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This is an opportunity for you to bring something that you are working on–a poem, play, a Faith Formation arts project, song, or a painting, you will have 10 minutes to present your project and then we will give you feedback,m using an adaptation of Liz Lerman’s critical response theory. The goal is not to judge your work, but to invite an interested audience to help you hone your creative expression.
Fall Convocation is an annual event that marks the beginning of each academic year. Join United students, faculty, and staff for this annual event that celebrates United’s commitment to social justice, academic achievement, and formation. Dr. Justin Sabia-Tanis will be speaking.
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Local artists and students engaging, sharing and growing their craft for transformation, change and community building. Come and meet folks who are using their art for social transformation, healing, and beauty.
Monthly retreats for caregivers and changemakers. We know that you experience enormous challenges, and burnout among people like you is high. That’s why we want to offer you the opportunity to spend the day with us, relaxing and refreshing yourself. There will be several different options for self-care. Come when you are able and stay as long as you like. Healthy snacks and beverages are available; lunch is not included.
All are welcome but registration is required. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wellbeing-wednesday-treat-yo-self-tickets-69761585781
This event is jointly organized and sponsored by the Kaleo Center for Social Transformation and the Center for Sustainable Justice and United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities. This is a great opportunity to connect with new United faculty members, Dr. Justin Sabia-Tanis and Gary Green; come learn about their research, hear about their experience in social transformation work, and find ways to connect your work and ministry to impact, entrepreneurship, and social change work. The Lab offers both alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, so join us for this special event to welcome these new faculty members.
Observe justice-making, honest healing and courageous conversations with incarcerated men who are seeking deeper meaning and hope in their lives and the lives of their communities.
Working with the staff of the Dispute Resolution Center this is a great opportunity for students in ministry, social transformation and chaplaincy. Contact Khutt@unitedseminary.edu for clearance to participate in this special opportunity.
Ending the Silence explores patriarchal and hierarchal structures in the church that foster the devaluing and demonizing of sex, women, and the LGBTQ community. The film challenges viewers to look beyond the church’s longstanding binary-based dogma and embrace the full spectrum of gender and sexuality. Join Ending the Silence producer Leigh Finke, United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities professors, Jennifer Awes-Freeman and Justin Sabia-Tanis, and student Lucia Kalinosky for a film screening and interactive conversation about confronting sexual shame in the church.