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Alumni Day 2024

The Office of Alumni Relations invites all CTS Alumni to a special Alumni Day on February 8, 2024! This event will include an on-campus experience and a virtual kick-off component (we recognize not everyone will be able to travel to campus and we want to make sure everyone is included, but we hope to see as many of you as possible in person).

Virtual “Kick-Off” Experience:

10:00 – 11:30am (EST): Registration required for free Zoom link access

Restorative Reflections facilitated by Rev. Dr. Rickey McCray, Jr. (MDiv ’13, DMin ’19) and Rev. Aaron Thomas. This portion of Alumni Day is focused on providing a space for reflection, restoration, and rejuvenation for our alumni. We know how much energy you put into the important work you do, and we want to celebrate you, lift you up, and support you.

On-Campus Experience:

12:00 – 1:30pm (EST): Luncheon featuring keynote speaker Rev. Anastasia Holman (MDiv ’09) MBA, BCC, ACPE Certified Educator, Director of Chaplaincy Education for the IU Health System

2:00 – 3:30pm (EST): Panel Discussion – Integrating Theology and Counseling in Healing – Facilitated by Rev. Anastasia Holman (MDiv ’09)

4:00 – 5:30pm (EST): Installation Ceremony of CTS Dean Dr. Francisco Lozada, Jr. including his CTS Talk “Unpeeling Whiteness”: A Latino Perspective on Biblical Interpretation

5:30pm (EST): Community Reception in Common Room

Registration for the Virtual “Kick-Off” Experience is free. There is a $15 fee for the On-Campus Experience. Registration closes February 5.

Please note: the On-Campus Experience is now full. Kindly reach out to Gayle Spicer at if you wish to be added to a waiting list in the event of a cancellation. The Virtual Experience is still available below. Registration for the Dean’s Installation and CTS Talks is still open by clicking here.

Please spread the word – we hope to see you at CTS Alumni Day 2024!

Keynote Speaker Rev. Anastasia Holman:

Anastasia Holman headshotRev. Anastasia Holman is Director of Chaplaincy Education for the Indiana University Health System. She is an ACPE Certified Educator and Board-Certified Chaplain (BCC) with the Association of Professional Chaplains (APC) and the National Association of Veterans Affairs Chaplains (NAVAC). She currently oversees the Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) Program for the IU Health System. She previously served as the Manager for Spiritual Care and Chaplaincy for the North Suburban Area of IU Health. Anastasia serves as Co-Faculty for the Religion and Spirituality in Medicine Scholarly Concentration at IU SOM.

‍Anastasia is currently matriculating at Christian Theological Seminary (CTS) seeking her Doctor of Ministry Degree. She graduated from Christian Theological Seminary (MDiv), Indiana Wesleyan University (MBA) and Indiana State University (BS). She completed her CPE Certified Educator Training at IU Health and her CPE Residency at Ascension Health, St. Vincent Hospital. Anastasia was a 2019 cohort member of the Chaplaincy Research Summer Institute through Transforming Chaplaincy. She currently serves on the Certification Commission for ACPE.

Anastasia received several awards during her academic training: she was a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholar (CTS). In 2007, she was the first African American and first woman recipient of the Christian Theological Seminary (CTS) Church History Award for outstanding academic performance in Church History. She is a past recipient of the Emerging Leaders Award from ACPE for leadership and service. She is also an Ordained Elder and endorsed by the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church.


  • Doctor of Ministry Degree, Christian Theological Seminary, 2020-Present
  • Master of Divinity Degree, Christian Theological Seminary, 2009, Cum Laude
  • Master of Business Administration, Indiana Wesleyan University, 1999
  • Bachelor of Science, California State University / Indiana State University, 1994


Feb 08, 2024
Christian Theological Seminary


Christian Theological Seminary
Indianapolis, IN

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