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MidWinter Lectures

Mark your calendars for a return to campus for an in-person celebration of our learning community. Our 2022 MidWinters Lectures will be January 24-26.

Thomas White Currie Lecturer

Dr. Anthony B. Pinn

Agnes Cullen Arnold Professor of Humanities, Professor of Religion, Rice University, Houston, Texas

The Thomas White Currie Lectures were first held in 1952. For many years the Tom Currie Bible Class of Highland Park Presbyterian Church of Dallas, Texas, sponsored this annual lectureship. In 2008 a generous gift from the Currie family established the Thomas White Currie Lectureship Endowed Fund which will underwrite them in perpetuity.

E.C. Westervelt Lecturer

Dr. Evelyn L. Parker

Susanna Wesley Centennial Professor of Practical Theology, Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas

The E. C. Westervelt Lectures were established in 1949 by Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Flato of Corpus Christi, Texas, in honor of the parents of Mrs. Flato.

Robert F. Jones Lecturer

The Reverend Matthew Gaventa

Pastor, University Presbyterian Church, Austin, Texas

The Robert F. Jones Lectures were established in 1949 by the Women of the Church of First Presbyterian Church, Fort Worth, Texas. They continue to fund the lecture in memory of their pastor of thirty-five years.

MidWinter Lectures Preacher

The Reverend Betsy Lyles Swetenburg

Pastor/Head of Staff, Northridge Presbyterian Church, Dallas, Texas

Cindy Kohlmann (MDiv’99)

2021 Austin Seminary Association Distinguished Alumna

Steve Miller (MDiv’15)

2021 Austin Seminary Association Distinguished Alumnus

In Memoriam

Members of the Austin Seminary community who have died since we last gathered were honored during worship on Monday evening.

MidWinters Past

Day 1 Introduction to MidWinters

Austin Past & Present

Day 2 Introduction to MidWinters

Reunion Groups

Day 3 Introduction to MidWinters

Commencement Blessing Honoring the Class of 2020

Introducing the Class of 2021