Volume XXVII Number
|Admissions, Records and Financial Aid | Continuing
Education | Development |Library
| President | Student Advisory Council | Spiritual
Formation and Student Services
From the President's Office...
Prez submits article
Dr. Klaus submitted the article "Pentecostalism"
for the Encyclopedia of Religious Freedom, which will be published in 2003. The
encyclopedia is edited by Catherine Cookson and published by Routledge.
From the Office of Academic Affairs...
The comprehensive examination date and the deadline for both the M.A.T.S.
seminary-quality paper and the analytical reflections paper (guidelines
available online) for fall graduates is Monday, November 4.
Spring and Summer
Students planning to do a practicum during the 2003 spring semester must
schedule an approval interview with the appropriate practicum coordinator (see course
offering schedule available online) on October 1-4 or October 15-18. Pick up appropriate
forms from Lois Hubbard, faculty secretary (268-1070 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
Counseling Practicums: Counseling practicum applicants must
complete the required application and present proof of malpractice insurance before approval.
Cross-Cultural Ministry Practicums (GMT): Application for
the spring 2003 practicum is due immediately because of the travel schedule of the coordinator.
The summer 2003 practicum application for both domestic or foreign settings should be
submitted by November 15. Contact Barbara Cavaness (268-1083 or email@example.com)
for more information.
Stephen Lim's article "The
Power of Hope" was published in the September-October 2002 issue of Plain Truth.
From the Office of Admissions,
Records, and Financial Aid... (top)
This is the final call to register if you plan to finish your degree requirements
this fall or during the spring or summer 2003. Faculty approval is required for graduation,
and to start that process you must register by October 31. Contact Sarah Clark (268-1025
or firstname.lastname@example.org) in the Records Office.
Late Loan Applications
Late loans are currently being processed. If you have not yet filled out
financial aid paper work and want a Stafford Loan for fall 2002, please contact Marilyn
Erickson (268-1028 or email@example.com) in the Financial
Aid Office by October 31.
for Spring Loans
If you have not applied for financial assistance or completed the paper
work for 2002-03 and would like a Stafford Loan for spring, November 4 is the deadline
for priority consideration. The final cut-off date to apply and have your check available
in January is December 2. The following documents must be submitted and received by the
Financial Aid Office by the deadline:
- Free Application for Federal Student Aid and processed by the Central
- Financial Aid Application and Certifications Statement
- Student Loan Data Sheet
- Federal Stafford Loan Master Promissory Note returned to the Financial
For answers to questions, forms (also available
online), or further information, contact Marilyn (268-1028 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
in the Financial Aid Office.
From the Office of Spiritual
Formation and Student Services... (top)
Reminder To All
New Resident Students
All new resident students need to make arrangements with Cristy McAtee
(268-1081 or email@example.com) to
schedule a 1/2 hour meeting with Jay Taylor, Director
of Spiritual Formation.
Controversial theological issues. Intense theological discussions. Opportunities
to read a paper publicly.
If you enjoy any of these things, then the Theological Roundtable is for
you. At the Theological Roundtable, an AGTS student will read a paper they have written
and then the group will discuss the theological issues explored in the paper.
If you would like to read a paper or have any questions concerning the Theological Roundtable,
contact Sam Cartwright (862-3811 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
or Sheryl Shearer (866-3424 or email@example.com).
The first meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 8, from 12:30-2 p.m.
in room 229. Frank Luke is presenting "A Time for WarA Research paper into
the Ethics of Preventative War and Crusade". This is a brown bag event, so bring
Our second meeting will be held Tuesday, October 22, from 5-6:30 p.m. in room 227. Deborah
Fegler will present her paper "Do Women Belong in Ministry?"
Requirements for Students and Employees
For continued participation in federal financial aid programs, AGTS is
legally required to release several reports each year, many of which deal with sensitive
and easily misunderstood information on security, sexual offenses, and alcohol/drug abuse.
The following have been placed in your mailboxes or, in the case of new students, your
- Campus Security/Drug and Alcohol Policies: This document is a
crime report on our campus for the last three years that provides vital information
to enhance your security. It also clearly establishes policies and provides legal guidance
with reference to drug and alcohol abuse.
- Policies Regarding Sexual Offenses and Sexual Harassment: This
document clearly identifies sexual offenses and harassment and provides appropriate
penalties to be assessed by the Seminary as well as the procedures to be followed if
Extra copies of these documents are available in the Student Life Office.
AGTS makes every effort to cooperate with federal mandates and to ensure the safety and
spiritual well being of our student body. Let us be vigilant and sensitive to the implications
of our personal and corporate behavior.
Writing and Turabian
- Writing SeminarLearn how to write seminary-quality papers with Dr.
McGee on October 8 @ 2:30 p.m. in room 116.
- Turabian Style SeminarLearn how to use the Turabian Style with Bob
Caldwell on October 15 @ 2:30 p.m. in room 116.
If you are a returning student and are interested in editing papers during
the 2002-03 school year, please contact Cristy in the Student Services Office (268-1081
or firstname.lastname@example.org) to be added
to a list of editors. You must either have been an English major or received A's in English
grammar and be knowledgeable in the Turabian writing style.
From the Office of Continuing
- October 14-18BNTM 533 "Special Studies in NT: Romans"
with Isaac Canales
- November 4-8HOMM 531 "Methods of Biblical Preaching" with
Advisory Council... (top)
- What: AGTS Fall Hayride and Bonfire
- When: Friday, October 11 (meet in AGTS parking lot at 6 p.m.)
- Where: Walnut Springs Farm in Marshfield
- What to Bring: Your family, gloves, a scarf, hat, warm coat, blanket,
flashlight, marshmallows, chocolate, or graham crackers
Please sign up at the front desk by October 7. Hope to see you there.
Come join the faculty, staff, and students for free SAC soup and rolls
on October 24 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Join Team AGTS
to Walk/Run a 2 mile or 10 K
If you would like to participate in the 26th annual sunshine run at 8:30
a.m. on October 12, please see Monty Galloway (268-1046 or email@example.com)
for the registration form. Registration is $12. You will also have the opportunity to
purchase a Team AGTS t-shirt.
Victory MissionA ministry team will lead services and
serve supper at this homeless shelter on the fourth Thursday of every month starting October
24 from 6-8 p.m. For more information, please call Sheryl Shearer (866-3424).
Nursing Home MinistryStudents can help revive hope and
plant an understanding of life purposes to the elderly on the first and third Sunday of
the month from 2:15-3:30 p.m. For more information, please call Patrice Robichaux (889-3009).
Prison MinistryOnce a quarter students will have the
opportunity to conduct a Pentecostal service at the Federal Medical Center for Prisoners.
For more information, please contact Heather-Gail Belfon (833-5843).
- Missions EmphasisContact Ebby Anyamba (833-8543) or Roman
- General ConcernsContact Uzoma Ozojiofor (864-0520).
- National Prayer Center at AG HeadquartersFor information
on signing up for a specific time to answer phones and pray for individuals who call
in, contact Kim Simmons (693-3725 or 862-1032).
Hospital MinistryThis ministry is directed to hospital
patients at Cox Hospital every Sunday at 1 p.m. For more information, please contact
Heather-Gail Belfon (833-5843).
Chapel Worship TeamsIf you would like to be involved
in a chapel worship team, bring your instruments and voices to the Monday rehearsals at
4:30 p.m. Rehearsals will cover all music for TuesdayThursday chapel services. For
more information, please contact Jim Risner (890-1866).
Street Evangelism TeamThis ministry addresses individuals'
need for truth, salvation and healing. The team will meet for prayer before going
out in the community every two weeks. For more information, please contact Stephane and
Tanya Jalbert (888-2489).
From the Cordas
C. Burnett Library... (top)
Computer Lab Policies
The Student Computer Lab policy is posted in the library. Contact Rick
Oliver (268-1059 or firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have
any questions or concerns.
Library to Introduce
Screendoor, an Internet program that blocks out questionable material,
will be installed at the AGTS computer lab in the next several weeks. If you are unable
to access a site that is necessary for research, you can fill out a site restoration form
at the circulation desk. Library staff, faculty, or administration will review any such
requests before the site is restored. Please note that Internet activity logs will be
monitored to ensure compliance with the AGTS Internet policy.
The library staff would like to encourage all students to create an atmosphere
of study and research in the library. Please observe common library courtesy in refraining
from conversation and disruptive behavior in all study areas. Parents, do not leave children
unsupervised in the library. Be considerate of others. Those who wish to socialize are
encouraged to make use of the student lounge on the 2nd floor.
From the Office of Development...
Fund Campaign Volunteers Needed
We need student volunteers to help us call AGTS donors and supporters for
the 2002-03 Annual Fund Campaign. Each year the Annual Fund raises money for AGTS, specifically
in the area of student scholarships. The campaign will take place later this semester.
Please contact Paul Martinez (268-1020 or email@example.com)
for more details.
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