LSTC 2022 Homecoming

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

Alumni Week Schedule

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

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

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

11:15am Worship (hybrid): LSTC Augustana Chapel
Rev. Louise Britts, Presider; Rev. Jason Chesnut, Preacher
12:15pm The Alumni Board hosts the Alumni and Student Luncheon (in-person): One West (first floor west building)
1:45pm Connecting with JKM Library (in-person): Barry Hopkins, Emilie Pulver 2nd floor west wing
2:30pm Class 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
3:30pm Memories & stories of campus life: Bob Berridge, MDiv 1984 (in-person): Grand Hallway East
5:00pm All Alumni Reception: Alumni Board Hosts (in-person): The Grand Hallway West
6:15pm Class 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

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

6:00pm Awards 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
6:45pm Buffet Dinner (in-person): One West (first floor west building/JKM Library wing)


Contact us!

For more information or questions email: or call Jessica Houston, 773.256.0697

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