Volume XXVII Number 5
| Admissions, Records and Financial Aid | Business
Office | Continuing Education | Library | President
| Spiritual Formation and Student Services | Student
the President's Office... (top)
New Academic Dean
Joseph L. Castleberry has been appointed by the board of directors of AGTS
to be the new academic dean beginning January 2003. He and his wife, Kathleen, have three
daughters, Jessica, Jodi, and Sophie.
We welcome the Castleberrys to the AGTS community.
More about Dr. Castleberry.
the Office of Academic Affairs... (top)
2003 Spring Lectureship
An exciting 2003 Spring Lectureship series is scheduled for January 14-16,
with Sherwood Lingenfelter, the provost and senior vice president of Fuller Theological
Seminary. Watch for posters listing his chapel schedule, class lectures, and the complimentary
pizza luncheon in the Great Hall for the entire AGTS family. Take a look at some of his
most recent books in the library or purchase your own copy in the bookstore. Dr. Lingenfelter
will sign his books on Thursday, January 16, 1-1:30 p.m.
More about Dr.
Bible and Theology
Jim Hernando will speak on
the topic Imitation Language in Paul: Implications for Discipleship and Ministerial
Training at the Bible and Theology Department lectureship on Thursday, January 30,
at 2:30 p.m. in the AGTS chapel.
In the rare event that classes are canceled due to severe winter weather,
the major television and radio stations in Springfield will be notified that the Assemblies
of God Theological Seminary (not the same as the Assemblies of God Christian School) has
canceled classes. Before calling the seminary, listen for such announcements.
Applications for chaplaincy scholarships (Military, Veterans Affairs, Industrial,
Institutional) from the AG Chaplaincy Department will be available from Jan Maempa in
the Academic Deans Office, beginning January 3. The application deadline is Monday,
January 20, 2003.
More about chaplaincy scholarships.
Students seeking appointments with faculty members should sign the appointment
forms posted by their respective office doors. Students who phone from off-campus should
contact the faculty secretary, Kimberly Penrod (268-1070). Faculty may be emailed at their
offices by using their first initial and last name as in this example, email@example.com.
Approval for MSS 641 Practicum in Cross-Cultural Ministry (Summer 2003)
must be finalized by January 15. All other applications for summer practicums must be
approved and processed Tuesday-Friday, January 21-31. Application forms are available
from Kimberly Penrod, or if a counseling practicumfrom Angela Reid. Make an appointment
now to see the appropriate professor.
The Khoo Kay Peng Prayer Room is literally at the center of the AGTS complex.
We want to insure that it is at the spiritual center of our life together. As we move
into the new year, please make time for regular weekly prayer in the prayer room.
the Office of Admissions, Records, and Financial
Deadline, January 22
Wednesday, January 22 is the final deadline to make spring course changes
in the Records Office. The tuition refund policy for spring courses dropped is 90% (January
7-13), 80% (January 14-21), and 70% (January 22-30). There is no refund beginning January
Free Audit for
Spouses of full-time seminarians are encouraged to audit a course this
spring free of charge. Register in the Records Office before January 20. Download the
Student Spouse Registration for Unofficial
The dates for summer and fall preregistration are Tuesday-Friday, February
for Fall/Spring 2003-04
Students are encouraged to complete their Free Application for Federal
Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2003-04 academic year. Beginning January 1, applications can
be completed at www.fafsa.ed.gov. AGTS institutional forms required for 2003-04 Federal
Aid will be available in the Financial Aid Office beginning January 20 or on the web at
Deadline for Late
February 15 is the deadline for all financial aid paperwork to secure a
late Federal Stafford Loan for the 2002-03 academic year. Forms
are available at www.agts.edu. Please contact the Financial Aid Office if you have
any questions (268-1025).
the Office of Spiritual Formation and Student Services...
Training and Orientation
- The Seven Ts to Technical WritingJanuary
9, 2:30-4 p.m., room 116
- Library OrientationJanuary 14, 2:30-3:15 p.m., Library
- Internet Research TrainingJanuary 14, 3:15-4:30 p.m., Computer Lab
the Office of Continuing Education... (top)
- January 13-17PTHM 545 Ministry Development Seminar with
Mark Bradford, Jay
Taylor, and Randy Walls
- January 20-24PTHM 640 Putting an End to the Worship Wars
with Tom McDonald
- February 10-14PTHM 625 Effective Leadership with Mel
- March 3-7BNTM 533/ BTHM 640 Special Studies in the Letters
of Paul: 1 Corinthians with Russ
- March 10-12HOME 640 Pentecostal Preachers Week with
Student Advisory Council... (top)
Emphasis Week with Carl Gibbs, Tuesday-Friday, January 7-10
Carl Gibbs is the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies at Global University.
Dr. Gibbs earned a B.A. degree from Northwest College and an M.Div. and D.Min. from Western
Seminary in Portland, Ore. He has served with AG World Missions for over 23 years. From
1977-1989 he directed curriculum development for the Brazilian Extension School of Theology
(BEST), which now has more than 16,000 degree-level students in six countries. From 1991-1998,
he served ICI University as Dean of the School of Bible and Theology. He has also served
as a member of DETC and as President of ACCESS and has taught and lectured throughout
Africa, Europe, and Asia.
Pizza in the Great
Come for a time of pizza and fellowship at the SAC lunch on Thursday, January
16, from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Victory MissionA ministry team will lead a service and
serve supper at this homeless shelter on Thursday, January 23, from 6-8 p.m. Please meet
at 5 p.m. in the chapel. For more information or directions, please call Sheryl Shearer
Prison MinistryStudents will have the opportunity to
conduct a Pentecostal service at the Federal Medical Center for Prisoners once each semester.
For more information, please contact Jerrod Ramirez (881-0702).
Hospital MinistryThis ministry is directed to hospital
patients at Cox Hospital on Sunday, January 12, at 1 p.m. For more information, please
contact Unyong Statwick (885-8083).
Nursing Home MinistryStudents can help revive hope and
plant an understanding of life purposes to the elderly on the first and third Sunday,
January 5 and 19, from 2:15-3:30 p.m. For more information, please call Patrice Robichaux
Street Evangelism TeamThis ministry addresses individuals'
need for truth, salvation and healing. The team will meet for prayer before going out
in the community on Friday, January 10 and 24. For more information, please contact Stephane
and Tanya Jalbert (888-2489).
- Missions EmphasisContact Ebby Anyamba (833-8543) or Roman
- General ConcernsContact Uzoma Ozojiofor (864-0520).
- National Prayer Center at AG HeadquartersFor information
on signing up for a specific time to answer phones and pray for individuals who call
in, contact Kim Simmons (693-3725 or 862-1032).
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 TuesdayThursday chapel services. For
more information, please contact Jim Risner (890-1866).
the Cordas C. Burnett Library... (top)
Since no classes will be in session over the Holiday Break, the Library
will follow the standard Holiday schedule from Thursday, December 19Sunday, January
5 on days the building is open:
- Monday-Friday8 a.m. 5 p.m.
The Library will be closed throughout Christmas week (Monday, December
23Friday, December 27) and will also be closed on Wednesday, January 1. See the
December Communique at www.agts.edu for holiday building hours.
We would like to thank all students who participated in the recent
Library student survey. Your participation will help us better serve the student community
in the years to come. We will seriously consider any comments or suggestions that you
have provided, and we encourage you to let us know of any concerns you may have in the
Director of Library Services
the Business Office... (top)
Spring 2003 Scholarships
Scholarships for the spring 2003 term will post to student accounts after
January 20. If you are a recipient, please review your February account statement carefully
to make sure that the award and the accurate amount have been posted. Please report any
discrepancies to the Business Office as soon as possible.
Deferred payments are due on or before January 6, February 15 and March
15. AGTS no longer charges interest on outstanding balances, but past due accounts are
subject to a $25 per month late fee.
for Fall 2003
Scholarship applications for the fall 2003 semester will be available in
the Business Office on January 20. The forms must be completed and submitted by 4:30 p.m.
on January 31. Awards will be determined by the Scholarship Committee and scholarship
notifications made by March 1.
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