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Homecoming 2019

Friday, August 23, 7.00 PM-Saturday, August 24, 9.00 PM

Class of 2008 honour year reunion at Homecoming 2017

Welcome to Homecoming, the largest Avondale Alumni event of the year

Homecoming is the largest Avondale Alumni event of the year. All alumni and friends of Avondale, and their families, from all years and classes are welcome. The heart of Homecoming: the honour year reunions.

If you studied or worked at Avondale in 1949, 1959, 1969, 1979, 1989, 1999 or 2009, 2019 is your honour year.

Register to attend Homecoming 2019 by purchasing a Homecoming Pass.

REGISTER!

Program

Friday, August 23, 2019
Registration
4-7 pm, Avondale College Seventh-day Adventist Church
Park in the P1 car park. See Lake Macquarie campus map.

Dinner
5.15-6.15 pm, Cafeteria (Lake Macquarie campus)
$20 or prepaid.

Opening Reception
7 pm, Ella Hughes Chapel
Includes: Presentation of citations for the 1949, 1959, 1969, 1979 and 1989 honour years; live music from alumni; and light refreshments.

Saturday, August 24, 2019
Registration
9-11 am, Avondale College Seventh-day Adventist Church
Park in the P1 car park. See Lake Macquarie campus map.

Sabbath school
Chapel Class
9.30 am, Dean’s Room, Andre Hall
Adult Bible Study Guide study and mission focus. 20 seats.
Children’s Ministries
9.30 am, Children’s Courtyard, Avondale College Seventh-day Adventist Church
Beginners (0-3 years), Kindergarten (3 years-Kindergarten), Primary (Years 1-3) and Junior (Years 4-6).
Collective Youth
9.30 am, Cafe Rejuve
NU2 Small Group
9.30 am, NU2, Nursing Building
Bible-based discussion and mission and prayer focus. 10 seats
Parents of young children
9.30 am, Children’s Courtyard, Avondale College Seventh-day Adventist Church
Teens
9.30 am, Ella Hughes Chapel
W109
9.30 am, W109, Ellen G White Memorial Building
In-depth Bible study. 20 seats.
E14
9.40 am, E14, Education Building
Lively discussion of the Adult Bible Study Guide in which ideas can be aired and questions asked freely. 10 seats.

Worship service
11 am, Avondale College Seventh-day Adventist Church
Features: Sermon by Associate Professor Daniel Reynaud (1979), Associate Professor of History, School of Humanities and Creative Arts, Avondale College of Higher Education; Avondale Singers and Avondale Symphony Orchestra. Includes: Presentation of the Alumna, Alumnus and Young Alumnus of the Year awards and citations for all the Homecoming honour years. Hosts: Avondale Alumni; Avondale College Seventh-day Adventist Church; and Avondale Conservatorium.

Lunch
12.30-2 pm, Cafeteria (Lake Macquarie campus)
$25 or prepaid. Note: Lunch on Saturday is included when you register to attend Homecoming 2019 by purchasing a Homecoming Pass.

Class of 1949 Honour Year Reunion
2.30 pm
Open to all 1940s alumni. Includes: Afternoon tea.

Class of 1959 Honour Year Reunion
2.30 pm, Family Room, Avondale College Seventh-day Adventist Church
Open to all 1950s alumni. Includes: Afternoon tea. Host: Pr Harold Harker (1959).

Class of 1969 Honour Year Reunion
2.30 pm, Ella Hughes Chapel
Open to all 1960s alumni. Includes: Afternoon tea. Host: Helen Schulz (1969).

Class of 1979 Honour Year Reunion
2.30 pm, College Hall
Open to all 1970s alumni. Includes: Afternoon tea. Host: Associate Professor Daniel Reynaud (1979).

Class of 1989 Honour Year Reunion
2.30 pm, Foyer, Administration Building
Open to all 1980s alumni. Includes: Afternoon tea.

Class of 1999 Honour Year Reunion
2.30 pm, Cafe Rejuve
Open to all 1990s alumni. Includes: Afternoon tea. Host: Jane Hill (1999).

Class of 2009 Honour Year Reunion
2.30 pm, Cafe Rejuve
Open to all 2000s alumni. Includes: Afternoon tea.

Dinner
5.15-6.15 pm, Cafeteria (Lake Macquarie campus)
$20 or prepaid.

Concert: Hymns and Songs of Praise
7-9 pm, Avondale College Seventh-day Adventist Church
A celebration of hymn and song singing with Dr Lyell Heise (1969) and the Institute of Worship as part of the 2019 Avondale Concert Series. Hosts: Avondale Alumni. $25 (Single), $30 (Double), $50 (Family—Two adults and any number of children aged 17 years and under).

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Details

Start:
Friday, August 23, 7.00 PM
End:
Saturday, August 24, 9.00 PM
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Venue

Avondale College of Higher Education
582 Freemans Dr
Cooranbong, NSW 2265 Australia
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Phone:
+61 2 4980 2222

Organizer

Avondale Alumni
Email:
alumni@avondale.edu.au
Website:
http://www.avondale.edu.au/alumni