News & Announcements

  • Roy Medley to Speak at ABSW Reunion in May

    January 27, 2017 ~ Carolyn Matthews

    Roy Medley to speak on the “Future of Denominations” at ABSW Reunion in May


    Recently retired ABCUSA General Secretary Rev. Dr. A. Roy Medley will be speaking at this year’s ABSW all-class reunion, May 18-19. A loaded program of activities, workshops, and meals will be capped off on Friday morning May 19th with a presentation on “The Future of Denominations” at which Dr. Medley will share his thoughts on this critical topic and interact with a panel of responders and the gathered audience. Those interested are encouraged to register on this website.

    Click here to go to the reunion page for registration information.


    January 27, 2017 ~ Carolyn Matthews

    Please visit the ABSW Reunion page for the latest news about the May 18, 19 reunion (Click here).




    December 20, 2016 ~ Carolyn Matthews

    We have had a good response to the early notification of our 2017 reunion. Please click here to see the update on the reunion page.

  • ABSW Seeks New VP for Finance/CFO

    December 15, 2016 ~ Carolyn Matthews

    With the pending retirement of the school’s current CFO, ABSW formally announces the opening of its search for her replacement.

    ABSW is a small seminary based in Berkeley, CA, that is known nationally for its preparation of faith leaders in a racially and theologically diverse setting. ABSW is a founding member of the largest theological school consortium in the US, the Graduate Theological Union. As a member of the senior management team, the Vice President for Finance/CFO oversees all dimensions of the school’s finances, investments, and property holdings. S/he works closely with the President to develop policies and make strategic decisions regarding the long term sustainability of the school. A detailed job description is posted on the ABSW website.

    The deadline for submission of letters of interest and resumes is January 31. Materials should be addressed to:

    CFO Search
    c/o Rev. Carolyn Matthews
    American Baptist Seminary of the West
    2606 Dwight Way
    Berkeley, CA 94704