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.
Enrollment Management team, Jennielle Strother and Beth Jordan, move the set for Visitors Weekend party pics.
Led by the vision of the late Bishop John E. Hines, the Episcopal Diocese of Texas formally established Seminary of the Southwest 60 years ago in Austin. Southwest primarily has prepared men and women for parish and diocesan ministry; however, laity have found degrees and programs at Southwest to further their calls to minister in the world.
"Can we live without an enemy?"
Thank you, Francisco Chavez Silva, for leading worship music each Tuesday for our Spanish language Eucharist. You enrich our worship immeasureably.
Rick Barnes, UT men's basketball coach, spoke about Christian leadership to business professionals at the Monday Connection luncheon on the seminary campus. He also signed a ball for Facilities Maintenance Manager Tigh Walters, a UT alumnus, who plans the special gift for his dad, also a UT grad.
Students brought their dogs, cats, chickens, and guinea pigs to the St. Francis Pet Blessing Friday morning on the tree shaded lawn of the inner campus. The Rev. Micah Jackson blesses middler MDiv Karen's friend, Sadie.
Photo credit: Laura Callender
Haiku for you by Christine Havens, MAR junior:
MDiv Middler, TJ Freeman from the Diocese of Indianapolis has been appointed to the Standing Commission on Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations of The General Convention of the Episcopal Church. Congratulations, TJ!