2013 Commencement Exercises - Saturday May 18
May 6, 2013 - Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church East 2800 Cheltenham Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19150 The Commencement Speaker will be Rev. Dr. Mimi Haddad, president of Christians for Biblical Equality.Seating is by ticket only
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.
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.
Robert Duffett Named President of EU
December 12, 2012 - On December 10, Robert G. Duffett was named the next president of Eastern University. He will be begin his duties on July 1, 2013.
Justice Conference February 22-23
December 04, 2012 - Eastern University is the official host institution of the 2013 Justice Conference, to be held in Philadelphia on February 22-23.
Mitchell Lecture February 18
November 19, 2012 - Marvin McMickle, President of Colgate Rochester Divinity School, will deliver Palmer Seminary's annual Mitchell Lecture.
Film Screening November 27
November 19, 2012 - Palmer Seminary's Evangelicals for Social Action on Tuesday, November 27, at 7:30 p.m., is hosting a free screening of the award-winning documentary "Farmingville."
Openseminary Open House November 8
October 15, 2012 - Palmer Seminary of Eastern University will host an Open House on November 8, 2012, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. (dinner included) featuring its MTS Openseminary Blended Online program.
Ash Barker Lecture on November 12
October 08, 2012 - Dr. Ash Barker, who has lived in a Bangkok slum for more than 10 years, will shed light on what Christians can do to address the problem of urban poverty.
Open House October 25
September 05, 2012 - Palmer Seminary's Fall Open House, from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, October 25, will be held at the Seminary's new location in King of Prussia.
PTS to Close During August Move
July 20, 2012 - Palmer Seminary will be closed from Friday, August 10 through Wednesday, August 15 in order for the Seminary to complete its move to King of Prussia.
Seminary Set for August Move
June 04, 2012 - For the second time in its history, the Seminary is moving. In August, Palmer will relocate from Wynnewood to King of Prussia.
May 06, 2013 - Answers to frequently asked questions regarding Palmer Seminary's move from Wynnewood to King of Prussia.
2012 Commencement on May 19
March 29, 2012 - Former Philadelphia mayor W. Wilson Goode Sr. will serve as this year's commencement speaker.
Annual Women's Fair May 5
March 28, 2012 - The Priscilla Institute at the Hestenes Center for Christian Women in leadership is celebrating its Eight Anniversary and Women's Fair on May 5.
Celebration Saturday April 28
March 15, 2012 - The Palmer Seminary community will celebrate 72 years in Wynnewood as it anticipates relocating for just the second time in its history.
"Those Preaching Women" March 9
February 27, 2012 - Daughters of Thunder is hosting its fourth annual "Those Preaching Women" service on Friday, March 9, beginning at 7 p.m. in Palmer Seminary's Laws Chapel.
Film Screening November 1
October 26, 2011 - The Seminary will host a screening of the film "With God on Our Side" (which explores Christian Zionism) at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 1.
Free Public Lecture November 3
October 26, 2011 - Soong Chan Rah, whom PTS professor Dr. Al Tizon describes as "a prophet walking among us," will lecture on Thursday evening, November 3, on the topic "Many Colors: Cultural Intelligence for a Changing Church."
September 08, 2011 - Palmer Seminary of Eastern University is accepting applications for MTS Openseminary™, a three-year blended online program that requires just two weeks of residency per year.
September 18-19 Black Clergy Summit
September 07, 2011 - Palmer Seminary, the Black Clergy of Philadelphia and Vicinity, and African American Interdenominational Ministries team up to sponsor the September 18-19 Summit "Mass Incarceration: the New Jim Crow?"
Costas Lecture on October 4
September 07, 2011 - Harold J. Recinos, Professor of Church and Society at Southern Methodist University's Perkins School of Theology, will shed light on the immigration debate as Palmer Seminary's 2011 Costas lecturer.
ESA's Komarnicki Honored
July 26, 2011 - Kristyn Komarnicki, editor the Evangelicals for Social's Prism magazine, will receive the Micah Award from the organization Christians for Biblical Equality.
PTS Partners with Reading Phils
July 01, 2011 - Over the summer of 2011, Palmer Seminary and its parent institution, Eastern University, are partnering with the Reading Phillies on four "Celebrate Your Faith" nights.
86th Annual Commencement on May 21
May 12, 2011 - Seventy-nine men and women will receive their Masters degrees, diplomas, or certificates at Palmer Seminary's 86th annual commencement.
Priscilla Women's Fair May 7
April 06, 2011 - The 7th annual Women's Fair, sponsored by the Priscilla Institute at the Hestenes Center for Christian Women in Leadership, is scheduled for May 7 from 8 a.m. till 4 p.m.
Community Ministry Workshop May3
March 30, 2011 - The Washington, D.C.-based Alban Institute and the Palmer Seminary-based Word & Deed Network are hosting the seminar "Community Ministry: Practical Models, New Resources" on Tuesday, May 3 from 10 a.m. till 3 p.m.
Human Trafficking Film: April 5
March 11, 2011 - Following a pizza lunch at noon on April 5, Palmer Seminary is hosting the screening of the film "Call and Response" in order to raise awareness of the tragedy of human trafficking.
Samuel Escobar Wins Prestigious Prize
January 12, 2011 - Former PTS professor J. Samuel Escobar has won the 2011 Jorge Borrow Prize for biblical dissemination.
Mitchell Lecture: February 21
January 10, 2011 - Rev. Dr. H. Beecher Hicks, Jr. will deliver the 2011 Mitchell Lecture at Palmer Seminary on February 21.
PTS Alum Named VP for BWA
January 03, 2011 - Seminary alumnus Joel Sierra of Mexico has been named to serve as a Vice-President for the Baptist World Alliance.
Ministries Conference March 18-20
November 23, 2010 - Palmer Seminary's annual Exploring Christian Ministries Conference provides direction for those who feel they have experienced a call to ministry.
PTS Represented At Lausanne III
November 08, 2010 - Professors Ron Sider and Al Tizon were among those with ties to Palmer who attended the historic Lausanne III Congress in Cape Town, South Africa.
Pizza Party and Movie Oct. 27
October 20, 2010 - Palmer Seminary and Evangelicals for Social Action are hosting a pizza lunch and screening of the film "Little Town of Bethlehem" on October 27.
Chris Hall to Serve as Acting Dean
June 30, 2010 - On July 1, Dr. Christopher A. Hall will begin a term of service as Interim Dean at Palmer Seminary.
PTS Partners with Baptist Ministers
June 29, 2010 - Palmer Seminary and the Baptist Ministers' Conference of Philadelphia and Vicinity (BMCPV) have signed a partnership agreement that will allow BMCPV members to attend Palmer at significant tuition discounts.
"Sistah Preachers" June 17-19
May 20, 2010 - The Daughters of Thunder Conference for Clergy Women of Color will gather at the Seminary June 17 through June 19.
Pentecost Celebrations: May 11, 15, 23
May 07, 2010 - Palmer Seminary and the Clergy of Philadelphia are partnering to offer three Pentecost worship experiences during the month of May.
Annual Women's Fair: May 1
April 15, 2010 - The Priscilla Institute at the Hestenes Center for Christian Women in Leadership is celebrating its Sixth Anniversary and Annual Women’s Fair. The theme of the Fair is "Women Living in the Promise: Kingdom Living For a Time Such As This."
Public Policy Internship in D.C.
April 14, 2010 - Palmer Seminary has launched a semester-long internship program in the nation's capital as part of its MTS degree program (public policy concentration).
Theological Education and Latinos/as
March 22, 2010 - A March 27 workshop funded by the Wabash Center will explore dynamics associated with theological education in the Latino/a church community.
March 19: "Those Preaching Women" at PTS
March 10, 2010 - The Daughters of Thunder is hosting its second annual “Those Preaching Women” event on Friday, March 19, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Laws Chapel on the campus of Palmer Seminary.
Seminar: How to Fund Your Ministry
March 10, 2010 - Word & Deed Network of Evangelicals for Social Action is among the sponsoring organizations for “New Ways to Fund Your Church’s Ministries,” Tuesday, April 13, at Palmer.
Mitchell Lecture February 20
January 03, 2012 - Highly decorated pastor and preacher Carolyn A. Knight will deliver Palmer Seminary's 2012 Mitchell Lecture on February 20.
PTS Partners with Mission Year
April 16, 2010 - Starting now, alumni/ae of the urban ministry volunteer organization Mission Year may earn a Master of Theological Studies degree in one additional year at Palmer.
PTS Class Meets in El Salvador
February 16, 2010 - Any student searching the Palmer campus for the January class “Theological Education and Ministerial Practice from a Central American Perspective" would have missed the location by more than a thousand miles.
PTS Students Aid Katrina Victims
February 16, 2010 - Five Palmer Theological Seminary students devoted a week of their recent semester break to helping victims of Hurricane Katrina.
Is God Calling You to Ministry?
February 03, 2010 - For those who feel that God may be calling them to ministry, it can be a very confusing time. For more than two decades, Palmer Seminary has hosted a conference in March to help people sort things through. Seminars and testimonies provide Scripturally-grounded responses to questions such as: "Whom does God call?", "Where does God call?", "How does God call?", and "When does God call?"