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CommuniquÉFebruary 2003

Volume XXVII Number 6

Academic Dean | Admissions, Records and Financial AidBusiness OfficeChapel Schedule | Continuing Education | Enrollment Office | President |Public Relations | Spiritual Formation and Student ServicesStudent Advisory Council | Women's Fellowship Group

From the President's Office... (top)

Where’s the Prez?
  • February 3-5—Speaker at the Northern New England District of AG Ministers Institute in Portland, Maine.
  • February 23-25—Sunday speaker at the chapel of the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y.

From the Office of Academic Affairs... (top)

Fall 2003 Practicums

Applications for fall practicums should be approved and processed February 11-14. If interested, make an appointment with the appropriate practicum coordinator.

Attention Spring Graduates

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 17. Contact Kimberly Penrod (268-1070; for further details. You can download the analytical reflection paper guidelines and the comprehensive exam guidelines for the MAIS from the current student page at

From the Office of Admissions, Records, and Financial Aid... (top)

Summer/Fall Pre-registration

Plan now to register during the week of February 25-28 for summer/fall classes. Packets will be available in your AGTS mailbox on February 21. Schedule an appointment with your faculty adviser beginning February 17 for registration week (see forms posted at faculty offices). Course changes can be made later without cost through the first day of class.

AGTS Rings & Graduation Announcements

On Thursday, February 27, a Jostens sales representative will be on campus to take orders for class rings and graduation announcements (see Deborah who will be located outside of the Admissions Office).

Summer Financial Aid Deadline

March 10 is the priority deadline to apply for summer financial aid. The final deadline is April 4. If you received financial aid this semester, just complete a summer student loan data sheet. If not, the following documents are available in the Financial Aid Office or at and must be received by the deadline:

Apply Now for Fall Financial Aid

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid 2003-04 is available at The AGTS institutional financial aid forms must also be submitted to the AGTS Financial Aid Office. The deadlines to submit all financial aid forms for Fall 2003 are:

  • Priority Deadline—March 31
  • Secondary Deadline—April 28
  • Final Deadline—July 14

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.

From the Office of Spiritual Formation and Student Services... (top)

Reminder to All New Resident Students

All new students need to make arrangements with Cristy McAtee (268-1081 or in room 218 to schedule a 1/2 hour meeting with Jay Taylor, director of spiritual formation.

Attention Returning New Students from Fall 2002

Please download and complete the Wagner-Modified Houts Questionnaire in the computer lab. Contact Cristy McAtee (417-268-1081 or in room 218 to make your second semester appointment with Jay Taylor, director of spiritual formation, after completing this questionnaire.

Interested in the National Guard?

Chaplain Jim Burns from the Arkansas National Guard will be here on Thursday, February 6, to talk with anyone interested in joining the Arkansas National Guard. Please meet at the conclusion of chapel for this short informational meeting.

Theological Roundtable Meetings

On February 12, Sandy Luke will be reading her paper, "Do Divine Tears Fall? An Examination of the Suffering of God the Father." On February 26, Alex Thomas will be reading his paper, "The Kingdom of God". Both meetings will be held in room 229 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. This is a brown bag event, so please bring your lunch. If you would like to read a paper or have any questions concerning the AGTS Theological Roundtable contact Sam Cartwright (417-862-3811 or or Sheryl Shearer (417-866-3424 or

From the Enrollment Office... (top)

Seminary Day: Experience the Whole Enchilada

We are in need of VOLUNTEERS to help out with Seminary Day, March 21. If you are interested in helping out with parking, greeting, serving, hosting a student and helping (just to name a few), please sign up this week. Have any questions? Contact Kristi Thompson (417-268-1031, or Valerie Arguello (417-258-1093) for details. Your participation is greatly appreciated!!!

From the Public Relations Office... (top)

Items Available Online

The following list highlights items available on the Current Student page at

From the Women's Fellowship Group, Klasis... (top)

Join us for a time of soup, fellowship and reflection on Friday, February 7, 6:45-9 p.m. in the upper balcony. Cheryl Taylor will share on the dynamics of strong, healthy relationships. Sign up at the Reception Desk with Norma, or call Lois Klaus (417-833-6814) for more details. Utilize Central Assembly's Parent's Nite Out if you are in need of child-care (417-866-5013).

From the Office of Continuing Education... (top)

Spring Module Options
  • February 10-14—PTHM 625 “Effective Leadership” with Mel Ming
  • March 3-7—BNTM 533/ BTHM 640 “Special Studies in the Letters of Paul: 1 Corinthians” with Russ Spittler
  • March 10-12—HOME 640 “Pentecostal Preachers Week” with Stephen Lim

From Student Advisory Council... (top)

Singles’ Potluck/ Parents’ Night Out

Join us for the Singles’ Potluck in the Student Lounge on February 14, 7–9 p.m. Parents, feel free to drop your kids off in room 227 (ages 0-4) and room 229 (ages 4 & up). Babysitting is from 6:45-9 p.m.

Student Lounge

Please look and see if you have cookware or utensils that have found their way from the student lounge into your possession. Thank you for returning them to their respectful places.

Student Ministries
  • Victory Mission—A ministry team will lead a service and serve supper at this homeless shelter on Thursday, February 27, from 6-8 p.m. Please meet at 5 p.m. in the chapel. For more information, please call Sheryl Shearer (417-866-3424).
  • Prison Ministry—Students 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 (417-881-0702).
  • Hospital Ministry—This ministry is directed to hospital patients at Cox Hospital on Sunday, February 9, at 1 p.m. For more information, please contact Unyong Statwick (417-885-8083).
  • Nursing Home Ministry—Students can help revive hope and plant an understanding of life purposes to the elderly on February 2 and 16, from 2:15-3:30 p.m. For more information, please call Patrice Robichaux (417-868-0142).
  • Prayer Ministries
    • General Concerns—Contact Uzoma Ozojiofor (417-864-0520).
    • National Prayer Center at AG Headquarters—For information on signing up for a specific time to answer phones and pray for individuals who call in, contact Kim Simmons (417-693-3725 or 417-862-1032).
  • Chapel Worship Teams—If 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 Tuesday—Thursday chapel services. For more information, please contact Jim Risner (417-890-1866).

From the Business Office... (top)

Account Statements

Scholarships and discounts for the spring semester posted to accounts in January. Please review your next statement carefully. If you notice any discrepancies, please contact the Business Office (417-268-1035) immediately.

Scholarship Applications

Scholarship applications for returning students for the 2003 fall semester are now available in the AGTS Business Office. These forms must be completed and submitted to the Business Office by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, January 31. Award notifications will be released by the end of February.

Deferred Payment

The next deferred payment is due on February 15. If your payment is not received by this date, your account will be assessed a $25 late fee.

Chapel Schedule

Updated: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 9:55 AM


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