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via Janet Johnson, Director of Career Services/Convocations

STUDENTS: Just a reminder that we will be hosting a second YEARBOOK PHOTO session Tuesday, September 18th, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM in the McGaw Library. Please take the opportunity to have your photo taken to receive your convocation credit.

ALL: There will be three separate convocations this week in celebration of Religious Emphasis Week. Below is a copy of the program and activities for the week.

Religious Emphasis Week
September 16 – 22, 2012

“Play to Win”

Wade Hopkins

Wade Hopkins

Guest Speaker: Wade Hopkins, Vice President of Field Ministry for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes – Southwest region

Speaker Bio:

Mr. Hopkins has served with FCA for more than 14 years and previously worked as FCA’s Greater Houston Multi-Area Director. He’s also established 10 local area offices and hired 14 field staff to serve the Greater Houston area for the cause. Hopkins was a standout football player at Southwest Baptist University and was a two-time All-American. He was inducted into the SBU Sports Hall of Fame in 2000.

After graduating, Hopkins played two seasons with the Winnipeg Bluebombers in the Canadian Football League and spent two years trying to break in with the NFL’s Houston Oilers and New England Patriots. He currently runs competitively and competes in Masters Track.

Today, Mr. Hopkins uses his past experiences to outreach to others and share the good news of God’s love. He often shares his journey from small-college wide receiver to the ranks of the National Football League. He speaks about how others have influenced his life and strengthened his belief. Mr. Hopkins and his wife, Julie, reside in The Woodlands, Texas, with their three daughters, Grace Ann, Bethany Gayle and Bonnie.


Events for the Week

Convocation programs (3 separate programs):
Location: Campbell Arts Center

Dates and Times of Convocations:

Tuesday, Sept. 18 at 7:30 PM Music provided by BCM & Sola Gratia.
Thursday, Sept. 20 at 1:00 PM 
Thursday, Sept. 20 at 7:30 PM Music provided by BCM & Sola Gratia.

Athletics Meeting: Campbell Arts Center / Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 3:00 PM

June Buchanan School Sessions:
Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 12:30 – 1:00 PM in Mrs. Hammonds’s 4th – 5th Classroom
1:00 – 1:30 PM in Mr. Brace’s Classroom “The ATTIC”

Other events:
Monday @ 10:00 PM Miss Irma’s Café – Sola Gratia: Prayers
Tuesday @ 9:00 PM Music Office – Sola Gratia: The Commands
Wednesday @ 11:45 AM Prayer at the Pole – Baptist Collegiate Ministries
Wednesday @ 8:00 PM Hindman Student Ministries (HSM) – Hindman
Thursday @ 9:30 PM Music Office – Sola Gratia: Basic Discipleship
Friday @ 8:00 PM REA – Movie Night – Baptist Collegiate Ministries will be showing Courageous.
Sunday @ 9:00 PM Miss Irma’s Café – Sola Gratia: New Testament Book of Acts

We hope everyone will join us as we observe this important week!