This year students and others involved with the President's Commission on Diversity collaborated to create a "Beloved Community Covenant," to articulate the values, intentions, practical, and ideal commitments by which the community will agree to live, learn, and practice together. On April 5, students led a worship service to receive, reflect on, and pray about the covenant.
Twelve congregations have been selected as core partners of the 787 Collective, an initiative dedicated to engaging with young adults through creative ventures that deepen love for God, self, and others. The 787 Collective, led by Martha Lynn Coon, director of congregational innovation, is a project of Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary's department of Education Beyond the Walls and is funded through a grant from Lilly Endowment Inc.
Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, with assistance from The Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A) and the Texas Presbyterian Foundation, announces the development of "Shelter from the Storm: Telling Our Stories, Finding God," a two-weekend retreat for pastors in the Houston area who have been affected by Hurricane Harvey.
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The College of Pastoral Leaders makes grants of up to $10,000 to small groups of ministers to pursue their own learning and renewal agenda over a two-year period. Application Deadline: May 15.
Deep in the heart of Austin!
Visit artist Ellsworth Kelly's most monumental work, "Austin," a 2,715-square-foot stone building incorporating wood, glass, and marble at the Blanton Museum.
Reinhold Niebuhr film
In partnership with the Harry Ransom Center, Austin Seminary presents a screening of An American Conscience: The Reinhold Niebuhr Story with filmmaker Martin Doblmeier, April 24 at 6:30 p.m.
April 19, 2018
April 24, 2018, at Harry Ransom Center Prothro Theater, UT campus
April 26, 2018
May 2, 2018
May 9, 2018
May 14-17, 2018