More than 6,000 graduates serve in ministry worldwide
Our graduates serve in more than three dozen countries and in all 50 states. They serve in parish-based ministry as pastors, music ministers, Christian education directors, mission coordinators, youth ministers, and church planters. Others serve in extension-based ministry like teaching, counseling, faith-based advocacy, and nonprofit organization work.

Upcoming Events

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Mon, Aug 5 - Wed, Aug 7, 2024 | Myrtle Beach Marriott Grande Dunes in Myrtle Beach, SC

2024 Convocation on the Rural Church

The Convocation on the Rural Church is an annual opportunity for pastors from the North Carolina and Western North Carolina Conferences of the United Methodist Church to join with Duke Divinity School, The Duke Endowment, and The Parish Ministry Fund to discuss issues that are important in transforming rural churches and communities and sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Sun, Oct 13 - Tue, Oct 15, 2024 | Duke Divinity School

Convocation and Pastors' School

The annual Convocation & Pastors’ School is an intensive multi-day conference that offers lectures, worship, alumni gatherings, and seminars for Christian leaders of all traditions.

Alumni News & Features

Read the latest news, features, and opinion articles about alumni.
Fifteen Years of Prison Studies at Duke Divinity School
April 17, 2024
This year marks 15 years of transformative experiences intertwining prison and the academy at Duke Divinity School.
The 50th Anniversary of the Duke Divinity School Women's Center
March 20, 2024
The Women's Center, established 50 years ago at Duke Divinity School, serves as both a healing place for women-identifying people and as an educational space for everyone in the Divinity School community.
The Office of Black Church Studies Hosts 2024 Sankofa Alumni Preaching Series
March 5, 2024
The Sankofa Alumni Preaching Series, established in 2014 during Black History Month, is hosted by the Office of Black Church Studies to celebrate the distinct contributions of the school’s alumni of African descent.

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Alumni Council & Board of Visitors
The Divinity School’s National Alumni Council nurtures the connection between the Divinity School and its alumni. Made up of alumni representatives from different time periods, denominations, and backgrounds, the council meets twice each year to think creatively about how the Divinity School can bless and support our alumni and current students. 
The Shepherd’s Fund for Alumni in Need
Duke Divinity School is partnering with The Shepherd’s Fund to help alumni in their time of need. The Shepherd’s Fund was established by a generous donor to provide financial assistance when a medical crisis creates a hardship. Retired or disabled pastors who have faithfully served in ordained ministry, their spouses, or their widows or widowers are eligible for these assistance grants.
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