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  • Jennifer Awes-Freeman Book Event
    9:00 AM-10:30 AM
    March 2, 2022

    FACULTY BOOK RELEASE CELEBRATION

    On campus or via livestream

    Celebrating the release of Dr. Jennifer Awes Freeman‘s The Good Shepherd: Image, Meaning, and Power (Baylor University Press, 2021), United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities is proud to invite members of the community to a special book event. On Wednesday, March 2 at 9 AM CT, join us on campus or via livestream for a discussion and Q&A with Dr. Awes Freeman, assistant professor and director of theology and the arts, and special guest Dr. Robin Jensen from the University of Notre Dame. Dr. Demian Wheeler and student respondents Pat Browne and John Scheuer will also offer responses to the book. They will discuss the the figure of the Good Shepherd which never became humble or docile but always carried connotations of empire, divinity, and defensive violence even within varied sociopolitical contexts. Join us for an exciting discussion of this important historical scholarship.

    Register >

  • Chapel: Ecumenical Ash Wednesday Service
    11:00 AM-11:30 AM
    March 2, 2022

    Details on this worship service will be posted as they become available.

    See this week’s Monday Morning for the Zoom meeting link.

  • The Ministry Lab’s Midweek Retreat
    12:00 PM-1:00 PM
    March 2, 2022

    Rest in the Divine Presence with The Ministry Lab‘s Midweek Retreat: a recorded contemplative practice that posts at NOON CT each Wednesday. Midweek Retreat is a free resource for all member congregations and leaders (including United students). Register to receive the weekly post by sending an email of request to Director Emily Meyer (’09) (ministrylab@unitedseminary.edu).

  • Student Only Town Hall
    1:00 PM-2:30 PM
    March 2, 2022

    Wednesday, March 2 | 1 PM and 6 PM CT

    Calling all current students! The Student Leadership Collective (SLC) wants to hear from you! Bring us your woes, your wonders, your excitement and confusion. We are here to listen and support you, building community advocacy locally and over distance. Come in person to campus (right after our Symposium Week luncheon) or join via Zoom. See this week’s Monday Morning for the Zoom link.
  • Wednesday Real Talk About Real Ministry
    3:00 PM-4:00 PM
    March 2, 2022

    Meet guests from around the country doing interesting ministry and spiritual entrepreneurship in chaplaincy, churches, and communities. Live guests, recorded interviews, and passionate conversations.

    See this week’s Monday Morning for the Zoom meeting link. Contact Karen Hutt, Vice President for Student and Community Engagement, with questions.

  • Community: UCC Student Group
    3:00 PM-4:00 PM
    March 2, 2022

    A group for support, fellowship, and preparation for ordination and ecclesiastical councils.

    United Church of Christ (UCC) student group will meet twice a month starting in February on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays at 3 PM CT.

    We are happy to announce that Rev. T. Michael Rock has agreed to advise our student group. Rev. T. Michael is Co-Pastor at Robbinsdale Parkway, was ordained in 1996, and has previously served as a prison chaplain. In addition, he has extensive experience working with local and national UCC churches and organizations. New students are highly encouraged to attend!

    See this week’s Monday Morning for the Zoom meeting link and who to contact with questions.

  • Student Only Town Hall
    6:00 PM-7:30 PM
    March 2, 2022

    Wednesday, March 2 | 1 PM and 6 PM CT

    Calling all current students! The Student Leadership Collective (SLC) wants to hear from you! Bring us your woes, your wonders, your excitement and confusion. We are here to listen and support you, building community advocacy locally and over distance. Come in person to campus (right after our Symposium Week luncheon) or join via Zoom. See this week’s Monday Morning for the Zoom link.
  • Talent Show
    8:00 PM-9:00 PM
    March 2, 2022

    Spring Symposium week will be ending with a talent show! Students, faculty, staff, and alums are encouraged to participate. Songs, dances, comedy sketches, or anything else you would like to share with the rest of the United community is welcome.

    Register >

  • More events
    • Jennifer Awes-Freeman Book Event
      9:00 AM-10:30 AM
      March 2, 2022

      FACULTY BOOK RELEASE CELEBRATION

      On campus or via livestream

      Celebrating the release of Dr. Jennifer Awes Freeman‘s The Good Shepherd: Image, Meaning, and Power (Baylor University Press, 2021), United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities is proud to invite members of the community to a special book event. On Wednesday, March 2 at 9 AM CT, join us on campus or via livestream for a discussion and Q&A with Dr. Awes Freeman, assistant professor and director of theology and the arts, and special guest Dr. Robin Jensen from the University of Notre Dame. Dr. Demian Wheeler and student respondents Pat Browne and John Scheuer will also offer responses to the book. They will discuss the the figure of the Good Shepherd which never became humble or docile but always carried connotations of empire, divinity, and defensive violence even within varied sociopolitical contexts. Join us for an exciting discussion of this important historical scholarship.

      Register >

    • Chapel: Ecumenical Ash Wednesday Service
      11:00 AM-11:30 AM
      March 2, 2022

      Details on this worship service will be posted as they become available.

      See this week’s Monday Morning for the Zoom meeting link.

    • The Ministry Lab’s Midweek Retreat
      12:00 PM-1:00 PM
      March 2, 2022

      Rest in the Divine Presence with The Ministry Lab‘s Midweek Retreat: a recorded contemplative practice that posts at NOON CT each Wednesday. Midweek Retreat is a free resource for all member congregations and leaders (including United students). Register to receive the weekly post by sending an email of request to Director Emily Meyer (’09) (ministrylab@unitedseminary.edu).

    • Student Only Town Hall
      1:00 PM-2:30 PM
      March 2, 2022
      Wednesday, March 2 | 1 PM and 6 PM CT

      Calling all current students! The Student Leadership Collective (SLC) wants to hear from you! Bring us your woes, your wonders, your excitement and confusion. We are here to listen and support you, building community advocacy locally and over distance. Come in person to campus (right after our Symposium Week luncheon) or join via Zoom. See this week’s Monday Morning for the Zoom link.
    • Wednesday Real Talk About Real Ministry
      3:00 PM-4:00 PM
      March 2, 2022

      Meet guests from around the country doing interesting ministry and spiritual entrepreneurship in chaplaincy, churches, and communities. Live guests, recorded interviews, and passionate conversations.

      See this week’s Monday Morning for the Zoom meeting link. Contact Karen Hutt, Vice President for Student and Community Engagement, with questions.

    • Community: UCC Student Group
      3:00 PM-4:00 PM
      March 2, 2022

      A group for support, fellowship, and preparation for ordination and ecclesiastical councils.

      United Church of Christ (UCC) student group will meet twice a month starting in February on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays at 3 PM CT.

      We are happy to announce that Rev. T. Michael Rock has agreed to advise our student group. Rev. T. Michael is Co-Pastor at Robbinsdale Parkway, was ordained in 1996, and has previously served as a prison chaplain. In addition, he has extensive experience working with local and national UCC churches and organizations. New students are highly encouraged to attend!

      See this week’s Monday Morning for the Zoom meeting link and who to contact with questions.

    • Student Only Town Hall
      6:00 PM-7:30 PM
      March 2, 2022

      Wednesday, March 2 | 1 PM and 6 PM CT

      Calling all current students! The Student Leadership Collective (SLC) wants to hear from you! Bring us your woes, your wonders, your excitement and confusion. We are here to listen and support you, building community advocacy locally and over distance. Come in person to campus (right after our Symposium Week luncheon) or join via Zoom. See this week’s Monday Morning for the Zoom link.
    • Talent Show
      8:00 PM-9:00 PM
      March 2, 2022

      Spring Symposium week will be ending with a talent show! Students, faculty, staff, and alums are encouraged to participate. Songs, dances, comedy sketches, or anything else you would like to share with the rest of the United community is welcome.

      Register >

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  • Community: BIPOC
    7:00 PM
    March 4, 2022

    Black, Indigenous, Multiracial and People of Color (BIPOC)

    A time for reflection, resilience, and reverence. Let us build a community that sustains us joyfully. Bring your prayers, humor, love, and BIPOC passion to this place for us to “be us.”

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

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  • Arts Lunch
    12:00 PM-1:00 PM
    March 8, 2022

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

  • Lenten Bible Study
    4:45 PM-5:45 PM
    March 8, 2022

    In the Christian tradition, the season of Lent is a 40-day period commemorating the events leading up to the death of Jesus Christ. Oftentimes, Lent is regarded as a time for sacred and meaningful reflection on our own spirituality and spiritual journeys. This Lenten season, join Dr. Sabia-Tanis and Dr. Chapman Lape for a Lenten Bible Study. We will communally engage in Christian theological reflection using resources such as A Women’s Lectionary for the Whole Church by Wilda C. Gafney as well as the “Liberation Bible Study” podcast curated by More Light Presbyterians. The Lenten Bible Study will meet both virtually and in-person from 4:45 PM-5:45 PM on Tuesdays beginning March 8 through April 12. All are welcome.

    Contact Jessica Chapman Lape or Justin Sabia-Tanis for details.

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  • The Ministry Lab’s Midweek Retreat
    12:00 PM-1:00 PM
    March 9, 2022

    Rest in the Divine Presence with The Ministry Lab‘s Midweek Retreat: a recorded contemplative practice that posts at NOON CT each Wednesday. Midweek Retreat is a free resource for all member congregations and leaders (including United students). Register to receive the weekly post by sending an email of request to Director Emily Meyer (’09) (ministrylab@unitedseminary.edu).

  • Queer United Affinity Community (QUAC)
    2:00 PM
    March 9, 2022

    A space for LGBTQIA+ United students, staff, faculty, alums, and broader community members to meet for support, fellowship, learning, and community building.

    See this week’s Monday Morning for the Zoom meeting link and who to contact for more information.

  • Lecture: The LGBTIQ+ Christians in Central America
    7:00 PM
    March 9, 2022

    The LGBTIQ+ Christians in Central America: Realities, Struggles and Advancements from the Heart of the Continent
    On campus and online

    Join us for a lecture from Rev. Álvaro Durán, a theologian and the only openly gay pastor in El Salvador. He will discuss the impact of LGBTIQ+ Christian inclusion efforts, initiatives, and movements in the United States and how they affect the Central American context, the urgent evangelistic stewardship of congruence with God’s radical inclusion in Jesus Christ, and the importance of networking and fellowship for the development of an interwoven mission for a fully welcoming and affirming global Church. He takes a multidimensional approach to these experiences to explore and understand the importance of the ecclesiological momentum that arises from the deconstruction of religious prejudices related to human sexuality and the current struggle to forge a liberating, healing, transformative and expansive spirituality and faith communities from the margins.

    Register >

    Contact Rev. Dr. Justin Sabia-Tanis for more info.

  • Community: Military Service
    7:00 PM
    March 9, 2022

    For seminarians who are combining their service as a spiritual leader with membership in the reserves or active duty. This is also a space for veterans and those considering military service.

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

  • More events
    • The Ministry Lab’s Midweek Retreat
      12:00 PM-1:00 PM
      March 9, 2022

      Rest in the Divine Presence with The Ministry Lab‘s Midweek Retreat: a recorded contemplative practice that posts at NOON CT each Wednesday. Midweek Retreat is a free resource for all member congregations and leaders (including United students). Register to receive the weekly post by sending an email of request to Director Emily Meyer (’09) (ministrylab@unitedseminary.edu).

    • Queer United Affinity Community (QUAC)
      2:00 PM
      March 9, 2022

      A space for LGBTQIA+ United students, staff, faculty, alums, and broader community members to meet for support, fellowship, learning, and community building.

      See this week’s Monday Morning for the Zoom meeting link and who to contact for more information.

    • Lecture: The LGBTIQ+ Christians in Central America
      7:00 PM
      March 9, 2022

      The LGBTIQ+ Christians in Central America: Realities, Struggles and Advancements from the Heart of the Continent
      On campus and online

      Join us for a lecture from Rev. Álvaro Durán, a theologian and the only openly gay pastor in El Salvador. He will discuss the impact of LGBTIQ+ Christian inclusion efforts, initiatives, and movements in the United States and how they affect the Central American context, the urgent evangelistic stewardship of congruence with God’s radical inclusion in Jesus Christ, and the importance of networking and fellowship for the development of an interwoven mission for a fully welcoming and affirming global Church. He takes a multidimensional approach to these experiences to explore and understand the importance of the ecclesiological momentum that arises from the deconstruction of religious prejudices related to human sexuality and the current struggle to forge a liberating, healing, transformative and expansive spirituality and faith communities from the margins.

      Register >

      Contact Rev. Dr. Justin Sabia-Tanis for more info.

    • Community: Military Service
      7:00 PM
      March 9, 2022

      For seminarians who are combining their service as a spiritual leader with membership in the reserves or active duty. This is also a space for veterans and those considering military service.

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

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  • Arts Lunch
    12:00 PM-1:00 PM
    March 15, 2022

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

  • Lenten Bible Study
    4:45 PM-5:45 PM
    March 15, 2022

    In the Christian tradition, the season of Lent is a 40-day period commemorating the events leading up to the death of Jesus Christ. Oftentimes, Lent is regarded as a time for sacred and meaningful reflection on our own spirituality and spiritual journeys. This Lenten season, join Dr. Sabia-Tanis and Dr. Chapman Lape for a Lenten Bible Study. We will communally engage in Christian theological reflection using resources such as A Women’s Lectionary for the Whole Church by Wilda C. Gafney as well as the “Liberation Bible Study” podcast curated by More Light Presbyterians. The Lenten Bible Study will meet both virtually and in-person from 4:45 PM-5:45 PM on Tuesdays beginning March 8 through April 12. All are welcome.

    Contact Jessica Chapman Lape or Justin Sabia-Tanis for details.

  • Community: Parents and Guardians of Children
    7:00 PM
    March 15, 2022

    A group for parents to support one another while managing families, school, work and legos.

    See this week’s Monday Morning for the Zoom meeting link. Contact Rev. Karen Hutt with questions.

  • Lecture: Jessica Chapman Lape, Flourishing in the Clearing
    7:30 PM
    March 15, 2022

    Flourishing in the Clearing: Womanist Approaches to Spiritual Care
    Jessica Chapman Lape, Assistant Professor of Interreligious Chaplaincy and Program Director for Interreligious Chaplaincy

    In Toni Morrison’s novel, Beloved, we see the character Baby Suggs, an ex-slave and spiritual leader, facilitate healing and flourishing for her African American community deep in a forest clearing. Through the use of sources such as Black literature like the works of Morrison and Zora Neale Hurston, to the scholarship of womanist scholars and pastoral theologians, this lecture will discuss distinct and embodied characteristics and practices of contemporary womanist spiritual caregivers who work to facilitate healing and flourishing for African American women. This lecture will also explore the broad implications of inviting all spiritual caregivers into the work, awe, and abundance of womanist care – so that all Black women may flourish in the clearing.

    REGISTER>

    United’s Faculty Favorite Lecture Series

    Every teacher has one—the lecture that they love the best, the one that they can literally feel in their bones when they deliver it in class. In this series we invite you to get to know United’s current faculty and get a taste of what happens in the classrooms at United. These favorite lectures will be delivered on Zoom, so enjoy it with a family member, invite a far away friend, or host your very own “watch party.” Whatever the format, take this opportunity to learn what it is like to experience the transformative learning experience that happens in the classrooms at United. All lectures are free and open to the public.

  • More events
    • Arts Lunch
      12:00 PM-1:00 PM
      March 15, 2022

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

    • Lenten Bible Study
      4:45 PM-5:45 PM
      March 15, 2022

      In the Christian tradition, the season of Lent is a 40-day period commemorating the events leading up to the death of Jesus Christ. Oftentimes, Lent is regarded as a time for sacred and meaningful reflection on our own spirituality and spiritual journeys. This Lenten season, join Dr. Sabia-Tanis and Dr. Chapman Lape for a Lenten Bible Study. We will communally engage in Christian theological reflection using resources such as A Women’s Lectionary for the Whole Church by Wilda C. Gafney as well as the “Liberation Bible Study” podcast curated by More Light Presbyterians. The Lenten Bible Study will meet both virtually and in-person from 4:45 PM-5:45 PM on Tuesdays beginning March 8 through April 12. All are welcome.

      Contact Jessica Chapman Lape or Justin Sabia-Tanis for details.

    • Community: Parents and Guardians of Children
      7:00 PM
      March 15, 2022

      A group for parents to support one another while managing families, school, work and legos.

      See this week’s Monday Morning for the Zoom meeting link. Contact Rev. Karen Hutt with questions.

    • Lecture: Jessica Chapman Lape, Flourishing in the Clearing
      7:30 PM
      March 15, 2022

      Flourishing in the Clearing: Womanist Approaches to Spiritual Care
      Jessica Chapman Lape, Assistant Professor of Interreligious Chaplaincy and Program Director for Interreligious Chaplaincy

      In Toni Morrison’s novel, Beloved, we see the character Baby Suggs, an ex-slave and spiritual leader, facilitate healing and flourishing for her African American community deep in a forest clearing. Through the use of sources such as Black literature like the works of Morrison and Zora Neale Hurston, to the scholarship of womanist scholars and pastoral theologians, this lecture will discuss distinct and embodied characteristics and practices of contemporary womanist spiritual caregivers who work to facilitate healing and flourishing for African American women. This lecture will also explore the broad implications of inviting all spiritual caregivers into the work, awe, and abundance of womanist care – so that all Black women may flourish in the clearing.

      REGISTER>

      United’s Faculty Favorite Lecture Series

      Every teacher has one—the lecture that they love the best, the one that they can literally feel in their bones when they deliver it in class. In this series we invite you to get to know United’s current faculty and get a taste of what happens in the classrooms at United. These favorite lectures will be delivered on Zoom, so enjoy it with a family member, invite a far away friend, or host your very own “watch party.” Whatever the format, take this opportunity to learn what it is like to experience the transformative learning experience that happens in the classrooms at United. All lectures are free and open to the public.

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  • Wednesday Coffee and Tea
    8:45 AM-9:45 AM
    March 16, 2022

    A casual drop in time to meet whoever comes, check in, meet other students over a morning beverage. No agenda, just meeting, greeting and words of encouragement. 8:45 – 9:45 AM CT every week.

    See this week’s Monday Morning for the Zoom meeting link.

  • The Ministry Lab’s Midweek Retreat
    12:00 PM-1:00 PM
    March 16, 2022

    Rest in the Divine Presence with The Ministry Lab‘s Midweek Retreat: a recorded contemplative practice that posts at NOON CT each Wednesday. Midweek Retreat is a free resource for all member congregations and leaders (including United students). Register to receive the weekly post by sending an email of request to Director Emily Meyer (’09) (ministrylab@unitedseminary.edu).

  • Wednesday Real Talk About Real Ministry
    3:00 PM-4:00 PM
    March 16, 2022

    Meet guests from around the country doing interesting ministry and spiritual entrepreneurship in chaplaincy, churches, and communities. Live guests, recorded interviews, and passionate conversations.

    See this week’s Monday Morning for the Zoom meeting link. Contact Karen Hutt, Vice President for Student and Community Engagement, with questions.

  • Community: UCC Student Group
    3:00 PM-4:00 PM
    March 16, 2022

    A group for support, fellowship, and preparation for ordination and ecclesiastical councils.

    United Church of Christ (UCC) student group will meet twice a month starting in February on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays at 3 PM CT.

    We are happy to announce that Rev. T. Michael Rock has agreed to advise our student group. Rev. T. Michael is Co-Pastor at Robbinsdale Parkway, was ordained in 1996, and has previously served as a prison chaplain. In addition, he has extensive experience working with local and national UCC churches and organizations. New students are highly encouraged to attend!

    See this week’s Monday Morning for the Zoom meeting link and who to contact with questions.

  • More events
    • Wednesday Coffee and Tea
      8:45 AM-9:45 AM
      March 16, 2022

      A casual drop in time to meet whoever comes, check in, meet other students over a morning beverage. No agenda, just meeting, greeting and words of encouragement. 8:45 – 9:45 AM CT every week.

      See this week’s Monday Morning for the Zoom meeting link.

    • The Ministry Lab’s Midweek Retreat
      12:00 PM-1:00 PM
      March 16, 2022

      Rest in the Divine Presence with The Ministry Lab‘s Midweek Retreat: a recorded contemplative practice that posts at NOON CT each Wednesday. Midweek Retreat is a free resource for all member congregations and leaders (including United students). Register to receive the weekly post by sending an email of request to Director Emily Meyer (’09) (ministrylab@unitedseminary.edu).

    • Wednesday Real Talk About Real Ministry
      3:00 PM-4:00 PM
      March 16, 2022

      Meet guests from around the country doing interesting ministry and spiritual entrepreneurship in chaplaincy, churches, and communities. Live guests, recorded interviews, and passionate conversations.

      See this week’s Monday Morning for the Zoom meeting link. Contact Karen Hutt, Vice President for Student and Community Engagement, with questions.

    • Community: UCC Student Group
      3:00 PM-4:00 PM
      March 16, 2022

      A group for support, fellowship, and preparation for ordination and ecclesiastical councils.

      United Church of Christ (UCC) student group will meet twice a month starting in February on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays at 3 PM CT.

      We are happy to announce that Rev. T. Michael Rock has agreed to advise our student group. Rev. T. Michael is Co-Pastor at Robbinsdale Parkway, was ordained in 1996, and has previously served as a prison chaplain. In addition, he has extensive experience working with local and national UCC churches and organizations. New students are highly encouraged to attend!

      See this week’s Monday Morning for the Zoom meeting link and who to contact with questions.

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  • Community: United Pagans
    11:45 AM
    March 18, 2022

    3rd Fridays: Sept. 17; Oct. 1, 15; Nov. 5, 19; Dec. 3, 17
    11:45 AM CT

    Our group seeks to facilitate mutual support and conversation between students who are under the broad umbrella of nominally Pagan traditions or approaches. We have self-identified Heathens, Wiccans, Druids and, of course, Pagans among our known numbers. We meet on the third Friday of each month at 11:45 CT. We will also schedule some holy day observances and guest speakers throughout the term (days/times to be announced).

    See this week’s Monday Morning for the Zoom meeting link and who to contact for more information.

  • United Pagans Presents: A Conversation with Dr. Mueller
    12:00 PM
    March 18, 2022

     

    Meet United adjunct professor Dr. Michelle Mueller, a scholar, instructor, and student advisor. Dr. Mueller also holds a minister credential from Covenant of the Goddess. Join us on March 18 to hear Dr. Mueller talk about Pagan interactions with other religions. She will also discuss her upcoming Contemporary Paganism class, scheduled for Summer 2022 at United.

    See this week’s Monday Morning for the Zoom meeting link.

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  • Arts Lunch
    12:00 PM-1:00 PM
    March 22, 2022

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

  • Lenten Bible Study
    4:45 PM-5:45 PM
    March 22, 2022

    In the Christian tradition, the season of Lent is a 40-day period commemorating the events leading up to the death of Jesus Christ. Oftentimes, Lent is regarded as a time for sacred and meaningful reflection on our own spirituality and spiritual journeys. This Lenten season, join Dr. Sabia-Tanis and Dr. Chapman Lape for a Lenten Bible Study. We will communally engage in Christian theological reflection using resources such as A Women’s Lectionary for the Whole Church by Wilda C. Gafney as well as the “Liberation Bible Study” podcast curated by More Light Presbyterians. The Lenten Bible Study will meet both virtually and in-person from 4:45 PM-5:45 PM on Tuesdays beginning March 8 through April 12. All are welcome.

    Contact Jessica Chapman Lape or Justin Sabia-Tanis for details.

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  • Community: United Methodist
    11:45 AM-12:30 PM
    March 24, 2022

    The Methodist Affinity Lunch Group welcomes all Methodist students, whether UM ordination track or not, to gather and support one another in seminary and to hear from Methodist denominational leaders, ministers, and others who can provide students resources in their journey through seminary and beyond.

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

  • Chapel: Spring Convocation
    12:15 PM
    March 24, 2022

    Recognition & Blessing of Rev. Dr. Andrew Packman
    Online and in the Chapel

    Join United for Spring Convocation on Thursday, March 24 at 12:15 PM CT as we worship together and recognize and bless Rev. Dr. Andrew Packman, Louisville Institute Postdoctoral Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor of Theological Ethics and Practical Theology. Faculty, adjunct faculty, emeriti/ae faculty, trustees, and officers will process. Rev. Dr. Andrew Packman will deliver a message on “The Atmospherics of Theological Education.” Continue the celebration with a light lunch following the ceremony. Or, if you prefer, join us online.

    Spring Convocation is always free and open to the public. Please park on the south side of the CASE building (767 Eustis St., St. Paul, MN 55114). Need directions? Click here.

    Questions can be directed to Ashley Hovell: ahovell@unitedseminary.edu
 or 651.255.6162

    Register >

  • Eleazar Fernandez Retirement Celebration
    7:30 PM
    March 24, 2022

    Register for a celebration of Rev. Dr. Eleazar Fernandez’s long and successful tenure as professor of constructive theology at United. For nearly three decades, he served as a beloved professor, a leader in seminary education, an internationally important voice in liberation theology, and a global theologian for nearly three decades.

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  • Community: Humanists
    3:00 PM
    March 25, 2022

    A group for Secular Humanist, Christian Humanists, Religious Naturalists, and adjacent friends. Share the latest article from The American Humanist Association, debate an essay from the new Oxford Handbook on Humanism, or share a film review. Open discussion.

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

  • Community: Military Service
    7:00 PM
    March 25, 2022

    For seminarians who are combining their service as a spiritual leader with membership in the reserves or active duty. This is also a space for veterans and those considering military service.

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

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  • Arts Lunch
    12:00 PM-1:00 PM
    March 29, 2022

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

  • Lenten Bible Study
    4:45 PM-5:45 PM
    March 29, 2022

    In the Christian tradition, the season of Lent is a 40-day period commemorating the events leading up to the death of Jesus Christ. Oftentimes, Lent is regarded as a time for sacred and meaningful reflection on our own spirituality and spiritual journeys. This Lenten season, join Dr. Sabia-Tanis and Dr. Chapman Lape for a Lenten Bible Study. We will communally engage in Christian theological reflection using resources such as A Women’s Lectionary for the Whole Church by Wilda C. Gafney as well as the “Liberation Bible Study” podcast curated by More Light Presbyterians. The Lenten Bible Study will meet both virtually and in-person from 4:45 PM-5:45 PM on Tuesdays beginning March 8 through April 12. All are welcome.

    Contact Jessica Chapman Lape or Justin Sabia-Tanis for details.

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