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From the President

PARTNER WITH US…

In this season of Thanksgiving, there is much to be grateful for here at Bexley Seabury. We are experiencing increasing inquiries about our programs and ever-rising enrollment. More than 75 students are trusting us to help them respond to God’s call in their lives....

We have a vision

We have a vision

We have a vision and I want to share it with you. When Bishops Benjamin Whipple, James Lloyd Breck, and Philander Chase founded Bexley Hall and Seabury-Western Theological Seminary, they knew that the future of the Church was on the frontier, where faithful...

OUR STUDENTS, OUR TREASURE

A Message from Acting President Therese DeLisio September 26, 2017 A small brown wooden case with hinged top, leather straps, brass corners, and a leather carrying handle sits on an end table in my office. It looks like an old miniature piece of luggage, but the trim...

The View Beyond the Walls

A message from Acting President Therese DeLisio Bexley Seabury Seminary sees itself as a Seminary Beyond Walls. This self-characterization, in part, refers to our low-residency/high-context model of theological education that allows people from around the country to...

Christ Will Come Again

By The Rev. Roger Ferlo Given at St. Chrysostom’s Episcopal Church, Chicago Easter III, April 30, 2017 It’s relatively easy to celebrate redemption on Easter Day. But it’s harder and harder to sustain the Easter spirit as Sunday passes into Sunday. It’s especially...

The Crowd at the Foot of the Cross

Sermon preached at Church of St. Paul and the Redeemer, Chicago Good Friday 2017 Roger Ferlo This year at this Good Friday service, we are introducing a new practice to complement our much more ancient one. The ancient practice will be familiar if you have come to...

Widening the Circle

A few weeks ago Dean Terry DeLisio and I had the privilege of visiting the Newberry Library in Chicago to view the Bexley Hall Rare Book Collection, which had just arrived from Columbus. Although I knew what the inventory looked like on paper, it was a moving...

Discovering Something Rich and Strange

As I write I am preparing to lead the pre-Lenten clergy retreat for the Diocese of Massachusetts. Their new bishop the Rt. Rev. Alan Gates, is a former Bexley Hall and Bexley Seabury board member, and a thoughtful and informed supporter of seminary education in a time...

Pray for Justice. Act for Justice.

Message from President Ferlo I am writing this message on Martin Luther King Day, just four days before the next presidential inauguration. The juxtaposition of these two events underscores the deep racial and economic divisions that have haunted our national polity...

Standing Up

♦ November 22, 2016 ♦ Our Lady of Ferguson icon written by Mark Dukes, commissioned by Mark Bozzuti-Jones, Trinity Church Wall Street “What I’m trying to cultivate is not blind optimism but what the philosopher Jonathan Lear calls radical hope. ‘What makes this...