Jackson Events

Labor Day Holiday

AALI Meeting

African American Leadership Initiative (AALI) Pizza Dinner with Dr. Carl Ellis, Tuesday, September 4, 2018, 6:00 - 8:00 pm at Patterson's Porch

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.

WIM Meeting

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

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

Attention Students: PCA Retirement & Benefits, Inc.

Dave Anderegg, Financial Planning Advisor with PCA Retirement & Benefits, Inc. will be speaking in Dean Center Room 1 from 1:00-2:00 pm about financial planning.  Students will have the opportunity to meet individually with Dave Anderegg and Mark Melendez, RBI Client Services Manger, 2:30 to 5:30 pm in the Dean Center Conference Room.

WIM Meeting

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

Presbytery Credentials Committee Informational Lunch

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.

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

Last Day to Drop a Class

Students: Free Pizza, Ping Pong, Foosball, and Fellowship, 11:45 am - 1:00 pm, Patterson's Porch

Reading Week is October 1-5, 2018

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

WIM Meeting

Women in Ministry (WIM) Weekly Meeting, Patterson's Porch, 7:00-9:00 pm. Nursery Provided. Topic: Being Married to the Pastor

RTS Jackson Conference on Christian Counseling

Conference on Christian Counseling, Lunch included with Purchase of Ticket

For more information, visit rtsevents.mere.site

RUF

Reformed University Fellowship, Recruitment Lunch, Monday, October 15, 12:00 pm, Patterson's Porch, RSVP

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

WIM Meeting

Women in Ministry (WIM) Weekly Meeting, Patterson's Porch, 7:00-9:00 pm. Nursery Provided. Topic: Doing Ministry while Marriage is Hard

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

Students: Game/Movie Night, Patterson's Porch, 6:00-10:00 pm

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.

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Tuesday       Lecture 1: "How it all came about..."       3:00-4:30 pm            Chapel

Wednesday  Lecture 2: "Him we Proclaim"                11:00 am-12:00 pm    Chapel

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

Wednesday   Lecture 3: We Preach Christ ... Crucified" 1:00-2:00 pm        Chapel

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

Romans 5:1-11: "Something to Boast About?"

Thursday      Lecture 4: On Not Preaching Ourselves:  11:00 am-12:00 pm     Chapel

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

WIM Meeting

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

Registration Opens for Winter Classes

Chapel Speaker: Rev. Jeff Jordan, RUF at Mississippi College, Campus Minister

WIM Meeting

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

Chapel Speaker: Dr. Guy Richardson, President of RTSJ

WIM Meeting

Women in Ministry Weekly Meeting, Patterson's Porch, 7:00-9:00 pm. Nursery provided. Topic: Intro to "Discipleship/Mentoring"

Thanksgiving Holiday, November 22-23, 2018

WIM Meeting

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

 

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