Emma is Administrative Assistant at the Toronto Mennonite Theological Centre and a doctoral student in Theological Studies at Emmanuel College in the Toronto School of Theology. She received her MA in Systematic Theology from Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York with Dr. James Cone as her thesis advisor.
As Director, Kyle's vision for the Toronto Mennonite Theological Centre (TMTC) is twofold: to deepen TMTC's key relationships in Toronto, particularly with the seven member colleges that comprise the Toronto School of Theology (TST), and to collaboratively expand TMTC's service to a wider Anabaptist/Mennonite constituency across North America and beyond.
Jason Reimer Greig holds a PhD in theology and ethics from the VU Free University of Amsterdam. His main research interests center around how the perspective and experience of (intellectual) disability might inform the Christian theological imagination.
Sarah Kathleen Johnson is pursuing a PhD in Theology at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. Her research at the intersection of sociology of religion and liturgical studies is centred on the roles of Christian ritual practices in increasingly nonreligious and religiously diverse social contexts.
Lydia has been passionate about the church and its ministry throughout her life. She has expressed this in her commitment to theological scholarship as well as through various kinds of ministry in the congregation and broader church. She advocates for an “embodied” theology in which elements of one’s identity such as social location, gender and sexuality, ethnic background and economic standing are acknowledged within the theological conversation.
Kim Penner holds a PhD in Theology from St. Michael's College with the Toronto School of Theology. Her doctoral research is in Christian Ethics. Specifically, it considers the potential of Mennonite peace theology and discipleship ethics for the construction of a theo-ethics of embodiment and sexuality that is committed to the well-being of the most vulnerable members of the community of faith (i.e. those with the least access to ecclesial and social power).
John Rempel was born in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada in 1944. He received an MDiv degree at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary and earned a ThD at the Toronto School of Theology. Rempel’s thesis concerned the Lord’s Supper in early Anabaptism. His teaching as well as his pastoral ministry in various settings have focused on worship, church unity, and peacemaking.