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  • Year of 2013

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    Thursday, January 17: Third Thursday - Evergreen Park

    Barracos (371 W. 95th Street Evergreen Park, IL 60805)- We’ve launched Third Thursday Gatherings around Chicagoland to offer you the opportunity to connect personally and professionally. There's no cover charge. The Office of Alumni Relations will host appetizers, and drinks are ala carte. www.CUChicago.edu/ThirdThursday.
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    Tuesday, January 22: MLK Celebration - Maggie Anderson Keynote

    Tuesday, January 22 7:00pm-8:30pm, Chapel of Our Lord Reception following the Ferguson Art Gallery Margarita Anderson and her family made history and dominated headlines as national media covered their real-life case study in self-help economics in the Black community. The Anderson family lived exclusively off Black business and talent, and bought only Black-made products for an entire year....
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    Wednesday, January 23: MLK Celebration - Rabbit- Proof Fence

    Wednesday, January 23 11:30am, Koehneke Community Center (KCC), Room 10 RABBIT-PROOF Fence -- featuring the Golden Globe-nominated score by Peter Gabriel -– is a powerful true story of hope and survival and has been met with international acclaim! At a time when it was Australian government policy to train aboriginal children as domestic workers and integrate them into white society, young...
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    Wednesday, January 23: MLK Celebration - Social Justice Fair

    Wednesday, January 22 12:00pm-2:00pm, Koehneke Community Center (KCC), Foyer
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    Wednesday, January 23: MLK Celebration - Service Fair

    Wednesday, January 23 3:00pm-6:00pm, Koehneke Community Center (KCC), Cougar Den
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    Thursday, January 24: MLK Celebration - First Generation

    Thursday, January 24 11:30am, Koehneke Community Center (KCC), Room 10 Narrated by Golden Globe nominee Blair Underwood, FIRST GENERATION tells the story of four high school students - an inner city athlete, a small town waitress, a Samoan warrior dancer, and the daughter of migrant field workers - who set out to break the cycle of poverty and bring hope to their families and communities by...
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    Thursday, January 24: MLK Celebration- Health & Wellness Fair

    Thursday, January 24 11:30am - 1:30pm Koehneke Community Center (KCC), Cougar Den
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    Friday, January 25: MLK Celebration - Rev. Dr. Dien Ashley Taylor

    Friday, January 25: Rev. Dr. Dien Ashley Taylor of Redeemer Luther Church, Bronx, NY will serve as guest pastor at the Concordia-Chicago chapel service. Taylor’s multicultural, multilingual and multigenerational congregation is a laboratory for future pastors and deaconesses who desire to learn about urban and multicultural ministry. The service will take place at 11 a.m. in the campus Chapel.
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    Sunday, January 27: Concordia Celebrates National Lutheran Schools Week

    Lutheran Schools throughout the United States will be celebrating National Lutheran School Week, January 27-February 2, 2013.
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    Monday, February 04: Black History 101 Mobile Museum

    Monday, February 4 9:00am-5:00pm Perfomance by Jessica Care Moore at 3:00pm Koehneke Community Center (KCC) Cougar Den
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    Monday, February 04: Mission Week at CUC

    Monday, Feb. 4—Friday, Feb. 8 Mission organizations will be in the KCC throughout the week. Visit their displays to learn more about God’s work!
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    Thursday, February 21: Third Thursday - Crystal Lake

    Duke's Alehouse & Kitchen (110 N Main St Crystal Lake, IL 60014) - We’ve launched Third Thursday Gatherings around Chicagoland to offer you the opportunity to connect personally and professionally. There's no cover charge. The Office of Alumni Relations will host appetizers, and drinks are ala carte. www.CUChicago.edu/ThirdThursday.
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    Thursday, March 21: Third Thursday - Grayslake

    Emil's Tavern On Cente (161 Center St Grayslake, IL 60030) - We’ve launched Third Thursday Gatherings around Chicagoland to offer you the opportunity to connect personally and professionally. There's no cover charge. The Office of Alumni Relations will host appetizers, and drinks are ala carte. www.CUChicago.edu/ThirdThursday.
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    Saturday, March 23: “The Week that Changed the World”

    “The Week that Changed the World”An apologetics seminar with Dr. Paul Maier Saturday, March 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Chapel of Our Lord, Concordia University Chicago
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    Thursday, April 18: Third Thursday - Napervile

    Quigley's Irish Pub (43. E Jefferson Naperville, IL) - We’ve launched Third Thursday Gatherings around Chicagoland to offer you the opportunity to connect personally and professionally. There's no cover charge. The Office of Alumni Relations will host appetizers, and drinks are ala carte. www.CUChicago.edu/ThirdThursday.
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    Sunday, April 21: Concordia Sunday

    Every year the Concordia University System Board of Directors designates one Sunday during the month of April for the congregations of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod to celebrate Concordia Sunday. Concordia Sunday is an opportunity to celebrate the ministries of our colleges and universities with the members of all LCMS congregations. Concordia University Chicago recently invited...
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    Thursday, May 16: Third Thursday- Forest Park

    Molly Malone's (7652 Madison Street Forest Park) - We’ve launched Third Thursday Gatherings around Chicagoland to offer you the opportunity to connect personally and professionally. There's no cover charge. The Office of Alumni Relations will host appetizers, and drinks are ala carte. www.CUChicago.edu/ThirdThursday.
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    Friday, May 17: Baccalaureate Worship

    On Friday, May 17th at 7:30p.m. Concordia University Chicago will gather in the Chapel of Our Lord as a Christian community for The Service of Praise and Consecration -- Baccalaureate Worship where we will give thanks to our Lord for all our students who are graduating.
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    Monday, July 01: LCMS National Youth Gathering

    Lutheran Church Missouri Synod youth and leaders gather from across the country in this five-day celebration. This year the National Youth Gathering takes place in San Antonio, TX. The theme for this year's gathering is "In Love(d)" and is centered on 1 John 4:9. Visit www.lcmsgathering.com for more information.
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    Wednesday, July 03: LCMS NYG Alumni Gathering

    Concordia will be hosting a special Alumni Gathering during the LCMS National Youth Gathering in San Antonio, TX for any alumni in attendance. The event takes place on the Wednesday of the week at Maria Mia Cantina in San Antonio from 3-6pm. Complimentary refreshments will be provided.
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    Sunday, July 07: Dallas Alumni Gathering

    A Dallas regional alumni gathering will take place Sunday July 7 at the Frisco Rough Riders - Dr. Pepper Ballpark (7300 Rough Riders Trl Frisco, TX 75034) for the Frisco Rough Riders v. NW Arkansas Naturals game. The gathering starts at 6pm. The event is $17.00 per person and includes game, food, beverages, and a souvenir. Visit www.CUChicago.edu/CUinTX for tickets and more information.
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    Saturday, July 20: LCMS National Convention

    The 65th Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod Convention takes place in St. Louis, MO Sat-Thurs July 20-25. The theme for this year's convention is "Baptized for this Moment" centered on the verses Acts 2:38-39. Concordia will have an exhibit booth at the convention from Sat-Tues July 20-23. Visit www.lcms.org/convention for convention registration and more information.
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    Tuesday, July 23: St. Louis Alumni Gathering

    Connect with St. Louis alumni during the week of the LCMS National Convention at the St. Louis Cardinals v. Philadelphia Phillies game! The game starts at 7:15pm at Busch Stadium. Tickets are $15 each. For more information visit www.CUChicago.edu/CUinMO.
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    Saturday, August 10: Fort Wayne Alumni Gathering

    Connect with Fort Wayne alumni at the Fort Wayne Tin Caps v. Dayton Dragons game on Saturday, August 10th! The game starts at 7:05 at Parkview Field. Please contact the Office of Alumni Relations for more information.
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    Wednesday, August 21: First Generation Student and Family Reception

    Attendees: Click here to register for the event
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    Wednesday, August 21: Service of Welcome and Induction

    Service of Welcome and Induction, Wednesday, August 21st , 4:00 p.m.-- all new students and their families are asked to attend. Students are officially inducted into the Concordia community.
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    Saturday, August 24: Golden Celebration 2013

    Plan today to return to campus this fall as we gather all Golden Alumni—whether celebrating 50, 60, 70 or more years since commencement at Golden Celebration 2013 Saturday & Sunday, August 24 & 25.
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    Sunday, August 25: Golden Alumni Morning Worship Service

    Golden Alumni Morning Worship Service, Sunday, August 25th, 10:00 a.m.
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    Sunday, August 25: Opening Service of 150th Academic Year

    Sunday, Aug. 25th, 4:00—5:30 p.m.. Opening Service This serves as the formal, festival opening service for the academic year. This year it also marks the beginning of our 150th celebration. If you missed Sunday's service, click on the link below to watch a video of the event: Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 ...
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    Monday, August 26: Opening Chapel Worship

    Opening Chapel, Monday, Aug. 26th, 11:00 a.m.
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    Friday, September 13: Holy Cross (observed)

    Holy Cross, Friday, Sept. 13th (observed), 11:00 a.m.
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    Sunday, September 29: Homecoming & Reunion Week

    This year is a great year for Concordia! We're celebrating 75 years of co-education and 100 years in our River Forest home! Homecoming week is Sun-Sun, Sept. 29-Oct. 6. Please join us for the events and festivities!
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    Monday, September 30: St. Michael and All Angels (observed)

    St. Michael and All Angels, Monday, Sept. 30th (observed), 11:00 a.m
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    Friday, October 04: Homecoming Chapel

    Homecoming Chapel, Friday, Oct. 4th , 11:00 a.m.
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    Sunday, October 06: Homecoming Morning Worship Service

    Homecoming Morning Worship Service, Sunday, Oct. 6th, 10:00 a.m.
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    Friday, October 11: Founder's Day

    Founders’ Day, Friday, Oct. 11th (observed), 11:00 a.m.—festival worship marking the founding of the University at River Forest.
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    Sunday, October 13: Bank of America Chicago Marathon Cheer Station

    Did you know, Concordia has a marathon team this year?! Cheer on the CUChicago Marathon Team of 50+ Concorida students, alumni, faculty, and friends at the offical cheer location for all fans and supporters.
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    Thursday, October 24: Lutheran Educators Convocation 2013

    The Lutheran Educators Association Convocation takes place Oct. 24-26 in Milwaukee, WI. Visit www.leaconvocation.org for more information.
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    Friday, October 25: Milwaukee Alumni Gathering

    Please join Concordia alumni for a regional alumni gathering in Milwaukee, WI during the LEA Convocation. The gathering takes place Fri. Oct. 25 at the Harley-Davidson Museum from 7-10pm.
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    Friday, November 01: All Saints' Day

    All Saints’ Day/ Commemoration of the Faithful Departed, Friday, Nov. 1st, 11:00 a.m.
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    Friday, November 15: Lost and Found Concert

    The Christian rock band, Lost and Found will perform on Friday, November 15 at 8:30 p.m. in the Chapel of our Lord. The concert is free and open to the public. Canned food donations will be collected at the door.
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    Friday, December 06: St. Nicholas Day

    St. Nicholas, Bishop of Myra, Friday, Dec. 6th, 11:00 a.m.
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    Tuesday, December 10: Staff Recognition Service

    Staff Recognition Service, Tuesday, Dec. 10th, 10:00 a.m. – giving thanks to God for our dedicated campus staff, marking significant years of service for individuals.
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    Friday, December 13: Baccalaureate Service

    Commencement weekend begins with the Baccalaureate Service in The Chapel of Our Lord on Friday, December 13.