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Contributors to our blogs are faculty, alumni, and students of Seminary of the Southwest sharing their reflections from the context of a community of faith. We hope you enjoy reading, and we invite your comments.

Baker scheduled to speak to churches in Lubbock

Episcopal churches in Lubbock, Texas, have invited Professor Tony Baker to speak on September 7 - 8. His topic is "A People of the Book? Reclaiming Scripture as Episcopalians."

Tweet of the Day for 7/9 goes to @cynthiamckenna

Posted by: Southwest Six

What an amazing day at General Convention! At times, the #GC77 Twitter feed was moving so quickly that it was difficult to keep up.  The Hashtracking Report states that there were 1,500 tweets generated, 1,155,291 impressions, reaching an audience of 347,096 followers within the past 24 hours! 

Tweet of the Day for 7/8 goes to @dianabutlerbass

Posted by: Southwest Six

The #GC77 feed has been filled with thought provoking tweets, and today's "Tweet of the Day" is just one example. 

The "Tweet of the Day" for July 8th goes to Diana Butler Bass (@dianabutlerbass): 

Tweet of the Day for 7/7 goes to @MegJohnson13

Posted by: Southwest Six

After a really long day of meetings, the #GC77 Twitter feed is still going strong!  Our favorite "Tweet of the Day" for July 7th comes from Meg Johnson (@MegJohnson13) for her inspirational tweet: 

Tweet of the Day for 7/6 goes to @melodyshobe

Posted by: Southwest Six

Today was a busy day at General Convention and the #GC77 Twitter feed was no different! There were many people live blogging when the Official Youth Presence (OYP) addressed the House of Deputies.  Our favorite "Tweet of the Day" comes from Melody Shobe (@melodyshobe):

 

Tweet of the Day for 7/5 goes to @rsgracey #GC77

Posted by: Southwest Six

We're in day 3 of General Convention and the #GC77 twitter feed is picking up steam! Our favorite "Tweet of the Day" for July 5th goes to R. Stephen Gracey (@rsgracey): 

Dean Travis celebrates diversity of GC Eucharist

Posted by Douglas Travis on July 5, 2012

Tweet of the Day for 7/4 goes to @jonmrichardson #GC77

Posted by: Southwest Six

The #GC77 Twitter feed is filled with so many great tweets about General Convention.  We try to pick one tweet per day that stood out to us!

The Tweet of the Day for July 4th goes to: Jon M. Richardson (@jonmrichardson) for his great tweet about loving the legislative process! (PS: we agree!)

 

Tweet of the Day goes to @emgrundy! #GC77

Posted by: Southwest Six

The #GC77 feed in Twitter is filled with funny, informational and inspirational tweets about General Convention. We will try to choose one "Tweet of the Day" that stood out amongst the rest!  

The Tweet of the Day for July 3rd goes to: Emma Grundhauser (@emgrundy) for her tweet describing her visit with the Presiding Bishop, the Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori: 

Day 1 at General Convention - Southwest Six @ Six at #GC77

Posted by: Southwest Six at General Convention

The "Southwest Six" are our seminarians at GC2012 who are using social media to connect, converse, and contemplate their experience as first timers to General Convention.

The Southwest Six @ Six is a daily overview of their experience at GC2012.  

 

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