Category: On Holy Hill

Saying Farewell to People and Places

Key Hall has been a delightful home for the Center for the Ministry of Teaching (CMT) and, more recently, the Department of Lifelong Learning. We have grown to love the historic building with its elegant arches and ladder-accessible balconies. It has been home to a large portion of the Seminary’s circulating collection of books on […]

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Global Episcopal Network Conference held at Virginia Seminary

From April 11-13, 2018 the VTS Center for Anglican Communion Studies (CACS) hosted the 2018 Global Episcopal Mission Network Conference in Alexandria, VA. The theme, “Mission Connects Us: God, World, Church,” focused on building mission relationships, engaging in healthy mission, mission best-practices, and spiritual formation for mission. Two of three keynotes were given by the […]

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The Daring Way™ Workshop at VTS

On April 21, from 9:00-5:00 p.m., Virginia Theological Seminary will offer The Daring Way™, a workshop based upon the work and research of Dr. Brené Brown, author of books such as The Gifts of Imperfection, Daring Greatly, Rising Strong and her newest book Braving the Wilderness. The workshop will be led by senior Anna Broadbent, LPC and David […]

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Deepen Your Faith with Sacramentum, an Online Inquirers’ Class

On January 2, 2018, students from around the world can register for a fully-online Inquirers’ class in the Episcopal tradition to begin February 11, 2018. Sacramentum is an experience of sacred community exploring Jesus and his teachings.  Sacramentum will be a fully online, live course taught in real time, designed to help students go deeper […]

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Voice and Silence in the Gospel of Mark: Deep Calls to Deep Midyear Retreat

On a weekend in Advent, preaching fellows from Deep Calls to Deep, a VTS-sponsored program to nurture preaching passion, and participants in Backstory Preaching, a program for the formation of preachers, gathered to explore th Gospel of Mark. The workshop was led by Cynthia Kittredge, Dean and President of Seminary of the Southwest, and Professor […]

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AdventWord 2017

 The following is a repost from the Anglican Communion Office: 20 November 2017 – St. Andrew’s House, LONDON – For the fourth year in a row, AdventWord gathers prayers via a global, online advent calendar. The Anglican Communion Office and Virginia Theological Seminary, with assistance from the Society of St. John the Evangelist, is pleased […]

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Friars fight hard at Luther Bowl, make it to championship game

At the 52nd Luther Bowl flag football tournament in Gettysburg, PA this year, the VTS Fighting Friars were easy to spot, dressed in bright, flamingo-pink jerseys. After winning the first two games of the day, we played in a playoff game, where we played almost flawlessly. We had two lightning-fast receivers in Wes Arning and […]

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Many Seminaries Are Doing Perfectly Well, Thank You

A faith that is socially generous, ritually attractive and theologically orthodox is attracting adherents. Our experience isn’t atypical The negative picture of theological education in “Seminaries Struggle to Maintain Their Roles” (U.S. News, Aug. 11) focuses on institutions in Massachusetts and California, the most secular parts of the country. Virginia Theological Seminary is the strongest […]

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The Minnigerode Memorial Arch Plaque

On Friday, November 18, 2016 a service was held in the VTS cemetery to celebrate the dedication of the Minnigerode Memorial Arch plaque. The plaque was donated by Minnigerode descendants Sherry Hulfish Browne, Thomas A. Hulfish III, and the Rev. Eve Butler-Gee (’11). Service officiants were the Rev. J. Barney Hawkins IV, Ph.D. and the […]

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The Fight for the Holy Hill: Competition and Fellowship between VTS and EHS

The Seminary and The High School squared off on Tuesday, November 15, in the first of three events aimed at strengthening the relationship between the two institutions.  In what has been dubbed “The Fight for the Holy Hill,” Episcopal High School (EHS) faculty and members of the Virginia Theology Seminary (VTS) community have pledged to […]

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