STH Alumni Among Group that Filed Complaint Against Jeff Sessions

in Alumni/ae News, News
June 21st, 2018

In a June 18th letter to Rev. Boykin and Rev. Wines, over 600 clergy and laity issued a formal complaint against U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions for his immigration policy.  The statement charges Sessions with child abuse, immorality, racial discrimination, and dissemination of doctrines contrary to the standards of doctrine of the United Methodist Church.

Many School of Theology alumni signed the letter.  These individuals include the following and more:

Rev. Alyssa Baker (’16)

Kristy Besada (’05)

Rev. Richard Bolin (’74)

Rev. Dr. Grace Cajiuat (’06)

Rev. Mark Davies (’01)

Rev. Allen Ewing-Merrill (’00)

Tallessyn Grenfell-Lee (’04, ’16)

Dr. Trelawney Grenfell-Muir (’04, UNI ’14)

Rev. Justin Hildebrandt (’07)

Rev. Dr. Hope Luckie (’97)

Rev. Katherine Mitchell (’06)

Rev. Dr. Robin Olson (’86)

Rev. Nico Romeijn-Stout (’15)

To read more about these ground-breaking charges, click here.

This letter is one of many ways STH alumni are fighting for humane and just immigration policies.  As always, you’re invited to let us know of the work you’re doing in the world to bring about peace and justice.

(If you or someone you know is an alum of STH and has been left off this list, please email sthalum@bu.edu to let us know.)