and Information for the AGTS Community
- Thursday, August 31 at 10:30 a.m. in the Chapel
- President Byron Klaus will be preaching and communion will
- Bring your family for this time of celebration and worship.
- Saturday, September 9, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Smith Park, directly
west of AGTS on Division Street
- Inflatable toys, tug of war, sack races,
face painting, food, and lots of fun
- Complimentary hot dogs, burgers and beverages will be provided.
- Individuals with last names beginning with
- A-M, bring side dish; N-Z, bring dessert
- If you are in the M.Div. program and would like to receive a 60%
reduction in your tuition , we have a program for
- The AGTS Partnership Program allows AGTS and your
family and friends network to work together to support your ministry
training and education.
- For more information on this tremendous opportunity,
stop by the Development Office and ask about the AGTS Partnership
Welcome New Faculty Members
- Dr. Deborah Gill , Professor of New Testament
- Dr. Johnson, Professor of the J. Philip
Hogan Chair for World Missions
4th Annual Alumni Fund Phonathon
- WHO? We need YOU (But space is limited
to 20 people per night)
- WHAT? An opportunity to get together
with classmates, connect with alumni, and make a difference in
- WHEN? September 11 and 12, 5-10 p.m.
- Dinner and free exclusive AGTS gear
- Gift certificates
- Chance to win $250 scholarship
- Chance to win over $100 in AGTS Bookstore Gift Certificates
- 12% of the amount you raise will go toward your student
- Contact Mary or Paul in the Development
or drop in to sign up.
New Student Ice Cream Social
- Saturday, August 26, 6-8 p.m. at the Klaus residence
- This is a great time for new students and
their families to get acquainted with President and Mrs. Klaus and
other faculty and administrators.
- Maps are available at the Information Center.
- September 20-23 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
- Cost for AGTS student/faculty/staff/students’ spouse—$50
- Cost covers transportation, lodging, registration fee, continental
- $20 due by Friday, September 8 with remaining $30 due the day
of the trip.
- Space limited to first 50 people who register
Attention Fall Graduates
- Comprehensive examination date/analytical
reflection paper deadline: Monday,
- Contact Norma Simmons for further information—268-1070.
Fall Final Exam Week
- Monday-Friday, December 11-15
Counseling Practicum Lab
- Counseling practicum lab will be held on Tuesdays from 4:30-5:30
p.m. in Room 116.
- First practicum lab is Tuesday, September 5.
Global Missions Track Practicum
- Designed for students interested in cross-cultural ministry and
fits most AGTS degree programs
- Contact Dr. Warren Newberry about 1) a GMT
foreign or domestic practicum, 2) Study at a foreign seminary
in the completion of your AGTS program
- Must finalize Spring 2007 Practicum in Intercultural
Ministry I: August 31-Sept. 8
Practicums for Spring 2005
- Must be approved/processed September 26-29 or October 1-13
- Pick up application forms from Norma Simmons, or if a counseling
practicum, from Holly Carlson.
- Make appointment to see the appropriate practicum professor.
Fall Library Hours
Any exceptions to this schedule
will be posted in advance.
Please note the Library will be closed on Labor Day, Monday,
September 4 and will resume regular hours on Tuesday, September
- New Student Library orientation—Tuesday, September 5
at 2:30 p.m. in the Library
AGTS Electronic Journal
One-Credit Weekend Courses for Fall
- PTH 626 Conflict Resolution in the Church—Dr.
- PTH 614 Hospital Ministry—Dr. Larry
New Vending Machines
- Check out the new vending machines located in the back room
of the Student Lounge. We now have both a beverage and
a snack machine.
- Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
- Evenings and Saturdays
- All other times
Student Counseling Available
- Counseling is available for currently enrolled students.
- To arrange appointments, contact the counseling secretary (268-1085)
or the faculty secretary (268-1070).
Gym Membership at Evangel
- Check at the Student Life Office for more details.
- To schedule an appointment with faculty, either
- Sign up on the appointment forms posted
beside faculty members’ office
- Call Norma Simmons, faculty secretary, at 268-1070
Best Source for Student Information
- Check out the Current Student page at www.agts.edu for resources, information and services of interest to you.
The Communiqué and
the community calendar are also available online.
Business Office News
Jeff Dornbusinessoffice@agts.edu or
Fall 2006 Fee Schedule
- Deferred Payment Fee —Accounts not paid in full
on or before the first day of class will be charged a deferred
payment fee of $50.
- Late payment Fee —All past due accounts
will be charged a $25 per month late fee.
- Full Cash Payment Discount —Accounts paid in
full on or before the first day of class will receive a 1% discount
on the net tuition. Net tuition is the full tuition
charge less tuition discounts and institutional scholarships.
Deferred Payment Schedule
- Deferred payments must be made on or before
the following dates in order to avoid $25 per month late fee:
- August 28
- October 15
- November 15
Labor Day Weekend Schedule
- The building will be open the following times
during the holiday weekend
- Regular building hours will resume on Tuesday, September 5.
Photo ID for New Students
- If you have not yet had your student ID picture
taken, please make arrangements with the Business Office
as soon as possible.
- Grades for the summer semester have been posted and may be accessed
through the Student Portal (www.agts.edu/estudent).
Last Day to Drop/Add
- Deadline: Monday, September 11
- Secure change of schedule forms in the Registrar’s
Free Audit for Spouses
- Spouses of full-time seminarians can audit
one class this fall free of charge. Register in the
Registrar's Office before September 11.
- You can download the "Student Spouse Registration for Unofficial
Audit" form at www.agts.edu/apply/unofficial_spouse_audit.pdf
New E-Mail or Local Address?
- Contact the Records Office to update your contact information
Register to Graduate in May 2007
- Deadline: October 31
- If you plan to complete all your degree requirements anytime
between now and August 2007, contact Sarah Clark, 268-1025 or
Late Loan Applications
- The Financial Aid Office will continue to accept late applications
for loans through October 2, with loan funds available
by November 10.
Perkins Loan Awards
- Deadline to accept or decline a Perkins award: September
- After September 8, the Financial Aid Office will award those
monies to other students needing funds.
Where in the World is President Klaus?
- October 6-9—Port Ludlow, Washington, Missions
- October 13-15—Bethel Temple, Parma,
- October 16-22— Munich, Germany,
Military Chaplains Conference
- October 24-25—Chicago, Illinois, Association
of Theological Seminaries Conference
- Dr. Gary B. McGee—Distinguished Professor of Church
History and Pentecostal Studies—September 13, 9 a.m.
- Rev. Johnson—J. Philip Hogan Professor of World
Missions—October 11, 10:30 a.m.
- Dr. Deborah M. Gill—Professor of New Testament Exposition—November
15, 9 a.m.
- Dr. Warren Newberry
- Taught a master’s level course in Cultural
Anthropology at All Nations Theological Seminary,
Malawi, Africa in June. His wife, Annette, was the featured
evening speaker for a multi-nation ladies convention
with about 500 leaders in attendance.
- Dr. Joseph Castleberry
- July 6-10—Spoke at Norwegian Pentecostal
Movement's Annual Summer Conference, Hamar, Norway
- July 10-13—Met with Academic Deans
of two AG seminaries to plan future cooperation with AGTS,
Brussels, Belgium and Amsterdam, Netherlands
- Dr. Johan Mostert
- Conducted an AIDS Safari in South Africa
- Taught an AIDS Awareness Seminar
in rural South Africa
- Dr. De Lonn Rance
- May 15-26—taught “Introduction to Missions” at
the Bible School in San Jose, Costa Rica (41
students from 7 countries of ISUM, a modular post-Bible School
training program for Latin American leaders)
- May 29-June 2—taught “Holy Spirit and Missions” at
Cincel (an intensive course with U.S. AG missionaries)
- Traveled to El Salvador for two weeks to
coordinate the Institute
for Islamic Studies for Latin America. He
served as a translator for AG missionaries
from Bangladesh and Burkina
Faso. Lisandro Bojorques, the national
missions president of El Salvador, committed
to sending 50 new missionaries from El Salvador
to Muslim lands.
- Dr. David Thomas
- Preached in Centro Christiano de Guayaquil,
largest church, August 17-28.
Outstanding Research & Writing
- Dr. Earl Creps
- Off Road Disciplines: Spiritual
Adventures of Missional Leaders. (San Francisco:
- Dr. Gary McGee
- Wrote chapter, “True or False?” which has been
published in Understanding
the Five-fold Ministry edited
by Matthew Green (Lake Mary, FL: Charisma House),
- Wrote article, “From Azusa Street
to the Ends of the Earth,” Christian History
and Biography , Spring 2006, 46-47.
- Dr. James Hernando
- Wrote a college course on 1 and 2 Corinthians for Global University