8-Week Course Registration, Job Openings, Mission Trips and More

| Jun 1, 2021

"This Week on the Hill" is a weekly roundup of campus news, announcements, and events from Southwestern Seminary and Scarborough College.


8-Week Course Registration

Registration is now open for summer 8-week courses. Take advantage of this opportunity to complete two courses before the fall semester starts. To register for an 8-week course, click the button below and select "Summer A" or "Summer B". To see a complete list of courses being offered this summer visit swbts.edu/register

Mission Trip Opportunities

The World Missions Center has several opportunities for you to serve during fall break this year. Check out the mission trips being offered below. For any questions regarding either of these trips, you can contact the World Missions Center at wmc@swbts.edu. 

Salt Lake City, Utah
Members of the team will spend 8 days on the ground inside the most non-Christian state in the United states and will experience first-hand missions in the three most non-Cristian metropolitan regions in the United States.
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Nairobi, Kenya
On this trip we will be working with the IMB's Nairobi Urban Team to engage Nairobi with the gospel. We will be sharing the gospel and following up with those with whom we share.
Read more.

Discount Opportunity: Doctoral Studies

At Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary we are training doctors for the church. A professional doctorate equips students to be an expert practitioner in the field of ministry. With eleven concentrations, targeted ministry coaching, and with a rich fellowship of pastors and ministry leaders, your professional doctoral experience is like no other. For those called to this next level of ministry training, we want to invite you to begin your application now for Fall 2021.

Submit your application by Friday, June 11 and receive a $500 discount on your down payment if you register and pay by July 1 to begin this Fall. Our program leaders would love to connect with you to answer any questions you may have, so reach out to us at dmin@swbts.edu or dedmin@swbts.edu.

SWBTS at SBC Annual Meeting

Earn class credit while you attend the Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee, on June 13-16. 

Taught by Research Professor of Church History Gregory A. Wills, Baptist History course, “Southern Baptists,” provides a history of the founding and development of Southern Baptist church life. Basic organizational principles and characteristic functions of the Southern Baptist Convention will be addressed in this study as well as the role of associations and state conventions.

The only course meetings are in Nashville. Students are required to be there from Monday morning at 9am (for a class meeting) until the convention finishes its final Wednesday session. Students must register either as messengers or guests at the SBC annual meeting website.

Visit swbts.edu/register to sign up for Southern Baptists: BPTST-4853-NSH (3 credits).

While you're in Nashville, add the following events to your itinerary:

  1. SWBTS Alumni and Friends Luncheon: You're invited to the Alumni & Friends Luncheon on Wednesday, June 16, immediately following the morning session of the annual meeting. This gathering of alumni and friends of SWBTS will feature updates from Seminary Hill, a report from President Adam W. Greenway, and presentations of the 2021 Distinguished Alumni awards. Register here.
  2. Crossover Nashville: Invest a week of your summer doing evangelism. Join the SWBTS and Scarborough College Crossover team as we engage Nashville with the Gospel before the SBC Annual Meeting. The cost of participating in Crossover Nashville is fully covered and class credit is available. Email wmc@swbts.edu for more information or to register.
  3. RevTalk: Lostness in the United States and the Role of Replanting & Revitalization: The Center for Church Revitalization is hosting a RevTalk on Sunday, June 13, from 2-5pm. Make plans to join us for this event at FBC Donelson in Nashville. Register now!

Receptionist | Office of Strategic Initiatives

The Office of Strategic Initiatives is offering an opportunity to work as a Receptionist for the Vice President/Chief of Staff assisting with basic administrative tasks in order to ensure the efficient operation of the Office of the President as it serves institutional and external constituencies. This position will be available on a temporary basis, for approximately 8-10 weeks on a part time schedule. Please visit swbts.edu/hr for more information about this position and others and to begin an application.

Join us in welcoming our new team members:

  • Stephen Feind - - Electrician in Facilities
  • Victor Alba Rubio - HVAC Technician in Facilities
  • Samuel Bunnell - Recruiting Coordinator in Institutional Advancement