2012 General Convention Updates

 

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. We hope you’ll join the conversation through Twitter or Facebook or YouTube. And if you’re attending GC2012, we hope to meet you at the Southwest booth in the exhibit hall.

Jaime Burchfield

Jaime Burchfield

Jaime Burchfield is a senior at Seminary of the Southwest in Master of Arts in Chaplaincy and Pastoral Care. She is a graduate of Auburn University and is from Birmingham, AL. Before enrolling at Southwest, Jaime taught English in Beijing, China at Peking University.

T.J. Freeman

T.J.  Freeman

T.J. Freeman is a rising Middler at Seminary of the Southwest and a Postulant for Holy Orders in the Diocese of Indianapolis. He was born and raised in Indiana, after college he joined the U.S. Army and served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Donna Gerold

Donna  Gerold

Donna Gerold is a Senior MDiv student and Candidate for Holy Orders from the Diocese of Alabama. Donna loves spending time with her 5 nieces and nephews, enjoys sewing, creative cooking and being outdoors.

Aaron Hudson

Aaron Hudson Aaron Hudson is a rising senior at Seminary of Southwest in Austin and is a candidate for Holy Orders to the priesthood in the Diocese of Iowa. He was born and raised in Iowa and has a background in nursing and substance abuse counseling.

Mary Balfour Van Zandt

Mary Balfour Van Zandt

Mary Balfour Van Zandt is a rising middler at the Seminary of the Southwest and a postulant from the Diocese of Alabama. Before going to seminary, Mary Balfour worked for eleven years at a fundraiser for Arena Stage Theatre Company, World Wildlife Fund and the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Reverend Erin Jean Warde

Reverend Erin Jean Warde

The Rev. Erin Jean Warde is an alum of Seminary of the Southwest ('12) and now serves as the curate at St. Paul's-Waco and as the campus missioner to the Baylor Episcopal Student Center. In her free time, she loves birdwatching, fashion, blogging, and studying theology.