United Days is a time to reconnect and to take part in opportunities to learn with presentations and workshops. We also honor the Distinguished Alum each year at the Alum Dinner. Make United Days an annual event each spring.
United Days 2016 is Thursday & Friday, May 19 & 20. Save the date!
› Meet up with old friends
› Make new acquaintances
› Gather for worship
› Explore a new subject
› Share fellowship over meals
› Learn what’s been happening at United
› Leave refreshed for your work or daily life
2015 United Days YouTube Videos
|MUSICAL MONTAGE RECAP|
|THURSDAY, MAY 14
|PRESENTATION & PANEL
“United’s Founding History” with Profess Emeritus Art Merrill (pictured) and “Voices from the Class of 1965“
Reflecting, Reframing, Reimagining: A Conversation about United across the Years
Two emeriti faculty, Mary Farrell Bednarowski and Clyde Steckel ’93, Chaplain John Lee, and Associate Professor of Public and Missional Theology Kyle Roberts, who joined the faculty fall 2014, hold a conversation that bridges the past and the future.
United Today: Changing Contexts, Evolving Curriculum
President Barbara Holmes (left) and Dean Sharon Tan (right) describe how the seminary builds on its history in order to access the future. The video provides a snapshot of who and what United is.
|FRIDAY, MAY 15
Minnesota Stories: Expanding the Frame
Three performance artists, led by Minneapolis-based artist Dylan Fresco (pictured), share moving personal narratives about their experience navigating Minnesota’s primarily Christian landscape.
“The Public Theologian Engages the Multifaith World”
|Rev. Dr. Shanta Premawardhana, president of SCUPE (Seminary Consortium for Urban Pastoral Education), has served as director for interreligious dialogue and cooperation at the World Council of Churches in Geneva, Switzerland, and associate general secretary for interfaith relations at the National Council of Churches of Christ in New York. Dr. Premawardhana asks, “What is wrong with our theology that 50 years later we are still fighting the same battles?|