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EPISCOPAL DIVINITY SCHOOL TO PURSUE AFFILIATION WITH UNION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Cambridge, MA – February 24, 2017 – The Board of Trustees of the Episcopal Divinity School (EDS) today voted to pursue an affiliation with Union Theological Seminary that would create an EDS entity to provide Episcopal…

FAITH IN AMERICA: RELIGION & FAITH IN THE TIME OF TRUMP

New York, NY, (February 13, 2017) On Thursday, February 23rd, Faith in America—a monthly series of public discussions presented and hosted by Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York—welcomes Anthony D. Romero, Executive…

STATEMENT ON TRUMP ADMINISTRATION’S IMMIGRATION BAN

STATEMENT BY UNION THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK CONDEMNING THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION’S IMMIGRATION BAN (New York, NY, January 30, 2017) Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York issued the following public statement…
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Trailblazers

Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York celebrates Union’s Black Alumni/ae Trailblazers Join us as we celebrate Union’s Black Alumni/ae Trailblazers who have come before us. Incorporating the Rev. Dr. Henry H. Mitchell…

Tommy Ross, M.A. ’02

What do you do?  I am the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Security Cooperation. I lead an office responsible for overseeing the Department’s policy and strategy relating to U.S. defense engagements with partner nation militaries…

Tinka Harvard, M.Div. ’01

What do you do?  I teach at retreats and workshops combining theology, philosophy, and the arts in an effort to inspire. I’m also a writer, and this spring for the first time I had a short story published by a literary journal. I’ve…

David Cowell, M.Div. ’94

What do you do?  Arguably, bi-vocational ministry is on the leading edge of what ministry looks like now. I am deep in it. I serve as the Manager of Spiritual Care Services at Pathways Home Health and Hospice, the second largest home health…

Cedric H. Jaggard, M.Div. ’41

What do you do?  Technically I’m retired, but am nearing the close of several years’ research for my book entitled Claiming Different Forms of the Good News: Road to a Larger Gospel; Overlooked Bible Foundations for Growing…

Evangelicals and other Faith Leaders to Express Support for a Pro-LGBTQ Policy for Trump White House and Congress

UNION THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY TO HOLD “UNION ON THE HILL” PUBLIC FORUM FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2016 AT NATIONAL PRESS CLUB, WASHINGTON, D.C. New York, NY – December 6, 2016 – Rev. Fred Davie, Executive Vice President at Union Theological…

Dr. Gary Dorrien Wins the 2017 Grawemeyer Award in Religion

New York, NY (December 4, 2016) Union Theological Seminary is proud to announce that Gary Dorrien was named the recipient of the 2017 Grawemeyer Award in Religion for his book, The New Abolition: W.E.B. Du Bois and the Black Social Gospel. Dr.…

In Prison And Outside, He Found His ‘Iota Of Light’: A Mentor Named Fred

Robert Sanchez first met Fred Davie in 1998, in a small, windowless room at Sing Sing Prison. Sanchez was there serving 15 years on a drug conviction; Davie was a Presbyterian minister, who was teaching there in a theology master’s program. Read…
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Union Announces Two New Chairs

Message from Rev. Dr. Serene Jones, President of Union Theological Seminary.  I am pleased to share two historic and joyous announcements as we approach the holidays. The Union Board has voted to name Rev. Dr. James H. Cone as the inaugural…
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Watch Live: Union on the Hill

EVANGELICALS AND OTHER FAITH LEADERS SUPPORT A PRO-LGBTQ POLICY AGENDA FOR WHITE HOUSE AND CONGRESS Watch live on Friday, December 9th, beginning at 9:30 a.m. when Union Theological Seminary will host a convening of faith leaders at the National…

UNION THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY LAUNCHES “THE ENCORE TRANSITION PROGRAM” FOUR-MONTH SERIES DESIGNED TO PROVIDE SKILLS AND TOOLS FOR BABY BOOMERS AND ALTERNATIVE STUDENTS SEEKING TO MAKE A CAREER CHANGE BY DOING WORK IN SOCIAL JUSTICE

New York, NY (November 29, 2016) Rev. Dr. Serene Jones, President of Union Theological Seminary, announced the launch of the Encore Transition Program, a four-month series beginning in January 2017, designed to provide faith-based and spiritual…

Interfaith Appeal for Justice at Standing Rock

President Barack Obama 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, D.C. 20500 November 11, 2016 Dear Mr. President, As faith leaders from across the nation, we write to you with a sense of urgency regarding the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) and…