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AGTS Golf Tournament
  • Thursday, April 28 at 10 a.m. at Rivercut Golf Course in Springfield, Missouri
  • $75 per person or $300 per tGolf Balleam
  • Special price for AGTS alumni or students: $65 per person
  • Special price for 2011 AGTS graduates: $55 per person
  • $85 per person for any registration received after April 21
  • Fun contests and great prizes!
  • All proceeds go to student scholarships.
  • Please contact Mary in the Development Office at or 268-1012 for more details or go to to register online.

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Passion Week Chapel Services



Monday, April 11, 11 a.m.--Robert Spence, President Evangel University



Tuesday, April 12, 9:30 a.m.--Gary Denbow, President of Central Bible College


Dr. Klaus


Wednesday, April 13, 2 p.m.--Byron Klaus, President of the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary


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Where in the World is Dr. Klaus?
Klaus in Great Hall with fade


  • March 30-April 1: Southeastern University, Lakeland, Florida 
  • June 1-3; Financial Viability Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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SAC Lunch
  • Brown Paper BagThe Student Advisory Council will be hosting a SAC lunch on April 7 at 5 p.m.
  • Come join other AGTS students for the fun, food, and fellowship. 
  • Sign-up required. Sign up sheet is available in the Student Lounge.

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Academic News

Reminder for Summer Graduates
  • Comprehensive examinations and the deadline for submitting analytical reflection papers are:
    • Summer Session I: Tuesday, May 31
    • Summer Sessions II & III: Tuesday, July 5.
  • Contact Janice Brueggemann, Faculty Secretary, for further details (417-268-1070).


Final Exams WeekExam time


Monday-Friday, April 18-22

Mark your calendar!







Library Hours--April Exception Dates


Easter WeekendEaster Blessings

  • Friday, April 22:  10:00 a.m. -6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 23:  Closed 

End of Spring Semester

  • The Library will operate according to the following schedule from Monday, April 25-Saturday, April 30.
    • Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
    • Saturday and Sunday: Closed
  • Regular summer hours will commence on Monday, May 2.

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Registrar's News


  • Register NowFinal DeadlineStill need to register for summer classes?

  • Contact the Registrar's Office as soon as possible.


Leaving Springfield?

  • The Registrar's Office needs your fowarding address, telephone, and email address.
  • Submit changes via the Student Portal or send email to




Be sure to check your email account(s) regularly to ensure that you are receiving ALL notifications from AGTS. 



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Business Office News  


Business Office Closed

  • Closed SignMark your calendar!
  • The Business Office will be closed for the entire day on Thursday, April 28.





2011-2012 Tuition and Fees

  • The cost for each full time student at AGTS is $15,143 per year.
  • Tuition covers about 59% of the Dollar Signcost of education at AGTS.
  • 28% is funded by a grant from the General Council of the Assemblies of God and the balance through contributions of churches, districts, and individuals.
  • The tuition rate effective fall 2011 is $528 per credit hour, a 4% increase over the current tution rate.
  • Beginning this summer, AGTS will allocate additional funding to increase the band width for Internet access from 5mps to 25 mps.
  • Accounts paid in full on or before the first day of the semester are elibible for a 1% rebate on net tuition
  • Net tuition is the full tuition charge less tuition discounts and institutional scholarships. 



Financial Registration for Summer and Fall

  • If you have not yet completed financial registration for the fall or summer terms, Push pinplease stop by the Business Office as soon as possible and sign your promissory note.
  • Registration for these terms is not complete until financial arrangements have been made with the Business Office.


Building Hours for Easter Weekend

  • The AGTS facility will be open the following times during the Easter weekend:
    • Friday, Aprill 22--10:00 a.m.-6 pClock.m.
    • Saturday, April 23--Closed
    • Sunday, April 24--Closed
  • Administrative offices will be closed on Friday, but the library will be open until 6 p.m.
  • Regular building hours will resume on Monday, April 25.


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Financial Aid News


Fall/Spring 2011-2012 Financial Aid

  • If you are not a Direct Loan borrower, but need Federal Student Loans, please visit the student loan website ( and complete a new Master Promisory Note (MPN).
  • If you are a new student for Fall/Spring 2011-2012 and will receive FederalLoan Loans, you will need to complete an Entrance Counseling Interview (
  • To quality for federal loans, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be electronically submitted and processed by the Central Processor (
  • Once you have completed the above documents, you will need to complete the AGTS Financial Aid Application (
    Complete the form and sign it electronically. 
  • For further information, contact Flo Byerly in the Financial Aid Office (268-1028).


 Financial Aid Exit Interviews

  • The U.S. Department of Education requires all graduates or non-returning students who Exit Interviewreceived a Federal Direct Student Loan and/or a Federal Stafford Loan while at AGTS to attend a Financial Aid Exit Interview. 
  • It is imperative that you attend one of the times listed below. Please notify the Financial Aid Office which session you will attend so that your Exit Forms will be ready: Thursday, April 14, 11:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m. in Room 226.

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James_LukeEnrollment News



Enrollment Trips


Bullock_AmandaApril 5: Amanda Bullock and Luke James will be at Evangel University Career Chapel and the Senior Etiquette Dinner




  • April 8-9: Amanda Bullock and Erin Joseph will be recruiting for AGTS at the Equip Conference in Minneapolis, James_LukeMinnesota. 


  • April 19: Luke James and Amanda Bullock will be at James River Leadership College
In This Issue
Academic News
Registrar's News
Business Office News


Writing & Ministry



Dr. Lois  



March 12: Unanimously endorsed and ratified as the new Executive Director of the Society for Pentecostal Studies.  This is a five-year appointment.


Wrote, "Who Cares About Creation?" The Network:  

A Called Community of Women.




 McGee__Alice and Kathryn


Dr. Gary  



At the March meeting of the Society of Pentecostal Studies, the late Dr. Gary B. McGee, AGTS distinguished professor emeritus of church history and Pentecostal studies, received the Pneuma Book Award for his book, Miracles, Missions and American Pentecostalism, published after his death. His wife, Alice, and daughter, Catherine, received the award on his behalf.








Dr. Roger  



New member of the Mayor's Commission on Human Rights here in Springfield, Missouri.






Dr. Deborah  



April 4-6: Participating in "Orlando 2011" as First Respondent to the Keynote Address.  This is the combined U.S. Lausanne/Mission America Consultation on Evangelism and Missions. Dr. Gill serves on the U.S. Lausanne Advisory Committee.


April 10: Speaking at "Peace with Power" Women's Conference in Laredo, Texas and at Laredo Church of the Crossroads.





Dr. Johan  



How to Become HIV+: Guidelines for the Local Church has just been published by Kerus Global Education. It in, he describes his personal journey from ignorance to becoming a global leader in the fight against HIV and AIDS. He indicates what not to do and offers practical strategies that churches can implement to both fight the spread of the disease and care for those affected by the pandemic.







Dr. Byron  



"Reflections on Pentecostal Mission for the Twenty-First Century" in Spirit-Empowered Christianity in the Twenty-First Century: Insights, Analysis, and Future Trends from World Renowened Scholars was released in February 2011.







Dr. Stephen  



Several years ago, Dr. George Flattery and Network 211 received permission from Dr. Steve Lim to use one of his evangelistic concepts, "Ten Universial Felt-Needs of Individuals and the Relevance of the Gospel," as the basis for an evangelistic website,  


In slightly over two years, more than two million individuals have visited this site. Over 150,000 have indicated spiritual interest and over 50,000 had at least one email exchange with a discipler.  In February, a Chinese version of this website was completed.  More people in China are connected to the Internet than in any other country.






Dr. James  



March 19-April 12: Will be preaching in Nicaragua and in various location in the United States. Pray for safety and fruitful ministry.





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