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CommuniquÉ—November 2003
Volume XXVIII, Number 3
News and Information for the AGTS Community

AGTS Hayride—November 1

  • Bonfire and bluegrass band at the Hassanis’ in Ozark; hayride at Doenning’s Barn Swings.
  • Bring
    • Warm clothes and blankets
    • Lawn chairs
    • Flashlight
    • Roasting sticks
  • Watch your mailbox for directions.
  • Sign up at Student Ministries table by Chapel doors no later than October 29.
  • To carpool, meet at 5:30 p.m. at AGTS south parking lot

AGTS Christmas Party

  • Saturday, December 6
  • 6-8 p.m.
  • Evangel—Crusader Dining Hall
  • Plan to join friends, faculty and staff for a wonderful Christmas celebration.

Thanksgiving Holiday—November 27-28

  • Please open your home and make this a special season of giving to the people of our community.
  • As faculty and staff of AGTS, we want everyone to have a place to go for Thanksgiving. If you do not have a place to spend Thanksgiving, please contact the Student Services Office at 268-1081.

Dave Roever—Chapel Speaker

  • Dave Roever, evangelist and Vietnam veteran who ministers across the U.S. and around the world, will minister in chapel on Thursday, November 20

Free Insurance for Children

  • Do you need medical insurance for your children while in seminary?
  • Missouri Medicaid MC Plus Insurance, an income based program, might be of assistance.
  • For more information call MC Plus at 895-6761 or ask Dr. Bradford or Angie Reid for more information.

Academic News

Jan Maempa—dean@agts.eduor 268-1014
Norma Simmons—faculty@agts.eduor 268-1070

Thanksgiving Library Hours

  • Wed., Nov. 26—8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Thurs., Nov. 27—Closed
  • Fri.-Sat, Nov. 28-29—9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Sun., Nov. 30—Closed

Last Reminder for Fall Graduates

  • Monday, November 4.
  • Comprehensive examination date and deadline for both the M.A.T.S. seminary-quality paper and the analytical reflection paper (guidelines).

Summer 2004 Cross-Cultural Ministry Practicums

  • Domestic or foreign setting CCM practicums should be approved before Monday, November 17.
  • Schedule an interview with Dr. Barbara Cavaness.

Student Services

Cristy Neuman—studentservices@agts.eduor 268-1081
Peter Dell—studentservices@agts.eduor 268-1093

SAC Lunch

  • Soup and Roll Lunch
    • Wednesday, November 12
    • 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Student Lounge

Singles’ Potluck and Parents’ Night Out

  • November 14 at 7 p.m.
  • Make plans to join other singles for an exciting night of fun and fellowship.
  • Childcare will be provided in order for parents to enjoy a night out.

Student Ministries

  • Victory Mission Ministry/Community Service—Rebuilding the Wall
    • November 15
    • Barbecue after event
    • Bring your family.
  • Nursing Home Ministry—New leaders/helpers needed.
  • Hospital Ministry—Additional pianists needed. Contact Charles Scrivener at 869-1676.
  • For additional information, contact Amanda Bullock at 268-1049 or

Spiritual Formation Appointments

  • Spiritual Formation appointments with Dr. Jay Taylor must be completed by December 5 for the fall 2003 semester.
  • This includes first and second semester returning students.
  • Contact Cristy Neuman to schedule appointment

Lost and Found

  • The Library has several books, clothing items and jewelry that are looking for their owners.
  • Please stop by and see if any of these items belong to you.

Business Office News

Jeff Dorn—businessoffice@agts.eduor 268-1035

Deferred Payment

  • The third deferred payment for the fall term is due November 15.
  • In order to avoid late charges, payments must be made on or before that date.

Spring 2004 Scholarships

  • The Scholarship Committee met on October 15 to determine scholarship awards for the spring term.
    • Notifications of the committee's action were placed in student mailboxes the week of October 13.
    • This semester there were 88 applicants for spring scholarships. Due to current fluctuations in the return on scholarship endowments, however, only 22 awards were available for spring.
  • Applications for fall awards will be available in the business office or online in early January.

Parking on Gym Property

  • Parking on the grass behind the O'Reilly gym is prohibited and could cause major damage to the drainage pipes running under that area of the property.
  • Please park only on the asphalt areas on the east side of the gym.
  • Vehicles parked on any of the green areas are subject to a $10 parking fine.

Admissions, Records & Financial Aid News

Sarah Clark—admissions@agts.eduor 268-1025
Debbie Bourland—

or 268-1028

Spring Registration

  • November 11-14.
  • Details will be emailed to you on November 3-7 or placed in AGTS mailbox.
  • Make appointment to see faculty advisor by signing up on the appointment sheets posted by office doors on November 4.

Share Your Seminary Experience

  • Spouses of full-time students can audit one class per semester without cost.
  • Down-load registration form.
  • Contact the Records Office staff for more information.

Deadlines for Spring Loans

  • November 3—Priority deadline
  • December 1—Final deadline for non-priority service.
  • Following documents are due by deadline
    • FAFSA, completed and processed
    • Financial Aid Application/Student Loan Data Sheet
    • Certification Statement Sheet
  • Contact Debbie in the Financial Aid Office

Continuing Education News

Vicki Jacobson—agts-ext@agts.eduor 268-1044

Fall Modules

  • Methods of Biblical Preaching, November 3-7.
  • Worship in the Church—Disarming the Worship War, November 13.
  • The Writing of J.R.R. Tolkien, November 14-15.
  • Check the continuing education schedule on the web for more information or look at the fall class schedule.

General Council Conferences

  • Pentecostal Preachers Week, March 8-10.
  • Women in Ministry Conference, March 10-12.
  • National Children’s Ministries Leadership Conference, April 27-30.
  • Graduate credit is available for these conferences.
  • For further information contact Vicki Jacobson.

Faculty News

  • Dr. Jim Railey
    • Featured speaker at the Bible and Theology Department Lectureship on September 24, 2003, at the William J. Seymour Chapel.
    • Topic: “Open Theism: An Armenian-Pentecostal Response”
  • Dr.Warren Newberry
    • Spoke in four churches in the Texas panhandle during a round-robin missions convention, September 25-28, 2003.
  • Dr.Barbara Cavaness
    • Conducted missions services in Indiana, Pennsylvania, and Delaware, September 9-24.
  • Dr.Mark Bradford
    • Presented “High Tech Addictions” at the University of Arkansas for the Marriage and Family Therapy Substance Abuse Treatment Conference on September 25-26.
    • Spoke at Teen Challenge Conference regarding “Relapse Prevention Techniques” on October 23.
  • Dr. Melody Palm
    • Spoke at her parent’s retirement service at the Assembly of God Church in Arvin, California, where they pastored for the past 28 years.
  • Dr.Joe Castleberry
    • Spoke at both First Assembly of God in Charlottesville, Virginia and at First Assembly of God, Harrisonburg, Virginia on September 21.
    • Featured speaker at Christian Life Center in Dayton, Ohio for their fall missions convention on October 5-6.
  • Dr Earl Creps and Dr.Joe Castleberry
    • Attended the ATS Curriculum Conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 30-November 2.

Chapel Schedule

Updated: Thursday, August 12, 2010 10:57 AM


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