Announcements

on Monday, December 11, 2017

ANNOUNCEMENTS

From Campus Police: DEADLINE Approaching for Vehicle Parking Permit Registration

You must get a new decal (circle) by the end of 2017 in order to avoid being ticketed. 

Go to www.nobts.edu/police and enter the URL to access the form.

Remember:

  1. Write down Registration Number given by online form above (issued upon completion).
  2. Before you get started: Gather all vehicle registrations and proofs of insurance for each vehicle, and all Driver’s Licenses and NOBTS ID #s in order to add all licensed drivers in household.
  3. Bring Registration # to Campus Police Office (HSC) during business hours AND…
  4. For verification, you must bring to office: all Driver's Licenses, Proofs of Insurance, Vehicle Registrations and NOBTS IDs (updated). Originals, photocopies, or digital copies are accepted.

Louisiana Hit Hard by Flu: QUAD shot available

The QUAD flu shot, a vaccine covering four strains of the flu, is available at the clinic for $30. The Louisiana Department of Health has posted that one out of every 20 doctor visits involves flu-like symptoms making Louisiana one of the hardest hit states. Make an appointment today by emailing clinic@nobts.edu and provide the following information: 

(1)   Name(s)

(2)   NOBTS ID#

(3)   Contact phone number(s)

David Platt speaking in Chapel, Feb. 1

David Platt, president of the International Mission Board and an NOBTS alum, will speak in chapel Feb. 1, Global Missions Day. A free lunch in River City Cafeteria will follow for all students, faculty, and spouses. To reserve your place at the lunch and hear of opportunities to partner with the IMB, click here. Information will follow on how to set up an individual appointment with an IMB representative. 

Accordance Bible Software Discount

The Accordance Bible Software is available to NOBTS students at a 50% discount on many available packages. This popular software provides a wealth of tools every student can use to understand, study, and proclaim the Bible whether based on the Greek and Hebrew or an English translation. The software also includes church history information, commentaries, maps, and photos of biblical settings. Several collection bundles are available. 

For information, contact Dr. Bill Warren at wwarren@nobts.edu. Download an informational PDF about the NOBTS discount

EVENTS  

Reformation Study Tour, 2018

Visit the site where the Reformation began, May 23-June 2, 2018, as the Reformation marks 500th year anniversary. Leading the tour is Dr. Lloyd Harsch, professor of church history and Baptist studies.

Course credit is available. The cost is $3995 from New Orleans (qualifying students $2995).

To register, make out $500 per person check to “NOBTS—Reformation” and mail to Reformation--Attn: Blanca Phillips, 3939 Gentilly Blvd., Box 98, New Orleans, LA 70126 For info/assistance contact Blanca Phillips at travelprograms@nobts.edu, 504.816.8441. 

WOMEN’S EVENTS

Heartbeat Christmas Luncheon!

Calling all NOBTS staff ladies and wives of staff! It's that time of year when we gather together for a festive feast at the President's home for our Heartbeat Christmas Lunch! Dr. Rhonda has graciously invited us to join her in the President's Home again this year on Monday, December 18 from 12-1pm. We will have our traditional Mexican stack-up, and you can sign up to let us know what you can bring. Email nobtswomen@nobts.edu to receive the Perfect Potluck link for sign up.

We usually have a gift exchange game, so you can bring a gift ($10 max) if you want to participate.

See you on the 18th!

Have you found us online?

We’ve got a Facebook group called 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! 

MISSION OPPORTUNITIES

Pastoral Care Ministry Opportunity

An excellent pastoral care opportunity is available for volunteer chaplains at University Medical Center. Volunteers are needed for nights and weekends to respond to families requesting a chaplain's service. Volunteers will be included on a list of chaplains "to call" and must be willing to care for families from any faith or denomination. Chaplain Philip Peavey will provide informal training. May be considered for pastoral care course requirement fulfillment.  

To learn more contact Chaplain Peavey at 504.702.3077 or call his cell (text first) at 504.401.7425. PLEASE text his cell first before calling and give your identity. Contact Peavey at philip.peavey@lcmchealth.org or philippeavey136@gmail.com

NOBTS 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

Borrowing from other Academic Libraries - Did you know that NOBTS graduate students can borrow items from other graduate academic libraries in the New Orleans area? Come by the circulation desk in the John T. Christian Library and register for a LaLinc card today.

Library Fall Semester Hours:

Monday – Thursday:    7:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Friday:    7:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Saturday:    10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Sunday:    Closed

Tuesday and Thursday:    Closed during Chapel

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, 4 p.m. - 6p.m.; Tuesday, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.; Wednesday, (varies) usually 3:30 - 5 p.m.; Thursday, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. FREE BREAD AVAILABLE ON THURSDAYS, and Friday and Saturday 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.