Kingswood Chronicle

Kingswood Chronicle is the newsletter of the School of Theology. Published twice a year, Kingswood includes news and stories about School of Theology faculty, staff, students, and alumni; news and stories about the Center for Biblical and Theological Education; and upcoming events. The newsletter is named after Kingswood School in Bristol, England, which was established by John Wesley in 1742.

Kingswood is emailed to approximately 1,700 alumni and friends of the School of Theology. If you would like to be on the mailing list, email You can access the latest issue, as well as past issues, below:

Current Issue of Kingswood Chronicle

Winter 2018

Alumni stories, creation care, upcoming events, and more.

Past Issues

Summer 2017

Leadership changes; Ken Fong luncheon; student commissioning; and more.

Winter 2017

Young Adult Initiative; Immerse Youth Discipleship Program; New SPS Director; and more.

Summer 2016

SoulCare Wesleyan small groups; new School of Theology faculty; Dearborn/Smyth retirements; and more. (PDF)

Winter 2016

Christian Social Entrepreneurship Program; Mississippi social justice trip; Youth Discipleship School; alumni updates; and more. (PDF)

Spring/Summer 2015

Two new Seminary degrees; a conversation about homelessness; the 2015–16 Lectio schedule; Summer Theology Institutes; and more. (PDF)

Winter 2015

Alexander Hall Restoration; CBTE Grants; Alumni Updates; Upcoming Events; and more. (PDF)

Spring/Summer 2014

New Seminary Discipleship Program; Reconciliation and the Church Workshop; Alumni Updates; Summer Lectio Bible Study; and more. (PDF)

Winter 2014

Reflections on N.T. Wright's Visit; University Foundations in Celtic Lands; Incoming Seminary Class Welcome; Gospel of John Community Bible Study; and more. (PDF)

Spring/Summer 2013

Brueggemann on the Psalms; Walls Lecture, “Holiness in Black and White”; “Theology and Economics in Creative Partnership” with Sondra Wheeler; and more. (PDF)

Autumn 2012

Prison literature over the centuries; new study abroad program in Israel and Palestine; “Racial Reconciliation and the Church” with Dr. Brenda Salter McNeil; and more. (PDF)

Summer 2012

The Palmer Lecture with Dr. John Swinton; the Walls Lecture on “The Salvation of a ‘Sinister Kid’” with Dr. Rob Wall; the AAMP’s second annual ministry symposium; and more. (PDF)

Winter 2012

Eugene Peterson and the “Scripture as Formation” conference; AAMP’s inaugural conference; Seattle Pacific Seminary’s first graduates; Discernment Weekend; and more. (PDF)

Spring 2011

The Palmer Lecture with Dr. Kameron Carter; Ministry in the Wesleyan Spirit conference; Theology Student Union lectures with Dr. Steven Fowl and Dr. William Abraham; and more. (PDF)

Winter 2011

The Center for Biblical and Theological Education and the launching of Lectio; Gender and Christianity faculty seminar with Dr. Jack Levison and Dr. Priscilla Pope-Levison; and more. (PDF)

Spring 2010

SOT launches its Reconciliation Studies and Global and Urban Ministry minors; “Exploring Darwin” with Dr. Randy Maddox; Walls Lecture with Dr. Rob Wall; and more. (PDF)

Autumn 2009

Introducing the new Center for Biblical and Theological Education and “Kingswood House,” “Abbey” home of SOT and CBTE; SOT launches its seminary program; and more. (PDF)

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