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Eden Offers Full-Tuition Scholarship for Master of Divinity Exploratory Year
Women and men from any denomination are invited to explore a theological education and a vocation in church leadership.  Eden Theological Seminary's Explore Scholarship is a full tuition scholarship for any student who enrolls full time in the Master of Divinity (M.Div.) degree program.

Dr. Leah Gunning Francis – Giving Voice and Empowering
Dr. Leah Gunning Francis, Associate Dean for Contextual Education and Assistant Professor of Christian Education has been an active and visible presence in Ferguson, Missouri during the weeks.... 

Eden Seminary Welcomes New Director of Admissions – Tiffany Pittman!
Tiffany Kellogg Pittman is Eden Seminary’s new Director of Admissions. Tiffany comes to Eden from Baptist Theological School of Richmond (BTSR) where she has served as Director of Admissions since 2007. 

Congratulations to Eden Graduate Seth Agidi!
Rev. Dr. Seth Senyo Agidi was elected to be the new Moderator of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Ghana.... 

Eden Seeks Help of Students and Alumni in Addressing Student Debt
We are raising the roof to lower the ceiling! Excessive student debt has become a problem for our graduates, our congregations, and the Church. Eden Seminary, with the assistance of a Lilly Endowment grant, is developing strategies to keep student debt at a manageable level. 

Lutheran School of Theology Offers Michaelmas Fall Term Courses
In partnership with other communities of faith, Eden Seminary participates in promoting opportunities for theological education throughout the St. Louis area and beyond. Lutheran School of Theology offers biblical and theological courses for everyone including clergy, interested lay persons wanting to learn more, and students.

Dean Deborah Krause is Contributor to the Fortress Commentary on the Bible
Academic Dean and Professor of New Testament Deborah Krause....

Dr. Damayanthi Niles Presented at AANATE Conference
Dr. Damayanthi Niles, Professor of Constructive Theology at Eden presented at the first annual conference.....

Interfaith Partnership Annual Dinner and Celebration October 30
Interfaith Partnership of Greater St. Louis held its 2014 Annual Dinner and Celebration on October 30.

St. Louis Symphony Trombones Performed at Eden
Eden was delighted to host a concert featuring the Trombones of the St. Louis Symphony on Thursday, October 23 at 7:00 pm....

Explore Your Faith at LIFE – November 14-15!
LIFE retreats are held on Eden’s campus and provide opportunities for both laity and clergy to gather together for educational sessions....

Eden Seminary Changes Class Schedule on October 13 to Provide Opportunity for Participation in Ferguson Protest
The three-day Weekend of Resistance will take place in Ferguson, Missouri October 10-13. 

All Saints’ Day Worship
All Saints’ Day was celebrated in Eden’s Wehrli Chapel on Thursday, October 30 at 10:00 am. 

Members of the Eden Community Participate in Ferguson October Demonstration
Eden Seminary students, faculty, and staff gathered in the Wehrli Chapel on Monday afternoon, October 13 for a debriefing session to help them process their experiences 

East African Children’s Choir Concert Friday, November 7
Twenty two children from Uganda and Rwanda will dance and sing their message of hope on Friday, November 7, at 7:00 pm in the Wehrli Chapel....

Our Whole Lives Training for Facilitators Was Offered at Eden
OWL is a comprehensive sexuality educational curriculum for use in congregations. The program was developed ....

Eden’s Professor Clint McCann Presents at IPM General Assembly
J. Clinton McCann, Evangelical Professor of Biblical Interpretation at Eden, gave a presentation during the General Assembly of International Partners in Mission (IPM) which took place October 13-17, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. 

Eden Celebrates Legacy of Social Justice
A celebration of Eden Theological Seminary’s legacy of social justice was a highlight of the 2014 Celebrate Eden event. More than 300 Eden alumni....

Rev. Nikotemo Sopepa - Working Toward Unification Through Ecumenical Interaction
Rev. Nikotemo Sopepa, who received his MTS degree from Eden in 2012, is the moderator of the Presbyterian Church in Fiji as well as the pastor of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Suva, Fiji. 

Annual Christmas Concert
The Eden Theological Seminary Choir presented its Christmas Concert on December 3, 2014 in Wehrli Chapel in the Press Building at 10:00 am. The Eden Choir, “Voices of Eden”, shared a variety of seasonal music. 

Eden’s 4th Annual CHOPPED - A Culinary Delight
The CHOPPED event took place on Thursday, November 20. Eden students had a chance to demonstrate their culinary skills while learning how to do more with less! 

President Greenhaw Participated in Interfaith Panel – From Klinghoffer to Ferguson and Beyond
In a recent interview with St. Louis Public Radio KWMU. Eden’s President David Greenhaw said, “There is a moment of social transformation that is possible here right now....

Dr. Leah Gunning Francis Spoke on Racial Profiling and Policy Brutality at Doane College
Dr. Leah Gunning Francis, Associate Dean of Contextual Education and Assistant Professor of Christian Education at Eden, recently spoke at Doane College in Crete, Nebraska. Her talk was the first in a series.... 

Congratulations to Denise Stauffer!
Denise Stauffer has been promoted to a new position at Eden Seminary effective November 3, 2014. Her new title is....

“Show-me Marriage” - Eden Alumni Perform Weddings Following Historic Ruling in Missouri
On November 5, 2014, St. Louis Circuit Court Judge Rex Burlison ruled that the Missouri Constitution violated the equal protection and due process clauses of the 14th Amendment to the US Constitution. 

Advent Worship Resources Featuring Materials Provided by Members of Eden Community
“A Light Is Drawing Near” is the theme for this year’s Advent Candle Lighting Resources.... 

Eden Volleyball Team Begins 2014-2015 Season
Eden’s volleyball team, “Eden Fighting Theologians”, has begun its 2014-2015 season continuing a long-standing tradition at Eden Seminary. 

Pray Out at Eden
A number of members of the Eden community gathered at 12:00 noon on December 1, encircling the fountain in the Weise Quadrangle....

Dr. Mark Chaves Spoke to a Full House at the Bracke Lecture on Congregational Leadership
Dr. Mark Chaves spoke on “Continuity and Change in American Religion” at the 3rd Annual Bracke Lecture.... 

Educating for Hope and Change
On January 1, 2015, Dr. Mai-Anh Le Tran, Associate Professor of Christian Education at Eden Seminary, will become President of the Religious Education Association: Association of Professors, Practitioners, and Researchers in Religious Education (REA:APPRRE). 

Students in Dr. Laurel Koepf Taylor’s class on Lamentations recently did a set of presentations engaging the topic of lament in different contexts and settings of ministry.

2015 Travel-Study Seminar Goes to Costa Rica and Nicaragua
This year’s January Term Travel-Study Seminar will take students and faculty members to Costa Rica and Nicaragua for a two-week travel-study seminar. 

Spring Convocation April 7-8, 2015 – Food & Faith
Eden Theological Seminary’s Spring Convocation will take place April 7-8, 2015 on Eden’s campus. 

Engaging in Urban Theology
Eden Seminary was home to fourteen Master of Divinity students from Memphis Seminary in Memphis, Tennessee for a week this January. 

Religious Leaders Urge 2016 Presidential Candidates to Care for the Poor
A group of more than 100 Christian leaders representing a broad and diverse group of Christian denominations, churches, colleges....

Dean Krause Led Lectionary Workshop for Clergy
Rev. Dr. Deborah Krause, Academic Dean and Professor of New Testament at Eden presented a Lenten Lectionary Workshop for clergy.... 

Come to CrockStar 2015!
Come have lunch at the CrockStar event on March 11 in Schroer Commons!

Dean Deborah Krause Speaks at MCU Event
More than 300 people gathered at St. Louis University on Sunday, January 25 to participate in a forum titled, “Sacred Conversations on Race (+ Action)”. 

Expand Your Horizons at LIFE – March 6-7, 2015!
LIFE retreats are held on Eden’s campus and provide opportunities for both laity and clergy to gather together for educational sessions, worship.... 

Rev. Dr. John Bracke to Facilitate Lutheran School of Theology Workshop – February 12
“On Being a Prophet in the 21st Century: Seeing Deeply, Remembering Clearly, Imagining Creatively” is the topic for a workshop to be held at Eden on February 12. Rev. Dr. John Bracke....

Dr. Ellen Davis Spoke at Spring Convocation
Dr. Ellen Davis, Amos Ragan Kearns Distinguished Professor of Bible and Practical Theology at Duke Divinity School spoke at Spring Convocation April 7....

Eden is Represented at the Proctor Conference
“Reclaiming Our Moral Authority: Faith and Justice” is the theme of this year’s Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference taking place.... 

Eden Students Serve at First-Time Shelter – Assisi House
Over the past several years, members of the Eden community have been involved in aspects of the Winter Outreach program....

Painting for Peace – Community Creating Connections Toward Hope and Peace
A new children’s book, “Painting for Peace in Ferguson” by Carol Swartout Klein, reaches out to children with images of hope for unity.... 

CrockStar 2015 – A Full Commons for a Fun and Educational Event!
CrockStar 2015 featured delicious, creative dishes created by CrockStar participants and enjoyed by Eden students, staff, faculty and community members.... 

Spring into LIFE – April 17-18, 2015!
LIFE retreats are held on Eden’s campus and provide opportunities for both laity and clergy to gather together for educational sessions, worship, Bible study, community meals, and fellowship. 

2015 Travel Study Seminar to Costa Rica and Nicaragua - A Powerful Experience
A group of eight students along with faculty members Dr. Clint McCann and Dr. Kristen Leslie traveled to Costa Rica and Nicaragua for the two-week travel-study seminar.... 

Ministry and the Prophetic Preacher
New Testament scholar and renowned preacher Rev. Dr. Raquel Lettsome will be our guest at this year’s Herbster Event, “Ministry and the Prophetic Preacher,” on April 9.

Dr. Christopher Grundy Spoke at Spring Convocation
Rev. Dr. Christopher Grundy, Associate Professor of Preaching and Worship and Associate Dean of the Chapel at Eden, spoke at Spring Convocation....

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