Eric Scott named new Director of Communications at Southwest

The Very Rev. Cynthia Briggs Kittredge, Dean and President, recently announced the appointment of Eric Scott as Seminary of the Southwest’s new Director of Communications and Marketing.  In this position, he will be responsible for external and internal communications at the seminary, press relations, and the development and implementation of strategic marketing plans. He began … read more

Students heed call to stand with peaceful water protectors

Written by Matt Stone, DAS ’17 In early November, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry called on Episcopalians across the country to stand with the native peoples of the Standing Rock Indian Reservation as they protect their sacred lands and water from a crude oil pipeline. Six Seminary of the Southwest students and a student’s son responded […]

Advent Meditations and Prayers 2016

You are invited to use Seminary of the Southwest’s Advent Meditations and Prayers in your daily Advent devotions. Dean and President Kittredge explains, “In these daily writings members of our community reflect on the mystery of the incarnation through the medium of their own lives and in their unique voices. I am delighted to share […]

Typewriter Rodeo comes to campus

Hosted by the seminary’s Center for Writing and Creative Expression, Typewriter Rodeo delighted all with their on-demand poetry compositions typed on vintage typewriters. All that’s required is a word, or a wish, or an idea or situation and the poets are on it, capturing the feelings behind the request with amazing insight.

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, […]

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. […]