Announcements

on Monday, September 23, 2019

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Application Deadline for Spring Scholarships, September 30

The Financial Aid office is accepting scholarship applications for the Spring 2020 semester. Applications are available online at www.nobts.edu/financial-aid. The deadline for applying is Sept. 30, 2019. 

Prepare-Enrich Training, Saturday, Nov. 2

Be prepared to provide premarital counseling by attending the one-day workshop at the Leeke Magee Counseling Center, NOBTS. The workshop is open to anyone in ministry who wants to be well trained to provide this important service. The worskshop is Saturday, Nov. 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and will be held in room 102 of the Leeke Magee Center. The registration deadline is Oct. 18. 
Leading the workshop is Larry K. Daniels, a NOBTS grad who works as a counselor for Alabama Baptist's Pathways Counseling Ministry. 
The registration cost of $100 covers materials and shipping costs. If a husband and wife both want to attend and be trained, one set of materials can be purchased and the couple can share the certification. Please include on your application that your spouse will be attending if you choose this option. (This is a special discount is for NOBTS students, staff, and faculty). Non-NOBTS related individuals are also welcome to come, and can register through the Prepare-Enrich.com website. 

Make Payment to: Receptionist Desk, LMCCC. Checks can be made out to Kathy Steele. We also accept cash and credit cards. Contact Information: 504-816-8004 Leeke Magee Christian Counseling Center

Registration Link: https://forms.gle/oKpMZtFvwHjQoZ7o8

 

Clinic open to serve NOBTS Family

Welcome to new and returning NOBTS families! Wishing you and your loved ones the best of health during the 2019-20 academic year.

Dr. Mari Wirfs, Family Nurse Practitioner, is the Clinic Medical Director.  Gary Collins, Medical Assistant, is the Clinic Office Manager.

The NOBTS Clinic is open on a part-time basis with variable hours to serve the primary health care needs of the seminary family.  The clinic schedule is posted outside the Clinic door.  Appointments are highly recommended and always preferred (504-816-8596).

Patients with urgent or emergency needs for health care should call 911 or proceed directly to a hospital emergency department without delay. 

Visit Italy, Oct. 17-24, 2020 with Providence Travel Programs

See famous sites such as the Coliseum, Appian Way, catacombs, St. Peter's Basilica, and other places. The cost for NOBTS full-time students, staff or faculty is $995 per person and $1395 for non-NOBTS participants. The price does not include airfare. 

The deposit of $150 is due Feb. 15, 2020. the second payment of $350 is due April 30; third payment of $350 is due June 30. For more information, visit www.providencetravelprograms.com

New Opportunity for Chaplain Residency training

Come be a part of an exciting residency program and help begin an expanded, dynamic hospital ministry for patients and staff. The newly accredited ACPR program offers the opportunity to learn and serve.

Here are the details for the 2019-2020 program:

• Seven stipend positions available: $29,000 with full benefits

• Residency year: Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, through September 2020.

• Requirements: Theological degree or equivalent, Ordination or Commission to

function, Ecclesiastical endorsement; One completed unit preferred.

• $1,000 tuition fee applies (payroll deduction available)

HOW TO APPLY

You must apply both to the job posting of Chaplain Resident and to the CPE Program to be considered. You must meet both the selection criteria for CPE as well as successfully complete the interview, selection, and hire screening process.

To apply, visit www.umcno.org/careers and search for "Chaplain Resident."

For the CPE application, visit www.acpe.edu/ACPE/resources/Forms.aspx.

For more information, call 504.702.4806. 

In conjunction with University Medical Center, New Orleans, LCMC Health.

Accordance Bible Software – special NOBTS 50% discount available

Accordance Bible Software--the premier Bible study software of scholars worldwide--is now available in native format for Windows, Mac, Android, and iOS at a 50% discount for the seminary family. Accordance is well known for its ease of use, powerful search capabilities, and exceptional speed on all platforms. The NOBTS discount is good for the AB Blue or Green bundles, or Any Learner, or higher, collection.

A 25-percent discount is offered on the following add-on titles: BDAG, HALOT, BDAG/HALOT, Liddell & Scott, LEH, BHS apparatus, NA28 apparatus, 1960 Reina Valera with Strong’s, 1995 Reina Valera with Strong’s, Biblioteca Hispana modules, LBLA with notes, Nueva Version Int. , with notes.

To order or learn more, go to www.accordance.bible. Live Chat is available at the website. Email orders@accordancebible.com or call 407.339.5855.

Use coupon code APP-NOBapTSe18-9 at checkout.

WOMEN’S EVENTS

NOBTS Women’s Bible Study!

Women’s Bible Study meets weekly at noon in the Cafeteria Balcony Room. This fall we’ll be studying the 40 min. Kay Arthur study, Living Like You Belong to God. You are welcome to join in at any point! All campus women (students, staff, and wives) are welcome! Contact nobtswomen@nobts.edu for more info.

NOBTS Women Pink Day October 10!!

On Thursday, October 10, wear your pink and join in the HSC Atrium to support the Kim Wilson Scholarship Fund! Kim was an NOBTS alum who lost her battle with breast cancer in 2008. Each year we take a moment to remember all of our NOBTS Women who have fought this courageous battle and support future students through the scholarship named in Kim’s honor. All campus women are invited to gather in the HSC Atrium for coffee and cupcakes from 12-2pm!

Need a workshop for Fall Break?

Don’t miss these great classes in Ministry to Women that will be offered during our October fall break:

Leadership Skills for Women (October 14-16) taught by Christina Sebastian

Bible Study Design & Writing for Women (October 16-18) taught by Dr. Emily Dean

The classes are available at either the graduate or undergraduate level. Registration remains open until the first day that each class begins. For more information or a copy of the syllabi, contact Dr. Emily Dean at womensacademic@nobts.edu.

Have you found us online?

We are on Facebook and Instagram! On Instagram, look for @nobtswomen and Facebook, NOBTS Women’s Fellowship. Join soon to keep up with what’s going on! Event updates are posted periodically to help get the word out!

 

GENERAL INFORMATION 

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 Academic Year:

Monday-Thursday    7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Saturday   10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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.

Join the Facebook group NOBTS Marketplace to see current hours for the Swap shop. 

The Swap Shop is always looking for volunteers to open and help clean. For more information, call Rhonda Smith at 504.481.3656.