The Class of 2011 - Graduates

| Commencement 2011 | Senior Class Gift |

UTI Certificate of Church Leadership

2011 UTI Certificate RecipientsFlora Lee Adams
Teri Yvette Broadnax
Jacqueline W. Cannon
Howard Jerry Dennis
Vernetha Glover Henry

Certificate of Theological Education for
Emerging Ministries

Robert Mark Rainis

Certificate of Theological Study

Casey Nicole Cep    
Stephanie Grace Kershner
Rebecca Jane Pollicino    
Marc Almendarez Stutzel

The Degree of Master of Arts in Public Leadership

Class Co-PresidentsSara Jane Baublitz 1
Maria Julia Fumai Dietrich
1
Shari Lynne Trotter

The Degree of Master of Arts in Religion

Yasmin N. Brown
Theresa Anne Connelly    
Aaron Michael Lynch
Alicia Carla Simpson

The Degree of Master of Divinity

Class of 2011Johanna K. Andritz
Frederick Eugene Becker
George W. Dietrich
Samantha Lynn Drennan
1
Rebecca Sharon Ehrlich
1, 2
Christopher Lee Halverson
1
Taryn Kathryn Montgomery
Pamela Jane Peterson
Cathryn Lynn Pratt Proctor
1, 2
Amanda Kirby Range
1
Raymond David Ranker
Mary Kathleen Read
Stephanie Kay Rhoades
Class of 2011Rachel Ann Scheible-Yost
Christoph Peter Schmidt
Jacob Kuen Simpson

Jennifer Ann Smith 1
Debora L. Stein
Eileen Crawford Taylor
Keith Thomas Walbolt
1, 2
Rosalyn Inez Horsey Winder
3
Gary Andrew Bruce Woodruf


1 Degree awarded with Honors by vote of the faculty.
2 Degree awarded with Metropolitan/Urban Ministry Concentration Certificate.
3 Degree awarded with Black Church Concentration Certificate.

The Degree of Master of Sacred Theology

In parentheses after the name of each candidate is the name of the candidate’s advisor. Following, in some cases, is the subject of the STM thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree. 

Class of 2011Humphrey Ako Akogyeram (Dr. Grafton)
Conflict and Peacebuilding among African Independent Churches in Ghana: Theological Implications, Dynamics, and Results 

John Mark Anderson (Dr. Pahl)
The Independent and Faithful Life of Peter Miller (1710-1796) of the Ephrata Cloister, in the Context of Pennsylvania Pluralism 

Angel-David Anglada (Dr. Grafton) 

Mark Storey Auxter (Dr. Grafton) 

Thomas Cung Bik (Dr. Robinson) 

Janet Elizabeth Blair (Dr. Wengert) 

Joseph David Faust (Dr. Rivera) 

Noah Downing Hepler (Dr. Sebastian)
Augustine and Authority in the Church 

Kristine Franke Hill (Dr. Wiseman)
Telling Stories: A Bridge from Biblical Narrative to Contextual Preaching

Class of 2011Daniel Jay Johnson (Dr. Hoffmeyer) 

Joel Carey Kletzing (Dr. Krey) 

Robert Dowhan McCarty (Dr. Heen)
Community Building in First Corinthians: Paul’s Use of Identity, Diversity, Purpose, and Authority to Craft Unity

Mary Lou Roberts (Dr. Krych)
Teaching for the Two Kingdoms

Geoff T. Sinibaldo* (Dr. Sebastian)
Suburban Congregations Awakening to Their Multireligious, Multicultural Contexts: An Exploration and Interrogation

San No Thuan (Dr. Rajashekar)

Mario L. Zippilli (Dr. Gafney)
The Necessity of a New Creation

* Master of Sacred Theology Degree awarded with distinction by vote of the faculty.

The Degree of Doctor of Ministry

In parentheses after the name of each candidate is the name of the candidate’s project supervisor. Following is the subject of the DMin project document submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree.

John Douglas Herman* (Dr. Hughes)
Class of 2011Growing Disciples: The Impact of Discipleship Groups on the Spiritual Vitality of a Congregation

Leon Adair Rawl (Dr. Hannan, LTSS)
A Relational Model of Evangelism: Sharing the Gospel Through Hospitality, Joy, and Relationships

Karl Edwin Henry Stumpf (Dr. Grafton)
A Faithful Shepherd Looking for Lost Sheep

Joel L. Zeiders (Dr. Wiseman)
Can You Hear Grace Now? A Study of How Parishioners Hear the Grace of God Preached at St. Matthew Lutheran Church

*Doctor of Ministry Degree awarded with distinction by vote of the faculty.

| Commencement 2011 | Senior Class Gift |