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Celebration week draws hundreds to campus

Reunions, new connections, and even fireworks highlighted BBC&S' annual "Celebration on the Summit," a special week-long event that included alumni and homecoming events and the annual Bible Conference.

Running from October 3-8, the 2011 lineup included popular features, such as Friday night fireworks and a return visit by 321 Improv Comedy, as well as the three-mile Family Fun Run on Saturday morning and four class reunions.

See pictures from the week here.

BBC&SA Special Weekend
Friday also included special recognition and awards during Alumni Connections and a special Alumni Meet & Greet event.

Read more about honored Alumni here.

Saturday mixed the best of homecoming with reunions, connections, and more. Activities also included traditional tent setups, with student residence halls and organizations offering a mix of food and beverage tables.

Defenders and Lady Defenders soccer and volleyball games included special recognition of parents. The presentation of the Homecoming Court took place in the evening along with a special concert by RiSE, BBC's student worship team.


A Powerful Week
"The Greatest Preacher's Greatest Sermon" was the theme for this year's Bible Conference focusing on the Sermon on the Mount. Sessions ran across the week at various times.

This special weeklong look into Jesus' words enabled those in attendance to rediscover truths that can be applied to their life as they serve and lead others. Featured speakers included Stephen Davey, Senior Pastor of Colonial Baptist Church in Cary, NC, and Don Shirk, Senior Pastor at Grace Baptist Church in Batavia, NY. They were joined by BBC&S President Jim Jeffery, and Vice President and Provost Dr. Jim Lytle.

Listen to Bible Conference messages here.

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Posted on: 10/10/2011 12:41:26 PM