United Theological Seminary

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June 27 - June 30
  • 27
    27.June.Saturday

    Ministry Lab Webinar

    9:00 AM-10:30 AM
    2020.06.27

    The Basilica of Saint Mary’s hosts Zoom: Grief in Our City – Can We Talk? with Don Samuels, addressing the grief around this pandemic as well as the unfolding grief surrounding George Floyd’s death and the events that followed.

  • 28
    28.June.Sunday

    Virtual Conversations on Systemic Racism

    2:00 PM-3:30 PM
    2020.06.28

    Join the ASDIC (Antiracism Study Dialogue Circles) and FREC (Facilitating Racial Equity Collective) communities as we respond to this historical moment.

    In light of the murder of George Floyd and countless police killings of Black and Brown people, the world is reassessing the role of both police and society at large in addressing system-wide and structural racism. We wish to look at what this moment is about, how it connects to America’s history of systemic racism, and the forces that continue to sustain racism in Minnesota and the nation.

    With the support of Professor Joe R. Feagin of Texas A&M University, along with Minnesota antiracist activists and scholars, we will host four 90-minute conversations over the summer. We will be on Zoom with a short breakout session after each conversation.

    There is no fee for these workshops, but your tax-deductible donation will allow us to continue to offer ASDIC’s unique antiracism trainings in our community and beyond. Suggested donation in support of this programming is $5 per session. Donate here.

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  • 29
    29.June.Monday
    No events
  • 30
    30.June.Tuesday

    Justice Talk to Justice Walk: Building Awareness, Strengthening Our Resolve

    7:00 PM-8:30 PM
    2020.06.30

    A new webinar series to expand racial justice awareness, “Justice Talk to Justice Walk: Building Awareness, Strengthening Our Resolve,” launches June 30, from 7:00-8:30 pm. This first of several webinars will feature Rev. Traci Blackmon, Associate General Minister of the United Church of Christ, who will talk on “Where Do We Go From Here? Lessons from Ferguson & Beyond.”

    Registration is required for this and all webinars in the series. REGISTER HERE.

    Rev. Blackmon’s leadership and ministry in the aftermath of the killing of Michael Brown, Jr. in Ferguson, Missouri, nearly six years ago is well known. She has since become a leading national voice in the struggle for racial justice, and has toured the nation with Rev. Dr. William Barber of Moral Mondays and Repairer of the Breech to declare the need for a moral revival in the United States.

    Several other webinars are currently being planned; details will be announced as they are finalized.  They will include:

    • In July, explore the theological and scriptural basis of the struggle for racial justice with Rev. Gary Green and Rev. Dr. Justin Tabia-Sanis, faculty at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities.

    • August 6, 7:00-8:30 pm: “Youth Lead Now: Equipping Young Leaders for Social Change”. Our guest speaker will be Samantha Fuentes, a survivor of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on February 14, 2018 and leader in the March for Our Lives movement that emerged from that horrific event. REGISTER HERE

    • Examining racial terrorism in our own Minnesota history. We will revisit the injustices done to indigenous peoples in Minnesota as well as the lynchings of 3 black men in Duluth in 1920.