
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Alumni/aeDistinguished Alumni/ae 2017
April 9, 2020

Distinguished Alumni Deborah Lee and COVID-19 on Immigrant Communities

Rev. Deborah Lee, one of PSR’s 2020 Distinguished Alumni award recipients, is the Executive Director of the Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity, where she has served since 2009. Below she shares how her…
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Alumni/ae Council
March 22, 2019

Carolyn Roberts (MDiv 1975)

United Church of Christ, Frederick, MD A baby-boomer born in Moscow, Idaho in 1946, Carolyn lived in the Pacific Northwest through the early years of her childhood. Her father held…
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Alumni/ae Council
March 22, 2019

Rev. Dr. Debra Haffner (DMin ’16)

Rev. Dr. Debra Haffner received her D.Min. from PSR in 2016. She is currently serving as the Minister of the Unitarian Universalist Church in Reston, VA, after nearly three decades…
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Alumni/ae Council
March 22, 2019

Florentino C. Cordova (MDiv 2013)

United Church of Christ (current), MCC, and Disciples of Christ, Wailuku, HI I am the pastor of Iao United Church of Christ in Maui, Wailuku, HI, which is an open…
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Alumni/ae Council
March 22, 2019

Marianna Kirwan (MDiv ’79)

United Church of Christ & Disciples of Christ; National City, CA  Marianna Kirwan, Pacific School of Religion, Class of 1979 is enjoying her fortieth year in ministry. She has served…
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Alumni/ae Council
March 22, 2019

Darnell Fennell (MDiv ’04)

United Church of Christ & Disciples of Christ; Houston, Texas Rev. D. Darnell Fennell was born the youngest son of three children on December 7,1987, to the proud parentage of…
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Alumni/aeAlumni/ae Council
January 29, 2019

2019 Alumni/ae Council Nominations Sought

As an alum of Pacific School of Religion Class of 1977, I have spent decades in ministry within institutions going through profound change—from faith-based non-profits doing environmental advocacy, to pastoring…
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