All RTS Events

MFT Launch - Jackson Campus

MFT Launch is Saturday, August 12, 4:00 - 6:30 pm at Patterson' Porch
by invitation.

Orientation Schedule for New Students, Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - Jackson Campus

The following is the schedule for the 2017 Fall Orientation. Free childcare will be available from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm by prior reservation only. Parents must provide a snack lunch for each child to eat in the nursery. Please make reservations by 5:00 pm, Friday, August 18, with the Admissions office (601-923-1670).

7:45 - 8:45              Welcome and Introductions             Dean Center 2            

9:00 - 10:00            Academic Affairs                                Dean Center 2            

10:15 - 11:45          Program Pieces                                                                    

12:00 - 1:15            Lunch & Introductions                      Patterson's Porch      

1:15 - 2:00              Campus Tour                Depart from Patterson's Porch     

2:15 - 3:45              Adjusting to Seminary                       South Campus


                                  New students and their spouses are cordially invited to
President Guy Richardson's house (3 Avery Circle, Jackson) for desert Thursday evening at 6:30.

 

 

Fall Classes Begin - Jackson Campus

Convocation with Rev. Blair Smith: “Trinitarian Spirituality for the Church” - Charlotte Campus

Fall Orientation - Orlando Campus

Pamplin Chapel | 10:00am - 3:30pm

Fall Kickoff Cookout - Orlando Campus

All students (incoming and returning) and their families, as well as all faculty and staff, are invited to come enjoy a time of fellowship and family activities in the loggia/playground area from 5:00–7:00pm. Free BBQ from Sonny's will be provided. No RSVP necessary.

Fall Classes Begin - Orlando Campus

Convocation - Orlando Campus

The community is invited to attend our convocation worship service in the chapel (11:00am–12:00pm) that formally begins the academic year. President Scott Swain will deliver the convocation address, entitled "Reformed Catholicity: A Vision for Theological Education." A community lunch will follow.

Convocation Speaker: Dr. William Richardson, Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy, RTS, Jackson - Jackson Campus

Labor Day Holiday - Jackson Campus

Financial Planning Seminars - Jackson Campus

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.

RTS Dining room: Faculty Forum w/Dr. Bob Cara: “The Sheep will Hear my Voice (John 10:16): Implications for Ministry” - Charlotte Campus

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

Last Day to Add Class - Jackson Campus

WIM Welcome Brunch - Jackson Campus

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.

RTS Chapel: Hebrew Torah Dedication - Charlotte Campus

Chapel Speaker: Al Baker, PCA Church Planter/Pastor/Evangelist - Jackson Campus

Last Day to Add a Class - Orlando Campus

WIM Meeting - Jackson Campus

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.

Equip marriage workshop: “A Marriage Workshop Weekend for Husbands & Wives in Church Leadership” Friday: 6-9pm Saturday: 8am-3pm - Charlotte Campus

Chapel Speaker: Dr. Guy Waters, James M. Baird, Jr Professor of New Testament, RTSJ - Jackson Campus

Inauguration of Dr. Scott R. Swain - Orlando Campus

2:00pm | Pamplin Chapel

WIM Meeting - Jackson Campus

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 - Jackson Campus

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.

Center for Church Planting Seminar with Jon Payne from 9am-1pm RSVP to tmusgrove@rts.edu - Charlotte Campus

Chapel Speaker: Dr. Guy Richardson, President of RTSJ - Jackson Campus

Last Day to Drop a Class - Jackson Campus

WIM Meeting - Jackson Campus

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

Reading Week: October 2-6, 2017 - Jackson Campus

RTS Dining room Faculty forum w/Mike Kruger: “Five Confusing Theological Phrases You Should Avoid” - Charlotte Campus

Campus Preview Day till 2pm RSVP to admissions.charlotte@rts.edu - Charlotte Campus

Last Day to Drop a Class - Orlando Campus

Community Forum - Orlando Campus

12:00 noon | Fellowship Hall

Seminary Preview Day - Orlando Campus

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

Reading Week - Orlando Campus

October 16-20, 2017

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

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 - Jackson Campus

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 - Jackson Campus

WIM Meeting - Jackson Campus

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

Reformation Conference and Celebration with RTS Charlotte and Christ Covenant Church, ending on 10/29. - Charlotte Campus

RTS Dining Room Faculty Forum w/Dr. Jim Newheiser: “Luther and Calvin the Counselors” - Charlotte Campus

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