Six from Missouri Conference Graduate from Saint Paul School of Theology


Saint Paul School of Theology held its first hybrid Commencement at 11:00 am on Friday, May 13, 2022. Graduates came together for one celebration with attendees on both the Kansas and Oklahoma Campuses and via Zoom. Alumnus and 2022 Distinguished Graduate Award recipient Dr. Stan Copeland spoke about "New "Salty Dogs" Needed Now." The seminary welcomed six (6) students from Missouri Conference to the graduating class of 2022:
  • Diannah Lea White (MACM)
  • Erika Kaye Braun (MDiv)
  • Katilyn Walker Gibson (MDiv)
  • Cortney Lemke (MDiv)
  • Abigail C. Peper (MDiv)
  • Matthew Joseph Thornton (MDiv)
The ceremony closed with a reading of the Saint Paul Covenant and Prayer by alumna and Executive Director of Admissions and Communications Rev. Shannon Hancock '10 and a benediction by the President of Saint Paul School of Theology, Rev. Neil B. Blair '80.