Called to Serve

It is with pride that I introduce you to the graduating class of 2014. This class, which includes both master’s degree and low-residence certificate of Anglican Studies graduates possesses a wonderful diversity of gifts and promise of leadership, and I am confident they will contribute richly to our church. The CDSP faculty and staff, our ecumenical and interreligious context, and the variety of church life in the San Francisco Bay Area—all have prepared them well for service in our church. They are ready and eager for next steps.This booklet introduces you to each student’s accomplishments and to their aspirations in ministry. Some are on an ordination track; others are not. All have shown serious attention to spiritual and theological formation for their vocations. After reading these profiles, we hope you will reach out to the students for conversation. They will be happy to hear from you. Finally, we know that the support of theological education for thesegraduates has been a community endeavor. Families, friends, congregations, bishops and others charged with the developmentof ministries in their dioceses have made this journey possible. We join them in thanking you for your prayers, mentoring and financial support along the way. The present and future of our church depends on generous support, and we at CDSP have been blessed by many faithful people over the years. We hope you will continue this faithfulness in the years ahead.

Thank you,

The Very Rev. W. Mark Richardson
President and Dean

 

 

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