Jackson Events

African American Leadership Initiative (AALI) Lectures featuring Dr. Vincent Bacote

Monday, February 1
First Lecture: "Doing the Long Take on Race"
Time and Place: 12:00 pm, Patterson's Porch

Tuesday, February 2
Second Lecture: "Making the Most of Difficult Legacy: Traveling with Kuyper"
Time and Place: 1:00 pm, Dr. Sean Lucas' Class, Dean Center, Room 2

Dr. Vincent Bacote serves as Associate Professor of Theology and the Director of the Center for Applied Christian Ethics at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. He is the author of The Spirit in Public Theology: Appropriating the Legacy of Abraham Kuyper (2005) and The Political Disciple: A Theology of Public Life (2015).

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

WIM

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

AALI Fellowship and Movie Night at Patterson's Porch

Last Day to Add a Class

Chapel Speaker: Dr. John McCarty, Public Service and Acquisitions Specialist, RTS Library, Jackson and Pastor of County Line Missionary Baptist Church, Pocahontas, MS

WIM Annual Valentine Event

All WIMs are invited for dessert at 8:00 pm.

AALI Cohort II Event in Dean Center Room 2

Preview Day

Preview Day is Monday, February 15, 2016.
Please RSVP by Monday, February 8. To RSVP, go to our Preview Day page, and fill out the Registration form at the bottom.

The Schedule:
9:00 am: Registration and Welcome
9:30 am: Covenant Theology with Dr. Ligon Duncan
11:00 am: Chancellor's Q&A with Dr. Ligon Duncan
12:00 pm: Admissions & Financial Aid overview & Luncheon with Brian Gault
1:00 pm: Campus Tour
2:00 pm: Psychology in Relation to Theology with Dr. Jim Hurley(Counseling Students) Church History with Dr. Sean Lucas (MA/MDiv Students)
3:00 pm: Q&A with Program Faculty Members
4:00 pm: Optional Housing Tour
5:00 pm: Optional African American Leadership Initiative (AALI) Event
Various times: Optional Dinner Out with current students

Who is this day for?
Whether you're interested in the Master of Divinity program, the Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Therapy program, the Certificate program, or coming as a Special Student--this day is designed for you.

For more information go to our Preview Day page.

Chapel Speaker: Joseph Wheat, Senior Pastor, Highlands Presbyterian Church, Ridgeland, MS

WIM

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

AALI Mentoring Event in Dean Center Room 2

Last Day to Drop a Class

Chapel Speaker: Dr. Bruce Baugus, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Theology, RTS Jackson

WIM

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

Prayer Vigil

Prayer Vigil is 10:30 pm to 12:00 am at the Chapel during the spring semester.
Dr. Elias Medeiros and Jonas Brock will give a short meditation.
The purpose of the vigil is to have a private time in prayer with Jesus Christ.

Caledonian Call Internship Program

Caledonian Call Seeks RTS Students to Serve in Scotland.

In cooperation with the Free Church of Scotland, Mission to the World and the Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, the Caledonian Call is introducing a program that will enable RTS students to serve an internship of two years or more in Scotland as MTW missionaries with a Free Church congregation in a pastoral support role.

The official launch will include a luncheon presentation outlining the program on Monday, February 29, 2016 from 12:00-1:00 at Patterson's Porch featuring Reverend Nigel Anderson of the Livingston Free Church of Scotland. RTS students are invited to attend and enjoy a lunch provided by MTW. There will be Q&A with Rev. Anderson during the luncheon, and information on the Caledonian Call internships will be available on request during the event.

In addition, Rev. Jack Beall with MTW Church Resourcing will be available after the luncheon to meet with those who would like to discuss MTW's role in the Caledonian Call short-term missions to Scotland, along with other options for missionary service available with MTW.

The 2016 Spiritual Life Conference featuring Dr. Carl Trueman: Christianity and Its Discontents

The Conference will focus on three current cultural impulses toward the destruction of Christianity - the reconfiguring of personhood, the denial of mortality, and western society's tendency toward cultural amnesia.
This conference is free to attend and is open to the public.

Tuesday, March 1
12:00 - 1:00 pm    Session 1, "Who Are You?"  Patterson's Porch, Lunch Provided

Wednesday, March 2
11:00 am- 12 pm  Session 2, "The Art of Amnesia"   Grace Chapel
12:00 -1:00 pm     Session 3, "The Denial of Death"  Patterson's Porch, Lunch Provided

Rev. Dr. Carl R. Trueman (PhD, Aberdeen) holds the Paul Woolley Chair of Church History and is professor of church history at Westminster Theological Seminary. He has written more than a dozen books, and is currently co-editing with Bruce Gordon the Oxford Handbook of Calvin and Calvinism due in 2017. Dr. Trueman also writes online regularly at firstthings.com on contemporary issues such as religious freedom, identity politics, and the state of the church.

WIM

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

Spring Break, March 7-11, 2016.

WIM

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

Biblical Theology Conference

Dr. G.K. Beale, professor of New Testament and biblical theology at Westminster Theological Seminary, will be the speaker for the annual Biblical Theology Conference March 23-24, 2016.

WIM

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

Good Friday

Prayer Vigil

Time: The vigil is the last Friday of each month during the spring semester from 10:30 pm to 12:00 am
Place: Chapel
Purpose: to have a private time in prayer with Jesus Christ

WIM

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

Summer Registration Opens

WIM

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

WIM

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

AALI Cohort II Recap

This meeting will be in the Dean Center Room 2, 5:00-8:00pm.

WIM

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

WIM

Prayer Vigil

Time: The vigil is the last Friday of each month during the spring semester from 10:30 pm to 12:00 am
Place: Chapel
Purpose: to have a private time in prayer with Jesus Christ

Last Day of Class

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