Jackson Events

WIM Meeting

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

Orientation

Classes Begin

Convocation

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

Annual Luau

On Friday, August 31, the Student Cabinet will host the annual Fall Luau to kick off the Fall semester. Please join us at Patterson's Porch for a wonderful time of fellowship, fun and food. Bring your family! There is ample space for children to play and for adults to socialize. Festivities start at 6:00 pm.

If your last name begins with A-L please bring a side dish. If your last name begins with M-Z please bring a dessert.

Labor Day Holiday

Last Day to Add a Class

Chapel Speaker: Dr. Carl Ellis, Jr., Assistant to the Chancellor, Senior Fellow of the African American Leadership Initiative, Provost's Professor of Theology and Philosophy

WIM Welcome Brunch

Women in Ministry (WIM) Welcome Brunch is Saturday, September 8 at Patterson's Porch 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. All women are invited whether you are a student or a wife of a student.

Missions Conference

Rev. Dr. Robert C. (Ric) Cannada, Jr. is the speaker for the Mission Conference, Tuesday, September 11 and Wednesday, September 12, 2018.

Tuesday      Lecture 1      12:00-1:00 pm  Patterson's Porch    Lunch provided.

Wednesday Lecture 2      11:00 am-12:00 pm Chapel

                 Lecture 3       12:00-1:00 pm  Patterson's Porch    Lunch provided.

Dr. Robert C. (Ric)Cannada, Jr. is Chancellor Emeritus of Reformed Theological Seminary and an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church in America.  For over 10 years Ric led RTS as Chancellor with five residential Campuses, an extension campus, Virtual Campus, and three international D.Min. degree programs.

Known personally as Ric, Dr. Cannada is a native of Jackson, MS. He received a BA degree from Vanderbuilt University and M.Div. and DMin from RTS. He served as a pastor for twenty years in Presbyterian churches in Clinton, SC; Little Rock, AR; and Macon, GA. He was named Executive Vice President of RTS campuses in 1998 and President in 2002. He became RTS Chancellor and CEO in 2004 when the seminary restructured to establish presidents on each campus under his leadership until 2012.

He is Senior Advisor to the Relita Harapan Educational Foundation (YPPH) in Indonesia. Ric and his wife, Rachel, have two children and seven grandchildren.

Chapel Speaker: Bebo Elkin, Executive Director of Consulting Services Foundation and a ruling elder at First Presbyterian Church, Jackson, MS since 1990.

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

Last Day to Drop a Class

Reading Week is October 1-5, 2018

Chapel Speaker: Rev. Cyril Chavis, Jr., RUF at Jackson State University, Campus Minister

Conference on Christian Counseling

Conference on Christian Counseling is October 11 and 12, 2018 at 8:00am-5:00pm in Biblical Studies Building.

Chapel Speaker: Dr. Jim Hurley, Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy, RTSJ

Chapel Speaker: Phillip Holmes, Director of Marketing and Communication, RTS

John Reed Miller Lectures

Dr. Sinclair B. Ferguson is the speaker for the John Reed Miller Lectures Tuesday, October 30, Wednesday, October 31, and Thursday, November 1.

 Dr. Ferguson is a native of Scotland and earned his PH.D at the University of Aberdeen. He was minister of two churches in Scotland, on the island of Unst and in St. George's-Tron, as well as serving in the USA at First Presbyterian Church, Columbia, S.C. He was for many years Professor of Systematic Theology at Westminster Seminary in Philadelphia and at Redeemer Seminary in Dallas. He has authored around fifty books and contributed to many others. He and his wife Dorothy have three sons and a daughter and eleven grandchildren.

Tuesday       Lecture 1      3:00-4:30 pm              Chapel

Wednesday  Lecture 2     11:00 am-12:00 pm    Chapel

                        Q&A              12:00-1:00 pm             Patterson's Porch

Wednesday   Lecture 3      1:00-2:00 pm             Chapel

Off-Site First Presbyterian Church, Jackson, MS  at 6:30 pm

Thursday     Lecture 4       11:00 am-12:00 pm     Chapel

                       Q&A                12:00-1:00 pm             Patterson's Porch

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