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Seminary luncheons: June 11 in Indy

INDIANAPOLIS (BP)–The Southern Baptist Convention’s six seminaries will host luncheons for alumni and guests in conjunction with the Southern Baptist Convention’s June 10-11 annual meeting at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis.

GOLDEN GATE — Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary’s president, Jeff Iorg, will be the featured speaker at the seminary’s annual Alumni and Friends Luncheon at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 11, in Rooms 208-209 at the Indiana Convention Center.

Iorg’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, at $10 per person, can be ordered by calling 1-888-442-8709. Tickets also will be available at the seminary’s booth in the SBC exhibit hall.

MIDWESTERN — Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary will host its annual Alumni & Friends Luncheon at noon Wednesday, June 11, at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown, in Marriott Ballrooms 7, 8, 9, 10 on Level 2, across the street from the convention center.

MBTS President R. Philip Roberts will be the featured speaker. Information also will be shared about the seminary’s “Building for the Future!” capital campaign.

Tickets, at $20 per person, are available through Midwestern’s institutional advancement office, either by phone at 1-877-414-3720 toll-free or e-mail, [email protected] Reservations are required by Friday, June 6; please include complete names of all attendees and your contact information. Reserved tickets can be picked up at Midwestern’s booth in the SBC exhibit hall on Tuesday, June 10.

NEW ORLEANS –- New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary’s annual Alumni & Friends Luncheon will be a time to reconnect with friends and hear the latest news from campus.

The June 11 luncheon will be in the Indiana Convention Center’s Sagamore Ballrooms 5, 6 and 7 from noon to 2 p.m. following the Wednesday morning session of the SBC annual meeting.

NOBTS President Chuck Kelley will report on seminary activities over the past year and on new initiatives to be launched by the seminary during the coming year. Kelley also will present the seminary’s distinguished alumni awards.

Tickets — at $12 each before June 1, $15 after June 1 — are on sale by mail. 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. Tickets ordered from the office after June 1 may be picked up at the seminary’s booth in the exhibit hall.

SOUTHEASTERN — Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary President Daniel L. Akin will be the featured speaker at the 2008 National Alumni and Friends Luncheon, to be held at noon following the close of the convention’s morning session on Wednesday, June 11.

Akin will give an update on the seminary’s mission and lay out his vision for Southeastern’s future growth.

The luncheon will be held in the Indiana Convention Center’s Sagamore 4 Ballroom, Level 2. The cost is $20 and anyone is welcome to attend. Tickets can be purchased online through the seminary website at www.sebts.edu.

SOUTHERN — Southern Baptist Theological Seminary will hold its luncheon at the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention in Indianapolis at 12:30 p.m., June 11, in the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown, Ballrooms 1-5 on Level 2.

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

Tickets are $20 in advance or $24 at the door. Tickets may be obtained by calling 1-800-626-5525, ext. 4143. Credit cards, check or cash will be accepted.

SOUTHWESTERN — Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary’s National Alumni Luncheon will be at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 11, in Sagamore Ballrooms 1, 2 and 3 in the Indiana Convention Center.

Southwestern President Paige Patterson will present the seminary’s annual report and the 2008 distinguished alumni awards.

Tickets are $10 per person before June 1. They may be purchased online by going to http://community.swbts.edu and clicking on “Upcoming events”; by calling toll-free 1-877-GO SWBTS (467-9287); or by mailing a request to Southwestern’s Alumni Relations Office at P.O. Box 22480, Fort Worth, TX 76122-0480. Tickets after June 1 will be $15 per person and will be available for purchase at Southwestern’s booth in the exhibit hall.
Compiled by Baptist Press editor Art Toalston.

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