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Bexley Seabury is called to be a 21st century seminary beyond walls

Bexley Seabury is called to be a 21st century seminary beyond walls – open to all who seek to deepen their Christian formation in a generous spiritual and intellectual tradition.

Master of Divinity Degree (M.Div.)

A post baccalaureate professional graduate degree for students preparing for ordained ministry within the Episcopal church. This program is also available for students preparing for other forms of ministry for which a Master of Divinity is required or desirable.

D.Min. in Congregational Development

At Bexley Seabury, our low-residence doctor of ministry students have an unparalleled opportunity to learn, stretch, challenge themselves and others, and emerge at the end of three years with exceptional skills in leadership and deeper theological grounding for innovative and effective congregational ministry.

D.Min in Preaching

This ecumenical program, which includes intensive summer residencies and work in your home congregation during the year, is designed to help you become the preacher God is calling you to be.

Diploma in Anglican Studies (DAS)

Across the Episcopal Church, lay leaders, clergy and aspirants to ordained ministry are seeking new kinds of training to lead a new kind of church. The Bexley Seabury Anglican Studies program offers a wide range of accessible options for leaders from all walks of life.

Lifelong Learning

Nearly every course at Bexley Seabury can be taken for continuing education or simply for the love of learning at significantly reduced rates. Our teaching-learning communities bring together lay and ordained people from all walks of life, all parts of the church and mutiple denominations.

Diaconal Enrichment Program

Designed to supplement and build upon diocesan training programs or ministerial experience, this program is for persons preparing for ordination to the permanent diaconate and for currently ordained deacons seeking to enrich their ministries.

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#AdventDay An excerpt from a homily on Advent II: Mark begins his gospel in the wilderness and we begin each Sunday in the wilderness. Which means maybe the beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ is right now.

#AdventWord of the Day from VTS and the Anglican Communion: Wilderness
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#AdventDay God is the MESSENGER. Ask God’s world to speak. Let the MESSENGER be the voiceless one on the margins. In the quiet, hear the One who will be with the dead when they rise from the grave.

#Advent Word of the Day is Messenger from VTS and the Anglican Communion Office
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#AdventDay 8 From a homily preached at Church of the Atonement Chicago, by Br Ron Fox, BSG today: to prepare for God you just bring your whole self. Scars, baggage and all. And you lay it all bare.

#Adventword of the day from VTS and the Anglican Communion Service is Prepare.
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#AdventDay God does not promise to fish us out of our struggles. Rather, God promises to be with us in them. God stands ready, with arms open wide, to embrace us when we need it most. We need only trust and fall into God’s embrace.

#AdventWord of the Day is TRUST.

GEOs Preparation with Beth Ely: https://t.co/lrRVeNc4sH via @YouTube

#AdventDay Mark begins his gospel in the wilderness and we begin each Sunday in the wilderness. Which means maybe the beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ is right now. #AdventWord of the Day from VTS and the Anglican Communion: Wilderness

Looking for continuing education options for 2018? Look no more! Take a course with us. Financial Aid available. #NewYearsResolution
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#AdventDay
A favorite Advent hymn begins: Hark! a thrilling voice is sounding;
"Christ is nigh," it seems to say." Try to listen to the voice speaking to you this season.

The #Adventword of the day is Voice from VTS and the Anglican Communion.

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Latest News

A quick look to what is new and exciting at the Bexley Seabury Federation.

DECEMBER 2017 ALUMNI CYCLE OF PRAYER

December 1 – Bexley Hall and Seabury-Western Class of 1972 & 1973 Gary K. Knoss, Leon L. Love, John R. Paal, Tyrus C. Petty, W. Clarke Prescott, Albert S. Sam, Betty Schiess, James R. Sorenson, John Wall, Evan A. Ash, Peder G. Berdahl, Carl T. Cannon, Mark C. Engle, Frederick L....

A LIGHT NO DARKNESS CAN OVERCOME

A Message from Acting President Therese DeLisio November 27, 2017 The Chicago iHeartRadio FM station switched to playing Christmas songs 24 hours a day on Tuesday, November 6, at 4:35 pm. The president of iHeartMedia Chicago offered this reason: “With all the turmoil in the world today, we felt Chicago needed...

November 2017 ALUMNI CYCLE OF PRAYER

November 10 – Bexley Hall and Seabury-Western Class of 1970 & 1971 Thomas E. Honderich, Samuel O. Hosler, Peter Huiner, Bryce E. Hunt, William Lieber, Rodney R. Michel, Pelham E. Mills, William H. O’Neill, Trenton L. Pitcher, Carlos A. Plazas, James S. Russell, Harold J. Spelman, Spencer E. Thiel, Peter W....

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