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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 ’44
Thursday, February 2, 7:00 p.m.: “Black Worship as Resistance,” worship service organized by the Black Women’s Caucus, Black Caucus, and Fierce/Black Queer Caucus
From the call of the iman, to the rock of the ringshout, the grit of salt to the sweet wash of water, Black worship has long been a foundation on which resistance is built. Join us for a celebration of Black resilience through praise, imagination, and Divine collaboration.
Wednesday, February 15, 6:30 p.m.:  “Black Joy in Times of Crisis,” 6:30 p.m. panel and reception
Panelists include:
Michael W. Elam ’07, Lecturer and educator on SGL Theology
Rev. Dr. Renee Hill ’90 & ’96, Columbia University Community Scholar Researching Religion in Harlem
Rev. Dr. Barbara A. Holmes, Former President of United Theological Seminary of Twin Cities and author of “Joy UnSpeakable: Contemplative Practices of the Black Church”
Jamall Calloway ’14, Union Ph.D. Candidate
Monday, February 27, 12 noon:  Trailblazers worship service, led by the Union Alumni/ae Council’s Trailblazers working group; Rev. Kymberly McNair ’08, ’09 preaching
All events will be held in James Memorial Chaple
Union Theological Seminary
3041 Broadway (at 121st Street)
New York, New York 10027
All events are free, but you must RSVP below. 

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