Advanced Latin@ Theological Education

Bring the Sky Down!

Bring the Sky Down!

SCUPE’s Border Immersion Trip to the US-Mexico Border at Nogales Someone painted a section of the border fence with sky blue paint to “bring the sky down!” The artist’s intention was to create the illusion of what it will look like if the wall was not there. The border fence […]

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The Global Migrant Crisis and a SCUPE Immersion Trip to the Border

The Global Migrant Crisis and a SCUPE Immersion Trip to the Border

“I was a stranger and you welcomed me.” (Matthew 25:35) The UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Antonio Guterres, reacting to a picture of a toddler who was found dead on a beach in Turkey told CNN’s Hala Gorani, “If you are in Cairo, and take a low cost airline to […]

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Rev. Dr. Shanta Premwardhana with Ms. Irma Cornier at SCUPEs 2014 Graduation

Potential Chicago Alderman turns to SCUPE for education on serving in an urban community

Irma Cornier has always felt the call to serve others. When asked of this vocation, she will say, simply “I have a heart to serve… it’s part of my character, embedded in my DNA.” As Irma began to seek further education on how to best serve in an urban setting, […]

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Congratulations, Graduates!

Congratulations, Graduates!

Heartiest congratulations to fourteen students from SCUPE’s Center for African American Theological Studies (CAATS) and Advanced Latino/a Theological Education (ALTE) programs, who received Certificates in Urban Ministry on Saturday, September 20th at Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago. Some of them had completed their M.Div. degrees through the Samuel […]

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