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Alumni Spotlight: Denise Hill, M.A.R.S. ’82 & M.Div. ’86

On October 21, 2022 during Centralize, our annual fall alumni gathering, Denise Hill received Central’s Alumni Award for…

Alumni Spotlight: Jeff Buscher, D.Min. ’16

On October 21, 2022 during Centralize, our annual fall alumni gathering, Jeff Buscher received Central’s Alumni Award for…

Alum Joy Freeman Wins Award

  The American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) Office of the Ecclesiastical Endorser presented Central alum, Rev. Joy…

Alum Spotlight: Joanna Harader, M.Div. ’08

Joanna Harader, M.Div. ’08, serves as pastor at Peace Mennonite Church in Lawrence, Kansas.  She is currently on…

Alumni Spotlight: Richard Copeland, B.D. ’65, MDiv ’70

Rev. Richard Copeland, B.D.’65, MDiv ’70, began serving as pastor at DeSoto Baptist Church in DeSoto, Kansas in…

Alumni Spotlight: Carmen Raines & Mary Wood

Central’s global community of faculty, staff, students, and alums offers support, networking, and resources.  At Commencement 2022, two…

Business Office Manager Announced

Central Seminary is pleased to announce that Christine King recently joined our community in the role of Business…

Alumni Spotlight: Peter Sung Jun Yang

졸업생 스포트라이트: 양 성준(피터) Peter Sung Jun Yang, MDiv ’20, was ordained on Tuesday April 26, 2022 in…

Alumni Spotlight: Melissa Newberry

“God has us at a rest stop,” Rev. Melissa Newberry, ‘03, commented regarding her congregation’s current journey.  As…

Alumni Spotlight: Sau Nam, MA ’20

My country, Myanmar, is a beautiful land, but it is also known for injustice, government corruption, a decade-long…

Chief Financial and Administrative Officer Joins Leadership Team

Central Seminary is pleased to announce that Scott Wedel has joined the organization in the role of Chief…

Alumni Spotlight: Rev. Robert Molby

Rev. Robert Molby BDiv ’60, MDiv ’70, was born in 1930 in Kansas, where he attended a one-room schoolhouse…

Alumni Spotlight: Coaches-in-Training Joy Choi and LeAundra Stewart-Boyice

Yonga ‘Joy’ Choi, MDiv ’21, and LeAundra Stewart-Boyice, MDiv ’21, are currently serving as Coaches-in-Training with Central Seminary’s…

Alumni Spotlight: Rev. Walter Lanier

Rev. Walter Lanier is a recipient of Central Seminary’s 2021 Alumni Award for Ministry Excellence.  Rev. Lanier is…

Alumni Spotlight: Rev. Soozi Whitten Ford

Rev. Soozi Whitten Ford is a recipient of Central Seminary’s 2021 Alumni Award for Ministry Excellence.  Rev. Ford…

Alumni Spotlight: Jeremy Spencer, M.Div. ’83

Rev. Dr. Jeremy L. Spencer serves as pastor of Odessa Baptist Church in Odessa, NY 1.  What was…