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Committee on Theological Education

COTE supports theological education in the PC (USA)

  • Members of COTE meet twice each year.
  • COTE is responsible for distributing funds collected through the Theological Education Fund

The Committee on Theological Education meets twice each year to discuss and support Theological Education in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). This body is responsible for distributing funds collected through the Theological Education Fund.



Members of the Committee are as follows.

Craig Barnes, President
Princeton Theological Seminary
Princeton, New Jersey

Brian K. Blount, President (Vice Chair)
Union Presbyterian Seminary
Richmond, Va., and Charlotte, N.C.

Jodi Craiglow, Adjunct Professor
Miami University
Miami, Ohio

David Esterline, President
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Garnett Foster
Honorably Retired Teaching Elder/Consultant
Presbytery of Chicago

Vanessa Hawkins
Designated Associate Presbytery Leader
Giddings – Love Joy Presbytery
Raleigh, N.C.

Katharine Smith
Assistant Dean for Admissions, Vocation, and Stewardship
Vanderbilt Divinity School
Nashville, Tennessee

Amaury Tañón-Santos
Networker
Synod of the Northeast

Saundra Tracy (Chair)
Ruling Elder
Bloomington, Illinois

Leanne Van Dyk, President
Columbia Theological Seminary
Decatur, Georgia

Michael Williams, Pastor
First Presbyterian Church and Cool Spring Presbyterian Church
Delaware

 

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