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Sarah Thompson Nahar, C'2006 Honored by the Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary

November 2022

Sarah Thompson NaharScholar-activist Sarah Thompson Nahar, C’2006, was recently honored as one of only three recipients of the 2022 Alumni Ministry and Service Recognition by the Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary. The annual award of the Elkhart seminary honors alumni who have made outstanding contributions in congregational ministry, teaching, mission or peace work, spiritual direction or other ministries.

During her time at Spelman, Nahar majored in international studies and comparative women’s studies. She also served as president of the Spelman Student Government Association and co-founded the AUC Peace Coalition.

She later received her Master of Divinity from the Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary in 2011. Since then, Nahar’s spiritual activism has allowed her to serve communities around the world, lead multiple organizations and be the recipient of numerous awards.

Nahar is currently pursuing a Ph.D. at Syracuse University in the Religion Department and in environmental studies at the State University of New York’s College of Environmental Science and Forestry.

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