The Center for Social Justice and Reconciliation was conceived with a view of the church in the world. As an organ of Union Presbyterian Seminary, it has an internal commitment to helping our Seminary faculty, students, and staff consider where the Reign of God intersects with the issues of justice in this world.
The 2022 Just Preach / Just Act preaching series welcomed Rev. Dr. William C. Turner Jr., and Rev. Nelson Johnson and Joyce Johnson, for three events.
Union Presbyterian Seminary at Charlotte is pleased to offer an exhibit of historic photographs of the Civil Rights Movement and many of its key leaders. The photographs are all from a collection established by Wade Burns, husband of alum and current Charlotte student Susie Burns.
Poetry by Union Presbyterian Seminary alumna and director of Yaupon Place, Emily Nice
A guide to having a a discussion of “Race” as a concept using the Gospel and exploring other concepts.
Walking with Jesus, watching his interventions, and listening to his sermons and parables, we see that modern day issues like hunger, disease, and political violence are not new.
Rev. Rodney Sadler explores the Second Amendment theologically and its potential problematic character for the life of faith.
In this poem, seminarian DiAndra Brooks reflects on her time spent engaged with the Spartanburg Opportunity Center.
In nine days, participants visited eight cities and returned transformed souls. The history of struggle for African American equality became clearer through two Seminary sponsored travel seminars.
Student ambassadors reflect on their time serving for the Center for Social Justice and Reconciliation.
This issue of JustAct explores the variety of ways that those who claim to follow the Lord of Love might do better in that awesome and requisite work.
Throughout this issue, writers, theologians, organizers, and pastors consider the impact a summer of faithful witness might have/must have on our work in the church and the community.
Written before and through the outset of the global COVID-19 virus, this issue challenges the reader to consider the tensions in our world between persisting darkness yet the promise of prevailing light.