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6.22-26.2016  ML alumni/ae at GA 2016

Alum dinner awards 2016

Over 100 members of the Meadville Lombard tribe gathered for our Annual Alumni/ae Dinner. Pictured left to right: Rev. Bill Neely, MDiv '06, Alumni/ae Association President; Rev. Dr. Laurel Hallman, DMin '81, DD '97, first recipient of the Laurel Hallman Alumni/ae Service Award; Rev. Eric Cherry, MDiv '97, recipient of the Distinguished Alumni/ae Award; and Rev. Dr. Lee Barker, DMin '78, DD '01, President.

Lee & Rosemary

President Lee Barker of Meadville Lombard with President Rosemary Bray McNatt of Starr King. They offered reflections on what it means to be in religious community during times of crisis and anxiety at the Opening General Session.

alums and faculty at GA 2016

Alums and faculty gathered at the Service of the Living Tradition. From left to right: Rev, Michelle Pederson, MDiv '15; Rev. Dr. Nicole Kirk, Schulman Professor of Unitarian Universalist History; Rev. James Galasinski, MDiv '15; Dr. Sharon Welch, Provost; Rev. Doug McCusker, MDiv '14.

Laurel Hallman & family

Alumna Rev. Dr. Laurel Hallman, DMin '81, DD '97, was the honored recipient of the 2016 Award for Distinguished Service to Cause of Unitarian Universalism. She is surrounded by daughters-in-law Rev. Nancy MacDonald Ladd, MDiv '04; Rev. Elizabeth Anne Cartmell Ladd, MDiv '11 (holding her son); and husband, Larry Ladd, DHL '13, past Chair of the Meadville Lombard Board of Trustees.

Nancy MacDonald Ladd

Rev. Nancy MacDonald Ladd, MDiv '04, rocked the Community Worship on Sunday morning with her outstanding preaching.

Join us in New Orleans for the 2017 General Assembly!



Business acumen in the service of social justice – this is what we do at Meadville Lombard Theological School, inspired by people like our graduate, Brock Leach, MDiv '11.



Here's Corpus Christi's official announcement of calling Christina Hockman, MDiv '16, as their settled minister



Our alum, Kevin Tarsa was called (literally!) to serve at Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains in Grass Valley, CA. What a lovely story! Congratulations, Kevin!

Another alum has been called! Congratulations, Jeanne Lloyd! She will serve at Shoreline Unitarian Universalist Society in Madison, CT.



We are very excited to celebrate with our alums! Congratulations!

Scott McNeil is the candidate in Bloomington, IN

Kevin Tarsa is the candidate in Grass Valley, CA

Kathy Tew Rickey is the candidate in Ormond Beach, FL

Dave Dunn is the candidate in Roswell, GA

Linda Barnes is the candidate in Plymouth, NH

James Galasinski is the candidate in Canton, NY

Christina Hockman is the candidate in Corpus Christi, TX

Shari Woodbury is the candidate in Fort Worth, TX (Westside)

Erik David Carlson is the candidate in Kenosha, WI