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November News 2014

Dr. Sider Receives William Sloane Coffin Award

Valley Forge, PA, November 3, 2014: Palmer Theological Seminary’s Dr. Ron Sider was recently chosen as the recipient of the William Sloane Coffin Award for Peace and Justice at Yale University, his alma mater.

October News 2014

Palmer Theological Seminary's International Chapel Service November 14

October 1, 2014: International Chapel which will be held on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 1:00pm in the ABC Mission Center Side Dining Room.

August News 2014

PTS Academic Convocation September 11

August 28, 2014: PTS Academic Convocation will be held on Thursday, September 11, 2014 from 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm in the ABC Mission Center, Side Dining Room

Orlando E. Costas Lectureship October 3

August 27, 2014: The 2014 Orlando E. Costas Lectureship will be held on Friday, October 3, 2014 from 9:30 am - 11:30am at Esperanza College in Philadelphia.

PTS Fall Open House

August 27, 2014: Palmer Theological Seminary will be held on Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 8:30 am- 12:00 pm  in the ABC Mission Center, Side Dining Room. The open house is designed for students to hear about our programs and take a workshop with a faculty member.

April News 2014

Palmer Theological Seminary Commencement may 17

April 2, 2014: Palmer Theological Seminary of Eastern University will hold its 89th annual Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 17, at 10 AM. The Commencement will take place at Enon Baptist Tabernacle Church East located at 2800 W. Cheltenham Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19150.

November News 2013

ESA Impact Holyland: December 4-6, 2013

November 14, 2013 - ESA is hosting a historic conversation between Jesus followers on fostering peace with justice in the Holy Land, December 4-6, 2013 Friends Center, Philadelphia, PA.

October News 2013

International Chapel, Nov. 7th

October 15, 2013 - Palmer Theological Seminary will hold its International Chapel on Thursday, Nov. 7, from 1:00 - 2:30 pm.

September News 2013

Palmer Seminary Academic Convocation Sept. 19

September 6, 2013 - St. Davids, PA, September 6, 2013: Palmer Theolgocial Seminary of Eastern University will hold its Fall Academic Convocation on Thursday, September 19, from 1 PM to 2:30 PM.

August News 2013

Dr. Efrain Agosto to speak at Costas Lectureship October 3
August 9, 2013 - St. Davids, PA, August 9, 2013: Palmer Theological Seminary and Esperanza College of Eastern University present the 2013 Costas Lectureship on Thursday, October 3, from 12:30 to 3 PM.

July News 2013

Dr. Diane Chen named Interim Dean of Palmer Seminary
July 19, 2013 - St. Davids, PA, July 19, 2013: Palmer Seminary of Eastern University has named Dr. Diane Chen as its Interim Dean. Dr. Chen is Associate Professor of New Testament at Palmer.

Dr. Robert G. Duffett New President of Eastern University
July 8, 2013 - St. Davids, PA, July 8, 2013: Dr. Robert G. Duffett began his tenure as Eastern University's President on July 1, 2013. He replaces President David Black who retires after 15 years of dedicated service.

June News 2013

June 11, 2013 - To remove as many barriers to participation as possible, we’ve made the conference events free for everyone. Register today to join us this July 12th-14th. Follow. Jesus. 2013.

Roast of Ron Sider
June 11, 2013 - Join us for this once-in-a-lifetime event where we will roast Ron Sider and celebrate forty years being at the center of a radical revolution in the church. Come celebrate four decades of visionary leadership and discipleship. Buy Tickets Here.

May News 2013

Commencement 2013

May 6, 2013 - Nearly 100 graduates were recognized at Palmer Theological Seminary’s 2013 commencement, held at Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church in Philadelphia, PA, on May 18.

April News 2013

Ninth Anniversary and Annual Women’s Fair

April 08, 2013 - The Priscilla Institute is hosting an anniversary and women's fair event on May 4 at Prince of Peace Baptist Church in Philadelphia, PA.

February News 2013

PTS's New Director of Admissions
February 22, 2013 - Palmer Seminary has welcomed 2010 alumna Tiffany S. Murphy as its new Director of Admissions.

Mitchell Lecturer Delivers Big
February 19, 2013 - Displaying humor, substance, and grace, Palmer Seminary's 2013 Mitchell Lecturer Marvin McMickle provided thoughtful advice for pastors.