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Union of Affirming Christians Responds to Masterpiece Cakeshop Ruling

Monday, June 4, 2018

We, the Union of Affirming Christians, a coalition of Christians actively affirming the full inclusion of LGBT+ persons in the life of society and the church, continue to stand against religion being used to deny people their civil rights. Today, the Supreme Court reversed the decision in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission,

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Jorge Juan Rodriguez V Wins Forum for Theological Exploration Doctoral Fellowship

Thursday, May 10, 2018

This spring, Union Ph.D. student Jorge Juan Rodríguez V was awarded a Doctoral Fellowship from the Forum for Theological Exploration for the 2018-2019 academic year. “We’re proud to support them on their journey as they continue to redefine what it means to thrive in the academy,” says Patrick B. Reyes, FTE director of strategic partnerships

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Union Launches “The Insight Project” to Explore Topics in Contemporary Theology

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Acclaimed novelist, Amitav Ghosh, investigates the impact of climate change on the literary imagination on March 28,  followed by Brian Greene discussing “The Weirdness of Physics” on April 10. March 13, 2018 NEW YORK — Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York (Union) announces the launch of The Insight Project (Insight), a new

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NRA: Our Children Are Not Sacrificial Lambs

Monday, February 26, 2018

“A voice is heard in Ramah, lamentation and bitter weeping. Rachel is weeping for her children; she refuses to be comforted because they are no more.” – Jeremiah 31:15 One week after the devastating shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the Executive Vice President of the NRA, Wayne LaPierre, addressed the Conservative Political Action Conference.

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Union of Affirming Christians Condemns the Trump Administration’s Dismantling of LGBT-friendly Policies

Thursday, February 22, 2018

New York City, NY – The Union of Affirming Christians issued the following public statement condemning the Trump administration’s dismantling of LGBT-friendly policies.  We, the Union of Affirming Christians, a coalition of Christians actively affirming the full inclusion of LGBTQ persons in the life of society and the church, implore the Trump administration to refrain from

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Lay Leader Joins Episcopal Divinity School @ Union As Director of Anglican Studies

Thursday, November 2, 2017

NEW YORK– Miguel Escobar, an Episcopal Church leader experienced in developing educational programs for lay and clergy, has been appointed director of Anglican Studies at Episcopal Divinity School at Union Theological Seminary (EDS@Union). “I am delighted that Miguel has accepted my invitation to be part of what we are building at EDS@Union,” said the Rev.

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Trinity Church Wall Street and Union Theological Seminary Announce Fellows Program

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Initial cohort of students from China and India to launch in 2018 – 2019 academic year Apply today! Trinity Church Wall Street and Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York (Union) today announced the creation of the Trinity Union Fellows program, which will bring international students to Trinity and Union for one year

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Union and Episcopal Divinity School @ Union Condemn the DOJ’s Anti-Trans Bigotry

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

By Rev. Dr. Serene Jones & Rev. Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced last week that the Justice Department will no longer consider discrimination against transgender people a violation of the Civil Rights Act. In doing so, he is attempting to not only make bigotry against transgender persons an official U.S. policy,

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Acclaimed Author & Legal Scholar Michelle Alexander to Lead ‘The Spirit of Justice’, a Series of Public Dialogues at Union

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

September 20, 2017 NEW YORK– Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York (Union) announces the launch of a series of free public dialogues that aims to explore what kind of democracy, economy, and global community that we, the people, aim to co-create in the months and years to come.  Michelle Alexander, Visiting Professor

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