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2018 Millennial Leaders Summer Conference: Agreements and Confirmation

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

The quality of the conference experience depends on your full participation. In order to build community and best ensure a productive conference experience, attendees are expected to participate fully in all conference activities. Because of the competitive application process, all accepted applicants must commit to the full conference participation upon confirmation of admission.  These commitments

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2016 Commencement

Monday, May 9, 2016

Union Celebrates Commencement Class of 2016 Friday, May 13, 2016, 4:00 p.m. Watch live Seminary Quadrangle (Rain: James Chapel) Commencement Event Schedule Tuesday, May 10th Unitarian Universalists (UU) Commissioning Lampman Chapel 5-7 pm This Year-End Blessing ceremony is now a tradition for Unitarian Universalists studying at Union. Come celebrate the great vibrancy of this liberal

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Union Mourns the Rev. Charles A. Amstein, M.Div. ′62

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Union’s Church Relations Advisor 2000 – 2012 After retiring as Associate Pastor of the Madison Ave Presbyterian Church in New York City, Charles Amstein accepted a part-time position in the fall of 2000 as Church Relations Advisor for Union’s Development Office. In this capacity he was involved in expanding the Seminary’s important relationship with the

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Rev. Sandie Richards, M.Div. ’95

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

What do you do? I’m the full-time pastor of the First United Methodist Church of San Fernando, CA, and I also serve as the volunteer coordinator of Peace with Justice for the California-Pacific Conference of the United Methodist Church, which means I have at least one and a half jobs. Right now, my organizing efforts

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Rev. Mike Waltner, M.Div. ’03

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

What’s the best thing about your job? The best thing is working with a talented team of people to address pressing issues of the manipulation and misuse of religion to justify violence. It is also a great privilege to serve my religious vocation in a way that addresses some of the most pressing issues in

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Jacqueline Rider, M.Div. ’83

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Jacqueline Rider, M.Div. ’83 What do you do? I’m the Digital Archivist at the Princeton Theological Seminary library. I process and provide access to the physical and electronic records of people and organizations that were and are part of the history of the Seminary and the Reformed tradition in America. I help researchers and the

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Rev. Greggory L. Brown, M.Div. ’80

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

  Rev. Greggory L. Brown, M.Div. ’80 What do you do? I am Senior Pastor at Miracles of Faith Community Church (ELCA). I am blessed to serve a wonderful and diverse community in East Oakland, CA, with loving support and practical services that include, uplift, and unify all of God’s people. What’s the best thing

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Union Mourns George Landes

Monday, April 18, 2016

Union Mourns the Rev. Dr. George M. Landes, Sr. Davenport Professor Emeritus of Hebrew and Cognate Languages When he retired in 1995 he had taught at Union for 39 years.  He is remembered with admiration and affection by countless alumni/ae, particularly for his Dead Sea Scrolls course.  He was also Assistant Dean of Auburn Theological

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Union Mourns David Parker

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

David Lecour Parker lived a life filled with faith, music, and love. Along with his twin brother, he was born on December 20, 1923. David and Allan lived with their older sister, Eleanor, and their parents, Eleanor and James, in Brooklyn and then moved to Ridgewood, N.J., when he was 7. Music was always central

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Katie Cannon and C.T. Vivian to Receive Union Medal

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

This year’s Commencement Union Medal recipients will be Katie Cannon ’83 and C.T. Vivian. Both Cannon and Vivian will give a short charge to our graduates at Commencement. You can find short bios of both Cannon and Vivian below. Click the links to read more of their bios. The first African-American woman ordained in the

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