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Annual Advent Service Set for Dec. 7 at 4 and 8 p.m.
An Advent service of the Great O Antiphons, open to the public, is “Ero Cras…I shall come tomorrow.”  The annual worship service will include Perkins-SMU faculty and staff, Seminary Singers, and the Orpheus Chamber Singers.

In Spite of Struggles, Lamott Says ‘Hallelujah Anyway’
Perkins Fall Convocation with Anne Lamott, Amos Yong and N.T. Wright draws record-setting participation

Perkins-SMU Faculty, Students Presenting at Conference of Religious Scholars, Leaders
The annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion and the Society of Biblical Literature takes place Nov. 18-21 in Boston, and many Perkins School of Theology and SMU professors—as well as SMU students— will be presenting research and participating on panels and in committees.

Hogarth Exhibition Provides Glimpse of Wesley’s England
Print collection, on display in the Elizabeth Perkins Prothro Hall, shows artist’s satirical look at 18th century Britain.

Perkins, Southwestern University Establish 'Preferred Consideration' Agreement
Representatives of Perkins School of Theology and United Methodist-related Southwestern University entered into a formal ‘preferred consideration’ agreement during a signing ceremony held Oct. 24 in Georgetown.

Perkins Launches Spanish Language Th.M. Degree
Perkins, part of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, has this term begun a program that leads to a Th.M., or advanced theology degree, in Spanish.

Perkins Accepting Seals Laity Award Nominations Through Dec. 1, 2017
The annual award is presented to a layperson in the United States who exemplifies an exceptional commitment of service to Christ through faith and action in the church, community and world.

Perkins Names Bishop Michael McKee as 2017 Distinguished Alumnus Award Recipient
Michael McKee, resident bishop of the Dallas Area of The United Methodist Church, is the 2017 Distinguished Alumnus of Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University.

Perkins School of Theology, Centenary College Launch ‘Preferred Pathway’ Partnership
Representatives from Centenary College and Southern Methodist University (SMU)’s Perkins School of Theology met Sept. 18 in Shreveport to sign an agreement establishing a preferred pathway for Centenary graduates interested in pursuing ministerial vocations at the graduate level.

Bridwell Library Exhibition: Martin Luther in the Age of Print
Commemorating the five hundredth anniversary of the announcement by Martin Luther (1483-1546) of his Ninety-five Theses against indulgences, and the beginning of the Reformation, this exhibition serves as an introduction to the reformer and his printed works.

Prophetic Speaking at Perkins-Sponsored MARCHA Gathering
The annual gathering of MARCHA—the denomination’s Hispanic-Latino/a caucus—was held Aug. 10-13 in Dallas, sponsored by Perkins School of Theology.

Perkins Names Hugo Magallanes as Director of Houston-Galveston Extension Program
Dr. Hugo Magallanes, associate professor of Christianity and Cultures at Perkins School of Theology-Southern Methodist University, has been named director of the school’s Houston-Galveston Extension Program, effective June 1.

Symposium to Examine Research of Perkins Alumnus E.P. Sanders
The scholarly contributions of Dr. E. P. Sanders (M.Th. ’62) – who will receive the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, at the upcoming SMU commencement – will be the focus of a symposium scheduled for Friday, May 19, at Perkins Chapel.

New Degree Concentrations Available in Church Management, Social Innovation Starting Fall 2017
Perkins School of Theology announces two new degree concentrations – in partnership with SMU’s Cox School of Business and Meadows School of the Arts – designed to strengthen future clergy in the area of church management and to equip those pursuing nontraditional forms of ministry that encourage social innovation.

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