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President Brenneman in India

From April 1-10, President Brenneman was privileged to preach twice and represent BST and the American Baptist Churches USA at the 125th Anniversary Celebration of the Tangkhul Baptist Churches Association, a gathering of over 20,000 people in Manipur, India. The northeast region of India is home to 1.5M Baptists and some 8500 churches, a source of many BST students, graduates and affiliate faculty over the years. President Brenneman was part of the unveiling of a new monument in honor of Rev. William Pettigrew, the earliest American Baptist missionary to visit Manipur and establish the first public school among the Tangkhul tribal groups, planting churches, and penning the first translation of several biblical books and hymns in the Tangkhul language. 

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Join us May 18 for our In-Person Alumni Gathering!

BST’s Alumni Office is delighted to host our annual Service of Blessing and Alumni Welcome. We want to celebrate our new graduates’ accomplishments and welcome them into the BST alumni family. This will be held prior to Commencement. BST alumni and families of the graduates are welcome to attend the Service and reception. 

We will have the blessing service in BST’s Chapel, followed by a reception in Karpe Hall with refreshments and hors d’oeuvres. BST alumni and graduates, please RSVP for you and your families through the button below!

Alumni In Action

Rev. Kathryn (Katie) Choy-Wong, MDiv 1980

Katie will be honored as the 2023 recipient of the Cora and John Sparrowk President’s Award at the 2023 American Baptist Churches Biennial Mission Summit. In addition, Katie serves on BST Board of Trustees and recently published a book called Building Lasting Bridges: An Updated Handbook for Intercultural Ministries. Katie is a retired pastor from New Life Christian Fellowship, an American Baptist church in Castro Valley, California.