Center for Anglican Communion Studies: Welcome to New International Students

Date: August 25, 2022

This year CACS is excited to help VTS welcome five new international students: two M.Div. students and three M.A. students.

Amelia Bello ’25 is from Santo Domingo, in the Dominican Republic and is an M.Div. student. Before VTS, she received a L.L.B. from Action for Education and Culture University (UNAPEC). She has also worked as an Executive Assistant in The Land Court in the Dominican Republic for four years.

Ignacio Solano Gomez ’25 is an M.Div. student who is from San José, Costa Rica. In 2011, he moved to Mexico and joined the Anglican Church of Mexico. There he began to serve as a postulant at Holy Trinity Church in Oaxaca (Diocese of Southeast Mexico).

The Rev. Allen Dayal ‘24 is a parish pastor and board member of the Andhra Evangelical Lutheran Church (AELC) in Pippara, Andhra Pradesh, India. He is pursuing an M.A. at VTS and has a B.Div. from Union Biblical Seminary in Pune, India.

The Rev. Rodah Wanyanga ’24 is a priest in the Anglican Church of Kenya, Butere Diocese. The Rev. Wanyanga has been the Vicar in Charge at the Ituti Parish. Before being an M.A. student at VTS, she graduated from St. Paul’s University in Kenya with a B.Div. She also has a diploma in Theology from St. Paul’s Theological College, Kapsabet.

The Rev. Harris W. Woart ’24 is an M.A. student and has been a priest for ten years in the Episcopal Diocese of Liberia in the Anglican Province of West Africa. He is also currently a lecturer at Cuttington University in Suakoko, Liberia, and had served as the Diocesan Youth Director for 3 years.

VTS is enriched by the presence of these students from different parts of the Anglican Communion. We know you will join us in welcoming them!

The Rev. Katherine Grieb, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Anglican Communion Studies

Hartley Wensing
Associate Director, Center for Anglican Communion Studies

Courtney Henderson-Adams
Administrative Coordinator, Center for Anglican Communion Studies

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