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Student Groups 2019-2020

African and African Descendent Student Group

MISSION STATEMENT: To provide support for and address concerns particular to African-American students. Our goal is to serve and support each other, the Austin Seminary community, and the larger Austin area

APTS Holy Spirit Squad and Polity Bowl

MISSION STATEMENT: To provide an enthusiastic/athletic/creative outlet to promote school spirit

Artists in Austin

MISSION STATEMENT: Artists in Austin seeks to engage the Seminary community with the greater arts community in Austin, honoring both the artists at work on our campus and the artists at work in Austin. Artists in Austin wants to support student artists in their ongoing artistic process and facilitate opportunities for the greater seminary community to engage with the city’s plentiful art offerings.

Latinx Student Association

MISSION STATEMENT: To provide a forum for students of Latinx decent to support each other and build community/network through the sharing of ethnic and religious experiences. As a student-centered organization, the group will provide opportunities to address specific concerns, issues and challenges in the community relating to Latinx within the APTS community. In addition, students will have opportunities to serve the APTS community and also the greater Austin community.

Methodist Student Group

MISSION STATEMENT: To establish a connection among Methodist Students for fellowship and discussion of relevant issues.

MSSW/MDIV Student Group

MISSION STATEMENT: To provide support to and a community for current dual degree students and a place where inquiring students might learn more and get questions answered.

Queer Alliance

MISSION STATEMENT: 

As Christians, we celebrate each of God’s children, fully inclusive of their sexual and gender identities. By creating a welcoming, supportive, and safe space within the APTS community for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, and queer persons and allies, we hope to light the path for change both in and beyond the walls of Austin Seminary.

S.o.S. (Supporters of Seminarians)

MISSION STATEMENT: To offer support for and create a community among spouses, partners, couples, families, and students, while enhancing the experience of and the atmosphere at Austin Seminary

Science and Theology Exploration Group

MISSION STATEMENT: To provide a safe environment for the discussion of faith and doubt, dogma and free thought, revelation and reality, metaphor and analogy, natural philosophy and hope.

Students for Social and Environmental Justice

MISSION STATEMENT: To encourage students to live out our ideals of social justice and environmental care as members of the body of Christ.


Campus Calendar
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  • Friday, August 23, 2019
    • Summer Master's Term Ends 5:00 PM
    Saturday, August 24, 2019

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