Activity

  • Join us for a four-session workshop series beginning September 29! Click here for all the details. The creative spirit expresses itself through image, color, shape, texture and language. Visual journaling is a way to explore and expand our inner lives, to strengthen our creative muscles, deepen our understanding and work with dreams. In this class students will cultivate that creative spirit through a variety of practices including simple book binding, watercolor, collage and lettering. No artis…
  • Workshop led by Hortense MacLeod Wednesday, March 8, 2017 1:00PM-3:00PM In the Intersection Art Studio $25 general public (includes supplies) $10 seminary students Altered books are art objects created from existing books. Pages of these books are transformed using paint, collage, stamps, doo-dads, gems, you name it, adding an artistic and fanciful twist to the existing words. Unleash your creativity and let the spirit move you. No experience necessary! Hortense MacLeod is an artist and theologi…
  • Workshop led by Pamela Wynn Online only March 6-April 15 $75 general public; $25 seminary students Writing as a spiritual practice is a centuries-old tradition that can help ground, sustain, and enhance our lives as people of faith. In a back-by-popular demand encore of our first-ever-online offering, this six-week class with Pamela Wynn, poet and United Adjunct Professor of Writing, Poetry, and Theological Interpretation, will focus on journal writing as a spiritual practice that mmine our dail…
  • Exploring Zentangle Inspired Art Workshop led by Sue Swanson Friday, Feb. 24, 2017 10 AM – 12 PM  In the Intersection Art Studio at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities $25 general public;  $10 students (includes supplies) Tangling uses simple lines and curve to build patterns that are repeated and combined to make small works of art. The process is very easy, meditative, relaxing and fun.  Tapping into your inner spirit while doodling can give you another way to commune with your…
  • In this six-week online class, we focus on journal writing as a spiritual practice that mines our daily lives in the search for a deeper understanding of what it means to be human. Writing as a spiritual practice is a centuries-old tradition that can help ground, sustain, and enhance our lives as people of faith. The process may plunge us into the depths of mystery; capture new insights into our faith; explore the terrain of our spiritual history; and, lead us forward as we strengthen our bond w…
  • updated the Event The Artist's Way
    The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron offers an opportunity to spark the creative process or deepen your spiritual expression. Be prepared for the artistic synergy of the group to build community and help you develop a greater alignment with your creative energy. Over 10 weeks, we will follow the chapters of Julia Cameron’s book of the same title. These sessions, led by experienced facilitator Gretchen Thompson, are appropriate both for those beginning on their creative path and as a refresher f…
  • updated the Event Artist Practice & Process
    Join other artists who are interested in exploring practices that invite experience and understanding about the connections between the creative life and spirituality as we work through the book The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity by Julia Cameron.  While these groups are open to anyone, we especially invite those interested in a conversation about art and spiritual expression. Facilitated by Gretchen Thompson, author and former artist-in-residence at United.  There will be…
  • updated the Event Faith [In]Action?
    Which is it?  Faith In Action or Faith InAction?  This multimedia visual art exhibition illustrates where the convictions of faith communities hold up and where they fall short in response to the perpetual inequality of justice at the hands of the police and policing systems. This exhibition is a collaborative presentation by Intermedia Arts, Obsidian Arts, and United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities.  A second collaborative exhibition called "Hands Up Don't Shoot--Her" will be open co…
  • This group provides an opportunity to share in the writing process as a group.  Poet Pamela Wynn will provide readings and a writing prompt on a theme related broadly to spirituality.  Participants can work with the prompt or with a piece of their own writing (poetry or prose) already in process.  The group is open to everyone but provides a unique opportunity for individuals interested in exploring the connections between writing and spirituality, with the understanding that each person defi…
  • Artist's Way, Drawing Co-Op, Spirituality and Writing. While these sessions are open to anyone they will be of particular interest for individuals seeking to explore the connections between the arts and the sacred. All are welcome!