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Founder’s Week Alumni Reunion

Founder’s Week Alumni Reunion

February 7–8, 2019

Join us for alumni events at Founder’s Week—the oldest and largest free Bible conference in the world. You’ll hear today’s foremost Christian leaders and worship with refreshing musical artists. Catch a fresh vision for making God’s Word the center of your life!


Most of all, you’ll reconnect with alumni friends as you participate in the events on Thursday, February 7, and Friday, February 8. Don’t forget—this year, Alumni Day has changed to Friday!


Order your tickets today! Tickets for the Thursday Reunion Dinner and Friday Alumni Banquet are on sale through January 23, 2019.

Order Tickets Online

Other ways to order tickets:

  • Email:
  • Mail: Check payable to Moody Alumni Association, along with your name and address to Moody Alumni Association, 820 N. LaSalle Blvd., Chicago, IL 60610
  • Phone: Call our office at (312) 329-4412
  • In Person: Stop by the Alumni Office, Smith Hall 1st floor

Don’t forget! Purchase your tickets by January 23, 2019.



Thursday, February 7

1:00–4:00 p.m.

Check-in at the Alumni Student Center, The Commons

2:00 p.m.

Alumni tour meets by the D. L. Moody Museum Smith Hall, 1st floor

3:00–4:00 p.m.

Punch Reception for Class Reunion Dinners

4:00–6:00 p.m.

Class Reunion Dinner

The Alumni Association extends a special Founder’s Week invitation to the classes of 1969, 1979, 1994, and 2009 to a punch reception followed by dinner just for you and your class. Please purchase tickets by January 23, 2019 from the Alumni Office.

7:00 p.m.

Evening session at The Moody Church with speaker Mike Fabarez ’85

Reserved seating for the class of 1969, 1979, 1994, and 2009 will be available until 6:45 p.m. at The Moody Church.

After session

Root Beer Social for alumni celebrating a 50th, 40th, 25th and 10th reunions, following the evening session at The Moody Church.


Friday, February 8: Alumni Day

9:30 a.m.

Morning session in Torrey-Gray Auditorium with speaker Michael Rydelnik ’77

10:45 a.m.

Morning session in Torrey-Gray Auditorium with presentation of Faculty Citation Award and speaker Aaron Damiani ’01


Annual Alumni Banquet in the Student Dining Room. Tickets are $15 per person; please purchase tickets by January 23, 2019 from the Alumni Office

2:30 p.m.

All-Alumni Coffee and Dessert Social in the Alumni Student Center, 2nd floor, highlighting ’54, ’59, ’64, ’74, ’84, ’89, ’94, ’99, ’04, ’09, and ’14

Class of 1969 (50th) Social in the Great Room, Culby 1

Class of 1979 (40th) Social in the Northfield Room

6:00 p.m.

Shuttle bus to The Moody Church for the evening session. The bus will depart from Wells and Institute Place

7:00 p.m.

Evening session at The Moody Church with presentation of Alumnus of the Year Award, speaker Mark Jobe ’84, and music by Steven Curtis Chapman

9:00 p.m.

Reception for Alumnus of the Year at The Moody Church Welcome Center



Discounted Hotel Rates are available if you plan early—choose from Best Western River North (125 W. Ohio St.), Freehand Hotel (19 E. Ohio St.), Hampton Inn & Suites (33 W. Illinois St.), or Residence Inn by Marriott (201 E. Walton Place). Please contact the hotel directly and ask for the special Moody rate.  Visit for more detailed hotel information.

Shuttle Busses will run between these hotels and The Moody Church beginning on Monday evening at 6:00 p.m. Buses will run from these selected hotels to campus for the daytime sessions Tuesday through Friday. Buses will run from campus to The Moody Church for the evening session and will return to the hotel following the evening session.

Coffee and fellowship at the Moody Alumni Office, open each day during Founder’s Week from 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. We invite you to stop by our office in Smith Hall and relax over a cup of hot coffee.