Alumni Worship Collective

Friday, September 30, 2022, 7:00 PM

Nathan and Meredith Jones, along with other special guests will be showcasing our first-ever Alumni Worship Collective concert on Friday night! Each recording artists in their own right, attendees will be looking forward to a top tier worship experience that you won’t want to miss!

Celebration Banquet

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Mike Evans

Thurs, Sep 29th at 6:00 pm

Our 2022 Homecoming speaker is no stranger to SAGU. Distinguished Alumnus Dr. Mike Evans is an award-winning journalist who has served as a confidant to multiple Prime Ministers of Israel and leaders in the Middle East for more than two decades. He appeared on Good Morning America, Crossfire, Nightline, and the 700 Club. He appears frequently on Fox News, CNN, NBC, ABC, and CBS, and his insightful articles and perspectives on Israel and the Middle East have appeared in the WSJ, USA Today, Washington Times, Jerusalem Post, and other publications worldwide. Dr. Evans is considered one of the world’s leading experts on Israel and the Middle East, and he is one of the most sought-after speakers on the subject. President Bridges will also be sharing the exciting vision for the future of SAGU. We also will be honoring three distinguished SAGU Alumni, through the following awards: Distinguished Alumnus Service Award, the Distinguished Faculty Award, and the PC Nelson Distinguished Alumnus Award.

Alumni Chapel

Speaker: Alumni Association President Greg Thurstonson

Friday, September 30 at 10:15 am

Greg and Deena Thurstonson pioneered Dominion Church in the Spring of 1996 with a core group of 30 people. Today the church has over 700 congregants and is continuing to grow. After years of meeting in hotels and shopping centers in and around the Clear Lake area, the church now sits on a beautiful building on 30 acres of property in Dickinson, TX. Pastors Greg & Deena have over thirty-five years of ministerial experience. Greg graduated from Southwestern Assemblies of God University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Christian Education. In addition to being a full-time pastor, Greg is a board-certified, Faith-Based Counselor. He travels as a speaker to various conferences, camps, revivals, and retreats. He also serves as the President of the Alumni Association at his alma mater, Southwestern Assemblies of God University. His wife Deena is a gifted worship leader and has been sought out to lead worship at camps and conventions, including the South Texas District Council. They have been married over thirty-five years and have two beautiful daughters, Taylor and Morgan, and two grandchildren, Brooklyn and Colt.

Alumni Lunch Party

Friday, September 30th at 11:30 AM

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.

SWA General Meeting and Brunch

Friday, Sep 30th at 11:30 am

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

Pregame Tailgate Carnival & Entrepreneur Fair

Saturday, Oct. 1st at 11 am

Join the pregame festivities at our Tailgate Carnival at Lumpkins Stadium. Also taking place will be the 2nd Annual SAGU Entrepreneur Fair hosted by Career Development! Various groups from past and present will be gathering to reconnect in a fun-filled time of games and activities for all ages.

Affinity Reunions

Football Game

Saturday, Oct. 1st at 2 pm

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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