The Rev. John Floberg Delivers 2019 Harvey Lecture

On Monday, March 25, Seminary of the Southwest welcomed the Rev. John Floberg, supervising priest for three Episcopal congregations at Standing Rock Sioux Nation, to give the 2019 Harvey Lecture. Floberg gave a personal account of his experiences leading The Episcopal Church’s support efforts for water protectors at Standing Rock in November 2016, organizing a […]

Southwest Transfer Options for Argosy Students

Seminary of the Southwest is ready to welcome Argosy University Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling transfer students.  We know this is a stressful time for you, and we want to make it as easy as possible for you to finish your degree. We are here to help. Our CACREP accredited program will allow […]

Southwest Celebrates Black History Month 2019

As is tradition, the Seminary of the Southwest community came together over the month of February for several celebratory and reflective events in recognition of Black History Month, which takes place each February. Southwest honored the contributions of African Americans in the United States and confronted the future of race in the church and country, […]

Kathryn “Kai” Ryan Elected Suffragan Bishop of Texas

The Rev. Canon Kathryn “Kai” Ryan, Seminary of the Southwest alumna and current seminary trustee, was elected suffragan bishop for the western region of the Diocese of Texas on February 22. At the 170th Diocese of Texas Council in The Woodlands, Texas, Canon Ryan was elected on the first ballot by a majority in both […]

Southwest Celebrates Bishop Dena Harrison at Payne Lecture

On February 5, 2019, Seminary of the Southwest hosted the annual Payne Lecture before a crowded Knapp Auditorium on the Southwest campus. This year’s gathering held extraordinary importance, as the featured speaker was Bishop Payne – for whom the lecture is named – and included a robust celebration of Bishop Dena Harrison, a Southwest alumna […]

Southwest Students on Design Team for Seminarians of Color Conference

Four Southwest students have been appointed to the design team for the upcoming annual Seminarians of Color Conference, hosted by the Office of Ethnic Ministries of the Episcopal Church, which will take place March 6–9 in Miami, Florida. MDiv middler Nelson Mendoza, focusing in Asiamerica ministries, MDiv junior Megan Allen, focusing in Black ministries, and […]

Encuentro Program Exposes Students to Border Realities

Last weekend, MDiv and MHC students at Seminary of the Southwest experienced one of the hallmarks of the seminary’s immersive curriculum, visiting Laredo, Texas, to get a firsthand perspective on issues surrounding the U.S.-Mexico border. The trip is the central component of the January course Encuentro: Mission in Latino Contexts, which considers the church in […]