ESR Hosts Spring Prospective Student Open House



Prospective Student Open House

Friday, February 27, 2015


Have you ever felt a nudge to explore God’s call to ministry more fully?

We invite you to take another step on this journey with a visit to ESR!




Tour—Sample Classes—Worship—Learn about Programs and Financial Aid—Meet Students and Faculty

Plus, join us for the annual Spirituality Gathering on February 28!

Up to two free nights of accommodations will be provided for you and one guest. 

ESR will pay the registration fee for the Spirituality Gathering ( for each visitor attending the open house, should he or she wish to attend. (Guests accompanying visitors must pay their own registration fee should they wish to attend.)

For more information, contact Matt Hisrich, Director of Recruitment and Admissions, at (765) 983-1523 or email




8:00 am                Breakfast and Welcome

                                ESR Dining Room, ESR Center


8:20 am                 Opening Devotions

                                ESR Dining Room, ESR Center


8:30-9:30 am        Sample Class: Nancy Bowen

                                  Introduction to Old Testament Studies

                                  Trueblood Classroom, ESR Center


9:55-11:10 am      Sample Class: Steve Angell

                                   American Religious History

                                   Trueblood Classroom, ESR Center


11:20 am--Noon   Worship

                                  Quigg Worship Room, ESR Center


Noon                        Lunch with ESR faculty and students

                                  Faculty and student conversation – Contextual Theology in India

                                  Lonnie Valentine and others

                                 Dining Room, ESR Center


1:30–2:00 pm         Financing Seminary Education

                                    Tracy Crowe, Business Manager

                                   Conference Room, Barclay Center


2:00–3:00 pm          Alumni panel

                                   Conference Room, Barclay Center


3:15-4:00 pm          Campus Tour or Tea at Bethany

                                  Gathering Area, Bethany Building

                                  Leave from ESR/BTS Circle for Tour


4:00-4:30 pm          Curriculum Conversation

                                   Jay Marshall, Dean

                                  Conference Room, Barclay Center


4:30-5:00 pm          Worship Sharing

                                   Stephanie Crumley-Effinger, Director of Supervised Ministry

                                    Quigg Worship Room, ESR Center

Event Date: 
02/27/2015 - 8:00am - 5:00pm