Giving To Concordia

Golden Celebration

Schedule of Events - Sunday, August 25*

Alumni Choir Rehearsal 9:00 a.m.
McCormick Recital Hall, Kretzmann

Alumni Lounge Open 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Alumni Room, KCC

Service of Praise & Thanksgiving 10:00 a.m.
Chapel of Our Lord

Rev. Dr. Jeff Leininger, Campus Pastor, leads morning worship with special music by students and alumni.

Golden Celebration Banquet Noon – 2:00 p.m.
Induction Photos immediately following
Oak Park/River Forest Room, KCC
Cost $25 per person

The noon gala features festive music and special induction of the newest Golden Alumni from the Class of 1963. Previously recognized members are encouraged to wear their Golden Alumni medallions for Sunday’s events.

Opening Service Robe Distribution 3:00 p.m.
Kretzmann Hall

All new and inducted Golden Alumni are invited to adorn golden robes and take a place of honor in the Opening Service academic procession.

Opening Service of 150th Academic Year 4:00 p.m.
Chapel of Our Lord

Reception immediately following service
Triangle Lawn, Center of Campus
For students arriving and returning, we open this historic year with significance and celebrate the service of President John F. Johnson. Seats will be reserved for both Golden Alumni processing and their guests. After the service, join the Concordia community for a music and refreshments at a toast for the coming celebration and to give thanks for Dr. Johnson.

*Schedule subject to change.