Press Release: The United Theological College / Le Séminaire Uni, Montréal
Honours at Convocation 2017
The Senate and the community of the United Theological College are honoured to recognize the leadership and ministry of two colleagues at our Spring 2017 Convocation.
At 2 p.m. on May 10th 2017, at Roxboro United Church in Roxboro, Quebec, Rev. James Scott will be recognized through the conferring of the degree Doctor of Divinity (honoris causa). Rev. Scott will also be the convocation preacher. The College recognizes in particular Rev. Scott’s profound commitment to indigenous concerns and his work with the Church in preparation for, and response to, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
At the same ceremony, Rev. Dr. Susan Mabey will be celebrated as she is presented with the Craig Chaplin Memorial Award. UTC is honoured to name Rev. Mabey’s long and courageous commitment to justice and inclusion, compassion and vital pastoral presence, and in particular, to the ministry which she now lives as a teacher.
We encourage Rev. Scott’s and Rev. Mabey’s friends, families, colleagues, and communities of faith to join with us as we express our gratitude to them.