Summer 2014 Language Classes

July 21- August 15
Greek II
Hebrew II

Summer Classes End

Faculty Retreat

The Faculty Retreat is August 18, 2014 at 9:00 am to 4:00 pm in the Library Conference Room.


Orientation Schedule for New Students

Orientation is mandatory for all new students. Anyone who has taken 8 hours or less at the Jackson campus is considered a "new student." If you are married, plan on bringing your spouse.

8:30 - 10:15     Welcome and Introductions          Chapel

10:15 - 11:30   Meet the Staff                               Depart from Chapel

11:30 - 1:00     Lunch & Advice from Students      Patterson's Porch

1:00 - 2:00       Adjusting to Seminary                   South Campus

2:00 & beyond  Program Pieces                             South Campus

New students are cordially invited to President Guy Richardson's house (3 Avery Circle, Jackson) for dessert starting at 6:30.

Free childcare will be available from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm by prior reservation only. Parents must provide a snack lunch for each child to eat in the nursery. Please make reservations by 4:30 p.m., Thursday, August 14th with the Admissions office (601-923-1670).

Fall Classes Begin

Convocation Speaker: Dr. Guy Waters, Professor of New Testament

Lunch with U.S. Navy Chaplain Recruiter

Monday, August 25, 2014 Eric R. Holmes, Navy Chaplain Recruiter, will have lunch at 11:45 am for those who are interested in Navy Chaplaincy. If interested please RSVP Dr. Charlie Wingard at

Chapel Speaker: Dr. Charlie Wingard, Professor of Practical Theology, Dean of Students

Labor Day Holiday

Last Day to Add a Class

Chapel Speaker: The Rev. David Strain, Senior Minister, First Presbyterian Church, Jackson, MS

Missions Conference with Ken Temple

Tuesday, September 9   12:10 - 12:55 Pizza Lunch at Patterson's Porch, Introduction Session

Wednesday, September 10  11:00 - 11:55 Grace Chapel, Session Two
                                              12:00 Patterson's Porch, Free Lunch

Ken Temple has been reaching out to Muslims (Iranians, Arabs, Turks) for over 30 years (including three years in a Muslim country). During those years, he has ministered to Iranian Muslims and believers in Christ, through evangelism, discipleship, church-planting and leadership training. He speaks Farsi, the language of Iran. Ken continues to go overseas and train underground church pastors and lay leaders (Iranians) 2-3 times per year and ministers to Iranians in the Atlanta area. Visit Ken's blog at

RUF Lunch with Les Newsom at Patterson's Porch, 12:00 pm

Les Newsom is the Area Coordinator for Reformed University Fellowship in Alabama and the Midsouth. He will be on campus to meet with anyone who has questions or interest in campus ministry.

Chapel Speaker: Trevor Johnson, Missionary to Indonesia

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

Last Day to Drop a Class

Dr. Miles Van Pelt

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