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2015 Summer Pastors’ School

  Hastings College, Hastings, Nebraska

   Sunday, June 7 - Saturday, June 13

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More Information will be made available over time

The preacher will be

The Rev. Dr. Jerry L. Cannon,

Senior Pastor,
C.N. Jenkins Memorial Presbyterian Church

Guest speakers are

The Rev. Dr. Gene T. Fowler, Jr., 
Pastor Irondequoit Presbyterian Church
Author of The Ministry of Lament: Caring for the Bereaved

The Rev. Amy W. Fowler, 
Executive Presbyter Genesee Valley Presbytery

The Rev. Dr. Donald K. McKim,
Author of Presbyterian Faith That Lives Today, and Editor
"No one has done a better job of describing the Presbyterian tradition for laypeople than Donald McKim ... It is written in a style that is accessible to anyone seeking an answer to the question: 'What does it mean to be Presbyterian?' "
- Roy. W. Howard, Outlook Book Editor, Oct. 27, 2014 The Presbyterian Outlook

The Rev. Dr. LindaJo McKim,
Author of The Presbyterian Hymnal Companion, and Editor

The Rev. Carol Howard Merritt,
Author of
Reframing Hope: Vital Ministry in a New Generation




2015 Summer Pastors' School Schedule



Soul Desires Bookstore of Omaha sets up a bookstore at the Hazelrigg Student Center. Representatives bring a wide selection of books, music, and related Christian items for purchase. Browsing is encouraged. 


CD Ministry 

The CD Ministry Team tapes the faculty sessions and other events. The CD Ministry Team leader is the Rev. Larry Langer who faithfully guides the technical crew and tapes the individual sessions. Team members work together to copy and label each participant’s daily order. 


CD recordings are sold at cost with checks due and payable to the Omaha Presbyterian Seminary Foundation prior to the close of the School.  


Talent Show 

Individuals are invited to share their musical and dramatic skills during the evening of light-hearted entertainment. Please bring instruments, music, dramatic or humorous reading materials, etc. as needed to share your talent with the group. 



  • Director and Adjunct Faculty
  • When and Where
    The 59th School for Pastors will be held on July 7-13, 2015 at Hastings College.
  • Eligilibility
    Teaching Elders currently serving the Presbyterian Church (USA) in some capacity in one of these states: Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Utah, Wisconsin and Wyoming. Commissioned Ruling Elders (CREs - formerly CLPs) serving a Presbyterian congregation in these states are also encouraged to register.
  • Selection
    Teaching Elders who have not previously attended receive priority for scholarships. Other participants are awarded according to a ranking based on their last year of attendance. Priority is given to pastors in active service.
  • Spouses
    Accommodations will be provided for couples only where both husband and wife are serving the Presbyterian Church (USA) and both applications are accepted.
  • Participant Travel
    Travel costs are the responsibilities of each participant. Limited travel grants are available to participants from outlying states upon written request.
  • Summer School Photos
    School for Pastors 2013 Photos
  • Summer School Testimonials
    School for Pastors 2013 Testimonials
  • 2015 Summer Pastors' School Schedule


       "All right Gary, you done a Good Job, Good Job!
per Reverend Dr. Jerry L. Cannon
2013 School for Pastors


2015 Events


 Winter Pastors' School
Feb. 2 - 5, 2015
Hastings College
Hastings, NE


Hastings Chapel



Summer Pastors' School

June 7-13, 2015

Hastings College

Hastings, NE

  Hastings Hazelrigg