You might have seen througout the day that we have been live tweeting from the Forma conference in Houston, TX. Kate McKey-Dunar has been our eyes and ears at this wonderful annual conference and has been sharing some of her experiences there. As a grassroots association of members of The Episcopal Church and kindred individuals and institutions, […]
Day: January 29, 2015
This month the Seminary of the Southwest is celebrating Black History Month with a variety of activities: Seminary of the Southwest is pleased to announce its special events for Black History Month 2015. The focus of the events over the course of the month is a discussion of justice in the post-Civil Rights era of […]
Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, says that when it comes to reconciliation and church conflict, it is essential to remember the value of being in person with “touch”: For disputes within church communities, Jesus in Matthew’s Gospel makes it quite clear that personal interaction is essential – yet all of us feel that when someone […]
The Rev. Kyle Oliver, digital missioner at Virginia Seminary’s Center for the Ministry of Teaching, reports from Forma 15 on faith formation progress being made across the Episcopal Church: I knew everything was bigger in Texas, and I knew not to mess with it. But I didn’t know that 36 hours here for the Forma 2015 pre-conference (with […]
The aroma of knowing God is us. It is us being who we most deeply are. This smell is our passionate commitment to the world, our willingness to die for love, our tender hearts and our steely souls.