Last Thursday almost 200 people joined us for the annual President’s Dinner. The theme for the evening was “Celebrating God’s Blessing!” After dinner the program began with two songs by the Chorale.
The Calvary Chorale sang Kum Ba Yah.
Then we presented Hand in Hand Awards to Bill and Debi Keeney and Graham Union Church for their tremendous support of Calvary.
Bill Keeney (left) accepts the Hand in Hand Award from Randy Grimm.
Representatives of Graham Union Church
Dr. Cone announced two recent, huge blessings. First, we have 401 students enrolled in classes right now! Second, Calvary has been approved to offer a PhD in Bible and Theology launching in January 2019. Following Dr. Cone we heard testimonies from three students as well as reports about God’s blessings in the Athletic Department, Colorado Innovation Center, and Kansas City campus buildings.
Student Tori Stahr gave a testimony.
The evening concluded with the first performance of Calvary’s new music group, lux voces. We are thankful for each person who came to celebrate with us and for the students who served in various capacities throughout the event.
Coach Ashley Spicer, Paige Specht, Alyssa Splitter, Tasha Krahn, C.J. Lewallen, Kristen Jolly, Kaela Gingrich, Tori Stahr, Arianna Erixson, and Alyssa Krestan sang during the service.
Last Sunday our women’s volleyball team and Zeb Green, a member of the men’s basketball team, traveled to Graham Union Church in northwest Missouri to take part in the morning service. They were invited by Randy Grimm, Calvary’s Chief Operating Officer, who is also the pastor of the church. The team sang a few worship songs just like they do before and after their matches. Zeb and each of the ladies shared how they came to attend Calvary and what they like about the school. Though Graham Union Church is small in numbers, they are generous supporters of Calvary. For several years, they have provided scholarships for students, and they enjoy getting to meet students and hear how God is working.