Spiritual Lives and Physical Lives: Connecting worship and service. Being the Body outside of the building.
Date: Sep 23 – Sep 24
Location: Seminary of the Southwest
Seminary of the Southwest and the Southwest Alumni Association are honored to welcome Sara Miles as the 2014 Blandy Lecturer. Named for the first dean of Seminary of the Southwest, the Very Rev. Gray Blandy, the annual Blandy Lectures are hosted by the Southwest Alumni Association and held over the course of two days on the seminary campus in the fall of each year. This year, the lectures will be held Tuesday, September 23rd thru Wednesday, September 24th.
Registration cost totals $110 for this year’s event and can be
paid online (during registration) or by check
Campus suites and rooms are sold out for this year’s Blandy Lectures and Alumni Convocation. We encourage you to book a room at either of these hotels:
Seminary of the Southwest welcomes members of the Austin community to attend Sara Miles’ lectures on Tuesday, Sep. 23th at 7pm and Wednesday, Sep. 24th at 2pm at no cost.
Founder & Director, The Food Pantry
Director of Ministry, St. Gregory of Nyssa, San Francisco
About Sara Miles
Sara Miles is the founder and director of The Food Pantry , and serves as Director of Ministry at St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church in San Francisco. Her books include Jesus Freak: Feeding Healing Raising the Dead and Take This Bread: A Radical Conversion. She speaks, preaches and leads workshops around the country, and her writing has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, the New Yorker, and on National Public Radio.
2014 Blandy Lectures & Alumni Convocation Schedule*
Hosted by the Southwest Alumni Association
Monday, September 22
7 p.m. – “Welcome Home to Southwest” informal dinner and social at Posse East
Tuesday, September 23
8:30 a.m. – Registration Opens
10:30 a.m. – Continuing Education Session 1 in Knapp Auditorium – Jim Murphy, Episcopal Church Foundation presentation on Planned Giving
11:45 a.m. – Holy Eucharist in Christ Chapel – Celebrated in the Spanish Language
1:30-3 p.m. – Continuing Education: Seminary 2.0 with the Rev. Dr. Jane Paterson, ’93. “Discerning God’s Call: The Work of the People.”
3-3:30 p.m. Break
3:30-5 p.m. – Continuing Education: Seminary 2.0 with Dr. Dan Joslyn-Siemiatkoski. “What’s new in Church History?”
5 p.m. – Evening Prayer in Christ Chapel
Dean’s Reception immediately following Evensong in Rather House (5:30 p.m.)
7 p.m. – Hal Brook Perry Award Presentation & Blandy Lecture #1 Spiritual Lives and Physical Lives by Sara Miles
Wednesday, September 24
9 a.m. – Breakfast with the Dean & Southwest Faculty followed by annual Alumni Association Meeting
10:30 a.m. – Continuing Education Session with the Rev. Paul Fromberg, ’90. “Transformation in Congregations.”
11:45 a.m. – Alumni Eucharist in Christ Chapel
2 p.m. – Durstan R McDonald Teaching Award presented & Blandy Lecture #2 Spiritual Lives and Physical Lives by Sara Miles
3:30 p.m. – Southwest Alumni Association Closing Reception at Posse East
*this schedule is subject to change