D.Min. Questions & Answers with Fr. Sergius Halvorsen

by Fr. John A. Peck Some time ago, I contacted Fr. John Behr at St Vladimir Seminary to ask about the dormant D.Min. program, and to inquire about the possibility of renewing it, maybe for a homiletics program, to which he responded, “It’s not dormant, it was terminated some time ago!” How happy I was […]

St. Vlad’s Offers D.Min. With Advanced Preaching Focus

Well, here it is. After discussions about the dormant D.Min. program at SVS and the need for more homiletics offerings, we now have something serious and available to us. This is on a cohort basis – it won’t be available every year. Brothers, don’t let this opportunity slide by. Tell Fr. Sergius you saw it […]

OCA Represented at Festival of Young Preachers

The Orthodox Church in America’s Department of Youth, Young Adult, and Campus Ministry was represented at the National Festival of Young Preachers in Atlanta, GA January 2-5, 2013.  Sponsored annually by the Academy of Preachers, this festival brings together young Christians between the ages of 16 and 28 for three days of preaching, fellowship, and […]

Homiletics News at St. Vladimir Seminary

Fr. Sergius Halvorsen was an early supporter of Preachers Institute, and we are very happy that St. Vlad’s is taking homiletics seriously. We hope that the new hybrid D.Min. will also include a ‘Homiletics’ major, but this remains to be seen. Congratulations, Fr. Serge! Fr. Sergius Halvorsen Joins Faculty, Institutes Homiletics Course and D.Min. Hybrid Program […]

Plotting The Course

“What is the call to repentance in this reading? What is the word of hope and salvation in this reading?”