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Kick-off Concert with

Michael W. Smith

Thursday, September 30, 2021, 7:00PM

Multi-Platinum artist Michael W. Smith will be in concert at SAGU in Waxahachie, TX on Thursday, September 30th! During Michael’s storied career, he’s been honored with three Grammy Awards, 45 Dove Awards, an American Music Award and has sold more than 15 million albums. Limited tickets available.

Michael W. Smith

Alumni Chapel with alumnus

Jim Franklin

Friday, Oct. 1st at 10:15am

Since 1993, Pastor Jim Franklin has been the Senior Pastor of Cornerstone Church, a multi-ethnic congregation in downtown Fresno, CA. Under Pastor Franklin’s leadership, the church has grown to a weekly attendance of over 2000 congregants. Pastor Franklin is the founder of Cornerstone Community Care, a nonprofit organization that partners with local schools to help at-risk youth. He also pioneered Feeding Fresno, an outreach that has provided literally tons of food to needy families over the years. Along with leading a church, Pastor Franklin hosts a conservative talk show, “Jim Franklin LIVE.” Pastor Franklin attended SAGU from 1979 to 1982.

Jim Franklin

Alumni Lunch Party

Friday, Oct. 1st at noon

Come join us after chapel for our Alumni Lunch Party! Look for the big tent outside in front of Sheaffer! You’ll get to mingle with students and alumni while enjoying grilled burgers with all the sides.

Alumni Lunch Party

Celebration Banquet

Keynote Speaker: Jim Sundberg

Friday, Oct. 1st at 6:30pm

Join us Oct 1 for the Celebration Banquet with Keynote Speaker Jim “Sunny” Sundberg Texas Rangers HOF catcher. Jim won six consecutive Gold Glove Awards with the Rangers. He also won a World Series championship as a member of the Kansas City Royals. Jim’s personal mission is: “I will consider my earthly existence to have been wasted, unless I recall a loving family, a consistent investment in the lives of people, and an earnest attempt to serve the one and only God, who made me!”

President Bridges will also be sharing the exciting vision for the future of SAGU. We also will be honoring three distinguished SAGU Alumni. Distinguished Alumnus Service Award – Xernie Merrit, Distinguished Faculty Award – Dr. Tyrone Block, and PC Nelson Distinguished Alumnus Award – Terry & Irma Phipps

Celebration Banquet

SWA General Meeting and Brunch

Saturday, Oct. 2nd at 10:00am

Join us at our annual General Meeting during SAGU’s Homecoming, in the FLC Mundt Room as we celebrate our updated Legacy Brick Walk!

SWA Brunch

Affinity Reunions and Pregame Tailgate Party

Saturday, Oct. 2nd at 11am

Join the pregame festivities at our Tailgate party at Lumpkins Stadium. Various groups from past and present gather to reconnect in a fun-filled time of games and activities for all ages.

Affinity Reunions

Arkansas Baptist vs SAGU

Football Game

Saturday, Oct. 2nd at 2pm

Bring the Family out and cheer on the Lions as they host the Arkansas Baptist Buffaloes. There is no better way to wrap up Homecoming week than a Fall afternoon of SAGU football!

Football game
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