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AGTS Day of Renewal Jones__Troy

  • Tuesday, September 17
    • 9:30 a.m.
    • 1:30 p.m.
    • 6:30 p.m.
  • Special guest speaker: Pastor Troy Jones, New Life Church, Renton, Washington
  • All AGTS students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to attened two of the three services.
  • We encourage family members to attend these special services as well. Childcare will be provided during the 6:30 p.m. service.

New AGTS Academic Dean



Dr. David Bundrick was inaugruated as the Academic Dean at AGTS at Convocation, August 29.

AGTS Picnic


 Enjoy time with new and old friends!
  • Saturday, September 7,                       Picnic    11 a.m.- 3 p.m., at Smith Park (just north of AGTS on Division)
  • Bring the family and be prepared to have some fun!
    • A-L: Bring a side dish
    • M-Z: Bring Dessert
11th Annual Alumni Phonathon
  • How would you like the following?
    • A chance to win a $300 scholarship
    • Free dinner
    • Hanging out with cool people
    • Free AGTS T-shirt
    • Gift certificates to area restaurants, hair salons, auto repair shopsphone, and/or stores
  • If that sounds like you, sign up today for the 11th Annual Alumni Phonathon on September 9 and 10      (5-10 p.m. on either or both evenings) to make calls to AGTS alumni and raise funds to go toward scholarships.
  • In addition to all the great free stuff, you will earn 15% of every dollar you raise to go toward your student account!
  • This is a great opportunity to get together with classmates, connect with alumni, and make a difference in your seminary.
  • Contact Loralie Crabtree in the Development Office at 417-268-1012, via email, or drop by the development office. 

New Policy in the Library


  • The Board of AdministraFod and Drinktion approved a new policy regarding food and drinks in the library: "AGTS requests that Library Patrons use care in the consumption of food and beverages. Users will be responsible for costs related to any damages to the library collection or facilities resulting from spills or other mishaps." 
  • The prohibition of food and beverages (with the exception of bottled water) in the chapel still stands.
Where in the World is
Dr. Klaus? 
  • September 8: A celebration of thPrese Missionary-in-Residence program with AGTS graduates John and Juliana Tilden, West County Assembly of God, Chesterfield, Missouri
  • September 9-13: Teaching at Southeastern University, Lakeland, Florida
  • September 20: Inauguration of new president at Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, Oklahoma 

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 Academic News  


Improve Your Writing and Your GrKeyboardades

  • Register now for RES 531 Academic Writing.
  • Half the usual tuition rate: $279.50 instead of $539.
  • Taught in a single weekend module:
    • Friday, September 27, 2:00 p.m.-   9:30 p.m.
    • Saturday, September 28, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • Up to 20 free hours of personal coaching and editing for your writing assignments.
  • One-hour non-credit course.
  • Coordinated by Dr. Annette Newberry; assisted by writing coaches.

  Writing Tutorials 

   For Appointments with Faculty

  • Sign up on the appointment forms posted beside faculty members' office doors.
  • If off campus, contact Janice Brueggemann, the Faculty Secretary at   417-268-1070.  cap

  Attention Fall Graduates

  • Comprehensive examinations November 18.
  • For further information, contact Janice Brueggemann, 417-268-1070.

   Spring Practicums

  • Global Missions Track:
    • Designed for students interested in cross-cultural ministry
    • Fits most AGTS degree programs
    • Contact Dr. Paul Lewis about a GMT foreign or domestic practicum.
    • Must finalize Spring 2014 Practicum in Intercultural Ministry I: August 29-September 6.
  • All Other Spring Practicums:
    • Must be approved and processed: September 23-27 or October 7-11.
    • Pick up application form from Randy Walls or Nikki Reeves, or if a counseling practicum, from Jami Pool.
    • Make an appointment to see the appropriate practicum professor.

   Counseling Practicum Labs

  • Meets at 4:50-5:50 p.m. each Tuesday, Room 116.A+

   Fall Final Exams

  • Monday-Friday, December 9-13.

   Emergency Contact Info

  • Evangel University Public Safety Office: 417-865-2815 ext. 7000.
  • Dialing 911 from an AGTS phone will automatically connect to EU Public Safety. (It is not necessary to  dial      9-911; simply dial 911).
  • Availabe 24/7 every day of the year.


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  Attention All AGTS Students!
   Don't have your Id Card or Car Decal?Student ID
  • Aquire your new Student ID Card and Parking Decal by September 20.
  • Pick these up at the Public  Safety Office (Riggs Hall at Evangel carCampus), Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

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Last Day to Drop or Add Classes

  • Deadline: Monday, September 9.
Need to make a schedule change?

Free Audit for Spouses

  • Spouses of full-time seminarians may audit one class this fall free of charge.
  • Contact the AGTS Registrar's Office for details. E-mail

New Email or Local Address?

 Student Records

 Graduation Information (May 2014) 


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Business Office News 

New Building Hours

  • All students, faculty, and staff will  have access to the AGTS building during the following hours:
    • Monday-Saturday: 6:00 a.m. til midnight
    • Sunday: Closed

Deferred Payment Schedule

  • Deferred payments for the fall semester are August 26, October 15, and November 15.
  • Past due accounts are subject to a $25 per month late fee.

Financial Registration for Fall 2013 

  • Financial Registration will be completed on Evangel University's website. On the home page, select "Students" at the top of the screen, then log into the StudenScholarshipt Portal, completing each item on the AGTS checklist.
    • Student loans, discounts, and scholarships will continue to be processed through AGTS.
  • If you have not yet completed financial registration for the fall term, please stop by the Business Office as soon as possible and sign your promissory note.
  • Registration is not complete until financial arrangements have been made with the Business Office. 

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Financial Aid NewsBullock_Amanda


Need assistance with Financial  Aid Questions?
  • Contact Amanda Teel by email or call  

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Library News 

Fall AGTS Library Hours library

  • Monday-Friday: 9:00 a.m.- 9:30 p.m.
  • Saturday:10 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: Closed
  • Exceptions to these hours will be posted in advance. 

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Michelle Neumann

  • September 19-21: Will represent AGTS at the Missio Nexus (Mission Leaders) Conference, Dallas, Texas, as well as visit with students at Southwestern Assemblies of God University and Messenger College

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In This Issue
AGTS Day of Renewal
AGTS Picnic
Alumni Phonathon
Where is Dr. Klaus?
Academic News
Registrar's News
Business News
Financial Aid News
Library News
Faculty Writing
Faculty Minsitry

  Faculty   Writing

 Mark Hausfeld


Wrote the article entitled, "Middle-earth: The Unseen Realm of the Spiritual," Enrichment (Summer 2013).



Steve Lim 


Wrote the article entitled,
"Beware of Satan's Thorns: Seven Ways the Enemy Weakens Pastors," Enrichment, (Summer 2013). This edition focues on spiritual warfare.


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Beth Grant


Wrote the article entitled,
"Proclaiming Christ's Victory Over Unjust Social Structures & Practices," Enrichment, (Summer 2013).


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Faculty Ministry



Paul Lewis


July 16-19: Attended the AGWM Asia Pacific Retreat (USA), Chiangmai, Thailand


July 22-23: Spoke at the Northern Thai District on "Biblical Interpretation and Discernment of 'New' Teachings."


July 27: Lectured on "Baptism in the Holy Spirit as a Paradigm Shift,"Sekolah Tinggi Teologi Satyabhakti (SATI), Malang, Indonesia


July 28 and August 4: Spoke in four churches in Malang and Jakarta, Indonesia


July 29-August 2: Taught "Contemporary Theology" at Sekolah Tinggi Teologi Satyabhakti (SATI), Malang, Indonesia


August 12-13: Spoke on "Biblical Interpretation and Discernment of 'New' Teachings" at the Southern Thai District 


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