Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary has called Dr. Philip Wingeier-Rayo as Associate Professor of Evangelism, Mission, and Methodist Studies, effective August 1, 2015. He comes to Austin Seminary from Perkins School of Theology of Southern Methodist University (SMU) where he is Professor of Mission and Intercultural Studies and Director of the Mexican American and Hispanic-Latino/a Church Ministries program. Previously he served on the faculty of Pfeiffer University in Misenheimer, North Carolina, for eleven years.
Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary has called Dr. Carolyn Browning Helsel as assistant professor of homiletics, effective July 1, 2015. She comes to Austin Seminary from The Presbyterian Church in Sudbury (Massachusetts) where she served as transitional pastor through January, 2015. She also currently serves as visiting professor at both the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry and Wartburg Theological Seminary. Previously she served as associate director of admissions at Princeton Theological Seminary (2007-2010).
Austin Seminary continues its tradition of Holy Week services this year, which all are welcome to attend. Services will take place from April 2-4 in Shelton Chapel. Maundy Thursday service is April 2 at 11:10 a.m. with the Reverend Dr. Paul Hooker preaching, the Good Friday service is April 3 at 11:10 a.m., with Reverend Dr. Gregory Cuéllar preaching, and the Easter Vigil service is Saturday, April 4 at 8:30 p.m, with Reverend Dr. Cynthia Rigby preaching.
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Suffering, Healing, Forgiveness & the Holocaust
This one-day workshop will examine the phenomena of suffering and forgiveness from those impacted by Hitler's final solution.
Holy Week Services
Austin Seminary continues its tradition of services for the week of Easter. All are welcome to attend.
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