Announcements

on Monday, February 17, 2020

ANNOUNCEMENTS

May Graduation Application Deadline, Feb. 24

The deadline to apply to graduate in May is Feb. 24, 2020. To apply and learn more, visit here. 

Visit Israel, Nov. 19-28, 2020

Walk where Jesus walked and see the Bible come to life. Join NOBTS professors and local guides, Nov. 19-28. The cost is $3995, but $1795 for NOBTS faculty, staff, and students. To learn more, visit providence travel program. 

The payment schedule for NOBTS students: 

A $500 deposit is needed to guarantee a spot on the tour. 

1st Payment - $500 May 1, 2020
Second Payment - $500 July 1, 2020
Last Payment - $295 September 1, 2020

The payment schedule for a full price participant: 
A $995 deposit is needed to guarantee a spot on the tour. 

1st Payment - $1000 May 1, 2020
Second Payment - $1000 July 1, 2020
Last Payment - $1000 September 1, 2020

Accordance Bible Software now available at special NOBTS family price

Accordance Bible Software, the premier Bible study software of scholars worldwide, puts access to award-winning commentaries and research tools at your fingertips. Now available in native format for Windows, Mac, iPhone, and iPad (iOS), Accordance offers a special student discount rate at 50% off the retail price.

You also receive 25% off the following add-on titles: BDAG, HALOT, BDAG/HALOT Combo, Liddell and Scott, LEH, BHS Apparatus, NA28 Apparatus, 1960 Reina Valera with Strong’s, 1995 Reina Valera with Strong’s, Biblioteca Hispana modules April 2016, La Biblia de las Americas with notes, Nueva Versión Internacional with notes.
Use coupon code APPNOBapTSe1320 at Checkout
To order:
1.Create your online account on the website and add your choices to the cart. Go to www.accordance.bible/Collections-Comparison and www.accordance.bible/store/ Academic-Bundles to select your desired Collection, then choose any add-ons from the store.
2.At checkout enter the coupon code (the code is case sensitive and requires all symbols and letters to work) to receive your discount off regular prices. If items are on sale, the discount will not be applied automatically in the cart.
3.Your order will go to manual processing so we may check your eligibility. Your credit card will not be charged until this is completed.
4.You will receive a confirmation email with installation instructions within 1-2 business days. 

SAVE THE DATE:  Senior Fest, April 3, 2020

Senior Fest is an annual one-day event sponsored by the Social Work Program and is hosted on the NOBTS campus. The event serves adults ages 55 and up through enriching breakouts, engaging worship, and opportunities for fun and fellowship with other believers. To register, visit here. 

Clinic Open to Serve NOBTS

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. 

Flu Shot Reservations Open, NOBTS Clinic

 A new coronavirus has been detected in China which puts other areas of the globe at risk. Take precautions such as washing hands, particularly when in public places. Contact the clinic to schedule your flu shot today. 

The NOBTS Family Health Care Clinic offers the flu vaccine to Adults (age 18 – 65, and beyond) by reservation and appointment only

Two different vaccines are available. The fee will be based upon which vaccine you need. One of the vaccines is for 65+ only. Please reserve your dose by calling or emailing the clinic@nobts.edu and provide the following information:

(1)   Name(s)

(2)   NOBTS ID#

(3)   Contact phone number(s)

The flu is a very unwelcome visitor in anyone’s home.  It causes significant loss of time (usually 5 to 7 days)…loss of time at school…loss of time at work… loss of quality family time…loss of Christian ministry time!  It can, and does, cause a significant loss of life each year.  The only contraindication is allergy to eggs

 AGE 65 AND OVER WILL RECEIVE THE HIGH-DOSE VACCINATION

NOBTS Children and Adolescents

 All childhood immunizations, please call your pediatrician

or visit www.gnoshots4kids.com or call 504-733-3268.

Wishing you and your loved ones a very safehealthy, and happy flu season!  

Dr. Wirfs & Gary

WOMEN’S EVENTS

Women’s Leadership Lunch with Kelly King, March 10

Save the Date! On Tuesday, March 10 at 12 p.m. in the Creole Room, all campus women are invited to join us for lunch! Kelly King, Women’s Ministry Specialist at LifeWay, will be sharing about trends in ministry to women and how LifeWay Women can come alongside your ministry. Come enjoy a great time of fellowship and learning about partnerships for discipling women!

Women’s Ministry Courses

Ladies, need an extra elective? Sign up for one of our Women’s Ministry Courses being offered this semester! Check out this workshop option available for Spring 2020:

  • Spring Break Workshop (March 16-20) – Ministry to Women through the Local Church

– taught by Dr. Rhonda Kelley

Women’s Bible Study

Women’s Bible Study meets weekly at noon in the Balcony Room at the Cafeteria. We’ll continue the study: Living Like You Belong to God. You are welcome to join in at any point! Contact Dr. Emily at nobtswomen@nobts.edu to let her know if you can come so she can have extra study guides available. All campus women (students, staff, and wives) are welcome!

Have you found us online?

We’ve got a Facebook group and Instagram called 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.