Events at SFTS


“A Faith That Will Not Shrink”:  Learning From The Yellow Fever Epidemic and the A.M.E. Church,

The Inaugural Lecture of Julius Bailey as

October 18, 2022   |   San Francisco Theological Seminary, San Anselmo
The lecture will be followed by a Service of Worship and a Luncheon

JOIN US in honoring Dr. Julius Bailey, the Eugene Farlough California Chair in African-American Christianity at SFTS and Professor of Religious Studies in the University of Redlands College of Arts & Sciences. San Francisco Theological Seminary is celebrating with an inaugural lecture, worship service, and luncheon.



10:00 am

 Inaugural Lecture
 Scott Hall, Room 101

 “A Faith That Will Not Shrink”:  Learning From The Yellow Fever
 Epidemic and the A.M.E. Church,
Dr. Julius Bailey

11:00 am

 Service of Worship
 Stewart Chapel, Geneva Hall

 The Rev. Floyd Thompkins, pastor of
 St. Andrew’s Presbyterian  Church in Marin City

12:00   Luncheon
 Geneva Terrace


Please RSVP today!

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Embodiment, Incarnation, and Human Plurality: A Workshop

November 11, 2022   |   San Francisco Theological Seminary, San Anselmo

What does theology say about embodiment? What do bodies say about theology? Wendy Farley writes, it’s time to pay attention to what excluded bodies have to say to theology. Jon Berquist says, the way we understand bodies runs parallel to the way we understand society and God, and so it was in ancient times, in the many competing views of bodies and embodiment present in the Hebrew Bible. The San Francisco Theological Seminary invites you to join us for lunch, a panel discussion with Farley and Berquist and the faculty of the Graduate School of Theology, and a “Incarnational Spirituality Lab,” in which participates will together reimagine how theology can be embodied in liturgy, practice, and social justice. We will conclude with an Embodiment of Prayer led by Marcia McFee.

SAVE THE DATE! Registration coming soon.