Jackson Events

Labor Day Holiday

Financial Planning Seminars

Phillip Holmes, Associate Advisor and Creative Director at Rivertree Financial Planning, will host three financial worshops . Phillip is a licensed Life, Health & Accident Insurance Agent and coaches those in need of debt and cash flow planning. He will be sharing his advice on personal finance and productivity on September 5, 12, and 19 from 7:00-8:30 pm in Dean Center, Room 2. The seminars are for RTS students and their families.

Last Day to Add Class

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

WIM Welcome Brunch

Women in Ministry (WIM) Welcome Brunch is Saturday, September 9, 10:00 am- 12:00 pm at Patterson's Porch. All women are invited whether you are a student or a wife of a student.

2017 RTS World Mission Conference

We are pleased to announce that Rev. Al Baker will be delivering our 2017 RTS Jackson Mission Conference Preaching Lectures, September 12-13. 

Rev. Al Baker is ordained in the PCA and has been in the ministry for over 30 years. A graduate of the University of Alabama, he received his M.Div. degree from Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, MS.

His ministry is in Birmingham, AL serving in many areas as an Evangelist with Presbyterian Evangelistic Fellowship (PEF) and as Director of the Alabama Church Planting Network (ACPN).

Prior to this he was Senior Pastor at Christ Community in Hartford, CT; Senior Pastor of Golden Isles Presbyterian Church for 10 years. Al has been actively involved in foreign missions to Central America, Africa, The British Isles, Asia and the Far East.

He is also the author of Revival Prayer: A Needed Paradigm Shift in Today’s Church and Seeking a Revival Culture: Essays to Fortify an Anemic Church.

Al and his wife, Wini, have been married 40 years and have three grown children, Andrew, Allen and Jeff, and nine precious grandchildren.

Pray and Participate--Do Not Miss It

Schedule

Tuesday, September 12
Lecture 1 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Lecture 1 *Obs: Lunch Provided  

Wednesday, September 13
Lecture 2 | 11:00 a.m. - 12 noon | Lecture 2    Chapel
Lecture 3 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Lecture 3 *Obs: Lunch Provided

WIM Meeting

Women in Ministry (WIM) Weekly Meeting, Patterson's Porch, 7:00-9:00 pm. All women are invited whether you are a student or a wife of a student. Nursery provided.

Hymn Sing

Hymn Sing at Dr. Waters' home, September 15, 6:00 pm. Meal provided by Student Cabinet.

RSVP to kbrent@rts.edu

Annual Luau

On Saturday, September 16, the Student Cabinet will host the annual fall Luau to kick off the Fall semester. Please join us for a wonderful time of fellowship, fun and food. Your families are encouraged to come! There is ample space for little ones to play and for adults to socialize. Festivities start at 4:00 pm.

If your last name begins with A-M, please bring a dessert. Last names N-Z please bring a side dish.

Chapel Speaker: Dr. Carl F. Ellis, Visiting Lecturer in Practical Theology, RTSJ

At 12:00 pm following Chapel, there will be a Lunch Interview with Dr. Carl Ellis at Patterson's Porch.

WIM Meeting

Women in Ministry (WIM) Weekly Meeting, Patterson's Porch, 7:00-9:00 pm. All women are invited whether you are a student or a wife of a student. Nursery provided.

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.

Ministry Lunch with Joost Nixon of Training Leaders International

"The church in the majority world is growing fast, but 85% of their pastors have little or no biblical theological training. Join Training Leaders International for a ministry lunch starting at 11:15 on Monday, September 25th, to learn of opportunities to use your RTS training to strengthen the church where it is growing fastest. Chick-fil-a Lunch provided."

Chapel Speaker: Dr. Guy Richardson, President of RTSJ

Last Day to Drop a Class

WIM Meeting

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

Church Planting Event (Great Commission Society)

We are pleased to announce that Rev. Hunter Brewer will be delivering a lecture on Church Planting, September 28. 

Rev. Hunter Brewer is the founding and former senior minister of Madison Heights Church PCA (Madison, MS). He helped start the Mid-South PCA Church Planting Network and serves as the ministry coordinator. The Mid-South PCA Church Planting Network is a partnership of 30 PCA churches in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and west Tennessee. The Network seeks to be a catalyst for church planting and a resource to presbyteries and churches.

Schedule
Thursday, September 28

Lecture 1: | 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. |  Lunch Provided at Patterson’s Porch

Reading Week: October 2-6, 2017

Chapel Speaker: Dr. John McCarty, Minister of County Line Missionary Baptist Church, Jackson, MS and Library Circulation Specialist, RTSJ

John Reed Miller Lectures with Rico Tice, October 17-19, 2017

Rico Tice will deliver our 2017 John Reed Miller Preaching Lectures, October 17-19. Rico was born in Chile, but grew up in Uganda and Zaire. He studied history at Bristol University and trained for ordination at Wycliffe College, Oxford. 
Rico now serves as the Senior Minister (Evangelism) at All Souls, Langham Place in London.

Rico continues to inspire believers to share their faith in Jesus, working to develop new course material through an active teaching and equipping ministry. He has contributed to a number of publications, including courses such as "Christianity Explored" (3rd Edition, 2011), and "Life Explored" (2016). Over 10,000 "Christianity Explored" courses now run globally each year across the denominational spectrum in over 90 countries, and the material has been translated into more than 20 languages.

Schedule:

Tuesday, October 17
Lecture 1       3:00-4:30 pm, Chapel    What is the Gospel, and How Do We Preach it?

Wednesday, October 18 
Lecture 2       11:00 am-12 noon, Chapel    Where is the Power, and How Do We Start?

Lecture 3       1:00-2:00 pm, Patterson's Porch  What is the Pain Line, and How Do
                                                                                        We Cross it?

Off-Site Lecture: First Presbyterian Church, Jackson, 6:30 pm   Where Are You?

Thursday, October 19
Lecture 4       11:00 am - 12 noon      Motivating the Church Family for Evangelism

WIM Meeting

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

Chapel Speaker: Dr. Ben Gladd, Associate Professor of New Testament, RTSJ

WIM Meeting

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

Registration for Winter Classes Opens

Chapel Speaker: Dr. Steve Jussley, Senior Pastor, Lakeland Presbyterian Church, Flowood, MS

WIM Meeting

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

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

WIM Meeting

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

Chapel Speaker: Brian Gault, Director of Financial Aid of RTS

WIM Meeting

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

Thanksgiving Holiday: November 23-24, 2017

WIM Meeting

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

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