Tennessee Conference (UMC) Representative on campus
The Reverend Susan Padgett, representing the Board of Ordained Ministry of the Tennessee Conference of the United Methodist Church, will be on campus for student interviews on Tuesday, April 17. Please use this link below to sign up to reserve a spot to meet with her.
InterVarsity Representative on campus
Corrie McKee, representing the InterVarsity group from the University of Kentucky, will be on the Kentucky Campus on Tuesday, April 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the lobby of the Student Center to discuss the InterVarsity Urbana ’12 event.
Sponsored by InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Urbana is a tri-annual conference that for the past six decades has propelled thousands of people into short- and long-term service overseas. Urbana’s website states:
“Since InterVarsity started the Urbana Student Missions Conference in 1946, it has impacted over 250,000 people to devote their lives to God’s global mission. Urbana 12’s mission is to compel this generation to give their whole lives for God’s global mission. Participants are challenged by missions leaders, are able to speak with hundreds of missions organizations, get to attend an amazing selection of seminars and tracks and study the Bible inductively with other students listening for God’s call on their lives.”
Where: St. Louis, MO
When: Dec. 27-31, 2012
Who: college and seminary students, anyone interested in global missions
Price: $339 (by June 30, student price)
The conference will feature speakers from all over the world and will host over 250 missions organizations who will be available in the afternoons to recruit, pray with, and discussions missions with students.
Please see the website for more info:
Asbury Seminary students can contact Corrie at email@example.com if they’d like to know more (of if they would like to travel to Urbana with a group from Lexington).
Embrace UMC seminar series
Embrace UMC will be hosting a seminar series on relationships between the
church and the gay community:
Defeating Agendas: Reframing the Conversation about the Gay Community
Tuesdays at 7 p.m. – Embrace Church: 1015 N. Limestone St., Lexington
This is a four part series for pastoral care givers, students, and laypersons in traditional evangelical churches who want to build/sustain faithful relationships with the gay and lesbian community. The seminar will cover the following topics:
April 17: Presenting the Problem: Exploring the relationship between the church and the gay community
April 24: Building a Framework: Introducing paradigms for Christ-like engagement with the gay community
May 1: Moving Forward: Presenting info, tools, and strategies for creating and sustaining faithful relationships
May 8: Responding to Your Questions: Answering questions submitted at previous three sessions
Free transportation will be provided to students living in Wilmore, KY (contact firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot). For more information, go to loveboldly.net, facebook.com/2loveboldly, or email
Francis Asbury Society Spring Learning Opportunities
Mondays at 7 p.m., now through June 18, all are invited to a study of the book of Exodus led by Dr. John Oswalt, Visiting Distinguished Professor of Old Testament at Asbury Theological Seminary. This event is free, and the public is cordially invited.
All of these opportunities will take place at the FAS Ministry Center, 1580 Lexington Road, Wilmore. For more information, call 858.4222 or email email@example.com or visit www.francisasburysociety.com.
Messiah Ministries Opportunities
Fountain School of Spiritual Ministry – Level 1
Taught and led by Tommy & Sylvia Hays of Messiah Ministries
April 18-21, 2012
1 p.m. Wednesday – 5 p.m. Saturday
$150.00 for first time attendees; $40.00 for alumni of Level 1; free for all trained prayer ministers (partial scholarships available so all may attend)
Hosted at All Nations United Methodist Church (formerly Lexington UMC), 1075 Ashgrove Pike, Nicholasville, KY (still to be confirmed)
Register: www.Messiah-Ministries.org/calendar (LINK is on left side of page)
Questions? Call Marilyn at 859.317.1591 or DirectorMin@Messiah-Ministries.org
Health & Fitness
Asbury Seminary Group Fitness Schedule – APRIL 2012
Asbury Seminary Fitness will be offerring spots for personalized training in the Deep End and new cardio studios in the gym.
We at Asbury Seminary Fitness can help you meet your fitness goals for 2012. If you are interested please contact Jonas Hamilton at the Asbury Seminary Fitness email address or stop by the fitness office weekdays from 8 a.m.-noon.
Don’t forget to use a QR app on your mobile device to scan the banners around campus for the Asbury Seminary QR Code Experience or visit the website listed on each banner from any computer. Scan to connect often. The QR Code Experience changes throughout the year.