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Join us for Knox College’s 174th Convocation, May 9, 2018.

Our Convocation speaker will be Frank Yamada, executive director of the Association of Theological Schools (ATS)Can’t make it to Convocation in person? Watch the service via the live stream here.

 

Convocation Events

Wednesday, May 9, 2018  

 
 
10:00 a.m. Check-in (Rotunda) and fellowship
 
10:45 a.m. Graduates’ Lecture (Classroom 4) 
Leaving Christianity: Current Reality and Implications
 
Lecture by Stuart Macdonald,
 All are welcome. The event is free, but registration is required. Click here to register.
 
How has the Canadian religious landscape changed over the last seventy years? What do these changes mean for ministry in Canada today? What do we need to do differently? What changes might Christian churches need to make if they are to speak to contemporary society? In this Graduates’ Lecture, Professor Stuart Macdonald will explore these questions based on his findings in Leaving Christianity: Changing Allegiances in Canada since 1945. The book, written by Brian Clarke and Stuart Macdonald and published November 2017, offers a detailed and significantly different understanding of the religious reality of Canada today. 
 
 
 
12:30 p.m. Reunion Luncheon (Dining Hall) by invitation
 
A luncheon to honour our 2018 graduands and reunion guests from the 2008, 1993, 1978, 1968, 1963, 1958, and prior graduating years. 
 
-By invitation; RSVP required-  
 
 

3:00 p.m. Tour of Caven Library (for Reunion guests)

 
4:00 p.m. Tea with Principal Vissers (for Reunion guests)
 
 

7:30 p.m. CONVOCATION

in the Knox College Chapel 

Celebrating the graduation of Knox College Degree and Lay Education students.

Convocation address:

‘When the Holy Spirit Falls…’ 

By Frank M. Yamada, based on Acts 10:44-48

Learn more about Frank Yamada, Executive Director of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada.  

Reception to follow Convocation. All are welcome!

Can’t make it to Convocation in person? Watch via the live stream here.

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Beidy Casas Aragon receiving her Doctor of Ministry

 

 

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