What Should Ministry Look Like?

As ESR prepares students for ministry we’re obligated to continually consider what ministry looks like and respond accordingly. Since our founding in 1950 ministry has evolved, and our attitudes toward and preparation for ministry

Alumni Stories

After ESR, God became bigger and more inclusive to me." Vivian Wyatt, Minister of Care and Business Administration, M.Div. 2011. After growing up in a conservative denomination, Vivian Wyatt was certain of one thing: Church should be inclusive.

ESR Virtual Information Session


Are you called to "ministry" but not to traditional or pastoral ministry? Would you like to learn more about how to prepare for creative ministries? Meet with ESR faculty to learn about all the possibilities seminary can offer to you and the world that needs your unique ministry.

ESR Virtual Information Session


Would you like to learn how ESR can help you prepare for pastoral ministry or pastoral care? Meet with ESR faculty to learn about our M.Div. and the Pastoral Care, Pastoral Ministry, Quaker Ministry, and Unitarian Universalist Ministries emphases.