Palmer Theological Seminary in St. Davids offers each Tuesday a weekly chapel service, and the next one, on Sept. 14, will feature the school’s new Interim Dean, the Rev. Kimberlee Johnson(right). A longtime staff and faculty member at Palmer, she is a clergywoman in the American Baptist Churches USA.Chapel services are held at 6 PM in Room 251 of McInnes Hall, on the Eastern University campus.
The ensuing weeks will feature mostly UM preachers. Among them, the Rev. Bron Yocum, Director Methodist Student Advising, will celebrate Communion on Sept. 21, followed by the Revs.: Dawn Taylor Storm, Director of Connectional Ministries (Sept. 28); John Bletsch, pastor of St. Matthew’s UMC of Valley Forge and adjunct faculty member (Oct. 5); Tom Ebersole, pastor of Wayne UMC (Nov. 9); and Bishop John Schol (Nov. 30), among other speakers.
“Palmer has been blessed to prepare more UM clergy in the Eastern PA Conference than any other seminary; so we are delighted to welcome our resident bishop,” said Yocum.