SCA University of Theology and Spirituality

West Coast Office:

7209 S. Puget Sound Avenue

Tacoma, WA 98409

Phone:  (253) 442-6850

Fax: (253) 212-3343

East Coast Office:

505 Eighth Avenue, Suite 900

New York, NY 10018

Phone: (212) 644-1111

Fax: (212) 758-9959

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Reverend Dr. William R. Greaver III, Psy.D
Professor & Chancellor

Our Chancellor, Rev. Dr. William R. Greaver is one of the founders of the University of Theology and Spirituality.  He holds a Doctorate of Psychology, a Doctorate of Chaplaincy, a Masters of Divinity, and a Bachelors of Arts with majors in Social Work, and Psychology with a minor in Philosophy.  Professor Greaver was ordained in 1996 ELCA Lutheran and currently a rostered clergy of the National Association of Congregational Christian Churches.  As a CPE Supervisor, he operates a Learning Center in Tacoma, WA which offers both online and in-person CPE Education.  He has experience as a chaplain that goes back 29 years and has been teaching Pastoral Care in some form for 23 years.

Reverend Dr. Lori Erwin-Johnson​
Professor & Chancellor

Rev. Dr. Lori Erwin-Johnson is a chancellor and professor at the University of Theology and Spirituality (UTS). She is the head of curriculum development at UTS. She has a BA in behavioral science, a Masters of Psychology degree from Walden University. Dr. Lori has all but her dissertation complete in Psychology, with the emphasis in cognition and learning from Grand Canyon University, and has a Doctorate of Divinity Degree from the University of Theology and Spirituality. Dr. Lori is an ordained minister through the National Association of Congregational Christian Churches and is the Associate Pastor at First Congregational Church in Tacoma, WA.

Reverend Dr. Eric J. Hall​

Rev. Eric J. Hall, DTh, APBCC is president and CEO of HealthCare Chaplaincy Network™ (HCCN) and its affiliate, Spiritual Care Association.  HCCN was founded in 1961 and is a global nonprofit organization whose mission is to advance the integration of spiritual care in health care to increase patient satisfaction and help people faced with illness and grief find comfort and meaning—whoever they are, whatever they believe, wherever they are.  HCCN is a leader in clinical pastoral education and spiritual care research, and provides professional chaplaincy services at major health care institutions in New York, including Hospital for Special Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Lifespan, Rhode Island.