Commencement Weekend 2014

Friday, April 25

Rehearsal
1:30 – 3 p.m. in Lehman Auditorium

Baccalaureate
7:30 p.m. in Martin Chapel. Graduating seniors will share testimonies which highlight the class theme of “Taking root, branching out, bearing fruit.” There will be a reception for seminary graduates, their relatives and friends immediately following Baccalaureate in the seminary fellowship area.

Saturday, April 26

Brunch
9 – 11 a.m. in the gathering area outside Martin Chapel – seminary graduating seniors, faculty, staff and spouses are invited to attend

Commencement
2:30 p.m. in Lehman Auditorium – seminary graduates should meet in the Recital Hall of Lehman Auditorium at 1:50 p.m. for a class picture.

“Conectados en el Cuerpo de Cristo/ Connected to the Body of Christ” Commencement address- Elizabeth Soto Albrecht, Moderator of MC USA and Coordinator of Field Education at Lancaster Theological Seminary.

President’s Reception
9 – 10:30 p.m. in the University Commons, second floor corridor following the undergraduate Baccalaureate service. Seminary graduates, their relatives and friends are welcome to attend.

Special notes for seminary graduates:

  • All graduates are assessed a $60 graduation fee
  • Diplomas cannot be released until all academic requirements have been met and the student account has a zero balance
  • If you are not able to attend commencement, please contact the Seminary Dean’s Office two weeks prior to the event

Address Changes
A Seminary Graduate Information Form will be distributed near the end of the academic year. You will be asked to enter the address at which you can be reached after you graduate. Please fill in as much as you are able at the time.

All alumni are highly encouraged to let the alumni office know of any change of address whenever they move thereafter, by emailing or calling (540) 432-4294.