|Restoring the Biblical Imagination|
|The Installation of President Ferlo|
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The Installation of President Roger Ferlo: Saturday, April 27, 10 am
Join us in the chapel of Christian Theological Union for a festal Eucharist to celebrate the inauguration of the Bexley Seabury Federation and the installation of President Roger Ferlo. A light luncheon will follow the service.
Ferlo, who was the associate dean and director of the Institute of Christian Formation and Leadership at Virginia Theological Seminary, where he also served as professor of religion and culture, took up his duties at Bexley and Seabury on July 1, 2012. Prior to working at Virginia Seminary, Ferlo, who trained for the priesthood at the General Theological Seminary in New York City, spent 19 years in parish ministry, serving in Georgia, Pennsylvania, and New York City. He holds a Ph.D. from Yale University ('79) and has authored and edited three books and numerous published essays, sermons and reflections.
He has 14 years of teaching experience at the university and seminary levels; 15 years of service on the board of the National Association of Episcopal schools, including a term as president; and nine years of service on the board of trustees of his alma mater, Colgate University ('73, summa cum laude), where in 2010 he was awarded an honorary doctorate.
The Very Rev. Ian S. Markham, Ph.D. is dean and president of Virginia Theological Seminary. He completed his Ph.D. at the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom, where he focused on Christian ethics. Before being called to VTS, Dean Markham served as dean and professor of theology and ethics at Hartford Seminary in Connecticut, as visiting professor globalization, ethics and Islam at Leeds Metropolitan University in the United Kingdom.