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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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Union to Train Muslim and
Buddhist Leaders

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Beginning in Fall 2017, with the enthusiastic support of the faculty, Union will provide students three pathways to its Master of Divinity degree. In addition to the already existing Master of Divinity Oriented Toward Ministerial Leadership, Union will now offer a Master of Divinity in Islam, Social Justice, and Interreligious Engagement, and the Master of

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Union Theological Seminary Declares Itself a Sanctuary Seminary

Monday, April 10, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Students, Faculty, Staff, Administration & Board of Trustees Stand Together to Adopt Sanctuary Protections New York City, NY—Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York continues to speak out against the Trump Administration’s xenophobic anti-immigrant policies, issuing a third official statement since the US Presidential Election of November 2016. While the

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2017 Commencement Exercises

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Scheduled Events Monday, May 15th Buddhist Commissioning Lampman Chapel 3:30 pm Retirement Party for Professor John McGuckin James Memorial Chapel & Social Hall 5:30 pm Tuesday, May 16th Unitarian Universalists Commissioning Lampman Chapel 6 pm Wednesday, May 17th Black Student Commissioning James Memorial Chapel 7 pm Thursday, May 18th Asian and Pacific Islander Commissioning Lampman Chapel

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Mrs. Rosalind Havemeyer, Board Chair Emerita and Union Medalist, Dies

Friday, March 10, 2017

Rosalind Everdell Havemeyer, the first woman to chair Union Theological Seminary’s Board of Trustees, died peacefully at home on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. She was 99. “Rossie” as she was affectionately known by family, friends and fellow Board members, memorably detailed her long association with Union in her 1988 acceptance speech for the Union Medal.

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Episcopal Divinity School to Pursue Affiliation with Union

Friday, February 24, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Cambridge, MA – The Board of Trustees of the Episcopal Divinity School (EDS) today voted to pursue an affiliation with Union Theological Seminary that would create an EDS entity to provide Episcopal theological education and other programs at Union’s campus in New York. The Board of Trustees of Union Theological Seminary has voted enthusiastically

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