Donor Spotlight: Rick and Vicki James

“God knew we would use our means not selfishly but to give back to our church, our community, to other people. So I think that’s why we’ve been blessed with what we have. God’s commission for us is to give back.”

Donor Spotlight: Jim and Jan Heinrich

Mrs. Jan Heinrich ’00, started out at United Theological Seminary as a student in the late 1990s, taking classes part-time. A few years after her graduation in 2000, she and her husband, Jim, took the opportunity to give back to the seminary. “It was in 2006 that the Heinrich Family Foundation, funded by my mother’s…

Donor Spotlight: Jim Tharp

When Mr. Jim Tharp joined United Theological Seminary’s Board of Trustees in 2009, he had never even set foot in a seminary. “I’m not a minister, never attended, never even walked into a seminary before,” Mr. Tharp said. “I live in Cincinnati, and I’ve gone to the United Methodist church down there for a number…