Giving To Concordia

Golden Celebration

Schedule of Events - Saturday, August 24*

Registration 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Main Lobby, Koehneke Community Center (KCC)
$15 per person/$25 per couple

Golden Alumni Lounge 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Alumni Room, KCC
In the spirit of Campus Corner, meet up with classmates, enjoy refreshments or take a break from festivities.

Alumni Choir Rehearsal 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. 
McCormick Recital Hall, Kretzmann
Dr. Charles Brown prepares alumni to share special music in Sunday morning’s worship service. Please indicate voicing during registration.

The Personal Impact of Charitable Planning 
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. OR 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. NEW AFTERNOON TIME
Rugland Room, KCC
Learn benefits of planned giving, an opportunity to impact your family and Concordia while conserving taxes and costs.

Campus Tours 10:30 a.m. OR 3:30 p.m. NEW AFTERNOON TIME
Lobby, KCC
Whether your first or 50th time on campus, take the opportunity to visit old haunts and to discover new favorites.

State of the University Luncheon – NOON
Oak Park/River Forest Room, KCC
Join classmates for a leisurely lunch including a presentation of University highlights for the coming year. 

Celebrating in Song 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. NEW TIME
Chapel of Our Lord 
Dr. Steve Wente ’75, MCM ’76 hosts a hymn sing that includes a first look at the 150th hymn commissioning by Drs. Carl Schalk HS ’48, ’52 and David Rogner ’82.


Worship Service & Reception in Honor of
Paul Boumann '39 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Grace Lutheran Church, River Forest
The friends and family of Paul Boumann '39 will be celebrating his 95th birthday. Alumni and friends who studied under Paul may wish to participate in the festivities.
Evening Devotions 6:00 p.m.
Pillars Veranda, Addison Hall 
Current students join Golden Alumni at the Pillars for a short worship to honor all that He has provided.

Class Gatherings 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. 
Locations Announced at Registration 
$10 per person 
Classmates, spouses and friends gather on campus for a reception with light snacks and beverages. The evening includes a class photo of reunion attendees.  Groups celebrating include:
  • High School & Classes of 1957 and Earlier
  • Classes of 1958 - 1962
  • Class of 1963

*Schedule subject to change.