Announcements

on Monday, August 13, 2018

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Pray, Set, Geaux begins Aug. 30

Providence Cultural Institute invites those who are interested in mission opportunities for NOBTS students to Pray, Set, Geaux beginning Aug. 30, 2018, 5:30-6:30 p.m., in the PLC Conference Room (Second floor of Lifesongs building). Testimonies and reports from recent trips will be presented and information about upcoming trips will be highlighted. 
SAVE THE DATE for the following events: 
Aug. 30, 2018:   Italy and Egypt reports, and upcoming trips
Nov. 1, 2018:   Bolivia and Brazil reports, and upcoming trips
Jan. 31, 2019:    Upcoming mission trips
April 4, 2019:    Spring Break reports and Potluck

Pure Desire University coming to NOBTS, Sept. 21-22

Gain an understanding of the factors that create and reinforce addictive sexual behavior. The Pure Desire University (PD-U), Sept. 21-22, will help men and women particpants gain a new, deeper understanding of sexual addiction and will provide tools needed to offer hope and freedom to those caught in addiction. For information, visit puredesire.org/events or contact Dr. Ian Jones at ijones@nobts.edu. To hear more, click here.

Join the NOBTS Amazon Team, Oct. 16-24

Consider joining a NOBTS team traveling to the Amazon in Brazil for evangelism in villages and towns along the river. The trip is October 16-24. We will be partnering with an organization called Amazon Hope which owns a boat that will be our mode of transportation along the river and where we will sleep and eat. Translators will be provided. Contact Dr. Ken Taylor at ktaylor@nobts.edu to apply or for more information.

Course Schedule for Master Level Courses, 2018-19

Next semester's academic course schedule for master level classes is available at www.nobts.edu/graduate-program/graduate-course-schedules.html. Information on course offerings, time slots, instructors and delivery systems are posted. 

SAVE THE DATE: 2018 Christian Counseling Conference, Friday, Nov. 2.

"The Caregiver Confronting Abuse" is the theme for the Nov. 2 Leeke Magee Christian Counseling Conference. Sessions include Ethical Issues in Counseling: Christian Counseling in a Secular World; Addressing the Spiritual Needs of Adult Survivors of Child Abuse; Frameworks and Tools for Treating Survivors of Abuse; Forgiving the Unforgivable, and others. Visit www.nobts.edu/counselingconference for information. 

WOMEN’S EVENTS

NOBTS Women! 

Student Life Fair

Anybody hungry for a taste of New Orleans? On Thursday, August 17 at 5:30 p.m., the HSC Atrium will be filled up by representatives of area churches and local businesses promoting what they have to offer you, our new and returning students! Come hungry and come with a smile! There will be lots to eat and lots to see. Be sure to come by the NOBTS Women table for updated brochures on all that’s happening this year with our campus women AND to register for a door prize!

NOBTS Women’s Fellowship

Calling all Women Students and Student Wives! We are teaming up this year for a new NOBTS Women’s Fellowship! Join us Thursday, August 23 at 7pm at the President’s Home (4111 Seminary Place) for a fun night of welcome and celebration including words from NOBTS President’s Wife, Dr. Rhonda Kelley! Expect yummy snacks and the opportunity to make new friends. Childcare is available by reservation at the Preschool Center (email childcare@nobts.edu) for $2/child; max $5 family. Reservations must be made by Monday, August 20th.

Ministry Wife Certificate Classes

Anybody like FREE things? Well, here’s something you don’t want to miss! Wives of current NOBTS students are encouraged to take part in the FREE Ministry Wife Certificate program with classes offered in on-campus, online, and workshop formats.

  • Beginning Monday, August 20, the online Ministry Wife class is Mentoring for the Minister’s Wife, an 8-week course taught by Dr. Emily Dean. You may register by contacting lcasstregistrar@nobts.edu with course name and your contact information.
  • On Tuesday, August 21 at 6:30 p.m., registration will be held for the on-campus class, The Minister’s Wife, to be taught by Dr. Rhonda Kelley. This 8-week class will be held weekly in HSC 293 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free childcare is available by reservation at the Preschool Center (email childcare@nobts.edu). Please note that, if you enroll in the on-campus class as a new student, you are required to submit your immunization records by Tuesday, August 28. Contact Gary in the Campus Clinic (x8596) for more info. 

Have you found us online?

We are on Facebook and Instagram! On Instagram, look for @nobtswomen and Facebook, NOBTS Student Wives Fellowship as well as NOBTS QUEST. Join soon to keep up with what’s going on! Event updates are posted periodically to help get the word out! For an archive of the women’s programs blog, click HERE.

Emergency Text Messaging Service

Sign up for the NOBTS Emergency Text Messaging Service today. Click HERE. Choose one or all of the groups to receive texts related to emergency situations that affect our NOBTS campuses and families. Main New Orleans Campus, New Orleans Campus Residents, Louisiana & Mississippi Extension Centers; Florida Extension Centers; and Georgia & Alabama Extension

John T. Christian Library Information

Operating Hours for the Summer:

Monday-Thursday    7:30 a.m. -  9:00 p.m.; Friday 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday-Sunday CLOSED

Facilities

NOBTS Facilities is where you go for all building and maintenance issues. For safety tips, a link to submit work orders, and the latest info on campus projects, follow us on Facebook :  www.facebook.com/NOBTSFacilities Here you'll also find helpful how-to videos.

Need Technical Assistance? Contact ITC Today

Email Selfserve@nobts.edu for technical questions/support requests with the Selfserve.nobts.edu site (Access to online registration, financial account, online transcript, etc.).

Email BlackboardHelpDesk@nobts.edu for technical questions/support requests with the NOBTS Blackboard Learning Management System NOBTS.Blackboard.com.

Email ITCSupport@nobts.edu for general technical questions/support requests; or visit www.NOBTS.edu/itc/ for general NOBTS technical help information; or call 504.816.8180 for assistance.

SWAP Shop Hours

The SWAP Shop (Surplus With A Purpose) provides an economical means by which the seminary community may exchange or secure quality clothing or small household items for personal use. Contributions of new and gently-used clothes, furniture, books, household goods, gifts and toys are welcome. The SWAP Shop is a volunteer organization open five days a week, with hours based on the availability of volunteers.

The SWAP Shop is open Monday, 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.; Tuesday, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.; Wednesday, (varies) usually 3:30 - 5 p.m.; Thursday, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.; Friday, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.,  FREE BREAD AVAILABLE ON THURSDAYS, and Saturday varies according to availability of volunteers.

Join the NOBTS Swap Shop Facebook page at Facebook.com/NOBTS SWAP shop. Times are listed and closures will be announced there. The Swap Shop is always looking for volunteers to open and help clean. For more information, call Rhonda Smith at 504.481.3656.