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Updated May 12, 2012

The United Theological College
Annual Service of Convocation And Service of Convocation
Summerlea United Chruch
May 9, 2012

This year Ummerlea hosted the UTC graduation exercises and Rolanda Taylor, Summerlea's in-year-ministry student was awarded her "Diploma of Ministry and Testamur" (already possessing a Masters Degree in Theology from Concordia Univrsity).

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The Church was packed as the Academic Procession gathered at the back.

Summerlea's own Scott Patton welcomes all.

UTC Principal Rev. Dr. Philip Joudrey addresses the gathering.

D'thea Webster, Rodrigo Emilio Solano-Quesnel, Mark Hammond and Rolanda Taylor receive their degrees from the Principal.
Roger Snelling, Ruth Sword and Delores Barbeau receive, respectively, an Honorary Doctor of Divinity, Companion of theCollege, and the Craig Chaplin Memorial Award.
Carol Marie Olstad, Delores Barbeau's longtime partner was also awarded, posthumously, the Craig Chaplin Memorial Award jointly with Delores.

Awards and Scholarships are granted.

Dr. Delores Barbeau delivers a moving, humbling, inspiring Convocation Address.

And then there was the reception....

Many thanks go to organizers Marion Golden and Undeg Edwards
AND their team of helpers drawn from amongst the usual suspects!!
See below!

Above we see graduand Rolanda Taylor and her mother, Victoria.
So long Rolanda!!

Summerlea's Loss is Saskatchewan's gain.

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