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CommuniquÉ—November 2005
News and Information for the AGTS Community

AGTS Women’s Coffee and Chocolate Night

  • Friday, November 11—7:00-9:00 p.m. Room 116
  • All AGTS women are encouraged to attend an evening of encouragement, learning and laughter.
  • Fabulous door prizes available—including an AGTS scholarship (for you or your spouse).
  • Childcare provided by reservation only.
  • RSVP by November 8 —by contacting Norma Davies at 268-1000 or

AGTS Community Christmas Party

  • Saturday, December 3
  • 6-8 p.m. at Evangel University Cafeteria
  • Plan to join friends, faculty and staff for a wonderful Christmas celebration.

Where in the World is Dr. Klaus?

  • November 11-13—Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Missions Convention speaker

Thanksgiving Holiday

  • Thanksgiving Holiday—November 24-25
  • Please open your home and make this a special season of giving to the people of our community.
  • We, the faculty and staff of AGTS, want everyone to have a place to go for Thanksgiving.
  • If you know of someone who needs a place to go, please open your home and make this a special season of giving to the people of our community.
  • If you do not have a place to go for Thanksgiving, please contact Cristy in the Student Services Office at 268-1081 and we will help you have a wonderful Thanksgiving Day.

Soul Quest Spiritual Retreat

  • November 4-5
  • Soul Quest Spiritual Retreat at the Assumption Abbey in Ava, Missouri
  • For more information, contact Cristy in the Student Services Office, Room 218 or 268-1081.
  • Space is still available.

Academic News

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

Last Reminder for Fall Graduates

  • Monday, November 7
  • Comprehensive examination date and deadline for the analytical reflections paper .

Summer 2006 Cross-Cultural Ministry Practicums

  • Domestic or foreign setting CCM practicums should be approved before Tuesday, November 15.
  • Schedule an interview with Dr. Barbara Cavaness.

Registrar News

Geneva Heiskell –registrar@agts.eduor 268-1025

Spring Registration

  • November 8-11
  • Check your email the week of October 31-November 4 for details.
  • Sign up to see faculty advisor.
  • Appointment sheets are posted on office doors—October 31.

Student Records

  • Please see the student handbook for guidelines related to privacy of student records at:

Financial Aid News

Flo Byerly —

or 268-1028

Fall 2005 Federal Stafford Loan

  • If you have not received your Fall 2005 Federal Stafford Loan, but are planning on taking out a loan, please see the Financial Aid Office immediately.

Deadlines for Spring 2006 Loans

  • November 4—Priority Deadline
  • November 21—Final Deadline for non-priority service
  • The following documents are due by deadline:
  • FAFSA, completed and processed, www.fafsa
  • Financial Aid Application/Student Loan Data Sheet,
  • Certification Statement Sheet,
  • Federal Stafford Loan Master Promissory Note (new students only)

Business Office News

Jeff Dorn— or 268-1035

Deferred Payment Dates

  • 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 2006 Scholarships

  • The Scholarship Committee met in October to determine scholarship awards for the spring term.
  • Notifications of the committee’s action were placed in student mailboxes.
  • Application for fall awards will be available in the Business Office in January.  

Thanksgiving Weekend Building Hours

  • Please note the building hours during the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend
  • Wednesday, November 23—7 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 24—Closed
  • Friday, November 25—10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 26, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Sunday, November 27—Closed
  • Regular building hours will resume on Monday, November 28.

Enrollment News

Jennifer Berry —info@agts.eduor 268-1031


  • The Enrollment Office welcomes Patti Thomas as the new Admissions Coordinator.

Mario Guerreiro’s Travel

  • November 14—Vanguard University
  • November 15—Biola University
  • November 16—Azusa University
  • November 17—California Baptist University
  • November 18—Life Pacific College

Student Life

Cristy Neuman—studentservices@agts.eduor 268-1081

Spiritual Formation Appointments

  • All Spiritual Formation appointments (1st semester and 2nd semester returning students) with Dr. Jay Taylor need to be completed by December 2 for the fall 2005 semester.  
  • Call Cristy at 268-1081 or stop by Room 218 to make your appointment.

Holocaust Studies Europe Trip

  • May 11-20, 2006
  • Visit Germany, Poland and Czech Republic
  • Approximate cost:   $2000
  • This trip is being offered in cooperation with Evangel University.
  • For further information, please contact Lois Olena at 887-0332 or

Student Ministry Opportunity

  • Friday, November 4
  • Meet at AGTS at 7:00 p.m. to participate in the first Friday Artwalk, an outreach ministry to downtown Springfield.
  • If interested, contact Debbie Fulthorp for more information, 268-1066.

The Forum

  • Monday, November 14 at 6:00 p.m. in the Student Lounge
  • Students are encouraged to get acquainted with Dr. Gary McGee during this informal time of fellowship.
  • Dinner will be provided.
  • Sign up in the Student Lounge, as space is limited.

SAC Lunch

  • Tuesday, November 22 from 11:45 a.m.– 1:30 p.m. in the Great Hall
  • Don’t miss this opportunity for some fun, fellowship and a great meal!

Faculty News

  • Dr. Hernando
    • Attended the Springfield Bible Professors Conference and responded to Dr. James Moyer’s review of his Dictionary of Hermeneutics on October 13
    • Was the lectureship speaker at Trinity Bible College on October 25-27. His topic: “The Apostle Paul—The Marks and Making of a Spiritual Leader.”
  • Dr. Castleberry
    • Preached in Garmisch, Germany for the AG Military Ministries Europe Retreat on October 17-21.
    • Featured speaker for the Fifth National Educators Congress of the AG in Riobamba, Ecuador on October 22-23.

Bookstore Special

  • Read Like A D.Min.!
  • 20% Off Doctoral Program Leadership Texts—sale valid through November 30
  • Includes books by Hybels, Warren, Maxwell, and Barna


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