Cherry Hill Seminary Awards First-Ever Pagan Master of Divinity Degree

For Immediate Release, August 16, 2012 Contact: Holli Emore, 888.503.4131, COLUMBIA, SC — Cherry Hill Seminary today announced the graduation of Sandra Lee Harris, awarding her the Master of Divinity in Pagan Pastoral Counseling. Harris is the first student to complete her master’s degree since Cherry Hill Seminary first opened its graduate program in 2009. “When I started in 2002, Cherry Hill Seminary was the first and best opportunity I found for inexpensive and trustworthy Pagan education beyond the training I received in the Fellowship of the Sacred Grove,” said Harris in an interview. “By the time the masters…

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Remembering September 11

Ten years ago… Cherry Hill Seminary was a fledgling online presence, no less pained by the violence of September 11, 2011, than our sisters and brothers in the Christian, Jewish, Muslim, non-religious, and other religious communities across the country, around the world. Ten years later, our faculty and students reflect on the meaning they draw from this decade of grieving, self-examination and, we hope, healing.  No doubt, the aftermath of September 11 became part of the journey of some to Cherry Hill Seminary where they join with others in building reservoirs of wisdom. At first, we intended to issue a…

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Eminent Scholar Named Academic Dean of Cherry Hill Seminary

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: Holli Emore December 30, 2010 888.503.4131, Eminent Scholar Named Academic Dean of Cherry Hill Seminary COLUMBIA, SC — Cherry Hill Seminary announces the appointment of Wendy Griffin, Ph.D., as its new Academic Dean, effective January 1, 2011. “I am thrilled, simply thrilled, that Wendy is coming aboard as our new Academic Dean! I cannot think of a better person to lead CHS towards accreditation,” said Aline O’Brien, Chair of the Board of Directors. “At precisely the right time in the Seminary’s growth, Wendy brings her unique combination of academic rigor and priestesshood to…

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Cherry Hill Seminary Honors Judy Harrow by Library Naming

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 16, 2009 Contact: Holli Emore (888) 503-4131 Cherry Hill Seminary Honors Judy Harrow by Library Naming Columbia, S.C. – The Board of Directors of Cherry Hill Seminary has approved the naming of its online library, the Judy Harrow Library & Information Center. Harrow, recently retired as Chair of the Pastoral Care and Counseling Department, has served the Seminary as faculty since 2000, and for the past year as a board member. The first Wiccan to be legally registered as clergy in New York City in 1985, after a five-year effort requiring the assistance of New…

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  • Congratulations Robert Patrick!

    The 2023 Professor of the Year is Robert Patrick!

    Read here about the Feb 25 ceremony, awards, and view recording.