Volume XXVI Number
Records and Financial Aid | Business Office
| Chapel Schedule | Continuing Education
| Counseling Office| Enrollment | Final
Exam Schedule | Library | President |
Student Life | Student Advisory Council |Vice
President for Academic Affairs | Women's Fellowship Group
Joe Castleberry, Missionary to Ecuador
From the President's
Postmodern Ministry to AGTS
Joe Castleberry will present lectures on Ethnic Revival: A Postmodern
Missiological Proposal from the Field and Essential Postmodern Concepts for
Post-September 11 in chapel on February 20-21. Dr. Castleberry is an AG missionary
to Ecuador and graduated from Evangel University. He also received his M.Div. from Princeton
and a doctorate from Columbia University.
AGTS Board Vice-Chairman
to Preach in Chapel
G.L. Johnson, Vice-Chairman of the AGTS Board and pastor of Peoples
Church in Fresno, Calif. will preach on February 19 in a special service with the AGTS
board and the new D.Min. students.
the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs... (top)
Fall 2002 Practicums
Applications for fall practicums should be approved and processed February
12-15. If interested, make an appointment with the appropriate practicum coordinator (listed
on course schedule).
The date for taking comprehensive examinations and the deadline for submitting
seminar-quality research papers (if not in the Theological Studies Seminar class), and
analytical reflection papers is Monday, March 18. Contact Lois Hubbard (268-1070, firstname.lastname@example.org)
for further details.
Bible & Theology
Ben Aker will present the lecture
Charismata: Gifts, Enablements, or Ministries on Thursday, February 7, at
3:30 p.m. in room 114. A discussion will follow the lecture.
Stephen Lim wrote the teaching
resource United We Decide published by Christianity Today/Leadership Journal
in the Winter 2002 edition of Building Church Leaders.
represented AGTS at the Beyond All Limits Conference, in Orlando, Fla. January 17-19 and
also visited the Southeastern Branch Campus.
the Women's Fellowship Group, Klasis... (top)
Klasis will meet Friday night, February 8, 6-9 p.m. in the upper balcony
for soup, fellowship and reflection. More details to follow in the mail. Call Lois
Klaus (883-6814) for additional information.
the Counseling Office... (top)
Theater, February 9, 2002
Counseling students are invited to bring a guest to the annual Spring Dinner
Theater, Saturday, February 9, 2002. Dinner will be served at 5 p.m. at Mr. Yens, followed
by an evening performance of The Springfield Symphony at Juanita K. Hammons for the Performing
Arts. Tickets for dinner are $12 per person. Symphony tickets will be sold separately
for $5 per person with a student ID at the Hall box office prior to the show. Please contact
Angie Reid at 268-1085 or email@example.com
by February 4 to register.
the Enrollment Office... (top)
Invite your friends and colleagues to visit AGTS on March 22 for Seminary
Day. Activities range from attending classes to a job/housing fair to a coffee house at
night. Register online at www.agts.edu or by calling Joyce Swartz (268-1031, firstname.lastname@example.org).
If you are interested in hosting a student on Thursday and Friday nights, March 21-22,
please contact Joyce Swartz.
Seminary Day Schedule
- 8:15 a.m. Light Breakfast and Registration (Great Hall)
- 8:40-8:50 a.m. Welcome (Great Hall)
- 8:55-10:10 a.m. Classes
- 10:20-11:05 a.m. Chapel
- 11:15-11:45 a.m. Class
- 11:45 a.m.-Noon Break
- Noon-12:30 p.m. Dialogue w/ Current AGTS Students (Great Hall)
- 12:30-1:30 p.m. Lunch/ Job Fair (Great Hall)
- 1:30-2:10 p.m. Plenary Session (Chapel)
- 2:15-2:45 p.m. Departmental Meetings
- 2:45-3:30 p.m. Question & Answer Tables
- 2:50-3:15 p.m.Family Life and Seminary (Room 116) & Single
Life and Seminary (Room 114)
- 3:15-3:30 p.m. Break
- 3:30-4 p.m.Closing Session (Chapel) & Dinner (on your own)
- 6:30-8 p.m. Community Worship Service (Chapel)
- 8 p.m.-??? Coffee Fellowship (Great Hall)
The entire AGTS community is encouraged to welcome and interact with Seminary
participants throughout the day and to attend the 6:30 p.m. Community Worship Service
and the Coffee Fellowship that immediately follows the service.
the Office of Admissions, Records, and Financial
Plan now to register early during the week of February 26-March 1 for summer/fall
classes. Packets will be available in your AGTS mailbox on February 22. Sign-up for an
appointment with your faculty adviser beginning February 18 for registration week (see
forms posted at faculty offices). Course changes can be made later without cost until
the first day of class.
AGTS Rings &
On Thursday, February 28, a Jostens sales representative will be on campus
to take orders for class rings and graduation announcements (look for Deborah by the Admissions
March 4 is the priority deadline to apply for summer financial aid. The
final deadline is April 1. If you received spring financial aid, just complete a loan
data sheet. If not, contact the Financial Aid Office (268-1028, email@example.com).
- FAFSA completed and processed by the Central Processor.
- Financial aid application and Certification Statement.
- Student loan data sheet.
- Federal Stafford Loan master promissory note.
- If interested, application for college work-study.
Apply Now for
Fall Financial Aid
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid 2002-03 is available at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
The AGTS institutional financial aid forms must also be submitted to the Financial Aid
Office (contact Marilyn at 268-1028, firstname.lastname@example.org).
The deadline for all forms is:
- March 4.......Fall Priority deadline to receive priority service
- April 15.......Secondary deadline
- July 15.........Final deadline
Please note that in order to provide the best service for students who
complete the process on time, there will be NO EXCEPTIONS to the above deadlines.
the Office of Continuing Education... (top)
The Ministry Development Seminar, with Mark
Bradford, Jay Taylor and Cheryl Taylor, had 15
There were 19 participants for Spirit and Power: Foundations of Pentecostal
Experience with Robert
and William Menzies.
Welcome back Ray Gannon!
Dr. Gannons Introduction to Judaism module had 10 students.
- January 28-February 1PTHM 526 Leading Church Outreach and Assimilation
with Stephen Lim
- February 11-15PTHM 529 Vision-Centered Leadership and Management
with Mel Ming
- March 4-8BTHM 632/THEM 639 Biblical Theology of Signs and Wonders
with Ben Aker
- March 18-22MCSM 630 Missions Anthropology with Warren Newberry
All module syllabi are available in the Continuing Education Office.
The General Council will host Pentecostal Preachers Week, March 11-13 at
James River Assembly. The conference will feature both inspiration and instruction for
pastors and evangelists. A two and three credit elective option, HOME 640 Specialized
Studies in Homiletics, is available with Stephen Lim as the instructor. This course
seeks to enhance preaching skills through the observation and critique of outstanding
speakers during Pentecostal Preachers Week, along with the reading and analysis
of important books on preaching. For more information contact the Continuing Ed. Office
(268-1044, email@example.com) or visit the Pentecostal
Preachers' Week webpage.
Student Advisory Council... (top)
Every Monday night at 8:30 p.m. there will be a general prayer time in
the AGTS Prayer Chapel. The whole AGTS community is invited and encouraged to participate
in this time of spiritual renewal.
Prayer for the
Everyone is invited to join in "Praying for the Muslims" every
Friday at Noon upstairs in the Prayer Chapel. For more info. please contact Katherine
Sobey or Ebby Anyamba at 268-1066.
SAC is planning an evening of good Christian music and fellowship while
you bowl at Lighthouse Lanes (350 S. Glenstone). This event is free to staff, faculty,
students and family members. Watch for more details in your student mail box.
Do you have a gift of painting, sculpture, photography or drawing? We would
love to display your work in the student lounge and deck the halls! The items
should be framed and can be loaned to SAC to be placed in the lounge. Please make a small
card with the artists name and the title for display. For more information, contact
Kimberly Fredricks (266-1066 or 877-1704.)
Open Gym occurs every Thursday from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Come get involved in
a game of basketball and/or volleyball. Contact Cheryl Adcock (343-8491) for more information.
The Victory Mission Ministry will meet Thursday, February 28 at
5:15 p.m. in the Great Hall at AGTS. Contact Michael Ramey (866-8875) for more information.
The Nursing Home Ministry will meet February 3 and 17 at 2:15 p.m.
at the Springfield Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. Contact Sharon Erion (862-4649)
if you would like to attend.
The Prison Ministry will meet on March 24 at the Federal Medical
Center. Clearance must be obtained by March 1. Contact Brian Shearer (866-3424) for more
The Hospital Ministry will meet on Sunday, February 10 at 12 p.m.
in the lobby of Cox North hospital. Contact Raquel Johnson (877-1714) for more information.
The Chapel Worship Team meets a few minutes before chapel on Tuesday-Thursday
every week. Contact Jonathan Distaulo (869-9197) to get involved.
the Cordas C. Burnett Library... (top)
ATLA and APA Databases
The ATLA database (ATLAS Full Text Plus) and the APA databases
(PsycInfo 1887-Current and PsycArticles) are now accessed through
the Business Office... (top)
Scholarship applications for returning students for the fall 2002 term
are now available in the Business Office. In order to be considered for an award, your
student account must be current. The application deadline is 4:30 p.m., Friday, February
15. The Scholarship Committee will notify you of their decision regarding your application
on March 1.
Check Your Statements
Scholarships for the spring 2002 term posted to student accounts in mid-January.
If you received an award for the spring semester and it is not reflected on this month's
statement, please notify the Business Office (268-1035, firstname.lastname@example.org)
as soon as possible.
The second deferred payment fee is due and payable February 5.
If you do not have an AGTS identification card, please stop by the Business
Office and make arrangements with David Huskisson (268-1039, email@example.com)
to get your picture taken. Your card will be processed and placed in your student mail
the Office of Student Life... (top)
Training and Orientation
- February 14Paper Writing Workshop, with Gary McGee, 2:30-3:30 p.m.,
- February 28Turabian Workshop, 2:30-3:30 p.m., room 116
Monday, August 4, 2003 1:23 PM