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The Rev. Cynthia Briggs Kittredge, Th.D., Academic Dean at Seminary of the Southwest, serves on the Anglican Communion's theological education working group (TEAC), which met March 1-7, in Sri Lanka.
The Rev. David Boyd, rector of St. David's Episcopal Church, Austin Texas, spoke to the students in Southwest's course "Living into Mission: Leadership challenges of today's church" on March 6.
David's presentation titled, "My Lord God, I have no idea where I am going" from a prayer by Thomas Merton, addressed lessons learned from his years of ministry, including the importance of forming a colleague group with which to share successes, failures, joys and challenges of ministry.
Follow on live stream from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. CST. David Boyd's presentation is "My Lord God, I have no idea where I am going" (From a prayer by Thomas Merton).
The Rev. Morgan Allen, rector at Church of the Good Shepherd, Austin, spoke to the course "Living into mission: Meeting the leadership challenges of today's church"
We are a part of God's story. We each have a story to tell.
What is your story?
Morgan Allen began ministry at Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, Austin in May of 2009, after serving parishes in Louisiana and Texas, as a priest, deacon, and lay professional. Born in Monroe, Louisiana, and raised in Shreveport, he graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Louisiana State University and received his MDiv from Seminary of the Southwest. Morgan and his wife, Missy have two children, Michael Stephens and Mary Virginia; an old beagle named Buddy; and several 1972 Buick Gran Sports.
The Rev. Kathryn "Kai" Ryan is rector of Episcopal Church of the Ascension, Dallas. She was the first presenter for the spring 2012 elective course, "Living into mission: meeting the leadership challenges of today's church" co-taught by Professor Kathleen Russell and Dean Douglas Travis. Kai addresses the question: what is the missional reason for pursuing multiculturalism?
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