Houston Graduate School of Theology’s 30th Anniversary Celebration
The Thirtieth Anniversary of Houston Graduate School of Theology,Â a historic event, was celebratedÂ November 19,Â 2013.Â Students, alumni, faculty, staff, friends, and honored guestsÂ enjoyed an evening of music, reflection, and rededication to the mission of Houstonâ€™s own seminary. The celebrationÂ was held at the Royal SonestaÂ Hotel,Â 2222 West Loop South in the Galleria area.
â€œCelebrating the Journeyâ€Â expressed gratitude for three decades of Godâ€™s grace and direction of the school. Greg Hurst, Channel 11 News Anchor,Â served as emcee for the occasion.
Music wasÂ provided by a combined choir from New Faith Church and Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church, and by acclaimed gospel singer Cynthia Clawson.
The Reverend William A. Lawson, Founding Pastor of Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church, was honored with a Doctor of Divinity award. Several HGST students and alumniÂ shared how their seminary experiences profoundly shaped their lives and ministries. President FurrÂ gave us aÂ glimpse of the schoolâ€™s exciting future.