Summer 2014 Language Classes - Jackson Campus

July 21- August 15
Greek II
Hebrew II

Summer Greek begins - Charlotte Campus

Preview Day, 10-11:30 AM. - Washington D.C. Campus

A chance for new students to come hear from faculty and existing students about seminary life on campus at RTS DC.

Summer Classes End - Jackson Campus

Summer session ends - Charlotte Campus

New Student Orientation - Charlotte Campus

Faculty Retreat - Jackson Campus

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

Orientation - Jackson Campus

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 - Jackson Campus

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

Classes begin - Charlotte Campus

Summer session ends - Orlando Campus

Lunch with U.S. Navy Chaplain Recruiter - Jackson Campus

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

Orientation - Orlando Campus

Convocation - Charlotte Campus

Dr. Michael J. Kruger
Origen’s List of New Testament Books in Hom. Josh. 7.1: A Fresh Look

Convocation/Fall Classes begin - Orlando Campus

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

Labor Day Holiday - Jackson Campus

Labor Day Holiday - Orlando Campus

Labor Day - no class - Charlotte Campus

Last Day to Add a Class - Jackson Campus

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

Orientation, 10AM - 12PM - Washington D.C. Campus

Fall Festival and Cookout, 12PM-4PM - Washington D.C. Campus

A chance for students, new or returning, as well as their families to get together with RTS faculty and staff to celebrate and kick-off the new year. The event will be held at Olney Park in Mclean.

Meet and Greet - Washington D.C. Campus

A chance for new or prospective students to meet faculty, staff and students. RSVP:

Missions Conference with Ken Temple - Jackson Campus

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

Last day to add a class - Orlando Campus

Faculty Forum - Charlotte Campus

Dr. Michael Kruger, "What is the Role of 'Mercy Ministry' in the Local Church? Pitfalls and Possibilities."

Chapel, 12-1PM - Washington D.C. Campus

Meet and Greet - Washington D.C. Campus

A chance for new or prospective students to meet faculty, staff and students. RSVP:

WiM Brunch - Orlando Campus

Located in the Fellowship Hall 10 am-12 pm.

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

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, 12-1PM - Washington D.C. Campus

Chapel Speaker: Trevor Johnson, Missionary to Indonesia - Jackson Campus

Chapel, 12-1PM - Washington D.C. Campus

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

Last Day to Drop a Class - Jackson Campus

WiM Retreat - Orlando Campus

WiM Retreat, Sept 26-27
in New Smyrna Beach 
4pm Fri- 2pm Sat

Barnabas Center Marriage Seminar - Charlotte Campus

A Marriage Weekend for Pastors and Ministry Leaders
September 26-27, 2014 at RTS Charlotte

Last day to drop a class - Orlando Campus

Chapel, 12-1PM - Washington D.C. Campus

The President's Forum

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