on Tuesday, January 21, 2020


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 Family

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

The NOBTS Family Health Care Clinic is waiting on notification from our supplier that our seasonal flu vaccine shipment is on the way.

The NOBTS Family Health Care Clinic will be offering 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 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


NOBTS Children and Adolescents

 All childhood immunizations, please call your pediatrician

or visit or call 504-733-3268.

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

Dr. Wirfs & Gary


Abide Women’s Conference Tickets On Sale Now!

The Abide Women’s Conference is coming soon on February 7-8! Tickets are on sale now at for just $10/NOBTS affiliated women and $25 for NOBTS guests. Please join us for this all-new conference for women! Through rich Bible teaching, practical breakout sessions, and sweet times of fellowship, we hope you will leave this conference with a deeper sense of knowing how to Abide with God. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to gather around the Word with fellow women! 

NOBTS Women’s Fellowship, January 27, 7 p.m.

Calling all campus women! Join us Monday, January 27 at 7 p.m. in Carey Commons for a fun night of welcome and celebration! Expect yummy snacks and the opportunity to make new friends.

Ministry Wife Certificate Classes

Anybody like FREE things? Well, here’s something you don’t want to miss! Wives of current NOBTS students are encouraged to take part in the FREE Ministry Wife Certificate program with classes offered in on-campus, online, and workshop formats.

  • Beginning Monday, January 20, the online Ministry Wife class is Women’s Work in the Church, an 8-week course taught by Dr. Rhonda Kelley.
  • On Tuesday, January 21 at 6:30 p.m., registration will be held for the on-campus class, Parenting and the Minister’s Wife, to be taught by Dr. Faye Scott. This 8-week class will be held weekly in HSC 293 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free childcare is available by reservation at the Preschool Center (email Please note that, if you enroll in the on-campus class as a new student, you are required to submit your immunization records by Tuesday, January 28. Contact Gary in the Campus Clinic (x8596) for more info.

Brown Bag Book Club Starts Back February 3

On Monday, February 3, the Brown Bag Book Club will start back meeting 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 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!


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.



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 : Here you'll also find helpful how-to videos.

Need Technical Assistance? Contact ITC Today

Email for technical questions/support requests with the site (Access to online registration, financial account, online transcript, etc.).

Email for technical questions/support requests with the NOBTS Blackboard Learning Management System

Email for general technical questions/support requests; or visit 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.