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Thank you to all our sponsors who’ve contributed thus far to our 150th Anniversary Celebration! If you feel called to contribute, please visit our website to learn more about how to give, sponsorship levels, and benefits. Levels start at $250. Thank you for your support!

Alumni Reunion Weekend

Be sure to buy your tickets for the Alumni Reunion Weekend, October 20-22! This will be a fun-filled three days of workshops, chapel, fellowship, and BBQ. Check out our website for the full schedule. We look forward to spending this time with you and seeing you after a long absence.


Volunteer at Berkeley School of Theology’s 150th Anniversary Celebration! Our Alumni Reunion Weekend is October 20-22, and the Banquet is Friday evening. Volunteers receive complimentary admission to the event at which they volunteer. Tasks may include: set-up, break-down, ushering, and registration. To volunteer, please visit our website to read the volunteer guidelines and fill out the volunteer form. By volunteering, you’ll support this memorable event and be part of BST history. Thank you!

150th Anniversary Celebration Weekend

Thank you Alan Roselius!

Meet new Board of Trustees Members

BST is pleased to announce that the Board of Trustees have elected 4 trustees to start at the beginning of the year. Rev. Steve Bils, Executive Minister of the American Baptist Churches of the Central Pacific Coast returns to the board after a one year break. First time BST trustees elected are Rev. Dr. Lone Lazum, Senior Pastor at Oakland Burmese Mission Baptist Church, Rev. Dr. Roy Medley, Retired General Secretary of the ABCUSA, and Rev. Dr. Dwight Webster, Senior Pastor of Beth Eden Baptist Church. These new trustees bring a wide range of backgrounds and experience which will strengthen the Board.

BST Names Rev. Celinda Miranda as Alum of the Year

BST is so proud of Rev. Miranda and how she represents BST in the community. Congratulations to Rev. Miranda on this honor!

BST Faculty Member Visits White House

BST Welcomes New Faculty Member

At BST, Dr. Leander will help expand our certificate and degree programs and increase our impact in creating diversity oriented congregations/pastors/ nonprofit leadership. He holds an M.A. (’07) and Ph.D. (’14) in (Intercultural) Organizational Development and served most recently in various academic and campus-wide administrative roles at Adelphi University, where he has taught and worked since 2007. His awards in diversity leadership development include, the national gold Anthem Award for Rise Academy for Leaders of Color (2022) and the Dr. MLK, Jr. Award by Nassau County Commission on Human Rights (2020). He is a member in the Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honor Society. We are excited to welcome Dr. Leander, who begins his service on Oct 1, 2022.

Memorial donations in honor of Lesley can be made to the BST Student Scholarship Fund at Berkeley School of Theology. Online donations can be made at or checks can be mailed to 2606 Dwight Way Berkeley, CA 94701.

In celebration of our 150th Anniversary Celebration, BST is releasing new 150th themed merchandise for a limited time. Show your Berkeley School of Theology spirit with the latest offerings from the BST Online Store! Chose from a variety of products in multiple designs and colors to best fit your own personal style! All proceeds go to support BST Student Scholarships!

Check out the latest selections here!

BST Administration, Faculty, and Staff are available to speak at your next event. Whether you are looking for a sermon, lecture, or lesson, someone from Berkeley School of Theology can provide it for you! For more information or to inquire or book, please email Sam Fielder at

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