May 8, 2017 – Commencement and Alumni Day

Monday, May 8 Schedule:

8:45am – Opening Worship and Senior Blessing for DL and DMin students, friends and family (Mulder Chapel)

11:45am – Registration & Reunion lunches for the Class of 1967 and the Class of 1977 (Semelink Hall)

1:30pm – Alumni Forum Lecture: We are sorry, but due to a family emergency, Dr. Miroslav Volf will not be coming to Holland and giving the afternoon lecture or the commencement address.

2:45pm – Class of 2017 group photo (steps of Mulder Chapel, outside)

3:00pm – “A Look at Western’s Future” – Hear an update about the seminary’s capital campaign and building project coming soon. (Mulder Chapel)

3:15pm – Commencement Rehearsal (Dimnent Chapel of Hope College)

5:00pm – Alumni/ae Dinner (The Commons). Contact Tamara for reservations at 616-392-8555, x109.

7:30pm – 141st Commencement (Dimnent Chapel of Hope College) with Commencement Speaker Dr. Fred L. Johnson III. Doors open at 6:45. No tickets necessary.

Commencement is followed by a receiving line on the lawn between Dimnent Chapel and the seminary, and there is a reception in the seminary atrium.