If you have questions about a seminary education at United, or seminary in general, you’ll be talking with our admissions team. They are an accessible, friendly, knowledgeable group who will help you discern your path. You’ll find them at conferences mentioned below or contact them to set up a Skype conversation or an in-person meeting at United.
Meet our admissions team:
(back to front, left to right)
Maria French, Director of Admissions
Craig Lemming, Admissions Intern
Renisha Prakasim, Administrative Assistant
Jermaine Ross Allam, Admissions Recruiter
Pamela Cook, Admissions Intern
Meredith Hyduke Dehn, Associate Recruiter
Conferences and Fairs Where You Will Find Us
Conference and fairs will start back up again in the fall. Please check back at the time to find out where we’ll be.
Where We’ve Been
Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference
“Reclaiming Our Moral Authority: Faith and Justice in the Age of Reinvented Empire”
February 9-12, 2015
The Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference, Inc. (SDPC) represents a cross section of progressive African American faith leaders and their congregations in the United States. Founded in 2003, SDPC was called into being to continue the rich legacy of the faith community’s engagement in issues of social justice. Learn more.
“21 Voices, Plus Yours”
January 22-24, 2015
Come add your voice as we search for ways to live a better faith via 21 big ideas presented by 21 voices in 21 minutes each.
- Some of the brightest and most provocative religious thinkers in the United States
- Insightful treatment of difficult and sometimes controversial subjects
- Unique 21-minute angles on the future of faith in America
- Opportunity to meet and build relationships with people of faith from different backgrounds Learn more.
The Gay Christian Network Conference
“Beautifully different. One in Christ.”
January 8-11, 2015
The annual Gay Christian Network conference brings hundreds of brothers and sisters in Christ together for fellowship, worship, support, Bible study, and more. Whether you’re LGBT, know someone who is, or just want to learn more, this is an awesome opportunity to seek God together. Learn more.
2014 Annual Meeting – Michigan Conference UCC
October 10 & 11, 2014
East Lansing, MI
Keynote: Nadia Bolz-Weber
Rev. Nadia Bolz-Weber is founding pastor of House for All Sinners and Saints in Denver, CO. She is an ordained ELCA pastor, Mom, gifted writer and bestselling author. A deeply engaging pastor, she is also honest and outspoken, insightful and hilarious and just so happens to have sleeves of tattoos. She is ready to enlighten you in ways only she can. Learn more.
“Creators, Dreamers and Storytellers”
October 2-3, 2014
Chicago, IL 60601
“STORY is a conference for 1,500 creatives. Our goal is to fuel your greatest work with captivating talks, meaningful connections and unforgettable performances. This year’s event is being held at the beautiful Harris Theater in the heart of downtown Chicago. Our theme is ‘Creators, Dreamers and Storytellers,’ as we glean insights from some of the most inspiring creative practitioners in the world.
“STORY is geared toward creatives, which is self-defined. If you enjoy creating things and learning from other creative people, this experience is for you.” Learn more.
Wheaton Grad Fair
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
The Career Development Center in Coray Gym annually hosts a Graduate School and Seminary Fair where graduate school and seminary representatives from across the country come to campus to meet students and discuss opportunities to further their education. Members of the public and the Wheaton College community are welcome to attend.
“Restore and Rebuild”
September 25-27, 2014
“Sentralized is designed for anyone who calls him or herself a Christ follower. It’s the perfect learning opportunity for pastors, church planters, individuals, and teams of church members that are working through the issues and ideas of missional living, learning, and leading.” Learn more.
Seminary & Theological Grad School Virtual Fair
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM (10-5 Eastern)
Meet school representatives from seminary and theological schools across the U.S. and Canada. Free for all prospective students and advisors to attend. Learn more.
“Finding Our Way Again: A Conference on Starting or Renewing Your Church”
August 7-10, 2014
National Church Leadership Institute 2014. Learn more.