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2021 VST Convocation Image

2021 VST Convocation

May 11th, 2021 at 7pm (PT)
Keeping an Open Heart in Troubled Times Image

Keeping an Open Heart in Troubled Times

Wednesday, May 12th, 10am (PT)
Religion & Thoughtful Activism Image

Religion & Thoughtful Activism

May 25 - 27, 2021
Debt of Gratitude? How (not) to be grateful to God Image

Debt of Gratitude? How (not) to be grateful to God

Tuesday, July 6th at 7pm (PT)
Come, Dance in “the water of life”: Thomas Merton’s Call to Joy Image

Come, Dance in “the water of life”: Thomas Merton’s Call to Joy

Thursday, July 8th, 2021 at 7pm (PT)
The “Hidden” Side Effects of COVID 19 Image

The “Hidden” Side Effects of COVID 19

Tuesday, July 13th, 2021 at 7pm (PT)

Recent News

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Largest Convocation for School’s 50th Anniversary

Including Four Honorary Doctorate Recipients The Vancouver School of Theology has confirmed its Convocation Ceremonies will be conducted virtually this year in keeping with directives related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Convocation ceremony will be held on May 11 at ...
VST Jakarta Theological Seminary Partnership

VST and Indonesian Seminary Agree to Work Together to Expand Global Learning

The Vancouver School of Theology has established a new partnership agreement with Jakarta Theological Seminary (Jakarta, Indonesia) effective January 1, 2021. This agreement is for an initial five-year term and allows VST to work with Jakarta Theological Seminary (JTS) to ...
VST SATS Partnership

VST Signs Partnership with Philippine Seminary to Continue Expansion of Global Learning

The Vancouver School of Theology has established a new partnership agreement with St. Andrew’s Theological Seminary (Quezon City, Philippines) effective January 1, 2021, for an initial five-year term. This agreement allows VST to work with St. Andrew’s Theological Seminary (SATS) ...
Rupert Lang

VST Announces 2021 Honorary Doctor of Divinity Recipient

The Vancouver School of Theology is delighted to announce that Rupert G. Lang has been selected as its 2021 Honorary Doctor of Divinity recipient. Rupert Lang holds a Bachelor of Music with Honours from the University of Manitoba, an M.A. ...
Curtis Bablitz

Principal’s T.E.G. 2021 Award Recipient Named

The Vancouver School of Theology has named Rev. Curtis Bablitz as the 2021 recipient of the T.E.G. Award, established in 2019 by VST to recognize leading practitioners in Christian ministry. Rev. Bablitz is a St. Andrews Hall/VST graduate, class of ...
Mari Joerstad, Chris Pullenayegem, Rebecca Simpson

New Strategic Academic Leaders Confirmed

At its most recent meeting of its Board of Governors, the Vancouver School of Theology has confirmed the appointment of three new academics leaders, adding more depth, diversity and creativity to its outstanding team. Principal Richard Topping said, “We are ...
Richard Topping

Principal Topping Reappointed for Third Term at VST

The Rev. Dr. Richard Topping has been reappointed to a five-year term by The Vancouver School of Theology. Dr. Topping’s third term will begin on July 1, 2021. Topping has been Principal of VST for over 7 years, and the ...
2020 Student Awards

2020 VST Student Awards

VST Recognizes the 2020 Student Award Recipients. Congratulations! Lydia Ruenzel Samuel D. Chown Memorial Prize in Divinity Awarded at year-end to the graduating student having the highest 1st class standing in the M.Div program. Katherine Walker Henreitta DeWolfe Prize Awarded ...
2020 Fall Update

2020 Fall Update

2020 Fall Update The safety and care of our students, staff and faculty are at the heart of our thinking. Exclusively online for the Fall semester: All courses and intensives New student orientation: September 9 & 10 Chapel, music and ...
Chancellor’s Award Recipients 2020

2020 Chancellor’s Scholars Confirmed

The Vancouver School of Theology has named Jackie Graham and Frances Kitson as the 2020 recipients of the Chancellor’s Scholarship. These scholarships are the most prestigious and generous awards offered to VST students each year. Jackie Graham is a mother ...
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