This Thursday, October 20, at 7 p.m. (CST), students, faculty, staff and administrators will gather for the second "Together In Prayer" gathering to pray for God's guidance upon the consolidation of Central Bible College, Evangel University and the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary. The prayer gathering will be held in the E. S. Williams Chapel on the campus of Central Bible College and will be live streamed via AGTV.
Segments of the evening's worship and prayer time will be led by Dr. Gary Denbow, president of CBC; Doug Jenkins, associate professor of Fine Arts and Communications at CBC; Dr. Byron Klaus, president of AGTS; and Dr. Robert Spence, president of EU.
Prayers will be led by Dr. Glenn Bernet, vice president for academic affairs at EU; Dr. David Arnett, academic dean at CBC; Dr. Steven Lim, academic dean at AGTS; Dr. Marilyn Abplanalp, vice president of faculty and student relations for the Alliance for AG Higher Education; and by students Alli Fontaine, EU; Josiah Smith, CBC; and Abbie Schimenti, AGTS.
Strategic areas of prayer will include God's continued guidance upon the Consolidation Steering Committee, the overall leading of the Holy Spirit, course programs with strong spiritual and academic balance, issues important to accreditation, open and honest dialogue and formation of strong bonds among students, faculty, staff and administrators of the three schools.