School of Theology News and Events

  • Book Celebration 2023

    Mar 30, 2023

    Tuesday, May 2, 2023 | 4–5:30 pm I- Fine Center (First Free Methodist Church)
    Join us as we feature and celebrate books recently published by School of Theology faculty.

  • Palmer Lecture 2023

    Mar 21, 2023

    View the video recording
    If you were unable to join us for our recent Palmer Lecture with Dr. Jonathan Tran, from Baylor University, you can now watch his lecture entitled, "The Divine Economy vs Racial Capitalism: Identity Politics, Antiracism and the Redemption of All Things." 

  • Steele Lecture

    Feb 8, 2023

    May 16, 2023 - 7:00 pm - Upper Gwinn
    Rev. Dr. Richard Steele gave a lecture entitled, “Theological Education as Therapeia Psychēs,” as he anticipates his retirement. Click here to view the video of this lecture

  • Walls Lecture 2023

    Feb 8, 2023

    April 25, 2023 - 7:00 pm - Upper Gwinn
    We enjoyed our annual Walls Lecture, “Holiness Abolitionism: Christians Modeling Racial Justice,” a Dialogue on Race and Faith. Click here to see the video of this presentation

  • Giving Tuesday - Nov. 29, 2022

    Nov 28, 2022

    We all know about "Black Friday," the official start of the Christmas shopping season, and "Cyber Monday" where people take advantage of online sales. But there is a relatively new day, "Giving Tuesday," when we set aside consumerism and focus instead on giving to improve the lives of others. This year, we invite you to join us on Giving Tuesday, Nov. 29.

  • Matching Gift Opportunity - Give by 12/31

    Nov 28, 2022

    Thanks to an anonymous matching gift, every donation for scholarships to Seattle Pacific Seminary prior to December 31, 2022 will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $50,000! Please help us reach our goal.

  • Palmer Lecture 2023

    Nov 1, 2022

    February 9-10, 2023
    Join us for various SPU student and faculty events surrounding this annual lecture. Jonathan Tran, PhD--Baylor University's Associate Professor of Philosophical Theology and George W. Baines Chair of Religion--will be our guest lecturer at the annual Palmer Lecture 2023. His lecture is entitled, "The Divine Economy vs Racial Capitalism: Identity Politics, Antiracism and the Redemption of All Things." 

  • "Alive Again" - The Art of Reconciliation

    Oct 12, 2022

    The School of Theology hosted a new Art Installation and Hallway Dedication event on Tuesday, October 11, 2022. You'll want to check it out!

  • Frank Anthony Spina Lectureship on Christian Scripture

    Sep 21, 2022

    Dr. Frank Spina recently offered his inaugural lecture at the Frank Anthony Spina Lectureship on Christian Scripture. His presentation was entitled, “Multiplying Divisions: A Divided Israel, A Divided Church, A Divided University.” If you were not able to attend that lecture, you may view it online.

  • Worship & The Arts Series

    Sep 21, 2022

    Planning for Worship After the Pandemic
    Friday, November 11, 2022 - 6:30-8:30 pm
    Upper Gwinn
    Join us as we hear from Dr. Constance Cherry, author of The Worship Architect, and singer-songwriter, Wendell Kimbrough, on the challenges and opportunities of planning worship after the pandemic. Dinner and conversations included!