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Pilot program offers theological training for Deaf communities

For Nick Jungheim, being Deaf and holding a Master of Divinity degree was not enough to effectively minister to Deaf communities. For eight years, Jungheim struggled to teach the Bible in two Deaf ministries in Duncan and Lawton, Okla., but “nothing worked.” Jungheim and five others graduated in August from a pilot program for a Certificate in Theological Education for […]

Arts & Entertainment ‘Grief on Stage’ to offer healing through theater

‘Grief on Stage’ to offer healing through theater

Thursday night, people who have lost loved ones will have the opportunity to see their memories commemorated on stage. Earlier in the day, students majoring in social work, theater, Christian studies, nursing, education and others in or wanting to be in helping professions can participate in a workshop to learn how Playback Memphis uses improvisational theater to heal. “Playback Memphis […]

Sports Union athletes receive GSC weekly award

Union athletes receive GSC weekly award

MiKalla Cotton|Cardinal & Cream Elise Seufert, a junior social work major on the volleyball team, and Emily Waggoner, a junior athletic training major on the women’s soccer team, were recognized by the Gulf South Conference this past week for their athletic performance during the first week of play for both teams. Seufert earned the title Defensive Player of the Week […]

Life University Ministries offers 11 GO Trips

University Ministries offers 11 GO Trips

Submitted|Cardinal & Cream   Union University announced GO Trips this week as part of the GO Week festivities. The 11 trips are oriented around one of three goals: living, learning or serving. “Why would you not go?” said Dr. Taylor Worley, associate dean for University Ministries and assistant professor of Christian Thought & Tradition and team leader of this year’s South […]

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