Shifting the Balance

Help us shift the balance towards an ever-stronger, ever better Cherry Hill Seminary. At the autumn equinox, Cherry Hill Seminary pauses to reflect on this year. Even in these uncertain times, we have flourished. For example, thanks to your investment in quality education we were able to: Pioneer a Pagan SpiDir (Spiritual Direction Certificate) cohort, which began their two-year journey towards offering their own services as a spiritual director. Launch Coming to the Center, an online interview series with thought leaders, scholars, & experts in Pagan spirituality. Engage a consultant to review our entire curriculum, map learning outcomes, and develop…

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Anything Can Happen: Let’s Make it Good!

Anything can happen in 2021… We survived and thrived in 2020, despite all the challenges before us. Not just as a center of learning, but we rallied to those challenges as spiritual beings with an appetite to know more, be more, and do more! And now? In April, our very first SpiDir (Spiritual Direction Certificate) cohort will begin their two-year journey towards offering their own services as a spiritual director or companion. This summer we’ll begin Coming to the Center, an exciting program which launches in the summer featuring live online interviews with notable experts on wide-ranging topics. We’ve held…

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Dare. Question. Learn.

Image of Rachel Weisz as Hypatia

Some things are timeless… Like Hypatia of Alexandria. The guardian ancestor of Cherry Hill Seminary has been a model for fearless learning since the third century of this era. Hypatia taught her students to pursue knowledge and live with the integrity demanded by a rapidly-changing society. This is why we join her global admirers each year to celebrate her March 15 birthday (coincidentally, the same day that the Seminary received our nonprofit status) by asking for your support. Like Hypatia, Cherry Hill Seminary dares our students to step out of their comfort zone, question their assumptions, learn new ways to…

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