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KOREA: Preparing for Peace and Avoiding War

Islamic Scholar-In-Residence Enriches Interfaith Dialogue at Eden

The Reverend Dr. Luther Smith to Speak at the Bracke Lecture - February 10

Join us for Tools for Leadership: Resources and Results

Spring Convocation: Christian Faith and Our Religious Neighbor

Annual Christmas Concert - December 5

November LIFE at Eden - Faith Facing the Racial Divide

Walker Leadership Institute's Inaugural Event

Eden Welcomed Dr. Robin Jensen as the Speaker for the Schmiechen Lectures October 5

LIFE Comes to Eden in September

Professor Emerita Dr. Peggy Way Dies

New Walker Leadership Institute Bridges Faith and Business

You Are Welcome Here

Let's Play Ball!

St. Louis Metro CROP Hunger Walk - September 25 at Eden

A Journey to Serve Through Faith

Applying Faith to Every Aspect of Life

Summer OASIS Classes Meeting at Eden Seminary

Eden Seminary Revises Curriculum for Fall 2016

Eden's Program Leaves Indelible Impression on Students

Letting Her Light Shine Through Her Love of Reading

Eden Appreciates Contextual Education Supervisors

Webster Arts Fair - June 3-5

Don't Get Burned Was a Win-Win for Everyone

Congratulations to Recipients of 2016 Awards!

The Reverend Carol Shanks to Lead Eden's Contextual Education Program

Eden DMin Student Will Be Moderator of Presbytery of St. Andrew in Mississippi

Richard H. McClure Received Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Eden Seminary

All-In Music Project Shares an Evening of Worship, Celebration and Learning - April 29

The Reverend Karen Georgia Thompson Addressed Graduates at Eden's Commencement Service May 13

Eden's Travel Seminars Offer Experiences of the Worldwide Church

Racial Justice Solidarity Delegation from World Council of Churches Visits Eden

The Reverend Starsky Wilson Received Honorary Doctor of Divinity Degree

Lutheran School of Theology Announces Easter Term Offerings 2016

Dr. Tiffany Anderson Received Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters Degree

Festival of Young Women Preachers at Eden April 7

Dr. Jason Purnell Received Reinhold Niebuhr Award

Ann Weems Dies at Age 81

Spring into LIFE - April 8-9

Session on Supporting Families at Life's End to be Offered at Eden - April 26

Dr. Gregory C. Ellison II Spoke at Spring Convocation

March 14 Event Featuring Author Jeanne Bishop's Perspective on the Death Penalty

Eden Seminary Welcomed Dr. Iva E. Carruthers to Campus March 30

Lutheran School of Theology Offers Workshop on February 11

Welcome New Students!

The Reverend Dr. Walter Brueggemann Spoke at Spring Convocation

OASIS Classes Meet at Eden Seminary

Eden Program Fosters Understanding about Christianity and Its Approach to Other Religions

Give Yourself a Mid-Winter Break at the LIFE Retreat - February 19-20, 2016!

Beyond Resistance: An Afternoon With John Dorhauer

Congratulations to the Reverend Starsky Wilson!

Dr. Leah Gunning Francis Spoke at Community Martin Luther King Event

2016 Spring Convocation - Forward from Ferguson: Prophetic and Pastoral Visions

Trinity Institute Offers Conference on Sacred Conversations for Racial Justice

Rahiel Tesfamariam Spoke at the Bracke Lecture on Congregational Leadership - February 12

Eden Faculty Participate in AAR SBL Annual Meeting

The Armin and Shirley Limper Program in Christianity and World Religions - January 15-17 in Coral Gables, Florida

Retired Eden Professor Makes Significant Gift to Support Christian Education

Start the New Year with LIFE - January 15-16, 2016!

Celebrating the Holidays at Eat. Bid. Learn.

Eden Professors Participate in "Scholars in Action" at the Carter Center

Eden Alumna the Reverend Shana Johnson Named as Illinois South UCC Designated Conference Minister

"Walking with Jesus" Links Old and NewTestaments

A Shared Thanksgiving Dinner at Eden

Eden Offers Full-Tuition Scholarship for Master of Divinity Exploratory Year

Eden's Virtual Advent Lectionary Workshops

Eden Welcomes Tammy Craig as Chief Financial Officer

New Elective Course on Inclusivity to be Offered in the Spring Semester

Congratulations to Three Remarkable St. Louisans with Eden Connections

CrockStar November 2015 Was a Big Hit!

Celebrate the Holiday Season at "Comfort and Joy" - December 18

Playing with God

Eat. Bid. Learn. - December 10

Annual Christmas Concert - December 9

Members of Eden Support Staff Enjoy a Saturday Outing

Eden Band Plays MoValoween

Experience the Fall Festival of Praise - November 20

Learn How to Make More with Less at CrockStar - November 18!

Eden Professor Accepts Call as Dean at Christian Theological Seminary

A Covenant Between Friends - A True Story

International Students Worship at Hope UCC

The Reverend Dr. Walter Brueggemann Honored

Gathered Together

Interfaith Partnership Annual Dinner and Celebration - November 5

The Challenge of a Borderless Chapel - Pfautch Lectures

All Saints' Day Worship

The Reverend Dr. Warren Crews Teaches Lutheran School of Theology Course

Bookstore Connects Eden Alums

American Red Cross Blood Drive at Eden Seminary - October 12

Come to LIFE - November 6-7 at Eden!

Minister-in-Residence Working to Open the Conversation

Healing Invisible Wounds: Moral Injury in War and Life

Eden Alumnus the Reverend Dr. Rudolph Raber Dies

Eden Alumnus on Leadership Team for St. Louis ADA Celebration

Eden Celebrated Dr. Adam Ployd's New Book with Book Signing on October 8

President Greenhaw Goes to Washington!

Ferguson and Faith Book Signing - October 7

Autumn Music Series Comes to Eden Seminary

St. Louis Metro CROP Hunger Walk October 11 at Eden

Dr. Jason Purnell Spoke at Schmiechen Lectures October 7

Festival of Psalms - What Our Bones Long to Sing - September 27 at Eden Seminary

Interfaith Concert - Building a Harmonious St. Louis

Historic Uniting Synod Name Badge - Still Uniting

Eden to Host Commissioning Ceremony for the Reverend Frank Krebs

Study Travel Seminars Bring Social Issues to Light

Eden Archivist Scott Holl Explores the History of Evangelical Synod in St. Louis

Start Something! God's Calling You Has Lasting Impact

Eden Says Goodbye to Bookstore Director Hannah Rice Hill

A Call for Change

Eden Students Support Community in First Event for BlackLivesMatter Immersion Course

The Reverend Geoffrey Black Spoke at Opening Convocation

Eden Begins the 2015-16 Academic Year at Opening Convocation - September 8

Eden's Roofing System Being Restored

LIFE Starts the Year with the September 11-12 Retreat

Take Us Out to the Ballgame!

Shantha Alonso Named Executive Director of Creation Justice Ministries

Dr. Massimo Faggioli Spoke at the Aquinas Institute August 30

Eden to Host Preaching Clinic - Proclaiming a Fierce Hope: Strengthening Our Voices in the Movement

BlackLivesMatter Course Offered at Eden in August

Congratulations to General Minister and President - Elect, Rev. Dr. John C. Dorhauer

Dr. Leah Gunning Francis Presents Workshop at General Synod

UCC Recommitting Itself to Being a Just Peace Church

Professor Christopher Grundy Leads Music at Synod

Eden Alumni Introduce Fellow Eden Graduate - the Reverend Dr. John C. Dorhauer at General Synod

Eden Offers Full-Tuition Scholarship for Master of Divinity Exploratory Year

Good Times at General Synod!

Destination Ohio! We're There!

Trucking to Synod!

Dr. Adam Ployd's New Book Offers a Fresh Perspective on Augustine's Theologies of the Trinity and the Church

A Prayer Service for Emmanuel AME Church

Eden Bookstore Takes Road Trip to UCC General Synod

Dr. Leah Gunning Francis is Author of New Book on Ferguson - Published August 4

Eden Hosted Art&Air Fair - June 5-7

Eden Alum Susan Artt Will Serve as Vice Moderator at the UCC's General Synod

Eden Seminary Grieves the Death of the Reverend Dr. Jerry Paul

Fontbonne University Honors Dr. Leah Gunning Francis

Eden Archivist Scott Holl Receives Prestigious Award for His Contributions in the Field of Genealogy

Ben Sanders III to Join Eden Faculty in Fall 2015

The Reverend Douglas Anders Received Honorary Doctor of Divinity Degree

Lutheran School of Theology Course - Preaching John

The Reverend Traci Blackmon Received Honorary Doctor of Divinity Degree

K Wentzien Received Doctor of Humane Letters Degree

The Longest Loss: Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Educational Session

The Reverend Dr. Luther Smith, Jr. Received Honorary Doctor of Divinity Degree

Dr. Barbara Brown Taylor Addressed Graduates at Eden's Commencement

The Proctor Conference Has a Profound Impact

Dr. Christopher Grundy Spoke at Spring Convocation

Juried Papers Shared at Spring Convocation

Eden Welcomes the Reverend Geoffrey Black as Visiting Professor

Congratulations to Eden Alum Agripa Ndatila!

Ministry and the Prophetic Preacher

2015 Travel Study Seminar to Costa Rica and Nicaragua - A Powerful Experience

Spring into LIFE - April 17-18, 2015!

CrockStar 2015 - A Full Commons for a Fun and Educational Event!

Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Wright, Jr. Spoke at Eden During Spring Convocation

Painting for Peace - Community Creating Connections Toward Hope and Peace

Eden Students Serve at First-Time Shelter - Assisi House

Dr. Norman Wirzba Spoke at Spring Convocation

Dr. Mark Chaves Spoke to a Full House at the Bracke Lecture on Congregational Leadership

Eden Alum Rev. Dr. John Dorhauer Named Candidate for UCC General Minister and President!

Eden is Represented at the Proctor Conference

Spring Convocation April 7-8, 2015 - Food & Faith

Dr. Ellen Davis Spoke at Spring Convocation

Rev. Dr. John Bracke to Facilitate Lutheran School of Theology Workshop - February 12

Expand Your Horizons at LIFE - March 6-7, 2015!

President Barack Obama Visits Head Start in UCC Church

Dean Deborah Krause Speaks at MCU Event

Come to CrockStar 2015!

Dean Krause Led Lectionary Workshop for Clergy

Religious Leaders Urge 2016 Presidential Candidates to Care for the Poor

Engaging in Urban Theology

2015 Travel-Study Seminar Goes to Costa Rica and Nicaragua


St. Louis Religious Leaders Named "People of the Year" Includes many related to Eden Seminary


Educating for Hope and Change

Start the New Year with LIFE!

Pray Out at Eden

Eden Volleyball Team Begins 2014-2015 Season

Advent Worship Resources Featuring Materials Provided by Members of Eden Community

Eden Hosts Forum on Ferguson with Methodist Theological Seminary in Ohio

Eden's Annual CHOPPED - A Culinary Delight!

Show-me Marriage - Eden Alumni Perform Weddings Following Historic Ruling in Missouri

Creative Gift Challenge: The Balance of Christmas Giving

Congratulations to Denise Stauffer!

Dr. Leah Gunning Francis Spoke on Racial Profiling and Policy Brutality at Doane College

President Greenhaw Participated in Interfaith Panel - From Klinghoffer to Ferguson and Beyond

Join in the Fun for Eden's Annual CHOPPED Event

Annual Christmas Concert

Rev. Nikotemo Sopepa - Working Toward Unification Through Ecumenical Interaction

Eden Celebrates Legacy of Social Justice

Eden's Professor Clint McCann Presents at IPM General Assembly

Our Whole Lives Training for Facilitators to be Offered at Eden

East African Children's Choir Concert Friday, November 7

Members of the Eden Community Participate in Ferguson October Demonstration

All Saints' Day Worship

New Location for the Food Pantry at Eden

Dr. Jing (Cathy) Zhang Spoke at the Schmiechen Lectures on November 18

Eden Seminary Changes Class Schedule on October 13 to Provide Opportunity for Participation in Ferguson Protest

Explore Your Faith at LIFE - November 14-15!

St. Louis Symphony Trombones Performed at Eden

Interfaith Partnership Annual Dinner and Celebration October 30 - Rev. Dr. David Greenhaw and Leigh Hunt Greenhaw to Be Honored

Dean Deborah Krause is Contributor to the Fortress Commentary on the Bible

Dr. Damayanthi Niles Presented at AANATE Conference

Lutheran School of Theology Offers Michaelmas Fall Term Courses

Free Flu Shots Were Offered at Eden October 10

Dr. Leah Gunning Francis Participated in Mother 2 Mother Forum on September 22

Congratulations to Eden Graduate Seth Agidi!

Festival of Psalms - Singing Justice - September 28 at Eden Seminary

Eden Seminary Welcomes New Director of Admissions - Tiffany Pittman!

St. Louis Metro CROP Hunger Walk Took Place October 12 at Eden

Dr. Leah Gunning Francis - Giving Voice and Empowering

The Journey Begins at the Opening Session of LIFE - September 19-20!

Congratulations to Eden Archivist Scott Holl!

President David Greenhaw Spoke at Interfaith Commemoration in Music on September 7

Celebrate Eden - Friday, September 26!

Christ the King UCC Hosts Community Action Forum

Engaging Our Faith in Protest of the Moral Outrage in Ferguson, MO - A Community Forum with Ruby Sales

Interfaith Leaders Offer Support for the Family of Michael Brown and Call for Change

Eden Alum Provides Online Resource Focused on Aging

Eden Mourns the Loss of Beloved Professor Emeritus - Dr. Lowell Zuck

Role of Spirituality in Well-Being of LGBT Community is Topic of Educational Event

Eden Welcomes New Students to Orientation

Fighting Apiru Playing This Summer

Opening Convocation at Eden Seminary - September 2

New Technology in Eden Seminary Classrooms

Rev. Dr. Michael Kinnamon to Speak at Aquinas Institute of Theology

Rev. Dr. K. Jesurathnam to Visit Eden Seminary

Art and Spirituality with Poet and Priest Spencer Reece

Eden Alum Serves Intentional Community for Young Adults

Bringing Arts and Faith Communities Together

Innovative Program Fostering Leadership in a New Generation of Clergy

Missouri's Student Religious Liberties Act - Does It Serve Religious Liberty?

History Inspires the Present

Eden Receives Sizeable Gift from Former High School Teacher

Eden Theological Seminary 2014 Commencement

Eden Students Attend the Festival of Homiletics

Working Toward Understanding and Change

Summer Courses Offered by Lutheran School of Theology

Eden Bookstore - On the Road Again

Initiative to Address Economic Challenges Facing Future Ministers

Eden Theological Seminary Wins Lawsuit Against City of Webster Groves

Rev. Dr. Damayanthi Niles is Promoted to Full Professor

Eden Hosts Informative Session on International Disability Rights

Eden Hosts Art and Air Fair

Dr. Frank Thomas Addressed Graduates at Eden Commencement

Rev. Dr. David Ruhe Received a Doctor of Divinity Degree

Rev. Dr. Marie M. Fortune Received a Doctor of Divinity Degree

Shalom Award Presented to the Missouri Association for Social Welfare

Rev. Dr. Martha Robertson Retires

Ministry and the Prophetic Preacher

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.

Prophetic preaching may sound exciting in theory, but can be challenging to live out with integrity and pastoral sensitivity. Dr. Lettsome will lead us in the examination of biblical texts as we consider what it means to prepare ourselves for the tasks of prophetic preaching, how we understand prophetic preaching itself and how to live and work with responses to prophetic preaching.

Dr. Lettsome is ordained in the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Some recent graduates may remember reading her chapter in "More Power in the Pulpit: How America's Most Effective Black Preachers Prepare Their Sermons."

Attendance at the annual Herbster event is open to graduates of the classes from the last five years, 2010-2014. If you are interested in attending Herbster, contact Chris Davis at 314-918-2547 or cdavis@eden.edu.

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