United Theological Seminary

Events Calendar

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  • 08

    Explore United

    All day
    September 8, 2021

    Find Flexibility and Community through United’s Seminary Programs

    Making the decision to pursue a seminary degree is a process of reflection and discernment.

    Join United faculty, staff, and current students for an exclusive, interactive Zoom conversation on one of these dates. Click on the date to register.

    In this conversation, you’ll have the opportunity to experience Zoom as a tool for distance learning and get clear answers to all your questions about United.


    Explore what academic program, student life, and vocational planning looks like at United;

    Interviews with current students about their experience of flexibility and community;

    Faculty Q/A about how they build community and relationships with students;

    Explore next steps in the Admissions and Financial Aid process!

    Questions? Contact Admissions at admissions@unitedseminary.edu or 651-255-6119.

  • 08

    Discussion: Radicalizing Death

    7:00 PM-8:30 PM
    September 8, 2021

    Rev. Karen Hutt, United’s Vice President for Student and Community Engagement, and Emily Stacken (’21) are involved in this important discussion on “Radicalizing Death: a good death.” Hosted by the Minnesota Death Collaborative, this event is a continuation of the Radical Death Series created by Emily for her United capstone project for the Social Transformation program, in which she looked at racial disparities within the death positive movement, ancestral honoring practices, and collective grief.

    Register here.

  • 09

    Fall Convocation

    11:45 AM-12:30 PM
    September 9, 2021

    Fall Convocation ceremonially marks the beginning of the new academic year. Join us as we worship together and celebrate the installation of Rev. Dr. Jessica Chapman Lape as Assistant Professor of Interreligious Chaplaincy and Program Director for Interreligious Chaplaincy.

    Faculty, adjunct faculty, emeriti/ae faculty, trustees, and officers will process.

    Rev. Dr. Chapman Lape will preach “In the Wilderness: A Womanist Embrace for Liminality.”

    Fall Convocation is always free and open to the public. A livestream link for those who cannot attend in person can be accessed here. Open a program on this page closer to the ceremony.

    United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities
    767 Eustis Street, Suite 140
, St. Paul, Minnesota 55114

    Please park on the south side of the CASE building. Directions are located here.

    Questions? Contact Ashley: ahovell@unitedseminary.edu
 or 651.255.6162

    *Per United’s COVID policy, everyone on campus must wear a mask and be vaccinated.

    Please note, we have cancelled the luncheon following the ceremony.

  • 13

    CPE Information Session

    12:00 PM
    September 13, 2021

    Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE)
    Information and Skill Building

    Every Monday at 12 noon CT

    If you’re enrolled in a degree program that requires you to complete one unit of CPE, these informational sessions will answer all of your questions. Prior to coming to UTS, Rev. Karen Hutt was a CPE Educator at four major hospitals in Chicago and most recently at the University of Minnesota Medical Center. She is currently leading a local CPE Program in Public Chaplaincy. Given the nature of the pandemic, programs will vary throughout the country. This will require you to have a coherent plan for your application process and site selection. All sessions will be informational based on the questions you bring. Get familiar with acpe.edu. Individual meetings: calendly.com/khutt

    See this week’s Monday Morning for the Zoom meeting link. Contact Karen Hutt for more information.

  • 14

    Arts Lunch: The Theology of S.H.I.E.L.D.

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM
    September 14, 2021

    Finding the Sacred in the Secular by exploring the mythological themes in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Dustin Wilsor theorizes that these blockbuster movies may serve as a kind of modern-day parable by paralleling them with the foundational mythological themes of major world religions.

    See this week’s Monday Morning for the Zoom meeting link. Contact Jennifer Awes-Freeman for more information.