Trustees of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, will gather for their semiannual board meeting in the seminary’s Smith Center for Leadership Development, Oct. 16-17.

General sessions are open to the public and media, unless otherwise stated. Times of the general sessions are as follows:

* First General Session, Tuesday, 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Oct. 17.

* Second General Session, 2:00 p.m.-3:45 p.m., Oct. 17.

* Third General Session, 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Oct. 17.

Trustee sessions will extend to Wednesday, Oct. 18, as necessary. This fall, trustees are expected to elect new faculty members, a new vice president, and hear reports on improvements and growth at the seminary.

Chapel speakers scheduled for the week are:

Dr. Paige Patterson, president of Southwestern Seminary, Tues., Oct. 17.

Dr. Bobby Holt, seminary trustee and pastor of Vista Grande Baptist Church, Colorado Springs, Colo., Wed., Oct. 18.

Dr. William A. Dembski, Southwestern Seminary research professor of philosophy, Thurs., Oct. 18.

Chapel services are held in Truett Auditorium starting at 10:50 a.m., and are open to the public and media.

Directions to Southwestern Seminary: From I-35W, travel west on I-20 to James Avenue. Turn right on James Avenue and travel north approximately one mile. The Smith Center for Leadership Development is located on the southwest corner of James Avenue and West Boyce Avenue.

For more information, contact Mr. Jon Zellers, associate vice president for communications at 817.923.1921 ext. 4840, or email him at