august, 2021

30aug7:30 pm8:30 pmCelebration of the Retirement of Dr. Stephen RayA Virtual Gathering7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Event Details

Join us on August 30 at 7:30pm CT to celebrate Stephen G. Ray, Jr. as he retires from the Presidency of CTS.

The hour-long virtual celebration will feature remarks by John Dorhauer (President and General Minister of United Church of Christ), Daniel Goldwin (Executive Director, Jewish Fed of Chicago), Imam Jihad Turk (President and Dean of Bayan Islamic Graduate School) and a representative of Rainbow Push.

RSVP for Zoom link.

Celebrate President Ray’s retirement from CTS with a gift to the Presidential Strategic Initiatives Fund. Make your gift when submitting your RSVP or by visiting Contact Chad Schwickerath, Interim VP for Advancement, at 773.896.2434 or [email protected] for more information.


And here’s an opportunity to send a personal message of thanks, congratulations or a favorite memory to Dr. Ray. Click here to send your message!


Rev. Dr. Stephen G. Ray Jr. is the President of Chicago Theological Seminary. In addition, he is the President of the Society for the Study of Black Religion. Having written and lectured broadly in the areas of Systematic Theology, African American religion, human rights and the intersection of religion and politics, President Ray’s current work focuses on reinvigorating the public square as a place for all and reclaiming a vital expression of progressive religion in that project.


(Monday) 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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