The King’s University is proud to celebrate the achievements of the Class of 2017 as part of our annual Graduation Convocation ceremony. Join our faculty, staff and graduating students Saturday April 29, 2017 at Mill Woods Assembly. The ceremony begins at 2:00pm followed by an open reception in the church gymnasium, hosted by Alumni Relations. Please keep in mind that seating is limited for this public event as this will be our largest graduating class to date.
The King’s Bookstore will be on site with a variety of greeting cards and gifts for purchase. The Bookstore is pleased to offer a selection of degree frames to proudly display parchments. You can also surprise your graduating student with a bouquets of flowers on their big day. Parents and other guests are welcome to pre-order through our Convocation Flower Service or purchase bouquets at the ceremony.
Date: Saturday April 29, 2017
Time: 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: Mill Woods Assembly (2225 66 St NW, Edmonton, AB)
Theme: “Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms. If anyone speaks, they should do so as one who speaks the very words of God. If anyone serves, they should do so with the strength God provides, so that in all things God may be praised through Jesus Christ. To him be the glory and the power for ever and ever. Amen.” 1 Peter 4:10-11 (NIV)
Graduation Speaker: Rev. Roy Berkenbosch
Valedictorian: Courtney Streu
Student Litany: Amy Michnik, Olamide Oladoyin and Elizabeth Zee
Seating: Sections will be reserved for graduating students, staff, faculty and presenters. General seating in remainder of the auditorium will be available on a first-come, first-served basis at 1:30pm. Graduates are encouraged to limit their invitations to 5-6 guests per student due to the size of the venue.
Live Stream: Convocation will be streamed here during the event.
Note to Graduating Students: In order to participate in convocation, students must have submitted a successful graduation application by February 28 and attend the mandatory rehearsal at 11:45am prior to the ceremony. Visit registry.kingsu.ca/graduationconvocation or the Student Registration and Finance Office for all questions related to graduation applications, photography, and degree parchments.