Giving To Concordia


Golden Celebration

Schedule of Events - Sunday, August 23*

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

Alumni Lounge Open 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Rugland 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. Concordia's communion policy can be viewed on the event information page here.

University Bookstore Open 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Lower Level, KCC

Golden Celebration Banquet Noon - 2:00 p.m. (included)
Oak Park/River Forest Room, KCC
The noon gala features festive music and special induction of the newest Golden Alumni from the Class of 1965. Previously recognized members are encouraged to wear their Golden Alumni medallions for Sunday’s events.

Induction Photos immediately following (KCC steps)

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.

Advanced Service Seating for Golden Guests 3:15 - 3:30 p.m.

Opening Service of 152nd Academic Year 4:00 p.m.
Chapel of Our Lord

Welcome Festivities immediately following service
Triangle Lawn, Center of Campus


*Schedule subject to change.