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United Theological Seminary

Events Calendar

What’s happening on campus?

SunMay 0 1

Commencement

Commencement will take place on Sunday, May 1 at 3:00 PM at Plymouth Congregational Church in Minneapolis, as well as online. Dr. Monica A. Coleman, Professor of Africana Studies at the University of Delaware, will deliver the commencement address.

For those who prefer to view the Commencement Ceremony from United, there will be a Viewing Party taking place concurrently on campus.

Registration: Please follow this link to register.

Questions can be directed to Ashley Hovell: ahovell@unitedseminary.edu or 651-255-6162.

FriMay 0 6

Community: BIPOC

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.

A monthly gathering for students who want to share ideas they have for ministry and service. These should be half-baked ideas, visions, and musings. This is the space for entrepreneurial thinkers. We will use an innovation technique to create a vibrant landscape for your ideas to marinate and take shape. This is for seminarians who think outside the box and see risk taking in ministry as an opportunity.

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

ThuMay 1 9

Chapel

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

Justice & Joy: Social Transformation as Spiritual Practice
Justin Sabia-Tanis, Assistant Professor of Christian Ethics and Social Transformation Supported by The McVay Endowment and Program Director for Social Transformation

Our sacred traditions set before us visions of a just and peaceful future—a world it is increasingly urgent to create if we are to survive. This lecture will consider how viewing our work for social justice as a practice of faith can lead us to greater spiritual depth and meaning in our lives and how our spirituality sustains us to engage in long term, effective, and meaningful work for justice. We will look at why faith calls us to do the work of transformation and how this leads to both justice and joy.

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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.

ThuMay 2 6

Chapel

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