Lucy Forster-Smith, Guest Preaching- Jul 30

The Rev. Dr. Lucy A. Forster-Smith, our guest preacher on July 30, has been Sedgwick Chaplain to the University at Harvard since January, 2014. Prior to that she was for 20 years Chaplain of the College and Associate Dean for Religious and Spiritual Life at Macalester College in St. Paul, MN. Previously she had served in campus ministry positions at Carroll University, the University of Washington, and Muskingum College. She has Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees from Princeton Theological Seminary and is ordained in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A).

Her most recent book, Crossing Thresholds: The Making and Remaking of a College Chaplain (Eugene, OR: Cascade Books), was published in 2015. Rev. Dr. Forster-Smith also edited College and University Chaplaincy in the 21st Century: A Multifaith Look at the Practice of Ministry on Campuses across America (SkyLight Paths Publishing, October 2013), a collection of essays written by chaplains in higher education settings that reveals the powerful ways that chaplains are engaged with religious, spiritual, and moral lives of students and the campus community.