Jackson Events

Labor Day Holiday

2016 Annual Mission Conference, RTS Jackson

Our 2016 RTS Jackson Annual Mission Conference will be September 6 and 7.

Tuesday             12:00 pm        Patterson's Porch
Wednesday       11:00 am        Chapel
                            12:00 pm        Patterson's Porch

The Keynote speaker is Rev. Ed Hartman. He is a graduate of Columbia Bible College; Reformed Theological Seminary (MDiv); and Westminster Seminary in California (DMin). After serving as pastor of two churches in Mississippi for 15 years, Ed joined Mission to the World and served as team leader of a church planting and leadership development team in Brasov, Romania (2004-2013) where nationals are continuing the ministries begun during his time there. Since leaving Romania, Ed has continued to invest in church planting and missions as he, along with his wife, Emily, work in leadership development
and renewal with pastors, church leaders, church planters and missionaries and their wives. Ed is currently serving as Minister of Mission and Outreach at First Presbyterian Church in Jackson, Mississippi.

WIM Meeting

Women in Ministry (WIM) Weekly Meeting, Patterson's Porch, 7:00-9:00 pm. Nursery provided.

SPECIAL EVENT: Ministry to Indonesia

We are excited to announce that on Friday, September 9, Dr. Ligon Duncan, our Chancellor, and Dr. Ric Cannada, Chancellor Emeritus, are presenting to our campus and community an overview of the amazing work that God is doing in the country of Indonesia.

Joining them will be Mrs. Aileen Riady, wife of Mr. James Riady. Mr. Riady is a Christian businessman that has been instrumental in reaching their home country of Indonesia with the Gospel through schools, hospitals, church plants, and many other avenues of practical ministry.

You are invited to come and bring a friend. There will be a complimentary lunch and childcare will be provided if requested. Please contact Emily Diffenderfer at ediffenderfer@rts.edu if childcare is needed.

CH (CPT) Mickey L. Basham II, Chaplain Recruiter, US Army

Chaplain Basham will make a presentation in Chapel and will be available for questions during lunch at Patterson's Porch.

Chapel Speaker: Dr. Ligon Duncan, Chancellor of RTS and Professor of Theology and Philosophy, RTSJ

Last Day to Add a Class

WIM Meeting

Women in Ministry Weekly Meeting, Patterson's Porch, 7:00-9:00 pm. Nursery provided.

Chapel Speaker: Dr. Jerry Young, President, National Baptist Convention, USA

WIM Meeting

Women in Ministry Weekly Meeting, Patterson's Porch, 7:00-9:00 pm. Nursery provided.

Presbytery Credentials Committee Informational Lunch at Patterson's Porch

All students interested in learning about coming under the care of the Presbytery of the Mississippi Valley or the process of being ordained in the PCA should attend this free informational lunch.

Last Day to Drop a Class

Chapel Speaker: Dr. Guy Waters, Professor of New Testament, RTSJ

Fall Counseling Conference

Fall Counseling Conference is September 29-30, 2016 with Dr. Daniel Sweeney as guest presenter. The conference will be in the large Biblical Studies room from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Thursday and Friday.

WIM Meeting

Women in Ministry Weekly Meeting, Patterson's Porch, 7:00-9:00 pm. Nursery provided.

Reading Week

Reading Week is October 3-7, 2016.

50th Anniversary Celebration October 6-7, Jackson, MS

Thursday Evening, October 6
Dinner for RTS Alumni and Friends     6:00 pm
 
Through generous gifts from RTS Board Members and others, all RTS alumni, faculty, staff and friends are invited to this complimentary banquet at the Jackson Hilton ballroom on County Line Road.

Day on the RTS Jackson Campus

Friday, October 7: Alumni Reunion and Friends of RTS are invited to a day on the RTS Jackson campus.

Coffee and Fellowship  ......................................................................    8:00 am

Welcome - Reminiscing with Former Professors ............................   9:00 am

Interview by Ligon Duncan ............................................................... 10:15 am
 
Worship Service of Thanksgiving ...................................................... 11:15 am

Picnic Lunch (kids welcome) ............................................................. 12:15 pm

Campus Tours ....................................................................................    1:00 pm

Preview Day for Prospective Students

Chapel Speaker: Dr. Sean Lucas, Senior Pastor, First Presbyterian Church, Hattiesburg, MS and Associate Professor of Church History, RTSJ

WIM Meeting

Women in Ministry Weekly Meeting, Patterson's Porch, 7:00-9:00 pm. Nursery provided.

Psalm Sing at Grace Chapel

All invited

Chapel Speaker: Dr. Guy Richardson, President of RTS Jackson

WIM Meeting

Women in Ministry Weekly Meeting, Patterson's Porch, 7:00-9:00 pm. Nursery provided.

AALI Mentoring Event: Cultural Intelligence

Chapel Speaker: Dr. Ben Gladd, Assistant Professor of New Testament, RTSJ

WIM Meeting

Women in Ministry Weekly Meeting, Patterson's Porch, 7:00-9:00 pm. Nursery provided.

Registration for Winter Classes Opens

Chapel Speaker: Dr. Mike McKelvey, Assistant Professor of Old Testament, RTSJ

WIM Meeting

Women in Ministry Weekly Meeting, Patterson's Porch, 7:00-9:00 pm. Nursery provided.

WIM Fall Retreat

The WIM Fall Retreat will be Friday, November 4 beginning at 6:00 pm and ending Saturday, November 5 at 3:00 pm.

John Reed Miller Lectures

Dr. Liam Goligher, senior minister of Tenth Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia, will deliver the 2016 John Reed Miller Lectures, November 8-10.

AALI Cohort III Event: Race, Racism, & Prejudice

WIM Meeting

Women in Ministry (WIM) Meeting, Patterson's Porch, 7:00-9:00 pm. Nursery provided.

Thanksgiving Holiday, November 24-25, 2016

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