Andover Newton Theological School will be closed on Wednesday, January 17th, 2018, due to inclement weather.

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Heather Concannon (MDiv '13) co-founder of UU Community Cooperatives

The  Rev. Heather Concannon (MDiv '13), 27, and the Rev. Elizabeth Nguyen, 28, both Boston-area Unitarian Universalist ministers, are finalists in the prestigious Forbes Under 30 $1 Million Change the World Competition. As finalists, the Revs. Concannon and Nguyen are guaranteed at least $100,000; they compete this Tuesday, Oct. 6, at the two-day Forbes Under 30 Conference in Philadelphia against five other finalists. The grand prize winner receives a half-million dollars.

Do you sometimes feel that the daily minutiae of "doing church" takes your focus away from God? An upcoming Andover Newton workshop can help you rediscover the holy in the everyday.

Join us on Friday, Nov. 13, for "Tending to the Holy: The Practice of the Presence of God in Ministry," a daylong workshop led by the Rev. Dr. Bruce Epperly of South Congregational Church in Centerville, Massachusetts.

Enjoy good chocolate and good company at CIRCLE's annual chocolate reception on Thursday, Oct. 8, from 5:15-6:15 p.m. in CIRCLE House.

This annual tradition brings together CIRCLE fellows with other students, faculty, trustees, staff, and friends of Andover Newton Theological School and Hebrew College.

And there is no admission charge!

Andover Newton Theological School will gather religious, civic, and law enforcement leaders for an urgent conversation on the epidemic of gun violence in America.

Keynote speakers are Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, and we will present the Spirit of the Hill Award to alumnus and Trustee the Rev. Jeffrey L. Brown, a co-founder of the Boston TenPoint Coalition.

Letters from the President, Academic Dean, & Board Chair about strategic planning & new directions

The Andover Newton leadership has released two statements about strategic planning and future directions for the school:

Interfaith Food Festival Sept. 26, Chocolate Reception Oct. 8

Join with friends and make some new ones at two events this fall supporting CIRCLE (The Center for Interreligious and Communal Leadership Education), Andover Newton's innovative partnership with Hebrew College.

Acting Dean of Faculty Dr. Robert Pazmiño made the following announcement on Friday, Aug. 14, 2015:

"Professor Nimi Wariboko, who has faithfully and productively  served Andover Newton Theological School as the Katherine B. Stuart Professor of Christian Ethics for eight years, has just received a new appointment as the Walter G. Muelder Professor of Social Ethics at Boston University School of Theology beginning August 11, 2015.

National radio show praises collaborations of Andover Newton, Hebrew College

Chaplain Celene Ibrahim-Lizzio, Islamic scholar-in-residence at Andover Newton Theological School and Hebrew College and co-director of CIRCLE, was a featured guest on the July 18, 2015, episode of the nationally syndicated radio show and podcast State of Belief.

Tracey Armstrong, Jeffrey Brown, Peter Hamilton Nee to Join Board in September

NEWTON CENTRE, Mass. (July 14, 2015) – The Board of Trustees at Andover Newton Theological School voted in June to add three new members to the body. The new arrivals will begin their service on the board of America’s first seminary and first graduate school of any kind this September.


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