HDS's Ministry Innovation Fellows are sponsoring the Nuns and Nones project, which seeks to bring these two groups together in order to explore new forms of community life, help millennials see models for sustainable activism and create an intergenerational network of connections.
Benjamin Crockett, MTS candidate, spent a week in Lebanon serving with Jesuit Refugee Service to document life in a refugee camp. He believes that true storytelling is putting oneself in others' shoes.
Ministry Innovation Fellows Casper ter Kuile and Angie Thurston discuss their work to understand where millennial Americans go to find community and how leaders can expand the spiritual offerings of traditional churches.
HDS ministry innovation fellow Angie Thurston, MDiv '16, writes about finding purpose in community as she works to map a landscape of life-giving organizations that are emerging even as religious affiliation declines.... Read more about Becoming Our Aspirational Selves
The Pamphlet is a new podcast devoted to the surprising history of Unitarian Universalism, including its connections to pirates in the colonial era and to Communist spies in the 1950s. HDS alumnus Sean Neil-Barron, MDiv ’15, who cocreated the podcast, says its title points back to the cheaply printed tracts that helped spread religious viewpoints to the masses, often generating spirited rebuttals in the process.... Read more about Promoting Religious Literacy in a Digital Age
As an undergraduate in Los Angeles, Nestor Pimienta was often asked by university workers if he could tutor their children to steer them toward the road he took. Driven by a passion for social justice that he attributes to having grown up in an immigrant, working-class family, Pimienta ended up tutoring the son of a cafeteria worker, but he realized he could do more if others would join his efforts.... Read more about Taking Care of Their Own
As someone who recently earned her master of theological studies degree, Mitul Daiyan never pictured herself playing a role in launching a social venture start-up, but the HDS graduate is doing exactly that.... Read more about Bundles of Hope