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United’s Brief Foray into Football: 1967–1968

By | on 21, May 2024 |   Alums Community Relationships

These days, it’s hard to imagine that United would ever have fielded a football team—flag or full contact. More than 50 years ago, however, it almost made sense. As Ted Meads (’71) and former seminary[...]

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Mizpah Church Offers United a Legacy Scholarship Fund | VOICES

By | on 06, Jun 2023 |   Alums UCC Community Relationships VOICES

Rev. Rebecca Lemenager (’01) was only seven when she knew she wanted to be a minister. All she needed was fertile soil in which to nurture that calling. Mizpah United Church of Christ (Mizpah), her ho[...]

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Finding Light out of the Darkness of Trauma through Community

By | on 06, Jun 2023 |   Religion Community Relationships Baha'i Healing

The American Psychological Association defines trauma simply as “an emotional response to a terrible event.” Broken down further, trauma can be acute (from a single horrific event that threatens one’s[...]

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Making the Most of Community: Damen Jensen-Heitmann Balances Brewing and Ministry

By | on 11, Aug 2022 |   Alums Entrepreneur Community Relationships

To hear him talk, Damen Jensen-Heitmann has had pastoral aspirations since he was confirmed in the Trinity United Church of Christ in rural Marengo, Iowa in seventh grade. He grew up in a small town n[...]

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Resources and Actions Amidst the Chauvin Trial and the Death of Daunte Wright.

By | on 19, Apr 2021 |   ministry Voice Community Community Relationships resources black lives matter Healing

As a seminary located in the Twin Cities, our communities have been anticipating the verdict in the Derek Chauvin Trial. Meanwhile, we are also mourning and responding to the killing of Daunte Wright [...]

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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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