Monday, July 8, 2019 at 5:00 PM CDT
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 12:00 PM CDT

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Seminary of the Southwest 
501 E. 32nd Street
Austin, TX 78705

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The Rev. Al Rodriguez 
Seminary of the Southwest 




The tools for contextual ministry, church planting, Asset Based Community Development and community organizing all revolve around the techniques that have evolved under the banner of community development. Nuevos Horizontes will explore how church leaders can use such tools for establishing sustainable community relationships which are at the crux of the missional church becoming stakeholders in any given community.

Nuevos Horizontes is designed for clergy, lay leaders and seminarians seeking competency in the dynamics and methodology of community development as a tool for missional outreach.

Registration Deadline: July 3, 2019

Registration fee: $225.  Registration includes double occupancy lodging for 2 nights, conference meals, transportation to and from hotel to Southwest Seminary.  

For those desiring single room reservations, or extra hotel nights other than July 8 and 9th, those extra costs are the responsibility of the conference participant.

Lodging:  The Double Tree Hotel, 6505 North IH 35, Austin TX 78752 

Limited number of rooms are available at Seminary of the Southwest and are reserved for conference participants with mobility issues.  Also, a limited number of rooms with shared bathroom facilities are available at the Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, 100 E. 27th Street, Austin, Tx 78705, which is approximately 1/2 mile (12-15 minutes) from Seminary of the Southwest .

Scholarship Requests: A limited number of scholarships are available on a case-by-case basis and by request  Please email The Rev. Al Rodriguez at al.rodriguez@ssw.edu to start the request process before registering for the course. 

Transportation: Transportation from the Austin Bergstrom International Airport can be arranged with Blue Shuttle, Uber, Lyft or Ride Austin.  These transport costs are borne by the conference participant.  There will be limited transportation to and from the airport provided by Southwest Seminary, depending on arrival and departure schedules.