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Wednesday, March 29, 2006

ANTS Student E-News - Wednesday, March 29, 2006

In this message:

- Extreme Makeover: Sturtevant
- Thanks from the Admissions Office
- SA Meeting Anouncement
- BTI Newsletter Available
- Opportunity for Baptist Students and Baptist Ministers
- Awakening the Dreamer Symposium
- The Splendor of Creation: A Biblical Ecology
- Andover Newton Community Art Show

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Extreme Makeover: Sturtevant
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Saturday, April 22
10:00 - 4:00

Visitors to Sturtevant have probably been struck by an unavoidable reality: our student lounge needs a spring cleaning! The Men's Fellowship, The UCC Fellowship, the Ecology Ministry, the Film and TV Fellowship, and the Student Association have joined together in a drive to refresh and rejuvenate our cluttered and untidy Student Lounge. We would like to invite all interested students, Fellowships, and Student Organizations to join us for a work day on April 22. We will clean the upholstery, vacuum the carpets, wash tables, organize books, and tag broken furniture for removal. We also seek donations to make the Student Lounge a more pleasant and effective leisure area. Possible items include:

* Board Games
* Furniture (clean and in useable condition)
* A "new" TV with working input jacks
* Paintings or photos for the walls
* Donations for the Food Pantry
* A small refrigerator
* A portable or tabletop stereo
* Lamps
* Any other good ideas!

The student lounge is a vital fixture of our beautiful campus and an important space for study and socializing. We hope you'll join us to help make it a better!

For More Information contact: Jason Alspaugh JAlspaugh@ants.edu

“It will be fantastic!” * Rose Tyler

“We will be transformed” * Paul Tarsus

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Thanks from the Admissions Office
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Thanks to everyone who helped with the Conference on Ministries this past weekend. Your time and energy were greatly appreciated as we welcomed over 60 people to campus, filling Appleton-Chase and Farwell Halls with those who came from a distance! We had good weather and spirit, and have received very positive feedback from our guests. You were all part of that and we thank you for your extra efforts at such a busy time.
Peg, Darrick and Alex

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SA Meeting Anouncement
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When: April 4th
Time: 12 Noon
Location: Upper Noyes

Please submitt all agenda items to Lella Baker (lbaker@ants.edu) by noon on 4/2.

*******this meeting will include a discussion and vote regarding a potential change in how we vote in the upcoming student association elections **********

please note the following dates for sa meetings for the rest of the academic year:

4/4
4/18
5/2

thanks,
lella baker
for the 2005 - 2006 sa executive board

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BTI Newsletter Available
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The March 28, 2006 issues of the BTI Newsletter and back issues are now available on-line at:
http://www.bostontheological.org/publications/weekly_newsletter.htm

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OPPORTUNITY FOR BAPTIST STUDENTS AND BAPTIST MINISTERS IN THE AREA - Thursday, March 30
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Hazel Roper, the regional rep for the American Baptist Churches Ministers and Missionaries Benefit Board will be speaking with the Baptist Polity class from 9-12 on March 30, and then hosting a lunch for interested American Baptist students. The topics covered in the class meeting will be negotiating with a church, salary and benefit considerations, financial planning, retirement and medical insurance planning. The class session and the lunch are open to any Baptist students or area Baptist clergy who may not be in the class. If you are not in the class, please contact Mark Heim if you plan to attend the lunch. You can come to the class session unannounced.

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Awakening the Dreamer Symposium - Saturday, April 1
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Saturday, April 1, 2006
8:30am-4:00pm
First Parish Church
349 Boston Post Rd
Weston, MA
Admission: $60 per person w/Lunch included
(deep discounts for students available upon request)
“Bringing forth an environmentally sustainable, spiritually fulfilling and socially just human presence on the planet.” This event is sponsored by First Parish Church in Weston, MA and co-sponsored by the Ecology Ministry at Andover-Newton Theological School. For more information, please contact the Ecology Ministry at ccabrera@ants.edu OR visit directly www.pachamama.org / e-mail journeys@firstparishweston.org.

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The Splendor of Creation: A Biblical Ecology - Sunday, April 2
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Lecture and Book Signing with Ellen Bernstein

Sunday, April 2, 2006
7:00 p.m.
Berenson Hall, Hebrew College

Join us for an evening with Ellen Bernstein, critically acclaimed author of The Splendor of Creation: A Biblical Ecology ( Pilgrim Press, 2005) as she bridges the gap between science and religion through a personal meditation on Genesis.

Free and open to the public, but reservations are required.
To reserve your seat, please visit hebrewcollege.edu/bernstein.

This event is cosponsored by Hebrew College and Andover Newton Theological School.

More info: http://www.ants.edu/community/events/2006/040206bernstein.pdf

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Andover Newton Community Art Show: April 17- May 20
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What? When? Where? Why?
How do I participate?

The Andover Newton Community Art Show
(Students/Faculty/Staff/Friends/Relatives)
April 17, 2006- Graduation (May 20, 2006)
Reception TBA
All art forms invited to celebrate
Creation and Creativity!

How to submit visual art (on or before Friday, April 7):

1. See Joy in the cafe and hand her your piece(s)

2. Bring your art to the Meetinghouse
(open Monday-Friday 8am-6pm) and follow the directions on the sign in the entry

3. Email Joy (joyful_i_am@yahoo.com) and set up a time to deliver your art.

Support the Arts at ANTS by participating in this opportunity!

ANTS E-news
Karen Brockney
617-964-1100 ext. 225
kbrockney@ants.edu