Alumni/ae Notes

Final Commencement in Newton is May 19

Andover Newton Theological School’s Dean Sarah B. Drummond is pleased to announce two speakers for Andover Newton’s 2018 Commencement exercises, to take place on Saturday, May 19, at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Newton, MA.

Andover Newton Alum is Past Board of Trustees Chair

The Rev. Dr. Jim Sherblom, former chair of the Andover Newton Board of Trustees and Andover Newton alumnus, has a new book coming out in September: Spiritual Audacity: Six Disciplines of Spiritual Flourishing. Listen to Jim talk about his life and writing in this recent interview.

Students Honored at Commencement

Andover Newton Theological School held its spring commencement on Saturday, May 20, at First Baptist Church in Newton. The following students received special honors at the ceremony:

The Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Wright event planned for tonight, March 9, has been postponed to a later date. Please hold Rev. Dr. Wright in your prayers, as he is ill. We also would appreciate you notifying any friends or churches that may not see this message. Please stay tuned for information about a new date and time for this event.

The Rev. Dr. Max L. Stackhouse passed away at the age of 80 at his home in West Stockbridge, Massachusetts, on Saturday, January 30. After graduating from DePauw University and Harvard Divinity School, Dr. Stackhouse was ordained by the United Church of Christ and went on to be internationally recognized as a theologian in the field of Christian social ethics. After early involvement in the civil rights movement, he pioneered work in public theology, economics, globalization, and ecclesiastical concerns. Dr.

Dear Andover Newton Community,

Grace and peace to you in this New Year.  

Below is information that responds to frequently asked questions about Andover Newton's bold new direction. It also includes news about where we are in our planning process. 

We are committed to keeping you informed about the latest developments regarding our beloved school.

In faith,
Martin Copenhaver


Is Andover Newton closing?

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.

Deeply Rooted Radically Open Gala,Friday April 24, 2015 6 p.m., Four Seasons Hotel Boston

Please join us in celebration of our deeply-rooted history and our openness to God’s great possibilities for Andover Newton. Help make our mission a reality:
“Deeply rooted in Christian faith, and radically open to what God is doing now, Andover Newton educates inspiring leaders for the 21st century.”
The evening will include cocktails, silent auction, dinner, and dancing. We hope you will celebrate with us!
* $150 per person
* $1,500 per table (seats 10)  
RSVP by March 20, 2015.

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