Month: July 2022

Soren Hessler Joins Phillips as Associate Dean

Phillips Theological Seminary welcomes the Rev. Dr. Soren M. Hessler as the new Associate Dean of Academic and Student Affairs and Affiliate Assistant Professor of Practical Theology and Interreligious Studies. Hessler will officially join the Phillips community August 15.

In his role, Hessler will help the seminary to synthesize the work of academic and student affairs across the institution.

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Cortney Lemke to Lead Admissions for Phillips

Philips Theological Seminary welcomes Cortney Lemke as its new Director of Admissions. In her role, she will be responsible for guiding prospective students on their path to becoming enrolled students and members of the Phillips community.

“I am encouraged by the creative, collaborative, and justice-seeking values of Phillips and am eager to accompany students as they develop life-giving and difference-making theologies,” Lemke said.

Lemke says her experience as part of a non-church family and “Air Force brat” inform her interfaith and ecumenical spirit that helps her be a bridge for individuals from diverse backgrounds and places interested in personal and spiritual growth.

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