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A North American Baptist Seminary 2100 S. Summit Ave. . Sioux Falls, SD 57105 Sioux Falls, SD I Omaha, NE I Anywhere Online 800.440.6227 or 605.336.6588 spring/summer 2013 #SFSeminaryImpact . Sioux Falls Seminary pressing forward Presidential Search Update and Prayer Effort search opens The search for Sioux Falls Seminary’s next president is currently underway. At the end of June 2013, the Presidential Search Committee began seeking candidates and nominations for the position. Friends and alumni of Sioux Falls Seminary have been asked to consider their possible involvement in the process by joining the seminary community in prayer, nominating a potential candidate, or submitting an application. A presidential search document has been prepared and is available online at presidentialsearch. thanks each person who has been praying regularly for the search committee and shares the following prayer requests to be presented to God with thanksgiving: • Pray for members of the search committee as they begin to consider candidates and nominations; • Pray for President Hagan and his wife, Barbara, as they transition from the presidency to whatever ministry service God has in store for them next. In July, President Hagan began his last sabbatical leave with the seminary. A few months earlier than initially planned, the leave is providing him with necessary time for reflection and renewal before he explores other ministry opportunities. An Interim Oversight Team consisting of three local Board of Trustees members is working with the President’s Cabinet to lead the seminary in the immediate future. Lang said, “In his word, our Lord encourages us to pray: ‘Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you’ (Matthew 7:7). Please join us in our call to prayer and share this information far and wide with as many people as the Lord lays upon your heart.” prayer effort next steps We ask that you join us in prayer as we search for the future leader of Sioux Falls Seminary. Everyone is invited to pray earnestly about the choice of the seminary’s next president. Alumna Lenore Lang is leading the prayer effort for the seminary community. She Sioux Falls Seminary impact 14 impact Reflections on Serving God Faithful to the Task In September, the search committee will begin the process of evaluating candidates and nominations. To receive future search briefings and other seminary news, sign up for e-mail updates on our website at Spring/Summer 13

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