150th Year of Celebration to Begin with Commencement Services in May

150th Year of Celebration to Begin with Commencement Services in May

April 16, 2008

Sioux Falls Seminary is in its 150th year of ministry. To honor this historic event, a year of celebration will begin on Saturday, May 24, 2008, with the seminary's 150th Commencement Service at Central Baptist Church in Sioux Falls at 2:00 p.m.

The year of celebration will continue throughout the 2008-2009 academic year and conclude with an all-school reunion on Tuesday, July 14, 2009, leading up to the NAB Triennial Conference.

Other events planned for the year of celebration, which has been themed "Celebrating God's Faithfulness: 150 Years of Equipping Servant Leaders," include:

� Publishing of a Sioux Falls Seminary sesquicentennial cookbook,
� Offering a series of Founder�s Chapels that will take place throughout the 2008-2009 academic year,
� Welcoming Sioux Falls Seminary alumni from the academic field to teach the offerings for January Term 2009,
� Providing hard hat tours of the new campus to seminary friends and community members in the spring of 2009,
� Hosting an all-school reunion and open house for the new seminary campus in July 2009, and
� Dedicating the new campus with the seminary Board of Trustees in October 2009.