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In Memoriam: David Hunter McAlpin, Jr.

Friday, August 26, 2022

  David Hunter McAlpin, Jr., born January 19, 1928 in New York City, died peacefully, surrounded by his four children on August 5, 2022 in Skillman, New Jersey after a long, full life. Widely known as Mac, he was of the generation in which frugality was a virtue and sharing your blessings was a moral

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In Memoriam: Frederick Buechner, M.Div. ʼ58

Thursday, August 25, 2022

Frederick Buechner, M.Div. ʼ58, Unitas Distinguished Alumnus ʼ08, Whose Ministry was his Writing, Dies at 96 His readers, he said, were his “invisible congregation.”  An ordained Presbyterian minister who never pastored a church, he liked “to keep a particular ear cocked to the elusive, ambiguous presence of God.” The author of 39 books, Buechner produced

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Important Information: Orientation 2022

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Re-Orienting: Community, Care, Courage New Student Orientation 2022 The sea rises, the light fails, lovers cling to each other, and children cling to us. The moment we cease to hold each other, the moment we break faith with one another, the sea engulfs us and the light goes out. James Baldwin, Nothing Personal Greetings, Union

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Faculty and Staff: Fall 2022 Campus Health Update

Thursday, August 18, 2022

Dear Faculty and Staff, As the Fall 2022 semester nears, it is an appropriate time to review Union’s COVID related policies and protocols in order to continue promoting the overall health of our community.  At Union, we are committed to creating a learning and living environment that is safe for all and particularly for the

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Students: Fall 2022 Return to Campus Health Update

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Dear Union students, Union faculty and staff are wholeheartedly looking forward to welcoming you to campus for move-in days next week or as you return to campus this fall. In preparation, we have put into place a number of public health measures designed to promote the overall health of our community. As you know, Union is

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EDS at Union Newsletter | August 2022

Monday, August 15, 2022

Dear Friends, I hope this summer you have found time for rest and recuperation even as we continue to face challenging times. Here at EDS at Union, we have been busy preparing for another entering class. This year, we are thrilled to welcome eight new MDiv and STM students to our larger Anglican Studies cohort.

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Mourning the Loss of Former EDS Dean Rev. Dr. William Rankin

Thursday, August 4, 2022

EDS at Union joins GAIA Global Health and friends and family across The Episcopal Church in mourning the passing of the Very Rev. Dr. William Rankin. Dr. Rankin served as dean of Episcopal Divinity School from 1993-1998 and was the author of two books, “The Nuclear Arms Race: Countdown to Disaster” and “Confidentiality and Clergy: Churches, Ethics

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Fall 2022 Community Read

Thursday, July 28, 2022

“The Power Worshippers is required reading for anyone who wants to map the continuing erosion of our already fragile wall between church and state.” –The Washington Post Each semester, Episcopal Divinity School at Union selects a book that serves as a guiding focus for discussion on justice issues that are critical for faith communities. For

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Protecting Access to Reproductive Health Care Services

Friday, July 8, 2022

Union President Serene Jones shared, “Union welcomes the safeguards the Biden administration is putting in place to protect the reproductive wellbeing of all women, transgender and non-binary people. As some states work to criminalize abortion, it is essential that our federal government protect those rights, which is consistent with what the Christian faith, the Bible

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