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Union Theological Seminary joins with Morningside Heights Community Coalition and P.A.’L.A.N.T.E to Protect and Support Vulnerable New Yorkers

2018-12-04T13:33:00+00:00

Announces Community Investment Initiative to Address Homelessness and Support Social Justice Funded Through Innovative Partnership with Lendlease and L+M (December 4, 2018 – NEW YORK) – Union Theological Seminary today announced its plan for a $5 million community investment initiative, alongside the Morningside Heights Community Coalition and P.A.’L.A.N.T.E., funded through an innovative partnership with Lendlease and L+M. Union is in the middle of a comprehensive campus revitalization to secure its future as an institution that trains people of all faiths who [...]

Union Theological Seminary joins with Morningside Heights Community Coalition and P.A.’L.A.N.T.E to Protect and Support Vulnerable New Yorkers 2018-12-04T13:33:00+00:00

Trinity-Union Fellows Program Renewed for 2019-20

2018-11-27T12:00:00+00:00

Trinity Church Wall Street (Trinity) and Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York (Union) have partnered to renew the Trinity Union Fellows Program for a 2nd year. The program, launched in 2017, brings up to six international students from China and India to Trinity and Union for one year of academic training and faith formation. Funded by a $750,000 grant from Trinity, the second cohort of Fellows will join other students in the Master of Sacred Theology (S.T.M) degree [...]

Trinity-Union Fellows Program Renewed for 2019-20 2018-11-27T12:00:00+00:00

Trinity Fellows Application Form

2018-11-26T15:21:00+00:00

Online Form – Trinity Union Fellows Program Application Form The post Trinity Fellows Application Form appeared first on Union Theological Seminary.

Trinity Fellows Application Form 2018-11-26T15:21:00+00:00

Field Ed Profile: Hope Fried at St. Hilda’s & St. Hugh’s

2018-11-16T19:31:58+00:00

Field education at Union provides an opportunity for students to bring together their education, skill, and religious commitment in a way that can help them discover their call. Students do their field work in a wide variety of locations, from churches to shelters to non-profit organizations. Hope Fried, a second-year M.Div. student, is doing her field placement at St. Hilda’s and St. Hugh’s, an Episcopal school on the Upper West Side. What is your field site and what do you do [...]

Field Ed Profile: Hope Fried at St. Hilda’s & St. Hugh’s 2018-11-16T19:31:58+00:00

Field Ed Profile: Ian Case at Manhattan Detention Complex

2018-11-06T17:54:43+00:00

Field education at Union provides an opportunity for students to bring together their education, skill, and religious commitment in a way that can help them discover their call. Students do their field work in a wide variety of locations, from churches to shelters to non-profit organizations. Ian Case, a second-year M.Div. student, is doing his field placement at the Manhattan Detention Complex in lower Manhattan. Ian spoke to us recently about his work. What is your field site and what do [...]

Field Ed Profile: Ian Case at Manhattan Detention Complex 2018-11-06T17:54:43+00:00

EDS At Union Celebrates Inaugural Convocation in NYC

2018-11-06T17:54:54+00:00

The affiliation of the Episcopal Divinity School with Union Theological Seminary began in earnest in August, when the first ten students arrived for the Anglican Studies program. But it was the inaugural Convocation and installation of the Very Rev. Kelly Brown Douglas, Ph.D. as Dean last week, that cemented this new chapter for EDS at Union. The message was clear, this program, and its Dean, are ready to lead the way during this ‘warring soul time’. Notably, the naming of Douglas [...]

EDS At Union Celebrates Inaugural Convocation in NYC 2018-11-06T17:54:54+00:00

Field Education Profile: Shelby Johnson

2018-11-05T17:44:30+00:00

Field education at Union provides an opportunity for students to bring together their education, skill, and religious commitment in a way that can help them discover their call. Students do their fieldwork in a wide variety of locations, from churches to shelters to non-profit organizations. Shelby Johnson, a 2nd-year student at Union, is currently working as a chaplain intern at SAGE Bronx, which is an organization and community center that serves and advocates for LGBT elders. What does an average day [...]

Field Education Profile: Shelby Johnson 2018-11-05T17:44:30+00:00

Live Stream: EDS at Union Inaugural Convocation

2018-10-31T17:59:00+00:00

Live Stream the Episcopal Divinity School at Union Inaugural Convocation. This two-night event will celebrate the next chapter in the life of EDS. On Tuesday, October 30 at 6:00 PM, The Very Reverend Kelly Brown Douglas, Ph.D., will deliver the Dean’s Address, Toward a Just Earth: Courageous Faith in Challenging Times. On Wednesday, October 31 at 6:00 PM, the EDS at Union Inaugural Convocation will feature The Most Reverend Michael B. Curry, Presiding Bishop and Primate of the Episcopal Church, at St. Paul’s Chapel, Trinity Wall Street. The post Live [...]

Live Stream: EDS at Union Inaugural Convocation 2018-10-31T17:59:00+00:00

Tree of Life Murders Call for ‘Strength to Love’ Against Political Bigotry

2018-10-31T09:52:00+00:00

Our hearts are grief-ridden and our spirits horrified by Saturday’s tragic shooting at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue. We hold all the members of the congregation, and the Jewish community, in our thoughts and prayers as they—and the whole nation—wrestle with the horrifying aftermath of anti-Semitism in its most virulent, violent form. This senseless, savage act is a stark reminder that anti-Semitism still corrupts hearts and minds in our nation. We join with people of faith and conscience across the country [...]

Tree of Life Murders Call for ‘Strength to Love’ Against Political Bigotry 2018-10-31T09:52:00+00:00

Faculty Announcements

2018-10-11T11:34:00+00:00

We’re pleased to share a number of new faculty announcements: Union’s new Assistant Professor of Early Church History is Dr. Julia Kelto Lillis. Dr. Kelto Lillis holds a B.A. from St. Olaf College, M.Div. and Th.M. degrees from Princeton Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. in Religion from Duke University.  Her primary research interests concern ancient constructions of social difference, especially in areas of gender and sexuality, and the ways these are discussed in early Christian literature.  She teaches courses and topics [...]

Faculty Announcements 2018-10-11T11:34:00+00:00

Rameen Zahed ’95

2018-10-09T14:28:11+00:00

What do you do? During my final year at UTS, I was a field intern at Covenant Baptist Church (now, United Church of Christ) in Washington, DC.  I then worked for the UCC Office for Church in Society for a year.  When that was over, I temp’d at an energy company and gradually worked my way into commodities trading but found my true passion lies in the operations and risk management of the energy trading industry.  Currently, I am a risk [...]

Rameen Zahed ’95 2018-10-09T14:28:11+00:00

Live Stream: Bryan Stevenson Lecture on Just Mercy

2018-10-08T12:52:00+00:00

A powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice, Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption is a New York Times Best Seller by Bryan Stevenson. EDS at Union selected Stevenson’s book as their community read for the Fall semester and the author will visit the seminary for a public lecture on Wednesday, October 24 at 7:00 pm. This event is sold out but will be available via Live Stream. [...]

Live Stream: Bryan Stevenson Lecture on Just Mercy 2018-10-08T12:52:00+00:00

Catholic Women Protest Synodal Sexism

2018-10-08T14:19:00+00:00

Abby Rampone ’20 is currently in Rome to participate in feminist advocacy around the October 2018 synod. This afternoon, I joined a group of more than twenty people, mostly women, outside the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith in Rome. Formerly known as the Inquisition, the CDF is the site of the October 2018 Synod on Young People, the Faith, and Vocations. For a month, Pope Francis will preside over a gathering of over 300 cardinals, bishops, priests, religious, and [...]

Catholic Women Protest Synodal Sexism 2018-10-08T14:19:00+00:00

Recommended Gun Safety Resources from EDS at Union

2018-10-04T11:47:00+00:00

On October 3, 2018, Episcopal Divinity School at Union joined with Everytown for Gun Safety, Bishops United Against Gun Violence, and the Episcopal Peace Fellowship for an Interfaith Vigil Against Gun Violence in commemoration of the one-year anniversary of the largest mass shooting in the United States. A recording of the event is available here and a special podcast interview with Bishops Mark Beckwith, Marian Budde, and Ian Douglas is now posted on EDS at Union Now (available on iTunes, Spotify, [...]

Recommended Gun Safety Resources from EDS at Union 2018-10-04T11:47:00+00:00

Field Ed Profile: Hassan Henderson-Lott at CARSS

2018-10-03T13:33:14+00:00

Field education at Union provides an opportunity for students to bring together their education, skill, and religious commitment in a way that can help them discover their call. Students do their field work in a wide variety of locations, from churches to shelters to non-profit organizations. Hassan Henderson-Lott, now a 3rd year student at Union, worked at CARSS, the Center on African-American Religion, Sexual Politics, and Social Justice at Columbia University. CARSS advances research, education and public engagement at the nexus [...]

Field Ed Profile: Hassan Henderson-Lott at CARSS 2018-10-03T13:33:14+00:00
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