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Union Announces New Dean of Chapel

Monday, January 25, 2021

Union Theological Seminary President Serene Jones today announced the appointment of Dr. Sandra Montes as Dean of Chapel. Montes had been serving as Interim Dean since August 2019, and is credited with the successful and seamless move of chapel online due to COVID. A bilingual educator, musician, liturgist and writer who previously worked with The

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Congratulations Senator Raphael Warnock

Sunday, January 17, 2021

Share your well-wishes & prayers with Senator Raphael Warnock Union Theological Seminary will collect prayers and well wishes for Senator Raphael Warnock and have them compiled and bound in a book that we will present to him later this Spring. If you would like to participate, share your note to Senator Raphael Warnock below. We

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Godspeed Senator-elect Warnock

Thursday, January 7, 2021

Godspeed Senator-elect Raphael Warnock Yesterday was an historic day for our nation and for our beloved seminary, Union.  Unfortunately, what began as a day of celebration quickly turned to a day marked by violence and hatred enacted by the domestic terrorist mob that assaulted our nation’s capital, incited by a diabolical president. It was chilling

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Happy New Year!

Thursday, January 7, 2021

  Happy New Year and thank you for being a part of the Union Community. We invite you to celebrate the New Year with your Union community by watching this Silver Linings video. Several alumni/ae, staff, faculty, and students shared moments of gratitude from 2020 that create a collective story of hope for 2021.  

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Union joins faith leaders in calling on Congress to certify election results

Monday, January 4, 2021

Union Theological Seminary joins faith and community leaders in calling on Congress to certify election results More than 2,000 people in all 50 states sign letter calling on Congress to reject attempts to overturn will of the voters on January 6 NEW YORK – People of faith across the country are calling on Congress to

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EDS at Union Newsletter | December 2020

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Having problems viewing this email? View online. Dear Friends,  My prayer is that this most blessed Advent season has brought to each of you the hope and joy of the God that is always coming toward us. Indeed, during this extraordinary year of pandemics and politics we at EDS at Union have tried to hear

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Zoom Virtual Backgrounds for Winter 2020

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Holidays at Union As we find ourselves in the middle of winter, here in the Northern Hemisphere, there are still opportunities to gather with fellow classmates and colleagues online. Here are some Zoom backgrounds you can download and use throughout the season as we near 2021 and look forward to our spring semester “together.” Right-click

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Reflections on Protest

Thursday, December 17, 2020

This article originally appeared in the Fall ’20 issue of the Union Collective George Floyd. Breonna Taylor. Ahmaud Arbery. In the summer of 2020 we collectively mourned the deaths of Floyd, Taylor, Arbery, and the countless other African Americans killed at the hands of police or racist profilers. The protests began in Minneapolis and quickly

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Sharing Music in Times of Crisis

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

  What happens when a legendary neighborhood jazz ministry has to go virtual? Matt Puckett, a second-year MDiv student, is interning with the jazz department of Saint Peter’s Church in New York City this year. This Lutheran church has a history of supporting many types of art. From the fine arts to classical music, Saint

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