Justice, Access, and Theological Education

I’ve written several articles this week covering the legislation, events and happenings of the General Convention of the Episcopal Church. This one is of particular interest to seminaries and seminarians think about call not just as personal, but a collective response for economic justice.

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Sarah Kye PriceReading time: 3 minutes

By Sarah Kye Price
Staff Writer

Whenever two or three seminarians are gathered, just as many stories of call are in our midst. The stories are varied, but often include the roadblocks and challenges, as well as moments of grace which mark turning points in the journey. For some people, the fierce persistence of their call took decades to materialize because of economic circumstances, family commitments, or bewilderment about what the process of formation might look like. Others have a more straightforward path, sometimes paved by a mentor who helped them make the right connections, or a seminary willing to offer financial assistance. Even in our digital world, information about options, funding and support can be hard to come by without the right connections.

Now, more than ever, we are compelled to pay attention to diversity among our clergy and in our ministry contexts. As we…

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About harasprice

Professor of Social Work and Priest in The Episcopal Church, parent, teacher, learner, writer, advocate, and grateful traveller along this journey through life
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