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Luncheons and Meetings at the Southern Baptist Convention

Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary

Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary's president, Jeff Iorg, will be the featured speaker at the annual Alumni and Friends Luncheon held in conjunction with the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting.

The luncheon will begin at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 14, at the Sheraton Four-Seasons in Greensboro, North Carolina, in the hotel's Blue Ashe Room on level three.

The president's report will include an overview of plans for the seminary through 2010. In addition, the seminary's Distinguished Alumni Award will be presented.

Tickets are $10 per person and will be available at the seminary's booth in the SBC exhibit hall or by calling 1-888-442-8709.

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary will host its annual alumni luncheon at noon Wednesday, June 14, during the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in Greensboro, North Carolina.

This year's theme is "Building a Foundation." The program will feature testimonials from MBTS alumni; a report by President R. Philip Roberts on recent developments at the seminary; and a challenge to attendees by MBTS' national alumni president, David Tolliver.

The luncheon will be in Guilford Ballroom C on the first floor of the Sheraton Four Seasons in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Reservations are required by Friday, June 2, and can be made by contacting Midwestern's institutional advancement office either by phone (877-414-3720 toll-free) or email (IAOffice@mbts.edu). Reserved tickets can be picked up at the Midwestern's exhibit hall booth on Tuesday, June 13, during the Convention.

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary's annual Alumni & Friends Luncheon will be a time of celebration for the renewal of the campus following Hurricane Katrina.

The June 14 luncheon will be in the Sheraton Four Seasons' Guilford F/G Ballrooms on level one immediately following the Wednesday morning session of the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting.

NOBTS President Chuck Kelley will report on the progress of the campus restoration, about the return of classes to the main campus and new initiatives the seminary will launch during the coming school year. Kelley also will present the seminary's distinguished alumni awards.

Tickets — at $10 each before June 1, $12 after June 1 — are on sale by mail and online. Tickets also will be available at the NOBTS booth in the SBC exhibit hall.

To purchase a ticket before the SBC, mail a check payable to NOBTS to New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, Attention Alumni Relations, 3939 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70126. For information about purchasing tickets online, visit www.nobts.edu/alumni. Tickets ordered from the office after June 1 may be picked up at the seminary's booth in the exhibit hall.

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary President Daniel Akin will address the seminary's annual Alumni and Friends National Luncheon Wednesday, June 14, at the Sheraton Greensboro during the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting.

The luncheon will be in Guilford Ballrooms D/E on level one of the Sheraton.

Tickets cost $12 each. For ticket information, contact Heather Lanxton at (919) 761-2349 or via e-mail at hlanxton@sebts.edu. A limited number of tickets will be available at the seminary's booth in the SBC exhibit in the Greensboro Coliseum.

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

The annual luncheon sponsored by The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary during the Southern Baptist Convention will be held at 12:30 p.m. June 14, in the Imperial Ballroom on level one of the Sheraton Four Seasons in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Seminary President R. Albert Mohler Jr. will be the keynote speaker.

Tickets are $20 in advance and will be available for $24 at the SBTS convention booth. Alumni and seminary friends who plan on attending are urged to get their tickets in advance as space may be limited. For more information or to buy tickets, call 800-626-5525, ext. 4143.

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary's National Alumni Luncheon will be held at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 14, in Guilford Ballrooms A and B of the Sheraton Four-Seasons Hotel in Greensboro, North Carolina.

The event will be hosted by Southwestern Seminary President Paige Patterson and his wife Dorothy.

Paige Patterson will present Southwestern's 2006 distinguished alumni awards and the seminary's annual report.

Alumni and friends of the seminary may purchase tickets for $10 per person before June 1 by calling toll-free 1-877-GO SWBTS (467-9287) or mailing a ticket request, with a check payable to Southwestern Seminary, to Southwestern's Alumni Relations Office at P.O. Box 22480, Fort Worth, TX 76122-0480.

Tickets may be purchased in the Southwestern booth at the convention for $15 per person. For more information, call 1-877-467-9287 or send an e-mail to alumni@swbts.edu.

Southern Baptist Chaplains

Brig. Gen. Douglas Carver, U.S. Army Deputy Chief of Chaplains, will address the annual Southern Baptist chaplains' luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Monday, June 12, at the Sheraton Hotel in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Carver, the U.S. Army's 22nd deputy chief of chaplains, is the first Southern Baptist chaplain to be promoted to the Chief of Chaplains office for active duty in more than fifty years.

Nearly 2,500 Southern Baptist-endorsed chaplains serve in the military, healthcare, corporate and law enforcement fields. In 2004 (most recent available data), nearly fourteen thousand people made professions of faith in Christ through Southern Baptist chaplain ministries.

For more information, call NAMB's chaplaincy team at (770) 410-6304.

GuideStone Financial Resources

GuideStone Financial Resources will be hosting an Annuitant Dessert Reception on Wednesday, June 14, 2:00 p.m., at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex, Special Events Center, Level 1, Room 1A.

There will be no charge for the dessert luncheon; please sign up at the GuideStone booth.

FAITH Awareness Luncheon

LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention will host a free FAITH Awareness Luncheon for people interested in learning more about the popular FAITH Sunday School Evangelism Strategy.

The luncheon will be from noon to 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 13, 2006, in Imperial Ballroom D of the Sheraton Four Seasons in Greensboro.

Attendees will learn about FAITH, the strategy that thousands of churches have discovered to bring new life to their Sunday school evangelism outreach ministry.

Three hundred free tickets are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Due to limited space the luncheon is for adults only.

Tickets may be reserved in advance by contacting Patricia Murphy at (615) 251-2888 or e-mail at patricia.murphey@lifeway.com. They also will be available at the following locations: Sunday, June 11, from 4-8 p.m. and Monday, June 12, from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. in the SBC registration area, Greensboro Convention Center; and Monday, June 12, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Imperial Ballroom, Sheraton Greensboro.

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June 2006 Edition
Volume 14, Issue 8
June 2006