Virtual Resources

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Virtual Resources

In challenging times, it’s more important than ever to find strength and support in your community. Candler’s Alumni Advancement and Engagement Office is committed to providing opportunities for alumni to stay informed, engaged, and connected with the Candler community online. Let us know how we’re doing, and how we can better support you!

Upcoming Events

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Past Events and Recordings

Looking for an event you missed or want to re-watch? Most webinars and events (both in-person and virtual) are recorded and available on demand.

Facebook Events

Candler hosts virtual events and webinars on its Facebook page, many of which are cross-posted on the website, Vimeo, and The Candler Foundry website. Access videos on Candler's Facebook page.

Candler Foundry Events

The Candler Foundry presents TheoEd Talks, TED-style talks on the Bible, theology, and spirituality; and Candler in Conversation, a series of panel discussions that address contemporary issues in the church and society. Access past event recordings on The Candler Foundry.

Candler Worship Sermons and Services

Candler students, faculty, staff, and the greater Emory community gather for regular worship throughout the year. Watch past worship services on Vimeo.

The McDonald Lectures

The McDonald Lectures at Candler are presented each fall semester by a distinguished visiting professor in the Alonzo L. McDonald Family Chair on the Life and Teachings of Jesus and Their Impact on Culture. Recipients speak and teach in the focused area of Jesus’ effect on culture and conversely, culture’s shaping of the figure of Jesus. Access the McDonald Lectures on Vimeo.

Dean’s Lecture Series

The Dean’s Lecture Series features conversations with influential figures in history, culture, academics and ministry. Access the Dean’s Lecture Series on Vimeo.

Laney Program in Moral Leadership Lectures

The Laney Program in Moral Leadership invites exceptional moral leaders to provide public lectures open to the Emory community and beyond. Access the Laney Program in Moral Leadership Lectures on Vimeo.

Candler Invited Lectures

Candler invites church leaders, theologians, authors, and elected officials for special lectures. Access the Invited Lectures on Vimeo.

Pitts Library Lectures and Reformation Day

Access the Pitts Library videos on Vimeo.

Office Hours: Practical Ministry Webinars

Office Hours is a webinar series offering alumni a chance to hear from Candler faculty, providing ideas and tools for your work and ministry. The program was made possible through support from the Robert M. Denham Lectureship Endowment at Candler School of Theology. Mr. Denham was a member of the Committee of 100 and a teacher and leader in his local church. Access the Office Hours archive on Apple Podcasts.

Emory Alumni Association Career Webinars

Alumni Career Services of the Emory Alumni Association offers free webinars that connect alumni with the viewpoints and ideas of Emory's award-winning faculty and fellow Emory alums. Alumni presenters and experts from the Emory community tackle professional development topics. Access the AAE Career Webinars on YouTube.

Library & Research Resources

Pitts Theology Library offers remote access to electronic resources, including but not limited to the following:

Academic Search Alumni Edition: Intended for the research needs of the post-college professional, this database provides full text for more than 3,350 journals in nearly every area of academic study.

ATLA Database Access for Alumni: The leading index of literature published in the fields of theology and religious studies, including many full text articles, essays, and book reviews. 

Credo Reference Library: A resource that provides over 3.4 million full-text articles from over 850 major reference works by more than 100 publishers.

Hermeneia Biblical Commentary Series: Designed for the serious student of the Bible, the series seeks to offer authoritative interpretation of the earliest texts of the biblical books and other literature closely related to the Bible.

Oxford Biblical Studies Online: A comprehensive resource for the study of the Bible and biblical history, integrating authoritative scholarly texts and reference works with tools to easily research the Bible’s background and context.

Very Short Introductions: A series produced by Oxford University press where expert authors combine facts, analysis, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make often challenging topics highly readable.

To gain access to these resources, alumni must register online with the Emory Alumni Association. Visit for step-by-step instructions on accessing online resources.

Research Support

For research consultations, Pitts’ reference librarians are available to work with Emory alumni by phone, text, email, and online chat. Visit for details.

Open access research guides are websites curated by Pitts librarians in conversation with Candler faculty! They cover a variety of topics, including theology, history, technology, sustainability, and so much more!

The Digital Image Archive (DIA) is a database of more than 65,000 images of biblical illustrations, portraits of religious leaders, printers' devices, engravings of church buildings, and other theological topics, which are available for teaching, research, and other non-commercial purposes.

Online Community

Stay up-to-date and connected to the Candler community by following Candler, Pitts Theology Library, The Candler Foundry, and the Office of Worship on social media, signing up for the alumni monthly e-newsletter, and subscribing to the Pitts Prospectus weekly email.

Get Social!

Facebook: @CandlerTheology, @PittsTheologyLibrary@candlerfoundry, @candlerworship

Instagram: @candlertheology, @pittslibrary, @candlerfoundry, @candlerworship

Twitter: @CandlerTheology, @PittsLibrary, @candlerfoundry, @CandlerWorship

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Sign up for the alumni monthly e-newsletter or access the archive.

Subscribe to the Pitts Prospectus weekly email about library workshops, exhibits, and resources.

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Career Resources

Candler Career Services continues to help alumni on their vocational and professional paths long after you graduate. From access to Emory’s main job board, Handshake, to professional development and job search resources, we have you covered. Learn more about Career Services.

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