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CommuniquÉ—March 2010
News and Information for the AGTS Community


National Association of Evangelicals and AGTS Forum

  • “Respecting Sex and Reducing Abortions— What Can Christian Leaders Really Do?”
  • Friday, March 12—9:00-11:30 a.m. in the AGTS Chapel
  • Special Guest: Dr. Dennis Hollinger, President of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
  • Discussion with a distinguished panel of experts

Where in the World is Dr. Klaus?

  • March 4-5—Society of Pentecostal Studies, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • March 9—AG Trust Summit, Dallas, Texas
  • March 12—Capital Commission Prayer Breakfast, Springfield, Missouri
  • March 13-14—Missions Convention at Manassas AG, Bristow, Virginia

Incredible Pizza Night

  • Monday, March 15, 6-8 p.m.
  • All students, faculty, and staff and their families are invited to join in an evening of fun and fellowship.
  • No cost for AGTS community members, but an RSVP is required by Thursday, March11—Sign up in the Student Lounge.
  • Includes unlimited pizza buffet and soda. Each participant receives a $5 game card.

AGTS Golf Tournament

  • Thursday, April 29 at 10 a.m. at Deer Lake Golf Course in Springfield, Missouri
  • $75 per person or $300 per team
  • Special price for AGTS alumni or students: $65 per person
  • Special price for 2010 AGTS graduates: $55 per person
  • $85 per person for any registration received after April 21
  • Fun contests and great prizes!
  • All proceeds go to student scholarships.
  • Please contact Mary in the Development Office at development@agts.edu or 268-1012 for more details or go to www.agts.edu/golf to register online.

Each One Pray One

  • March 8 & 9; 9 a.m.- 9 p.m.
  • We anticipate every member of the AGTS Community (students, staff, faculty, administration) to commit at least one hour to call and pray for AGTS alumni, their families, and their ministries.
  • Your participation can make a difference in someone's life.
  • Please contact Mary in the Development Office to sign up (268-1012 ordevelopment@agts.edu) or sign up online at http://www.agts.edu/more/pray310
  • Reserve your space today!
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Academic News
Jan Maempa—dean@agts.edu or 268-1014
Norma Simmons—faculty@agts.edu or 268-1070

Reminder for Spring Graduates

  • Comprehensive examinations and the deadline for submitting analytical reflection papers is Monday, March 8.
  • Guidelines available at www.agts.edu
  • Contact the Faculty Secretary if you have any questions.

Special Courses for Summer and Fall

Summer

  • Intercultural Urban Ministries— Chicago, May 17-23 with Dr. Mark Hausfeld
  • The Theology and Practice of Spiritual Gifts—June 14-18 with Dr. David Lim

    Fall
  • Theology of Power in Ecclesial and Missional Structures—Sept. 17-18, Oct. 15-16, Nov. 12-13 with Hogan Professors, Anita and John Koeshall
  • Ministry in Trauma, Crisis, and Grief Contexts—October 18-22 (Fall Study Week) with Chaplain Manuel Cordero

    One Credit Courses
  • Hospital Ministry—September 10-11 with Chaplain Larry Cooper
  • Conflict Resolution in the Church—October 1-2 with Dr. Cheryl Taylor

    Interested in Ministry to Muslims?
  • Engaging Islam—July 6-10 with Dr. Mark Hausfeld
  • Approaches to Muslims—July 12-16 with Rev. Harry Morin

    Important Note
  • Hebrew IA & IB will be offered this summer, but will not be offered again until Summer 2011.

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Business Office News
Steve Miramonti—businessoffice@agts.edu or 268-1035

March Deferred Payment

  • Deferred payments for the spring semester are due on or before March 15.
  • Payments must be received in the Business Office on or before this date in order to avoid the $25 per
    month late fee.
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Geneva Heiskell—records@agts.edu or 268-1025
Sarah Clark—registrar@agts.edu or 268-1025

Summer & Fall Registration

  • March 1-5
  • Check email for details.
  • Schedule appointment with faculty advisor beginning February 18.
  • Graduates should plan to register early to ensure enrollment.

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Flo Byerly—fbyerly@agts.edu or 268-1028

To Apply for Summer Financial Aid

  • If you received financial aid this spring, pick up a Summer Student Loan Data Sheet at the Financial Aid Office.
  • Final deadline: March 31

Apply Now for Fall Financial Aid

  • The 2010-2011 FAFSA is available at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
  • Click on “Fill out a FAFSA.”
  • You will need your Financial Aid PIN.
  • Submit completed AGTS Financial Aid Forms on our website—www.agts.edu after March 16.

Deadlines for Fall 2010 Financial Aid

  • Priority Deadline—April 20
  • Secondary Deadline—May 11
  • Final Deadline—July 6
  • Please note that in order to provide the best service for students who completed the process on time, all Financial Aid Forms completed after July 6 will be processed starting on or around August 1.

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Faculty News

  • Deborah Gill
    • Serves this spring as the Earnest J. Moen Chair of Pentecostal Preaching at North Central University and will travel there 4 times during the spring semester.
    • Serves on both the US Lausanne Advisory Committee and the World Assemblies of God Fellowship Theology Commission.
  • Doug Oss
    • January 29-February 6—Was the keynote speaker at the National Preachers Conference in Norway.
  • Steve Lim
    • February 27-28—Spoke at weekend services at Grace Assembly of God in Singapore.
  • Mark Hausfeld
    • January 4-8—Taught January term at CBC on Reaching Muslims in America, Springfield, Missouri
    • January 10—Spoke at River of Life AG for a missions focus on church planting in Iran, Spotsylvania, Virginia
    • January 13—Spoke at Evangel Temple’s college church called 20Twenty, Springfield, Missouri
    • January 21-22—Spoke at Southwestern AG University’s mission’s convention and mission’s classes, Waxahachie, Texas
    • February 10-12—Led “Reaching Muslim Unreached Peoples Summit” at Valley Forge Christian College, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
    • February 13 and 14—Spoke at Calvary Christian Center’s Mission’s Convention, Iverness, Florida
  • James Hernando
    • February 22-March 1—Taught on principles of biblical interpretation to pastors who have little
      or no theological training at the Pastoral Enrichment Retreat in Nicaragua.

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Staff Ministry

  • March 12-14—Darlene Palm will be the ladies retreat speaker at the Arvin Assembly
    of God Conference at Pismo Beach, California
  • March 17-20—Al Palm will lead praise and worship for the RV MAPS Convention at Riverside, California.

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Enrollment Office
Linda Smith—info@agts.edu 268-1031

  • March 11—Mario Guerreiro will be at Vanguard University, Costa Mesa California
  • March 12-14—Mario Guerreiro will be at the AG College Fair in Santa Ana, California.

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Student Life
Treasa Edmond—studentservices@agts.edu or 268-1081

Thank You!

  • The SAC team would like to thank everyone who donated blood at the AGTS blood drive.

Updated: Wednesday, August 18, 2010 9:46 AM

 
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