As it has for more than four decades, United enables people with
diverse backgrounds to explore common ground while celebrating their
own heritages and personal experiences. Chartered by the United
Church of Christ to be an ecumenical seminary, United draws students from more than 20 denominations
as well as other religious communities.
The seminary’s faculty and student body include people
from, among others, the United Church of Christ, United Methodist Church,
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Episcopal Church, Unitarian
Universalist Association, Evangelical
Lutheran Church in America, Roman Catholic Church, African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME), Baptist Church, Congregational Church,
and Disciples of Christ, and from Jewish, Buddhist, and Muslim traditions.