Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

Seminary Celebrates 221st Commencement

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary celebrated its 221st commencement activities Fri., June 2, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in the Seminary’s Hicks Memorial Chapel. The Rev. Dr. Frank Thomas, director of the Academy of Preaching and Celebration and Nettie Sweeney and Hugh Th. Miller Professor of Homiletics at Christian Theological Seminary, was the commencement speaker. A number of students also received graduation prizes.

Video

An archive of the live stream will be available shortly: http://services.choruscall.com/links/ptc170602.html.

Photo Galleries

Service of Thanksgiving

Brunch

Commencement

Graduates

MASTER OF DIVINITY

JOAQUIN ANABE LOPEZ***
La Paz, Bolivia

D. MARK BLANK
Pittsburgh, Pa.

SHARRON ANTOINETTE BODDY***
Philadelphia, Pa.

CHRISTIAN N. BROOKS***
St. Louis, Mo.

CARRIE A. BUCKNER**
Vandalia, Ohio

DIANE CAROL CALDWELL FLYNN
Carnegie, Pa.

NATHANAEL JOEL FUGATE
Punxsutawney, Pa.

ANNAMARIE J. GROENENBOOM**
Pittsburgh, Pa.

BRENDA NIOMI HENRY***
Pittsburgh, Pa.

ALLAN M. IRIZARRY-GRAVES***
Youngstown, Ohio

JANE ELLEN LARSON****
Warren, Pa.

DARRYL S. LOCKIE
Lockport, N.Y.

BERNARD K. NTI
Accra, Ghana, West Africa

DIANE CURRY RANDOLPH***
Pittsburgh, Pa.

DARREN JULIUS ROGERS***
Pittsburgh, Pa.

PAUL JAMES SEIF
Portland, Ore.

SHANE JOSEPH SICILIANO**
Pittsburgh, Pa.

LISA A. STEIMER
Pittsburgh, Pa.

EVAN THOMAS WILDHACK
St. Petersburg, Fla.

 

MASTER OF ARTS

ANTOINETTE C. ALLEN
McMurray, Pa.

TERESA L. ARMOR
Pittsburgh, Pa.

GREGORY D. JONES JR.
Pittsburgh, Pa.

JOHN A. KNIGHT
Pittsburgh, Pa.

SCOTTY JAMES RICHARDSON-ECKES
Pittsburgh, Pa.

 

MASTER OF THEOLOGY

DEREK R. DAVENPORT
Pittsburgh, Pa.

REBECCA LENEE DIX
Aplington, Iowa

 

DOCTOR OF MINISTRY

JOHN MICHAEL CLEGHORN
Charlotte, N.C.
Church at the Galatians Crossroads: The Possibilities and Potential Pitfalls of the Intersectional Church in the PC(USA)

ANDREW J. FLORIO
Lees Summit, Mo.
"Blest Be the Tie That Binds," the Church as Life in Communion: Discovering the Congregational Stories that Influence the Theology and Shape the Ministry of Chapel Hill Presbyterian Church

THOMAS CHARLES HOWELL IV
Verona, Pa.
An Oasis in the Desert: An Introduction of Spiritual Practices in a High School Setting

KENNETH SAMUEL JEFFREY*
Cuper, Fife, Scotland
"Receive All Guests as Christ" The Practice of Hospitality in Cupar Old Parish Church

ANDREW THOMAS KORT
Bloomington, Ind.
After the Benediction: How One Congregation Understands and Expresses Its Call to Mission

STEPHEN SCOTT MAPES
Paden City, W.Va.
Psychopharmacology as a Secondary Means of Grace: The Pastoral Vision of Wesleyan-Holiness Pastors in the Upper Ohio River Valley of West Virginia

JAMES THOMAS ROGERS
Charleston, S.C.
Refusing to Confirm and Ditch: High School Youth Who Have Integrated Into the Adult Membership of the Church

NICHOLAS B. STAVLUND
Fort Bragg, N.C.
Soldiers with Steel Bracelets: Spiritual and Moral Preparation for Deployment

SAMER ELIAS YOUSSEF
Los Altos Hills, Calif.
Rising from the Ashes: The April 2002 Arson and Church Rebuilding

** Joint Degree – Master of Social Work (University of Pittsburgh)
*** Graduate Certificate in Urban Ministry
**** Church Planting Emphasis