Student Organizations

The Campus Life office is privileged to work closely with the student organizations of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. A brief description is provided for each organization.  Please contact the Campus Life Office for more information at or 504.816.8427.

NOBTS Student Counselor Association

This student association seeks to encourage and foster a community that will aid in professional development and promote the collaboration of diversified skills and talents as each individual pursues the call of God in the counseling ministry. We seek to provide opportunities for training and certification in various counseling skills areas. The NOBTS Student Counselor Association welcomes students/faculty of all backgrounds who are interested.

Baptist Collegiate Ministry (BCM)

BCM@NOBTS exists to work with student life to provide an engaging experience by providing community building on campus and missional living opportunities throughout the New Orleans Metro area.

Bivocational Pastors Fellowship

This organization is for new undergraduate and graduate students who are serving or will serve as bivocational pastors.  As an auxiliary organization to Shepherds Fellowship Forum, BPF meets each semester to encourage and mentor students in bivocational pastoral ministry.  Financial support for BPF comes from the A.E. Lucas Memorial Fund.

Campus Youth Challenge

CYC is an organization designed to promote fellowship among 7th through 12th grade youth and provide Bible study and planned activities.

Christian Association of Student Social Workers

This fellowship is designed to create professionalism and camaraderie among social work students on campus.

Christian Home Educators Support System

CHESS is an organization consisting of families within the seminary who participate in the home education of their children.

Dead Preachers Society

The purpose of the Dead Preachers Society is to encourage preachers in the passionate proclamation of His word through weekly meetings and other special events.

Fellowship of Black Seminarians (FBS)

The purpose of FBS is to unify Seminarians of Black American and African heritage in fellowship, spiritual and moral growth, and to serve the community.

Korean Student Fellowship

This organization helps care for Korean students by encouraging and equipping them  spiritually and physically to do the work of God.

QUEST Women Students

Quest is a student-led fellowship for women seminary students.  This organization is designed to provide encouragement for women during their time in seminary through regular events. 

Shepherds Fellowship Forum

Student Fellowship Forum is a pastoral ministries faculty-sponsored organization for students, undergraduate and graduate, who serve or are preparing to serve in the office of pastor or in pastor-type positions (e.g., chaplains, staff members, missionaries, church planters).  SFF meets once a semester to mentor, encourage, and expose students to exemplary practitioners involved in effective pastoral ministry and to the NOBTS pastoral ministries faculty on a more personal level.

Student Missions Fellowship

The fellowship seeks to promote through its activities a vital missionary spirit among students, to encourage students who are preparing for missionary service, and to help others consider their individual responsibility toward missions.

Student Theological Fellowship

Student Theological Fellowship is a student-led organization whose purpose is to complement and enrich the student's theological education.

Student Wives Fellowship

This fellowship of women meets monthly during the school year to provide encouragement for student wives on the NOBTS campus through Bible study, fellowship, and planned activities.  In addition, academic courses are provided for student wives to equip them for ministry alongside their husbands.  These classes are free-of-charge for wives of current students, and free childcare is provided at the Preschool Center by reservation.

Chaplains Ministry Fellowship

This group of students, committed to the pastoral role of chaplaincy, whether hospital, industrial, military, or prison, hold regular programs of interest to those preparing for this specialized type of ministerial service.


The mission of New Orleans Baptist Theological
Seminary is to equip leaders to fulfill the Great
Commission and the Great Commandments through
the local church and its ministries.


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