and Information for the AGTS Community
Day of Renewal
- Friday, September 23
- Service times: 9:30 a.m.; 1:45 p.m.; 6:30
- Special guest: Rev. G. Robert Cook, Jr., District
Superintendent, Rocky Mountain District.
- No classes and offices will be closed.
- Students and employees are encouraged to attend
two of the three services
- Childcare will be provided for the 6:30 p.m. service
for children under 5 years of age.
- Thursday, September 1 at 10:30 a.m. in the Chapel
- Bring your family for this time of celebration
- Saturday, September 10, 4-8 p.m. at Smith Park,
directly west of AGTS on Division Street
- Inflatable toys, tug of war, sack races, face
painting, food, and lots of fun
- Complimentary hot dogs, burgers and beverages
will be provided.
- Individuals with last names beginning with
- A-M, bring side dish
- N-Z, bring dessert
Welcome New Faculty Members
- The Seminary welcomes two new permanent faculty
- Dr. Doug Oss , James River Professor
of Expository Preaching
- Dr. DeLonn Rance , professor
- In the counseling program, Dr. Mark Bradford is
returning as an adjunct professor.
- Dr. Marty Mittelstadt, a popular
young New Testament professor from Evangel University will
be teaching for us for the first time.
Annual Alumni Fund Phonathon
- What is the phonathon?
- An opportunity to get together with classmates, connect
with alumni and make a difference
in your seminary.
- What do you get?
- Dinner & free exclusive AGTS gear
- Gift certificates
- Chance to win $250 scholarship
- Chance to win $1000 in PC Study Bible Software
- 12% of the amount you raise will go toward your
- When and where?
- September 12-13; 5-10 p.m. in Room 216
- Space is limited to 20 people
- Contact Veronica or Paul in the Development Office
at 268-1012 for information or to sign up.
New Student Ice Cream Social
- Saturday, August 27, 6-8 p.m. at the Klaus residence
- This is a great time for new students and their families
to get acquainted with President and
Mrs. Klaus and other faculty and staff members.
- Maps are available at the Information Center.
Special Guest Faculty
- Students are encouraged to sign up for classes during
the Fall Study Week with distinguished visiting
faculty members Dr. Peter Grabe (BTH 640, The Power of God) and
Dr. Richard Dresselhaus (HOMM 531, Methods of Biblical Preaching).
Attention Fall Graduates
- Comprehensive examination date/analytical reflection
paper deadline: Monday, November 7
- Contact Norma Simmons for further information.
Fall Final Exam Schedule
- Monday-Friday, December 11-15
Global Missions Track Practicum
- Designed for students interested in cross-cultural
ministry and fits most AGTS degree programs
- Contact Dr. Barbara Cavaness about 1) a GMT foreign
or domestic practicum, 2) Study at a foreign seminary in the
completion of your AGTS program
- Must finalize spring 2006 cross-cultural practicums
by Friday, September 9
Practicums for Spring 2005
- Must be approved/processed September 27-30 or
- Pick up application forms from Norma Simmons,
or if a counseling practicum, from Holly Carlson.
- Make appointment to see the appropriate practicum
- New Student Library Orientation
- Tuesday, September 6 at 2:30 p.m.
- Students, faculty, and staff may now request books
online from any library that is a member of the SWAN Cluster
and the MOBIUS Consortium (this includes MSU, Drury, BBC, and
- Books requested online from SWAN or MOBIUS libraries
may be picked up and returned to the AGTS Library Circulation
- For more information and instructions concerning
MOBIUS, please visit the Library Handbook on the AGTS Library
website. Select “Introduction to MOBIUS and SWAN.”
Fall Library Hours
- Any exceptions to this schedule will be posted
- Please note the Library will be closed on Labor
Day, Monday, September 5 and will resume regular hours on
Tuesday, September 6.
AGTS Electronic Journal
Julie McDonald —firstname.lastname@example.org
- Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.–Office:
- Evenings and Saturdays–Library:
- All other times–Security:
Student Counseling Available
- Counseling is available to currently enrolled
- Arrange appointment by calling Holly Carlson,
268-1085, or Norma Simmons, 268-1070.
Gym Membership at Evangel
- Check at the Student Life Office for more details.
- To schedule an appointment with faculty, either
- Sign up on the appointment forms posted beside faculty
- Call Norma Simmons, faculty secretary, at 268-1070
Best Source for Student Information
Check out the Current Student page at www.agts.edu for
resources, information and services of interest to you. The Communiqué and
the community calendar are also available online.
Records & Financial Aid News
Last Day to Drop/Add
- Deadline: Thursday, September 12
- Secure change of schedule form(s) in the Registrar’s
Free Audit for Spouses
- Spouses of full-time seminarians can audit one
class this fall free of charge. Register
in the Registrar's Office before September 12.
- You can download the "Student Spouse Registration
for Unofficial Audit" form at www.agts.edu.
New E-Mail or Local Address?
Register to Graduate in May 2006
- Deadline: October 31
- If you plan to complete all your degree requirements
anytime between now and August 2006, contact Sarah Clark, 268-1025
Late Loan Applications
- The Financial Aid Office will continue to accept
late applications for loans through October 3, with loan funds
available by November 11.
Perkins Loan Awards
- Deadline to accept or decline a Perkins award:
- After September 9, the Financial Aid Office will
award those monies to other students needing funds.
Business Office News
Jeff Dornbusinessoffice@agts.edu or
Average Cost Per Student
- The average educational cost for an AGTS student
this year is $11,670.
- Tuition and fees cover 65% of this amount.
- Remainder is funded by a $1million grant from
the General Council of the AG and faithful contributions from
churches and individuals.
Fall 2005 Fee Schedule
- Deferred Payment Fee —Accounts not
paid in full on or before the first day of class will be charged
payment fee of $50.
- Late payment Fee —All past due
accounts will be charged a $25 per month late fee.
- Full Cash Payment Discount —Accounts
paid in full on or before the first day of class will receive
a 1% discount on the net tuition. Net tuition is the full
tuition charge less tuition discounts and institutional scholarships.
Deferred Payment Schedule
- Deferred payments must be made on
or before the following dates in order to avoid $25 per month
- September 1, October 15, November 15
Labor Day Weekend Schedule
- The building will be open the following times
during the holiday weekend
- Regular building hours will resume on Tuesday,
Photo ID for New Students
- If you have not yet had your student ID picture
taken, please make arrangements with the Business Office as soon
- We have 76 confirmed new students for fall!
- The Enrollment office welcomes Nathaniel Rhodes
to the Recruitment team!
- We are very excited about the incoming class and
the great things that God is going to do.
Where in the World is President Klaus?
- Dr. Byron Klaus
- August 25—Speaker at the installation of President
Jim Comer—American Indian College,
- September 8-15—Plenary speaker, Asia Pacific
Theological Association, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
- October 1-2—Missions Convention
Speaker, First Assembly of God, Bettendorf,
- October 14-24—Leadership Conference, Evangelical
Theological Seminary, Jos, Nigeria
- October 25-27—Lecture to the Pentecostal
Faculty at the Lutheran School of Theology, Oslo, Norway
- The Assemblies of God Commission on Christian
Higher Education (COCHE) honored several members of the AGTS
community at General Council this year:
- Dr. James Railey (Educator Award)
- Dorothea Lotter (Administrator Award)
- Retired professor, Dr. William W. Menzies (Distinguished
- Dr. Roger Cotton
- Preached in churches in Ripon, Wisconsin and Harvey,
Illinois in July
- Dr. Stephen Lim
- Led a presentation on Chinese Ministries during
the Celebration on Diversity at General Council in August
- Attended the General Presbytery meetings in his
role as General Presbyter for Chinese-American churches
- Dr. Johan Mostert
- Hosted a team of students in South Africa on the
first AGTS AIDS Safari
- Dr. Warren Newberry
- Taught a course entitled, “Theology of Missions” at
the Asia Theological Center for Evangelism & Missions
in Singapore in May
- Dr. Joseph Castleberry
- Taught a week-long seminar in June on Postmodernism
and the Church for Bible College professors in Mexico City
- In July, taught two intensive courses for the
AG World Missions Pre-Field Orientation
- Taught a course in “Contemporary Issues
in Theology” for the Facultad de Teologia in Guatemala
City, Guatemala, May 16-20
- Participated in a course on inter-religious dialogue
at Auburn Theological Seminary in New York, New York, May
Outstanding Research &Writing
- Dr. Gary McGee
- Congratulations! Dr. McGee received the
Evangelical Christian Publishers Association Gold Medallion
Book Award in
the Missions/Evangelism category for his recent book entitled, Introducing
World Missions . (Baker Academic, Grand Rapids, Michigan,
- Published a chapter entitled, “More than Evangelical:
The Challenge of the Evolving Identity
of the Assemblies of God” in Church, Identity, and
and Denominational Structures in Unsettled Times (Eerdmans,
2005), edited by David A. Roozen and James R. Nieman.
- Dr. Lori O’Dea —Published her
third volume in a co-written series with Arlene Allen, Peggy
Musgrove, and Candy Tolbert titled, Unlimited!...Bible Studies for Today’s
Pentecostal Woman (Springfield, Missouri: GPH, 2005).
- Dr. Johan Mostert —Presented a paper
Holistic Perspectives on Pentecostal Praxis” at
the 2005 AG Seminarians Conference held at AGTS in July .
- Dr. James Hernando —released his newly
published book entitled, Dictionary of Hermeneutics: A
Concise Guide to Hermeneutical Terms, Names, Methods and Expressions
(GPH, 2005) .