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AGTS News: Listen to 2010 commencement events

On Saturday, May 1, 2010, AGTS celebrated it's 37th annual commencement at Central Assembly of God, Springfield, Mo.

Dr. Steven J. Land, president of Pentecostal Theological Seminary, delivered the keynote address. (More about Dr. Land and the 2010 graduation activities.)

Commencement was preceded by a golf tournament and banquet on Thursday, April 29, and a public Doctor of Ministry symposium on Friday, April 30. Nine candidates presented summaries of field-based doctoral projects. Topics included: creating a strategic church growth plan, promoting compassion ministries, preparing for mate selection, the beatitudes as a model for spiritual formation and effective cell leader training. Read these abstracts.

Listen (mp3 files) Length

Doctor of Ministry Symposium

1 hour and 13 minutes
Part 1: Celebratory Worship, Scripture Reading & Welcome 18 minutes
Part 2: President's Remarks and Awards 15 minutes
Part 3: Commencement Address 22 minutes
Part 4: Conferring of Degrees and D.Min. Response 8 minutes
Part 5: Hooding Ceremony for Doctoral Candidates 4 minutes
Part 6: Master's Degree Response 5 minutes
Part 7: Hooding Ceremony for Masters Candidates 26 minutes
Part 8: Prayer of Commissioning and Closing Remarks 19 minutes

Note to graduates: Class rings and diploma frames can be ordered through Jostens (Download information sheet) online at or by calling 1-800-854-7464 ext. 56594.


Updated: Thursday, June 3, 2010 9:47 AM

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