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Statement on Daunte Wright

By | on 13, Apr 2021 |   news social justice social transformation Voice Civil Rights Community Community Relationships black lives matter

The community of United Seminary of the Twin Cities mourns the death of Daunte Wright, yet another Black man shot and killed in the long trajectory of deaths at the hands of law enforcement in this co[...]

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Students Respond to the Killing of George Floyd

By | on 28, May 2020 |   news ministry students Academics Voice Civil Rights anti-racism minnesota

In response to the violent killing of George Floyd by police officers in Minneapolis, MN, students in Professor Eleazar Fernandez's Public Theology for Social Transformation class worked together to w[...]

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Awaiting the Results: A United Student Reflects on the General Conference

By | on 23, Feb 2019 |   social justice Voice lgbtq Civil Rights Dialogue Community Vocation Methodist Studies

“The special called 2019 General Conference [of the United Methodist Church], set for Feb. 23–26 in St. Louis, will focus on moving the denomination past its decades-long struggle with issues around h[...]

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Witnessing the Power of Community: Claire Klein on the Poor People's Campaign.

By | on 28, Jun 2018 |   social justice Voice Civil Rights

“Can you tell me about your theology of protest?” Rev. Ashley Harness, my minister at Lyndale United Church of Christ asked Rev. Dr. William Barber at a planning meeting for the revival of the Poor Pe[...]

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A Statement on Trump’s Executive Order from the Faculty of United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities

By | on 20, Jun 2018 |   injustice Activism president Civil Rights

“Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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United Rejects Religious Discrimination in Health Care

By | on 28, Feb 2018 |   social justice Chaplaincy seminary social transformation injustice interreligious chaplaincy Voice statement healthcare Civil Rights

On January 18, 2018, the Trump Administration announced the creation of a “civil rights” division within the Department of Health and Human Services that would allow health workers to discriminate aga[...]

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