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Rev. Mykal Slack, M.Div. ’07

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Editor’s note: Mykal Slack began his professional life as a lawyer with the American Civil Liberties Union’s LGBT and HIV/AIDS Rights projects and then served as a law clerk in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. After discerning a call to ministry and graduating from Union, he served in

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Rev. Liz Edman, M.Div. ’91

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

What do you do? In terms of employment, I’m bi-vocational and currently earn my living through my political career, directing community outreach for New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.  As a priest, I am pleased to count as my “altar home” the Episcopal Church of St. Andrew and Holy Communion in South Orange, NJ,

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Rev. Joy K. Bussart, Ph.D. ’02

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

What do you do?     I’m an interim pastor for the Southeastern Minnesota Synod of the ELCA. Ordained in 1978, I have served the Lutheran Church in America (LCA), now the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), for 38 years in various capacities as a parish pastor, staff for a council of churches, interim pastor, and

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Rev. Gretchen Janssen, M.Div. ’86

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

What do you do? That’s the question! I’ve recently retired and am sorting through life again, now that I’m no longer serving a congregation or doing counseling. Author Dan Kadlec speaks of this as “the real retirement struggle,” defining oneself as more than the sum of a long career. For 28 years I’ve been a

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Training Tomorrow’s Spiritual Healers

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Union sat down with Union Rabbi Jeffery Silberman, Director of the new Doctor of Ministry program in supervisory spiritual care education, to ask him how this new program will help CPE supervisors. The following interview has been edited and condensed for clarity. Union: Can you tell me a little bit about your background, what brought you

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Spring Colloquium: Hospitality for Strangers & Legal Sanctuary – Interfaith Perspectives

Monday, April 24, 2017

Hospitality for Strangers & Legal Sanctuary – Interfaith Perspectives Organized by The Institute for Contesting Religious Violence DOWNLOAD THE COMPLETE PROGRAM HERE Keynote: Friday, April 28th, 2017 Hospitality, Sanctuary, and the Other: What Would the Apostles Do? Dr. Amos Yong Professor of Theology & Mission and Director of the Center for Missiological Research Fuller Theological Seminary

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Union Welcomes Winona LaDuke—Economist & Native American Rights Advocate—for Annual Moyers Lecture

Friday, March 31, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York City, NY—Winona LaDuke, rural development economist, author and activist working on issues of sustainable development and food systems, will give the Seventh Annual Judith Davidson Moyers Women of Spirit Lecture on April 26th at 6:30pm at Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York. The author of six books, including Recovering the

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