Alumni Worship Collective

Thursday, September 29, 2022, 7:00 PM

An exciting Homecoming 2022 is within sight, and we are kicking it off at the end of this month with our first-ever Alumni Worship Collective Concert on Thursday, September 29th at 7:00 PM! Organized and led by our very own Meredith and Nathan Jones, the concert will involve alumni recording artists and worship leaders coming together for an incredible worship experience, featuring Clayton Brooks, Rachel Hunter, Ross Fishburn, Kendrick Williams, Eddie Perkins, Pedro Olorza, Mason Grimes, Jordan Combs & more! You won’t want to miss!

Alumni Worship

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.

Greg Thurstonson

Celebration Banquet

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jerry Nance

Friday, Sep 30th at 6:00 pm

Our 2022 Homecoming Celebration Banquet will feature a Q&A session with SAGU Head Football Coach Greg Ellis, our Alumni Awards Ceremony, and our Keynote Speaker, Dr. Jerry Nance. For over 31 years, Dr. Nance has worked with Teen Challenge in various leadership roles and currently serves as Executive Chairman of the Board of Global Teen Challenge, after stepping down as President/CEO in 2017. Join us FRIDAY NIGHT for an evening of fellowship, fine dining and a sharing of vision that will leave you enriched!

Dr. Jerry Nance
Dr. Jerry Nance

Alumni Lunch Party

Friday, September 30th at 11:30 AM

Come join us after chapel for our Alumni Lunch Party! You’ll get to mingle with students and alumni while enjoying grilled burgers with all the sides.

Celebration Banquet

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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