Southwest seeks Director of Latino/Hispanic Studies

Academic Dean Scott Bader-Saye has issued an invitation for applications for a full-time Director of Latino/Hispanic Studies at Seminary of the Southwest. The position start date is summer of 2017. Latino/Hispanic Studies at Southwest includes an MDiv concentration, a counseling concentration, multicultural education across degrees, bilingual chapel services, special events and educational opportunities on campus, … read more

Comprehensive Wellness brings Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg to Southwest

Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg spoke to a gathering of students and friends from local congregations on September 14, 2016, about the relationship of parents with their children. Not a how-to-parent talk, Ruttenberg’s message focused on parenting as a spiritual practice. Mother of three children, rabbi named to the list of Rabbis to Watch in 2013 by […]

Lecture series focuses on healthy relationships

The Comprehensive Wellness for Ministry project at Seminary of the Southwest will present Relationship Lectures during the lunch hour on Wednesdays in October and November. All are invited to attend. Wednesdays from 12:30-1:30 PM McDonald Building Room 213 Bring your lunch and enjoy the conversations! Schedule: Being as Communion Nathan Jennings Wednesday, October 19th Intimate […]

Bryan Stevenson slated to present 2016 Blandy Lecture

Bryan Stevenson, founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, author of Just Mercy, and a prominent public interest lawyer, will present the 2016 Blandy Lecture in September hosted by Seminary of the Southwest’s Alumni Association. Stevenson will give a free public lecture in Austin on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at […]

An evening of joy and celebration

The annual Matriculation service of Evensong was celebrated on Sunday, August 28, 2016, in Christ Chapel on the seminary campus. Dean and President Cynthia Briggs Kittredge presided and Academic Dean Scott Bader-Saye preached. Matriculation Evensong Homily-2016 (pdf) The seminary community welcomed 43 new students entering Seminary of the Southwest for their leadership formation for lay and ordained ministry. […]

Counseling alum finds technology aids mental health

Southwest alumna, Stephanie Knott, MA in Counseling ’15, is a Bishop Dena A. Harrison Fellow at Burke serving the mental health needs of people in East Texas. Stephanie is interviewed in an article in the Nacogdoches Daily Sentinel about technology as a resource for mental health. More Burke uses the app, myStrength, a resource for anyone […]

Seminary celebrates sixty-fifth commencement

Friends and family of Seminary of the Southwest’s 24 graduates and three honorary doctorate recipients celebrated the seminary’s sixty-fifth commencement on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, Austin. The Rt. Rev. Jeffrey D. Lee, bishop of the Diocese of Chicago preached at the Commencement Holy Eucharist. Bishop Lee’s sermon The seminary awarded […]

Soul by Southwest creative journal

The Soul by Southwest creative journal’s editorial team hosted a release party for the Spring 2016 issue of the journal on Friday, May 6. The party featured a gallery of contributors’ artworks and readings of contributors’ written pieces. Situated under the spreading oaks and garden lights overhead, artists delighted the guests with their written and painted pieces […]

“Anglican Women at Prayer”

Anglican Theological Review (ATR) has focused its Spring 2016 issue on “Anglican Women at Prayer” edited by Ruthanna B. Hooke, associate dean of chapel and associate professor of homiletics at Virginia Theological Seminary and Cynthia Briggs Kittredge, dean and president and professor of New Testament at Seminary of the Southwest. Concluding the editors’ comments for […]