Congratulations to Virginia Child, the 2017 recipient of the “Spirit of the Hill”
The Association of Andover Newton Theological School Alumni/ae seeks to recognize a graduate who, through his or her ministry, evidences the capacity to fulfill the mission of Andover Newton Theological School and contributes to fulfilling the purpose of the Alumni/ae Association.
This person will be a graduate of Andover Newton Theological School, a leader, faithful to his or her call, who demonstrates in ministry one or more of the following:
Devotion to renewing church and society through ecumenical witness and creative expression of the Gospel and commitment to enacting God’s ways of justice and love in the world;
The faith and courage provided by liberating visions that compel them toward thoughtful, compassionate, and timely responses to cultural and religious conflict;
The ability to respectfully cross borders within and across religious traditions and to help others do the same, thus serving as repairers of the breach;
Efforts to promote fellowship among ANTS graduates and commitment to the school’s mission through contributions of time and energy to the ANTS constituency.
The recipient of this award will be selected by the Board of Directors of the Alumni/ae Association. Any member of the Alumni/ae Association or any member of the Andover Newton faculty or staff can nominate graduates for this award.