Time: 3:00 p.m. Cake/coffee/punch reception to follow.
Location: New Life Lutheran Church, 249 N. Bolingbrook Dr. (IL 53), Bolingbrook, IL—Pr. Rakel Evenson, host (Those traveling on I-55, take exit 247 and go north; traveling on I-355, take the Boughton Rd. exit and go west, then turn south on Bolingbrook Dr./IL 53.)
Preacher: Bp. Jeffrey Clements, Northern Illinois Synod
Affirmation of Baptism: Bp. Wayne Miller, Metro Chicago Synod
2017 graduates should arrive by 1:30 p.m. for rehearsal, instructions, and pictures.
Participants in the service (readers, assistants, etc.) and blessors should arrive by 2:00 p.m.
Previous graduates of the diakonia program and rostered clergy and deacons are welcome to robe and process (the color for the day will be red). Please arrive by 2:30 and ask for the robbing area.