Volume XXVI Number 8
| Admissions, Records and Financial Aid | Continuing
Education | Library | President | Spiritual
Formation and Student Services | Student Advisory Council | Women's
From the President's Office...
- James Bridges, General TreasurerApril 2
- John Bueno, Executive Director, AG World MissionsApril 3
- Charles Hackett, Executive Director, AG Home MissionsApril 15
From the Office of Academic Affairs...
Students will be given the opportunity to evaluate each of their classes
Final Exam Week
Spring finals are scheduled for April 21-25. Please note the special class
schedules during exam week which are listed in this Communiqué, in the student
handbook and on-line at www.agts.edu/finals.html.
Please note the following dates and deadlines for comprehensive examinations,
analytical reflection papers, and seminar-quality research papers:
- Summer Session IMon., June 9
- Summer Session II and Post SessionMon., July 7
You can download the analytical reflection paper guidelines and the comprehensive
exam guidelines for the MAIM from the current
student page at www.agts.edu. Contact Kimberly Penrod (417-268-1070) for further details.
Jim Harris spoke at a marriage
retreat for Chaplain Jeff Jay on February 21-22. Ten couples from Chaplain Jays
ministry at Fort Leonard Wood attended.
Warren Newberry presented
his paper, Contextualizing Indigenous Church Principles: An African Model
at the International Symposium on Pentecostal Mission at Asia Pacific Theological Seminary
in the Philippines, February 3-4.
Edgar Lee presented his paper,
Inerrancy and Interpretation, and participated in a panel discussion during
the Pentecostal Preachers Week at Central Assembly of God in Springfield, Mo., on March
Byron Klaus spoke on Preaching
for Response on March 11 at the Pentecostal Preachers Week at Central Assembly of
God in Springfield, Mo. You can see his PowerPoint presentation on his faculty
Gary B. McGee's paper The
Calcutta Revival of 1907 and the Reformulation of Charles F. Parhams Bible
Evidence Doctrine, was published in the January 2003 issue of the Asian Journal
of Pentecostal Studies 6. This was the topic of Dr. McGees Fall 2002 Bible and Theology
Department Lectureship. You can link to his lecture from his faculty
Stephen Lim conducted a seven-hour
workshop on preaching for the Springfield Ministers Alliance (African-American) on March
1 and 8.
the Office of Admissions, Records, and Financial
Spring Grades Available
Spring grades will be available in the student mailboxes on May
7. If you prefer to have grades mailed to you, contact the Records Office (email@example.com).
The next possible date to register for summer or fall is Monday, May 5.
To secure forms, stop by the Records Office.
The Records Office needs your forwarding address, telephone, and e-mail.
Stop by the office, e-mail us (firstname.lastname@example.org),
or use the address update form at www.agts.edu.
Aid Deadline April 28
The secondary deadline for fall/spring federal financial aid is April 28.
The benefits of observing this deadline include:
- Electronic FAFSA allows prompt consideration for loan
- Potential for receiving a Perkins loan increases (based on funds on
- First Stafford Loan check available first week of classes
To qualify, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and other required
forms must be electronically submitted and processed by April 28. The final deadline providing
fewer benefits for you is July 14. Financial aid documents can
be downloaded at www.agts.edu. Contact the Financial Aid Office for more details (268-1028
There is still time to apply for a student loan for this summer. The final
deadline for completing the process is April 4. If you are only taking three credit hours
for summer and need financial aid, please contact the Financial Aid Office immediately
(268-1028 or email@example.com).
Financial Aid Exit
The U.S. Department of Education requires all graduates or non-returning
students who received a Stafford Loan while at AGTS to attend a Financial Aid Exit Interview.
Select one of the following dates to attend this 60-minute session: April 9 or 10 at 1:30
p.m. in room 225. Non-graduates must inform the Financial Aid Office now so that the proper
forms can be prepared in advance (268-1028 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
From the Office of Spiritual
Formation and Student Services... (top)
There will be no classes and no work scheduled on Good Friday, April 18.
Final exams begin on Monday, April 21.
This marks the end of the first year of the AGTS Theological Roundtable.
We are greatly appreciative to those who presented papers and to all the students and
faculty who participated. All papers presented this year are available under the public
documents section of the hard drive. If you are interested in planning for the upcoming
year or have any creative ideas concerning the facilitation of theological reflection
and dialogue among the student body, please contact Sam Cartwright (email@example.com
From the Women's
Fellowship Group, Klasis... (top)
Brunch at the
Join Klasis for a final spring get together with special speaker Beth Grant
at the home of Lois Klaus, Saturday, April 5, 9:30 a.m. Please sign up at Normas
Desk or call Lois (833-6814). Child care will not be provided.
From the Office of Continuing
- April 8-11PCPE 643 Critical Incident Stress Management Seminar
with Alvin Worthley at the Sheraton Hawthorne Park Hotel. Stop by the Continuing Education
Office for a brochure.
- May 5-9PTHM 545 Ministry Development Seminar with Mark
Bradford, Jay Taylor, and Randy
- May 12-16PCPM 629 Counseling with Special Populations
with Johan Mostert
- May 22-27MCSE 639 Inter-Cultural Urban Ministries: Field Trip
to Chicago with Mark Hausfeld
- June 9-13BTHM 640 The Charismatic Theology of Luke/Acts
with Roger Stronstad
- June 16-20PTHE 640 Reach the U for Church Staff with
Chi Alpha Staff
- June 16-28PTHE 640 Reach the U with Chi Alpha Staff
- June 30-July 3MCSE 631 Introduction to Islam with Jim
- June 30-July 3MCSE 639 Ministering in a Pluralistic Society
with Earl Creps and Byron
- June 30-July 11MCSE 632 Childrens Ministries in a Multi-Cultural
World with Bruce Braithwaite
- July 21-25MHTM 529/PTHM 527/THEM 545 Theology of Mission
with Jim Bennett
- July 21-25 Teologia Practica (Practical Theology) with Luis
- July 21-25 Corrientes Teologicas Acutales (Current Theological
Trends) with Everett Ward
- July 28-29PTHE 640 Communicating the Gospel in a Post-Christian
America with Leonard Sweet and Earl Creps
Advisory Council... (top)
Please pick up your copy of the 2002-03 Student Directory at Normas
Finals Week Snacks
SAC will offer bagels, donuts, and coffee during finals week, Tuesday-Thursday,
Victory MissionA ministry team will lead a service and
serve supper at this homeless shelter on Thursday, April 24, from 6-8 p.m. Please meet
at 5 p.m. in the chapel. For more information, contact Sheryl Shearer (417-866-3424).
Prison MinistryStudents will have the opportunity to
conduct a Pentecostal service at the Federal Medical Center for Prisoners once each semester.
For more information, contact Jerrod Ramirez (417-881-0702).
Hospital MinistryThis ministry is directed to hospital
patients at Cox Hospital on Sunday, April 13, at 1 p.m. For more information, contact
Charles Scrivener (417-869-1676).
Nursing Home MinistryStudents can help revive hope and
plant an understanding of life purposes in the elderly on April 6 and 20, from 2:15-3:30
p.m. For more information, contact Blaine Lee (417-877-8169) or Heather Kellermeier (864-9866).
Tuesday Prayer MeetingIf you are interested in praying
for various needs within the AGTS community and around the world, please come to the weekly
prayer meetings on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. in the prayer chapel. For more information, contact
Amanda Bullock (417-882-4751).
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 Tuesday-Thursday chapel services. For more
information, contact Jim Risner (417-890-1866).
From the Cordas
C. Burnett Library... (top)
Good Friday/Easter Weekend
- Friday, April 18 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
- Saturday, April 19 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
End of Spring Semester
The Library will operate according to the following schedule from Friday,
April 25 Sunday, May 4:
- Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
- Saturday-Sunday Closed
Thursday, August 12, 2010 11:26 AM