The Goal of Sunday Action

written by Michael Himick Friends, last week, my good brother Dr. Jeff Hallett introduced a new ministry based in Champaign-Urbana called Sunday Action. This week, I’ve been given the opportunity to tell you about the goal of this new ministry. Next week, I hope to tell you more – specifically about Sunday Action agape feasts….

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Founders at the Founding

By Dr. Ken Cuffey, President Every Spring Urbana Seminary observes Founders Day.  Next year’s will be April 21st, 2012.  What is this and why do we do it?  It’s a day to commemorate the hand of God in our founding as a school, to remember the people who made sacrifices and gave gifts, who prayed…

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C. S. Lewis

By Dave Berry, Pastor of Jacob’s Well, Normal, IL November 23, 1963 I was twelve; I was in seventh grade; and I was paying attention. The previous afternoon, the distinguished Mr. Floyd, Superintendent of Schools for Community District #305, Manlius, IL, had interrupted our music class with a solemn and shocking pronouncement, spoken (as was…

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UTS Grad on the Frontlines of Environmental Ethics and Public Policy

Brian J. Sauder (MAR ’10), recently testified before the US EPA in Chicago regarding Coal Combustion Residuals (CCG), otherwise known as coal ash. He is currently the Central Illinois Congregational Outreach and Policy Coordinator for Faith in Place. Brian is addressing issues of social justice and the environment, challenging the EPA to consider coal ash…

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Our Alumni

Why is Seminary a worthwhile investment? Why do I devote my life to impacting lives through providing a rigorous education for ministry? Why is it a significant ministry for you and me to support this financially? There are lots of answers to this. But I want to focus on one of the biggest: it’s worthwhile…

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