Towers Weekly for February 2

Towers Weekly

Announcements

  • Find employment at seminary job fair: Human Resources will be hosting an on-campus Job Fair on Feb. 2 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the McCall Sesquicentennial Pavilion. Come talk with campus managers about their full- and part-time job opportunities. Applications and on-the-spot interviews are available. View current openings here.
  • Learn more about missions at IMB dinner: Do you feel the Lord calling you to the mission field but don’t know what your next step is? Join IMB personnel for pizza, dessert, and conversation with the leading voices in missions today, hosted by the Bevin Center for Missions Mobilization on Tuesday, Feb. 2 at 6 p.m. in Heritage Hall. Free dinner to the first 40 students. Please RSVP by emailing Jamie Eisenberg.
  • Influence the world of Islam: The Jenkins Center will host a roundtable fellowship Friday, Feb. 5 in the President’s Reception Room at 5 p.m. The guest speaker is Carol Ghattas, who served for 20 years with her late husband, Raouf Ghattas, as an evangelist and church planter among Muslims with the International Mission Board. Ghattas will be sharing her testimony and answering questions. Dinner will be catered by Eat-a-Pita. Space is limited to 50. Contact Luke Bray with any questions and check out the Jenkins Center website for more information.
  • Wife of a Ph.D. student? Visit the Adelphai Society: Hear from Sandra Lawson, founder and director of Sayers Classical Academy, on the subject of thinking as a part of the great commandment to love God. Lawson will speak on Monday, Feb. 8, at 7 p.m. in the James P. Boyce Centennial Library. The Adelphai Society is a Southern Seminary student organization for wives of Ph.D. students and exists to expose them to the academic world and provide an atmosphere of critical thinking and fellowship. For more information, visit here.
  • Learn about graciously defending the faith at Dialogue with the Dean: Dan DeWitt, dean of Boyce College, and Larry Taunton, author and executive director of Fixed Point Foundation, will discuss the importance of engaging atheists and agnostics in serious, yet compassionate, conversation during Dialogue with the Dean, Feb. 9. The conversation will focus on Taunton’s relationship with the late, well-known atheist, Christopher Hitchens. Join us for this conversation on Tuesday, February 9, at 5:30 p.m. in Sampey Commons.
  • Consider helping with pulpit supply: Are you looking for preaching opportunities? Get certified to minister through pulpit supply opportunities with Ministry Connections, starting with training on Feb. 12 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. in Legacy 300. This training will be provided by Hershael York in partnership with the Kentucky Baptist Convention and the Bevin Center for Missions Mobilization. For more information, contact Sam Tyson.
  • Hamilton to deliver Commonweal luncheon lecture: James M. Hamilton, professor of biblical theology, will present a Commonweal lecture titled “What We Were Made To Do: Work in God’s Creation Project” on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 11:30 a.m. – 12:50 p.m. Lunch is free for the first 60 students and faculty in Heritage Hall. Please register here. The first 20 attendees will receive an 8-GB USB drive.
  • Use a spring conference scholarship: Want to attend a conference for free? Every semester, Southern Seminary and Boyce College on-campus students have the opportunity to attend one of Southern’s conferences free of charge. To redeem a spring conference scholarship, visit Event Productions in HCC 204 and present your shield card. There is limited space available, so first come, first served. For more information, click here.
  • Enjoy singing? Join Southern Chorale: If you are a seminary student, Boyce student, student spouse or seminary friend and have some experience singing in choir, consider joining Southern Chorale this spring semester.  Rehearsals are every Monday from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. in Cooke Hall Choral Rehearsal Room (CCRH). Students can receive one elective credit with no course fee when participating in Southern Chorale. For more information contact Greg Brewton.
  • Do you play an instrument? Join chapel orchestra: Consider joining the chapel orchestra this semester, which rehearses each Monday from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. in Alumni Chapel. The orchestra is open to experienced instrumentalists from the seminary and Boyce community. The orchestra plays most Tuesdays for the seminary chapel services. Students can receive one elective credit with no course fee when participating in Chapel Orchestra. For more information contact Joe Crider.
  • Announcements from Founders Café:
     Founders Café will now be open from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. on Sundays. Stop in before church for a breakfast sandwich and a cup of Starbucks Coffee. Cash and credit only.
    – Founders Café now offers two options for avoiding lines. Call ahead at (502) 897-4016 to place your order over the phone for pickup or delivery. Delivery is available Monday – Friday from 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. for a $3 fee.
    – Founders Café is proud to provide Chick-Fil-A three times a week: Tuesday and Thursdays starting at 11 a.m.; and and Saturdays starting at 4 p.m.
     Founders Café now offers Affogato, with vanilla ice cream, espresso, and whipped cream. Founders also offers a half sandwich and bowl of soup combo, Monday – Saturday.

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