2020 Matriculation – Welcoming the Incoming Class
Please join us on Sunday, August 30, 2020 at 5pm for Southwest’s Matriculation service where new students are welcomed and begin their important journey of leadership formation.
This year’s event will be virtual and available for viewing by the greater public, premiering on Seminary of the Southwest’s Youtube Channel.
Dr. Scott Bader-Saye, Academic Dean, will preach and the Very Rev. Cynthia Briggs Kittredge will preside.
Southwest will also be presenting the 2020 Charles Cook Servant Leadership Award to The Cumberbatch Family for their ongoing work within and commitment to our community.
The Charles Cook Servant Leadership Award was created in 2009 by the faculty to honor their colleague and Seminary of the Southwest alum Charlie Cook on the occasion of his retirement from the Seminary. Charlie’s entire ministry–from his parish work, to his time as the professor of pastoral theology, to his continued devotion to the mission of the church–has been one continuous example of servant leadership. Each Fall, another Academic Year begins, the community pauses to remember this common calling we have and to honor one who especially embodies the Christian commitment to selfless service on behalf of others.