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Alumni Week: October 10-13

Homecoming Days: October 12 & 13

Join us in-person, virtually or hybrid

Worship, Alumni Reception, Reunions/Gatherings, Mini-conference, Alumni Awards Celebration

Come to LSTC’s fourth annual Alumni Week and Homecoming festivities October 10-13! All are invited to come to campus or join virtually as we honor and celebrate years of ministry and service, reminisce and reconnect with classmates, learn what’s new at LSTC, and engage in special worship services and programs.

Invitation from Alumni Board President Michael Fick and Alumni Services Manager Jessica Houston


Tuesday, October 11, 2022 (all times are CST)

8:00am – 3:30pmLSTC Alumni Board Meeting (hybrid): The Common Room (350)
4:00pmLSTC’s Alumni Townhall: A Chat with President Nieman (Facebook Live & in-person)

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

11:15amWorship (hybrid): LSTC Augustana Chapel
Rev. Louise Britts, Presider; Rev. Jason Chesnut, Preacher
12:15pmThe Alumni Board hosts the Alumni and Student Luncheon (in-person): One West (first floor west building)
1:45pmConnecting with JKM Library (in-person): Barry Hopkins, Emilie Pulver 2nd floor west wing
2:30pmClass of 1972 Reunion Gathering – 50 Year Graduates (hybrid): Room 309
Class Host: Rev. Richard Meier

Class of 1982 Reunion Gathering – 40 Year Graduates (hybrid): Room 350
Class Hosts: Rev. Dr. Terri Driver-Bishop, Rev. Carolyn Fredriksen, & Rev. Kendra Nolde
3:30pmMemories & stories of campus life: Bob Berridge, MDiv 1984 (in-person): Grand Hallway East
5:00pmAll Alumni Reception: Alumni Board Hosts (in-person): The Grand Hallway West
6:15pmClass of 1977 Reunion Gathering – 45 Year Graduates (hybrid): Room 201
Hosts: Rev. Michel Clark & Rev. Dr. Richard Perry

Class of 1997 Reunion Gathering – 25 Year Graduates (hybrid)
On campus location: Room 202

Alumni Hangout hosted by the Alumni Board (hybrid): Room 208

Thursday, October 13, 2022

Conference: The Neuroscience of Implicit Bias Conference (all times are CST)
All events will be in the Augustana Chapel and offered via Zoom except for lunch

8:30amOpening Session
9:30amInterfaith Promises of Breaking Bias featuring Anu Gupta
11:15amWorship, Healing Service
12:00pmLunch: One West (first floor west building)
1:30pmThe Neural Basis of Bias and the Biological Consequences of Prejudice presented by Dr. Sade Spencer
2:15pmThe Neuroscience of Implicit Bias – What you don’t know, can hurt you presented by Dr. Tanea Reed
3:30pmPanel Discussion with Reed, Spencer, Dr. Scott Alexander – Catholic Theological Union, and Dr. Candace Kohli – LSTC. Moderated by Dr. Linda Thomas, LSTC.

6:00pmAwards Presentation (hybrid): LSTC Augustana Chapel

2022 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

  • Witness to the World: Jason Chesnut, MDiv 2010
  • Called to Lead: Francisco Javier Goitía Padilla, PhD 2014
  • Faithful Servant: Louis Britts, MDiv 2002
  • Lifetime Service: Herbert Anderson, MDiv 1962 Augustana Theological Seminary
6:45pmBuffet Dinner (in-person): One West (first floor west building/JKM Library wing)


Contact us!

For more information or questions email: advancement@lstc.edu or call Jessica Houston, 773.256.0697

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