President’s September Newsletter

Dear Friends,

As you know, Northern lost of one of our First Ladies this month. Gerry Myers died after a brief illness, surrounded by her loved ones. She now joins the Cloud of Witnesses along with her late husband and former Northern President Dr. Bill Myers.


SEVEN NEW STUDENTS BEGIN THE
B.A./M.DIV. PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM

In partnership with Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights, we are pleased to announce that seven new students have already begun a new program designed to lower student debt and graduate students who are ready for Pastoral Ministry. Jonathan “Pastah J” Brooks and Dr. Ingrid Faro are working with this program.


LIMITED SEATING STILL AVAILABLE FOR FOUNDER’S DAY
OCTOBER 11 AT THE LISLE CENTER

Register for lunch with guest speaker and Northern alumnus Dr. Derwin Gray.
Learn more about Derwin’s incredible story here.

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ANNUAL PREACHING FORUM
OCTOBER 11 AT THE LISLE CENTER

October 11, 2018
Lisle Center

New Kind of Preacher Forum will focus on the Preacher as Worshipper. Hear guest speakers. Registration is $40 for the day.

RSVP & REGISTER NOW

8:30am — Registration
9:00am – 11:15am — New Kind of Preacher Forum Session I (Fall Convocation at 10:30)
11:30am – 1:30pm — Founder’s Day Luncheon (meal included in registration fee)
1:30pm – 3:00pm — New Kind of Preacher Forum Session II
3:30pm – 5:00pm — New Kind of Preacher Forum Session III
5:00pm – 6:30pm — Dinner (meal included in registration fee)
6:30pm – 8:00pm — New Kind of Preacher Forum Session IV

 

SPEAKERS:
Bishop Ronald Godbee, Sr. Pastor of River Church in Durham, NC
Dr. Kim Neal, Evangelist, Harlem, NY
Dr. Harry White, Sr. Pastor, Watts Chapel Baptist Church, Raleigh, NC
Rev. Gail Rice, NKP Peer Group Leader, Chicago, IL
Dr. Kevin Cosby, Sr. Pastor of St. Steven Baptist Church & President of Simmons Bible College, Louisville, KY

FALL CONVOCATION AND FACULTY INSTALLATION
OCTOBER 11 AT 10:30 AM

A special part of Founders Day and the New Kind of Preacher Forum will be the installation of Dr. Ingrid Faro as Dean of Academic Affairs and Associate Professor of Old Testament and Dr. Dennis Edwards as Associate Professor of New Testament. Join us at 10:30 a.m. for the service in the Lisle Center. Bishop Ronald Godbee will be preaching.

No registration required


JUDSON, NORTHERN, AND THE GREAT RIVERS REGION ANNOUNCE PLANS FOR RESOURCE CONFERENCE
IN 2019

Church leaders at small and rural Baptist congregations in Illinois have a chance to be renewed and inspired for their ministry through the Resource Leadership Conference, a new event that will be held May 9-11.


Your friend,

William D. Shiell
President, Northern Seminary

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