Announcements

on Monday, September 24, 2018

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Spring Scholarship Application Deadline Sept. 30

The Financial Aid Office is accepting scholarship applications for the Spring 2019 semester. Applications are available online at www.nobts.edu/financial-aid. The deadline is Sept. 30.

ASIST: Suicide Intervention Skills Training, Sept. 26-27

Intervening when suicide is being considered is critical. ASIST, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training, will train participants to know who is at risk, how to intervene, and how to provide follow-up care. The event is Sept. 26-27, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Canal St. Church, 4302 Canal St., New Orleans. The cost is $90. Eight clinical and 4.5 general CEUs for Social Workers are available. Snacks will be provided. 

Register by Wednesday, Sept. 19 at therestorationinstitute.com/suicide-intervention-training.

Xcelerate 2018, Oct. 18-19, 2018

Together We Equip, with speakers Steve Layton, Steve Parr, and David Evans, is Oct. 18-19. Registration for NOBTS students is $20. General registration is $39.

Presented by the Discipleship and Ministry Leadership Division, courses at the graduate and undergraduate level are offered. They are:

  • Graduate level:   CEAM6192, CEAM 6292, CEAM 6392, CEAD6356
  • Undergraduate level: CECM4326

For more information, click here.

Join the NOBTS Amazon Team, Oct. 16-24

Consider joining a NOBTS team traveling to the Amazon in Brazil for evangelism in villages and towns along the river. The trip is October 16-24. We will be partnering with an organization called Amazon Hope which owns a boat that will be our mode of transportation along the river and where we will sleep and eat. Translators will be provided. Contact Dr. Ken Taylor at ktaylor@nobts.edu to apply or for more information.

Pray, Set, Geaux - SAVE THE DATE

Providence Cultural Institute invites those who are interested in mission opportunities for NOBTS students to Pray, Set, Geaux beginning Aug. 30, 2018, 5:30-6:30 p.m., in the PLC Conference Room (Second floor of Lifesongs building). Testimonies and reports from recent trips will be presented and information about upcoming trips will be highlighted. 
SAVE THE DATE for the following events: 
Nov. 1, 2018:   Bolivia and Brazil reports, and upcoming trips
Jan. 31, 2019:    Upcoming mission trips
April 4, 2019:    Spring Break reports and Potluck

SAVE THE DATE: 2018 Christian Counseling Conference, Friday, Nov. 2.

"The Caregiver Confronting Abuse" is the theme for the Nov. 2 Leeke Magee Christian Counseling Conference. Sessions include Ethical Issues in Counseling: Christian Counseling in a Secular World; Addressing the Spiritual Needs of Adult Survivors of Child Abuse; Frameworks and Tools for Treating Survivors of Abuse; Forgiving the Unforgivable, and others. Visit www.nobts.edu/counselingconference for information. 

WOMEN’S EVENTS

NOBTS Women! 

Women’s Conference Tickets on Sale Now!!

Purchase your tickets in the Dean of Students office today for the annual Women’s Conference happening October 5-6.  “Biblical Womanhood and Me” is this year’s theme. This Friday night and Saturday morning event will feature the teaching of Candi Finch and DeeDee Williams as well as fun table time and group interaction. Childcare is available by reservation. Email childcare@nobts.edu to make your reservation by Friday, September 28.

Brown Bag Bible Study!

All interested NOBTS Women are invited to the Cafeteria Balcony Room for the Brown Bag Bible Study! Typically, ladies either bring lunch from home or get a plate from the food line before joining around tables for encouraging conversation and study. This fall we are studying the 40 min. Kay Arthur study, The Power of Knowing God.  You don’t need a copy of the book for the first meeting … just come and hear more about it! Books will be available at the first meeting for $6. For more info, contact Dr. Emily at nobtswomen@nobts.edu.

Have you found us online?

Check us out on Instagram @nobtswomen or Facebook, NOBTS Student Wives Fellowship and NOBTS QUEST. Join soon to keep up with what’s going on! Event updates are posted periodically to help get the word out! For an archive of the women’s programs blog, click HERE.

 

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.

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