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AGTS News: Listen to 2011 commencement events

On Saturday, April 30, 2011, AGTS celebrated it's 38th annual Commencement at Central Assembly of God, Springfield, Mo.

Commencement was preceded by a golf tournament and banquet on Thursday, April 28 and a public Doctor of Ministry Symposium on Friday, April 29. Twelve candidates presented summaries of field-based doctoral projects at the Doctor of Ministry Sympoisum. Read these abstracts. Adding to the festivities this year, an Intercultural Doctoral Studies Investiture honored the first D.Miss. and Ph.D. in Interculutral Studies graduates on Friday, April 29.

Listen (mp3 files) Length

Doctor of Ministry Symposium, Watch the ceremony

1 hour and 13 minutes
Intercultural Doctoral Studies Investiture, Watch the ceremony 1 hour and 1 minute
Part 1: Celebratory Worship and Scripture Reading 16 minutes
Part 2: Welcome 2 minutes
Part 3: President's Remarks and Awards 13 minutes
Part 4: Conferring of Degrees 3 minutes
Part 5: Doctoral Responses and Hooding Ceremony for Doctoral Candidates 20 minutes
Part 6: Master's Degree Response and Hooding Ceremony for Masters Candidates 30 minutes
Part 7: Prayer of Commissioning and Closing Remarks 14 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: Wednesday, May 11, 2011 10:30 AM

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