Mary Hulst

Mary Hulst

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  • Mary Hulst
  • Calvin College Chaplain

Rev. Dr. Mary S. Hulst has served as College Chaplain since 2009. She spent eight years serving as the senior pastor at Eastern Avenue Christian Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan, before leaving to pursue a PhD in communication ethics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. After earning her degree, Dr. Hulst taught for one year in the Communication Arts and Sciences Department at Calvin College and then for two years at Calvin Theological Seminary as Assistant Professor of Preaching.  Now, she preaches weekly on Sunday evenings at the Calvin College LOFT (Living Our Faith Together) service for students, integrating her love for scripture and her love for college students.  Known as “Pastor Mary” on campus, she loves to meet with any student to talk about life, faith, or anything else. When her schedule allows, Dr. Hulst also lectures around the country on preaching, teaches workshops for preachers, and consults with churches and search committees on how to listen to sermons. Her book A Little Handbook for Preachers was released in 2016.

Files for January Series 2018 talk: Questions for Faith Stories (PDF | DOCX)

Presentations at Calvin University

Why Millennials Are the Hope of the Church
Part of the: January Series
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 12:30:00 PM
Covenant Fine Arts Center Auditorium

Publication(s) for this event

A Little Handbook for Preachers: Ten Practical Ways to a Better Sermon by Sunday

A Little Handbook for Preachers: Ten Practical Ways to a Better Sermon by Sunday
by Mary Hulst
IVP Praxis (April 17, 2016)


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