Leaders for church and world: YDS alumni stories

The alumnae and alumni of Yale Divinity School are pastors, scholars, activists, educators, the heads of numerous ecclesiastical and secular oganizations, and more–all exemplifying the YDS mission of service to church and world. Below is a collection of stories showcasing the leadership and contributions of YDS alumni/ae. If you have stories of your own to suggest about YDS alums–including yourself–please let us know

December 7, 2018
By Kathrin Havrilla After 16 years chairing the Dean’s Advisory Committee (DAC) at Yale Divinity School, Christopher Glenn Sawyer ’75 M.Div., Chair Emeritus, has passed on...
December 7, 2018
Frank Wendt, a leading Divinity School donor and the longtime chair of the precursor to the Dean’s Advisory Council, has died. One of the Divinity’s School’s most generous...
November 12, 2018
A robust turnout of more than 400 alumni and friends; illuminating talks and lectures by Barbara Brown Taylor, Charles Campbell, and others; inspiring alumni award winners—...
November 9, 2018
Robert Wood Lynn ’52 B.D., an influential Christian educator who served as Senior Vice President for Religion for the Lilly En­dowment, died last month. Read the obituary in...
November 9, 2018
The newest and most significant honor society of YDS supporters, the Mary Goodman Circle has galvanized giving to the Divinity School while lifting up the remarkable story of...

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