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Rev. Joy K. Bussert, 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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Episcopal Divinity School to Affiliate with Union Theological Seminary

Friday, May 19, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Rev. Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas ’82, ’88 – Scholar & Racial Justice Activist – Named EDS’s New Dean Cambridge, MA –  Episcopal Divinity School (EDS) and Union Theological Seminary today announced that they have signed an agreement that will allow EDS to continue as an Episcopal seminary through a collaboration with Union at its campus in

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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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