Community Connections

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.

Friday Fun Photo for Oct 5, 2012

 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

Haiku for you by Christine Havens, MAR junior:

MDiv Middler appointed to Episcopal Church commission

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!

Mandate

Mary Earle Book Signing

Friday Fun Photo for 9-28-12

Thanks to all of the alums who came home for the  2012 Blandy Lectures! 

 

If you missed being here for our Blandy Lecture series, you can view Carol Howard Merritt's lectures HERE.  

Fall 2012 Phonathon Breaks Record

The final numbers for the Fall 2012 Phonathon are in!  The total raised was $45,000, which is a new record for Southwest.  

Thank you to the friends and alumni/ae of the seminary for your continued support.  If you were unable to participate in the Phonathon drive, it's not too late!  Please feel free to visit ssw.edu/donations to make a gift.  

Community: Parents Night Out

One of the many ways Southwest is a special place: tonight is Childcare Orientation and Parents Night Out. 

Parents, have a great time! 

 

 

Friday Fun Photo for 9-14-2012

Play freely!

Photo credit: R. Chambers, current MDiv student. 

Janet Davis Book Signing

 

What Matriculation Eucharist Meant To Me

Posted by: T.J. Freeman, Middler MDiv

Thinking back to the Seminary of the Southwest Matriculation Eucharist and dinner last year brings a smile to my face. I do not remember a word from the sermon. I am rather certain that Dean Travis preached, but that is a guess at best.

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