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November 10, 2016 - With heavy hearts drenched in profound sadness, we share the news of the passing of our beloved colleague, Rev. Dr. Neil Wayne Gerdes.  President Lee Barker wishes to share his thoughts: "As President of Meadville Lombard Theological School, it is my sad duty to offer a tribute to Neil Wayne Gerdes---Professor Emeritus, who passed away at the age of 73 after a brief illness. Neil was Unitarian Universalism's librarian extraordinaire, [...] Full Story >

August 29, 2016 - Contextual Learning Model: Learning by Doing Come spend 25 hours with us to experience what it is like to be a student at Meadville Lombard, and find out more about our porgrmas. You'll have the opportunity to: Connect with current students Meet our faculty that includes Unitarian Universalist powerhouses in ministry, teaching, academics, and activism Explore our groundbreaking M.Div. & M.A. degree programs taught in a low-res [...] Full Story >

August 02, 2016 - As we witness ideological divide and xenophobic, inflammatory rhetoric in the news, the need for collaborative work between groups from different faith traditions to heal ailing society is growing stronger every day. The Fahs Collaborative at Meadville Lombard Theological School (Unitarian Universalist) has developed a curriculum, We Who Defy Hate: An Interfaith Preparation for Social Justice Action, a companion tool to the soon-to-be-releas [...] Full Story >

May 09, 2016 -   Contextual Learning Model: Learning by Doing   Come join us to experience what it is like to be a student at Meadville Lombard, and find out more about our porgrmas. You'll have the opportunity to: Connect with current students Meet our faculty that includes Unitarian Universalist powerhouses in ministry, teaching, academics, and activism Explore our groundbreaking M.Div. & M.A. degree programs taug [...] Full Story >

April 28, 2016 -   Every faith tradition speaks to the idea of creating a more just and loving world. Learning how to live toward that goal, however, is hard and complicated work. We Who Defy Hate is an experiential exercise designed to support people of different faith traditions who want to find places of common ground and solidarity in the service of social justice and action. Come experience the idea-in-practice and see how to take it t [...] Full Story >

April 27, 2016 - Al Gerhardstein, best known for representing Jim Obergefell in the historic same-sex marriage case heard by the Supreme Court earlier last year, has made a career out of defending clients’ civil rights and fighting injustices within the criminal system. As one of the leaders in establishing sustainable and effective police accountability, he will share his insights with church leaders and members of congregations who are commi [...] Full Story >

April 12, 2016 - Meadville Lombard Theological School is delighted to invite prospective students to a special lunch at the 2016 General Assembly! You'll have the opporunity to: Connect with current students Meet our faculty that includes Unitarian Universalist powerhouses in ministry, teaching, acedemics, and activism Expore our degree programs, both for a career in ordained ministry and for leadership in an organization that benefits from deeper the [...] Full Story >

April 04, 2016 - Our Provost, Dr. Shaon Welch was invited to contribute to the Oxford Handbook of Professional Economic Ethics, which is now published and available for purchase. She was one of only a couple of authors in this extensive volume who were asked to contribute their insights from perspectives outside of economics field.   Here is a brief description of the book and the link to Dr. Welch's essay, from the Oxford University Press:   [...] Full Story >

March 21, 2016 - All students who are enrolled in Community Studies, Congregational Studies and Leadership Studies will gather in late August to launch the fall semester of these integrated internships.    Community Studies and Leadership Studies will meet from noon on Monday, August 22nd through Wednesday evening, August 24th. Contact Dr. Michael Hogue, mhogue@meadville.edu if you have questions about Community Studies.  Fo [...] Full Story >

March 04, 2016 - Our new MA program with a concentration in Lay Community Ministry is designed for lay leaders who know that making justice and bringing about social transformation will be undertaken most authentically if their service is anchored in a growing personal spiritual life seeded in a greater knowledge of the theological disciplines. For whom is the MA with a concentration in Lay Community Ministry designed?  It is for the volu [...] Full Story >

March 04, 2016 - Join us to find out more about our innovative contextual learning model, taught by UU powerhouses in a low-residency curriculum.   You are invited to 25 Hours @ Meadville Lombard 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 13 to 3:00 p.m. Thursday, April 14, 2016   It is a great opprtunity to : Connect with current students Meet our faculty that includes Unitarian Universalist powerhouses in ministry, teaching, academics, and activism [...] Full Story >

October 29, 2015 - Our staff and faculty have been gearing up to give you a fantastic Convocation this upcoming January. We know you'll be excited to hear all the wonderful information our hosts will share. This year, we are introducing a Livestreaming of Convocation for all our friends who are unable to travel to Chicago! For more information on scheduling, accomodations, registration, and livestreaming - please visit our link here! [...] Full Story >