McPherson, Kansas - Central Christian College of Kansas is pleased to announce that Rev. Dr.…
McPherson, Kansas – Excitement is brewing as we prepare for the Central Christian College of Kansas Choir Reunion as well as the Hymn Sing and Dinner on Saturday, October 2nd during Homecoming 2021. It will be a busy time as we kick off that Saturday morning with the alumni choir rehearsal from 9:30 am – 10:30 am in Greer Auditorium. Former choir director, Tom Seaman, will lead the choir in rehearsing “River in Judea” arranged by Leavitt and one or two other gospel pieces, with the current music department chair, Dr. Brett Janssen (CC ’01) accompanying.
The choir will then join other alumni on campus for the weekend in Greer Auditorium at 1:00 pm for the Homecoming Celebration where they will perform as part of the program. The CCCK Concert Choir, directed by Dr. Brett Janssen, will also perform works including “How Can I Keep from Singing” by Gwyneth Walker, “Lux Aeterna” by Albrecht, and “A Psalm of Praise” by Joseph Martin. The Homecoming Celebration will conclude with the combined choirs singing the benediction, “The Lord Bless You and Keep You” before moving to a reception in the lobby of the Wesley Fine Arts Building.
The 1994 Central Christian Choir
The 2016 Central Christian Choir
After the class reunions that afternoon, the choir alumni will come together at the historic McPherson Opera House ballroom for the Hymn Sing and Dinner. Mr. Tom Seaman will be the MC for the evening as alumni enjoy a wonderful dinner together, visiting, singing hymns, and sharing memorable moments with past choir directors Mr. Tom Walker (via video), Mr. Dan Hibbett (via video), Mr. Tom Seaman, and accompanist Mrs. Carol Ruth Haddock. Hymns that may be included in the sing are Great is Thy Faithfulness, A Mighty Fortress is Our God, Blessed Assurance, Crown Him with Many Crowns, He Leadeth Me, Jesus Paid It All, The Solid Rock, and To God Be The Glory.
To register for the weekend as well as purchase a dinner ticket (cost is $10.00) for the Choir Reunion Hymn Sing and Dinner go to centralchristian.edu/homecoming. Dinner seating is limited, so reserve your place today!
ABOUT CENTRAL CHRISTIAN COLLEGE OF KANSAS
Central Christian College of Kansas is a regionally accredited institution offering undergraduate and graduate-level programs. Central strives to offer Christ-centered education for the whole person – heart, mind, soul, and strength. Its history dates back to 1884, and it is located in the friendly town of McPherson, Kansas. Central is a strategically small college that offers over forty areas of residential study and a thriving online program for non-traditional students. To learn more about Central go to centralchristian.edu/about. Visit the Foundation of Central Christian College to see what projects and events are coming up.