Catch the Live Stream
of Opening Convocation


Live Streaming will be available for United's Opening Convocation, to be held Wednesday, Sept. 7, at 11 a.m. Dr. David Watson will be the featured speaker and will also be installed as Academic Dean. You may access the live stream broadcast on our LiveStream channel beginning at 11 a.m. or you may watch the recorded version following the service.

The service is held at Precious Blood Catholic Church, 4961 Salem Ave. Dayton, and marks the beginning of United's 141st year.

United's New Church Renewal Website
Now Live


United is pleased to announce that a new website, dedicated to church renewal, is now live. This new site features articles, blogs, book reviews and videos aimed at resourcing church leaders who are working for renewal of the church.

Content for this site was developed and is maintained by Dr. Jason Vickers, President's Associate for Mission Advancement. It can be accessed at and is also linked on the main page of United's website at

Women in Leadership Prayer Breakfast
7:30 a.m. Sept. 14


United's President Wendy Deichmann and the Harriet Miller Women's Center invite you to a time away before the start of a busy fall season. On Wednesday, Sept. 14, at 7:30 a.m. enjoy a delicious breakfast, an inspirational message, and a time of reflection.

Make this a special event by inviting a friend or two to hear the delightful Dr. Lisa Hess share new insights on the topic, "Leadership and the Inner Life". Lisa, Associate Professor of Practical Theology and Contextual Ministries at United, is an ordained Presbyterian minister.

Register by calling Glenna at 937.529.2201 or by emailing Registration deadline is September 9, 2011. The cost of $15 includes breakfast and the presentation. This event is for both clergy and lay persons.

New at United: Seminary for Seniors


United's new Seminary for Seniors, an exciting new learning opportunity for adults 50 and older, begins Sept. 6 in Dayton and Sept. 8 at Otterbein Community in Lebanon, OH. Courses for the program focus on issues related to the intersection of faith and culture and are designed to stimulate students intellectually while building fruitful relationships.

Classes, held once a week and taught by experts in the subject matter, will provide a forum for the open discussion of ideas, beliefs, and convictions. Subject matter includes theology, cultural studies, literature and the arts, religious studies, science and philosophy.

The second six-week session will begin in October. To find out more, contact the registrar at 937.529.2256 or visit Seminary for Seniors.

01. Opening Convocation
02. New Church Renewal Website
03. Women in Leadership Prayer Breakfast
04. NEW! Seminary for Seniors