and Information for the AGTS Community
Volume XXVIII, Number 8
Women’s Spring Brunch
- Saturday, April 2, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
- Special speaker: Arlene Allen
- Location: Klaus residence
- Map is available at front desk. Childcare
will NOT be provided .
AGTS Graduation Events
- Doctor of Ministry Symposium
- Friday, April 29, 12:30-2:30 p.m. in the Chapel
- Alumni Open House Reception
- Saturday, April 30, 9:45 a.m.-11:15 a.m. in the
- Saturday, April 30, 2:30 p.m. at Central Assembly
Where in the world is Dr. Klaus?
- April 6-7—Association of Theological Schools,
Taskforce for Theological Schools and the Church, Chicago,
- April 22—North Central University,
- April 24—Preaching at First Assembly of
God in Fairbanks, Alaska
- April 26-28—Preaching at Alaska District Council, Fairbanks,
Daylight Savings Time
- Begins Sunday, April 3
- Spring your clock forward one hour on Saturday night, April
- Monday, April 18–Friday, April 22
- Exam schedule is available at www.agts.edu.
Comprehensive Examination Dates
- Summer Session I–June 8
- Summer Session II & Post session–July
- Contact Norma Simmons for further details .
Records & Financial
- Still need to register for summer classes?
- Stop by the Registrar's Office as soon as possible.
- The Records Office needs your forwarding address,
telephone and email.
- Stop by the office, firstname.lastname@example.org use the address
update form at www.agts.edu. .
April FA Deadline
- The secondary deadline for fall/spring federal
financial aid is April 30. The benefits of observing
this deadline include:
- Electronic FAFSA allows prompt consideration
- Potential for receiving a Perkins loan increases
(based on funds on hand)
- First Stafford loan check available first week
- To qualify, the FAFSA and other forms must be
electronically submitted and processed by April 30.
- Other required forms must be submitted to AGTS
on or before the final deadline.
- Financial aid documents can be downloaded at www.agts.edu
- Final deadline for financial aid is July
- Contact the Financial Aid Office for details.
Financial Aid Exit Interviews
- 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:
- Wednesday, April 6, 1:30
p.m., Room 225
- Thursday, April 7, 1:30
p.m., Room 225
Business Office News
Jeff Dornbusinessoffice@agts.edu or
2005-2006 Tuition and Fees
- The average educational cost at AGTS is $11,670 per
student per year and is funding by the following revenue
Council Grant–$2,433, 20.85%
- Contributions–$906, 7.76%
- Other– $708, 6.07%
- The AGTS Board of Directors has approved the
following tuition/fee increases, effective fall 2005
per credit hour
- Audit– $89
per audit hour
services fee–$100 per term
Fall 2005 Financial Registration
- If you have not yet completed financial registration
for the fall 2005 term, please stop by the Business Office
and sign your promissory note as soon as possible.
- Failure to complete financial registration will result in cancellation
- Resident student accounts paid
in full on or before the first day of
class are eligible for a 1% rebate on the net tuition.
- Net tuition is the full tuition charge less tuition
discounts and institutional scholarships.
Spiritual Formation Appointments
- All spiritual formation appointments must be
completed with Jay Taylor by Friday, April 8.
- If you do not make your appointment, it could affect your summer
and fall 2005 registration.
Library Hours for April 22–May
- Monday-Thursday–8 a.m.-10 p.m.
- Friday–8 a.m.-5 p.m.
- Saturday & Sunday–Closed
- Regular hours will resume on Monday, May 2, with the start
of the first summer session classes.
Jennifer Nieto—email@example.com or
Mario Guerreiro’s Trips
- April 3-5—Southeastern College, Lakeland,
- April 25- 27—Kentucky District Council
Welcome, Dr. Doug Oss
- Dr. Doug Oss will join AGTS as of fall 2005 as the James River
Professor of Expository Preaching.
Society for Pentecostal Studies
The following AGTS professors participated at the Society for
Pentecostal Studies in Virginia Beach, Virginia, March 10-12:
- Dr. Byron Klaus
- Responded to a paper by Stephen Parker entitled, “Led
by the Spirit: A Psychological Perspective on a Pentecostal
- Responded to a paper by Edley Moodley entitled, “Ancestors,
Shembe, or Christ: Exploring the Religiocultural Worldview
of the amaNazaretha”
- Served on panel discussion on the
Pentecostal Theological Education for the 21st
- Dr. Gary McGee
- Presented a paper entitled, “The Dilemma
of the Apostolic Nature of Mission in the Modern Mission”
- Responded to a paper by Masakazuy Suzuki entitled, “The
Life and History of C.F. Juergensen and Takinogwa Mission
- Dr. Jay Taylor —presented
a paper entitled, “Pentecostals and Spiritual Direction:
Reflection on Spiritual Guidance within the Pentecostal Tradition
in Order to Identify Beneficial Components for Contemporary
- Dr. Barbara Cavaness —presented
a paper entitled, “How Three Prominent First-Generation
Pentecostal Leaders Viewed Women in Ministry.”
- Dr. Joseph Castleberry —responded
to a paper by Paul Joshua entitled, “Spirit,
Word and the Reinvention of Tradition—Indian Instituted
Churches and the Shaping of Christianity
in South Asia.”
- Dr. James Hernando —presented
a paper entitled, “Paul, His Opponents: Negotiating the
Maze of Competing and Conflicting Spiritualities.”
- James Hernando
- Wrote two chapters in the Encounter: The Pentecostal
Ministry Series, Apostolic Ministry in the 21st Century : “Imitatio
Christi:The Character of Apostolic Ministry” and “The
Scope and Authority of Apostolic Ministry”
- Preached at New Life Assembly of God in Ruston,
Louisiana, February 27
- Gary McGee
- Attended the Advisory Board meeting for the Ph.D.
in Renewal Studies program at Regent University in
- Joseph Castleberry
- Preached at First Assembly of God, Lufkin, Texas,
- Preached at First Assembly of God, Charlottesville,
Virginia, March 13
- Attended Chief Academic Officers Society in of
the Association of Theological Schools, Savannah, Georgia,
March 30-April 1