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Zoom Classroom Best Practices

By | on 18, Mar 2020 |   seminary Voice Community Community Relationships Pedagogy Distance Education

As classrooms and faith communities move to online events, courses, and gatherings, we know there's a big learning curve for presenters and participants. At United, Zoom technology is built in to our [...]

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Statement Regarding the Expanded Travel Ban From the Academic Council of United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities

By | on 07, Feb 2020 |   social justice resistance justice united faculty ministry news releases social transformation Voice Politics Inclusion

The Trump administration recently added six countries to the travel ban list which, as a recent New York Times article puts it, “will virtually block immigration from Africa’s most populous nation, Ni[...]

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By | on 27, Jan 2020 |

Preparing seminarians adequately in this rapidly changing, complex society requires new directions and paradigms to respond to the changing nature of community, culture, and religion/spirituality. Sem[...]

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'Live out your faith and values in your own life and in ministry:' 2019 Distinguished Alum Meg Riley

By | on 17, Dec 2019 |   social justice Alums ministry social transformation Voice Community UUA

United celebrates 2019 distinguished alum Meg Riley. Meg has focused her ministry around world peace and justice for over 25 years. She has inspired and mentored many church leaders in this community [...]

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The Case for Self Care Or: The Perils of Self Neglect

By | on 16, Dec 2019 |   Self Care


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"Being faithful sometimes requires us to break the rules:" A Response to the Issue of LGBTQ Inclusion in the UMC.

By | on 19, Nov 2019 |   social justice Theology justice ministry social transformation Voice lgbtq Inclusion Jesus Open and Affirming

“I’d rather be excluded for who I include than included for who I exclude.” This sentence, often appearing on a church sign, shows up fairly regularly on my social media feed, a moving reminder of wha[...]

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