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CommuniquÉ—December 2009
News and Information for the AGTS Community

AGTS Christmas Banquet

  • Saturday, December 5, 6-8 p.m. at the Evangel University Dining Hall
  • Enjoy a time of fun, food and fellowship as the AGTS community celebrates the birth of our Savior and Lord.

Cookie Day

  • Wednesday, December 9 on the AGTS Balcony
  • Celebrate the completion of your final exams by enjoying a time of fellowship with AGTS faculty, administration, and staff.

Tacky Christmas Sweater Day

  • On Wednesday, December 2, proudly wear your tackiest Christmas sweater!

Final Exam Schedule

  • Monday - Friday, December 7-11

Winter Weather

  • In the rare event that classes are canceled due to severe winter weather, the major television and radio stations in Springfield will be notified that the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary (not the same as the Assembly of God Christian School) has canceled classes. Before calling the Seminary, listen for such announcements.
  • The number to call at AGTS to check for delay or cancellation updates is 417-268-1051.

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Registrar's News

Sarah Clark— or 268-1025

Fall Grades

New Email or Local Address?

  • Don’t forget to contact the Registrar’s Office with your new contact information (

Spring Registration

Graduation Deadline

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Financial Aid News

Flo Byerly— or 268-1028

Loan Exit Interview

  • The exit interview session is for any current AGTS student who has received Federal Stafford loans and/ or a Federal Direct Student Loan while attending AGTS who:
    • Graduates in December 2009
    • Enrolls for less than 6 hours in spring 2010
    • Is not returning for the spring 2010 semester
  • Plan to attend the exit interview if you meet the above criteria:
    • Thursday, December 3, 1:30 p.m., Room 229
    • If you have any questions as to whether or not you should attend the Exit Interview, please contact the Financial Aid Office.

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Teresa Edmond— or 268-1081

Prayer Opportunities

  • The Khoo Kay Peng Prayer Chapel is literally at the center of the AGTS complex; we want to insure that it is at the spiritual center of our life together.
  • As we end this year, and move into the new year, please make time for prayer in the Prayer Chapel.


  • Food and drinks are not allowed in the Library or Chapel.
  • Thank you for helping keep our facilities neat and clean.

Student Publishing

  • Alumna Sarah (Cotton) Rutledge, published an article, Crime Presentation and Eyewitness’ Gender Influences on Recall Accuracy and Confidence, in the Journal of Psychological Inquiry, Vol. 14, Spring-Fall 2009.

It was co-authored with her Evangel professor, Geoffrey Sutton.

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Jan Maempa— or 268-1014

Spring Lectureship Series

  • January 19-21—Three chapel services and several classes
  • Speaker: Dr. Christopher J. H. Wright
  • Dr. Wright heads the Theological Commission for the Lausanne Conference in 2010, where leaders will gather from around the world.
  • Watch for further details.

Christmas Holiday Library Hours

  • Library will be closed Saturday, December 19 --- Sunday, December 27 and January 1--- 3.
  • Library will be open on December 18, 28, 29, 30 and 31 from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • Regular hours resume on Monday, January 4.
  • You can view a full December calendar at

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Steve Miramonti— or 268-1035

Account Status

  • Please make sure your student account is up-to-date by the end of the fall semester. Students whose accounts are not paid in full will not be permitted to enroll for any subsequent semesters until their outstanding balance has been paid in full.

Christmas Holiday Building Hours

  • Please make special note of the building hours during the last half of the month of December
    • Dec. 18: 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
    • Dec. 19: - 27 Closed
    • Dec. 28-31: 7 a.m.– 7 p.m.
    • Jan: 1-3 Closed
  • Regular building hours resume on Monday, January 4.

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Enrollment News

Linda Smith— or 268-1031

Mario Guerreiro

  • December 2—Valley Forge Christian College in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
  • December 27-31—Urbana 09 Conference in St. Louis, Missouri. Since 1946, Urbana conferences provide college students the opportunity to hear and respond to God’s global mission.
  • December 8—Admissions Office and a group of AGTS students will be ministering at chapel for Messenger College in Joplin, Missouri

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Faculty Writing

Three Faculty members published articles in the November-December issue of the AG Women in Ministry Webzine, the NETWORK:

  • Charlie and Kathleen Self—�Celebrating Christ in a Multifaith World: Inviting Discovery and Doing Good Together.
  • Lois Olena—�"Building Bridges to Your Jewish Neighbor at Hanukkah."
  • Ivan Satyavrata—-"Building Bridges to Your Hindu Neighbor."

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  • Roger Cotton
    • Now serves on the editorial board of a new journal, Journal of Biblical and Pneumatological Research.
  • Deborah Gill
    • September 20—Spoke at Manhat- tan Grace Tabernacle, New York
    • September 22—Spoke at Valley Forge Christian College chapel, Pennsylvania
    • October 27—Spoke at Bethany University chapel, Scotts Valley, California
  • Warren Newberry
    • November 2-10—Taught a course, The Bible as Literature, "at the All Nations Theological Seminary in Malawi."
  • Mark Hausfeld
    • November 1—Spoke for missions service at Greer’s Ferry AG in Greer’s Ferry, Arkansas.
    • November 6-7—Took Contextualized Theology class to St. Louis, Missouri to apply class principles with church planter Rev. David Godbout.
    • November 14-21—Represented Assemblies of God World Missions at the Vision 5:9 conference on reaching Muslim people groups in Bangalore, India.
    • November 25-29—Spoke at the Mosaic International Student Conference (Chi Alpha) in Elizabethtown, New Jersey.
  • Doug Oss
    • November 1—Preached the morning and evening services at Bethel Life Center in Wichita, Kansas.
  • Charlie Self
    • November 20—Along with Dr. Greg Ojakangas and Dr. Zachary Manis, affirmed theism in a debate on �Atheism vs. Theism at Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri.

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Updated: Thursday, August 19, 2010 11:16 AM

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