Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Invitation to Commencement 2014

You are cordially invited to attend our 24th Commencement Service on May 23, 2014, at 6:00 pm. Dr. John R. DeWitt will address the students. A reception in the student commons will follow.

The Class of 2014 includes eight students, five to receive Master of Divinity degrees and three to receive Master of Arts degrees. M.Div. students are John Brewer Ames III, Jeffrey Scott Carter, Jeffrey James Downs, Olin Ross Fearing, and Bryan Gregory Prouty. M.A. students are Santosh Kunar Bardhan, Brad M. Peppo, and Clarence Edward Veld.

Details about our 2014 graduating class will be included in the May E-newsletter.

Commencement speaker Dr. John R. DeWitt has been a minister for over 50 years and brings a wealth of experience and insight to the subject of pastoral ministry. He received his B.D. from Western Theological Seminary and an honorary degree of D.D. from Rhodes College. He was professor of church history and systematic theology at Reformed Theological Seminary-Jackson, from 1975-1982 and the senior minister of Second Presbyterian Church in Memphis for the following 10 years. He also was pastor at the First Presbyterian Church in Columbia, SC. In 2009, he was the moderator of the General Synod of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. Dr. DeWitt is the author of Jus Divinum: The Westminster Assembly and the Divine Right of Church Government, and the translator of the recently published English edition of Herman N. Ridderbos's Paul.