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Anonymous Donation to Expand Racial Justice Programming

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Funds will allow for continued investment in and growth of instructional opportunities and public courses, along with the creation of a board committee for racial justice education The Episcopal Divinity School at Union Theological Seminary (EDS at Union) received a $100,000 gift from an anonymous donor with the explicit request that the funds be used

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Choose Healthy Life

Friday, February 26, 2021

On Thursday, February 18, Union and EDS at Union partnered with Choose Healthy Life to host a webinar aimed at empowering students and clergy to become informed messengers who educate and inspire their communities to fight COVID-19 through social distancing, testing, and vaccinations.  Resourses: Debra Fraser-Howze Presentation Dr. Tom Frieden’s Presentation Speakers: The Rev. Fred

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THE BLACK CHURCH: THIS IS OUR STORY, THIS IS OUR SONG

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Check your local listings and watch the PBS documentary “THE BLACK CHURCH: THIS IS OUR STORY, THIS IS OUR SONG” on February 16 and 17, 2021 at 9:00 p.m. ET. This moving four-hour, two-part series from executive producer, host and writer Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor at Harvard University and director

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EDS at Union Awarded $100,000 Grant by Trinity Church Wall Street

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Grant will expand capstone moral leadership course and create digital materials and resources to prepare students to address social justice issues Episcopal Divinity School at Union Theological Seminary (EDS at Union) has officially announced that it was awarded a grant of $100,000 by Trinity Church Wall Street to expand its capstone moral leadership course and

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Student Profile – Eva Bogino

Monday, February 8, 2021

What is your name and what were you doing before you came to EDS/Union? Hello! My name is Eva Bogino. In May, I earned my BA in American Studies and Religious Studies magna cum laude from The University of the South. While at Sewanee, I was an active member of the University Choir and a

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Waste: One Woman’s Fight Against America’s Dirty Secret

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Each semester, Episcopal Divinity School at Union selects a theme and book to guide a semester-long discussion on justice issues critical for faith communities to address. This spring 2021, EDS at Union is joining with the Center for Earth Ethics and the Kairos Center for Religions, Rights, and Social Justice to focus on the structural

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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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EDS at Union Newsletter | October 2020

Friday, October 30, 2020

Having problems viewing this email? View online. Dear Friends,  I pray that you are safe and well during this challenging election season. This fall, we have focused on the importance of the vote and the ongoing struggle to assure the right to vote for all. Why such a focus for a seminary? In many respects,

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The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America

Thursday, July 23, 2020

With this weekend’s passing of Congressman John Lewis, we lost a true American hero whose life’s work centered on the struggle for racial equality and equal access to the vote. We are proud that his legacy and the Voting Rights Act will be a central focus of EDS at Union’s academic and public programming this

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