Concordia University Ann Arbor is celebrating over 180 students as they graduate on May 4-5. Here is what you need to know about the weekend festivities.

Nursing Pinning Ceremony

Saturday, May 4, 2:00 p.m. | Chapel of the Holy Trinity

Baccalaureate Service

Sunday, May 5, 11:00 a.m. | Chapel of the Holy Trinity

Commencement Ceremony

Sunday, May 5, 2:00 p.m. | Field House | Tickets required

Commencement Speaker: Rev. David A. Davis

Rev. David A. Davis earned a BA from Concordia University Ann Arbor in 1979 and an MDiv from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1983. His other academic pursuits included classical studies at Washington University in St. Louis and Governance and Executive Training through the Pastoral Leadership Institute. Since his ordination, Rev. Davis has served as pastor of four different congregations, all in Michigan: St. Matthew, Spring Lake; St. Paul, Trenton; Immanuel, Grand Rapids; and St. Luke, Haslett/ Lansing. He currently serves as President of the Michigan District of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. Rev. Davis has served in various leadership positions in The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, planted congregations, developed multicultural ministry, led non-profit governance seminars, and developed mentoring processes. He also wrote leadership development materials and facilitated meetings and retreats. He has authored a book, Toward Significance: A Guide for Pastoring Well, and has a blog with the same name ( Rev. Davis and his wife Sallie have been married since 1980. They have four grown daughters, two granddaughters, and two grandsons.

Student Speaker: Molly Breitenbach

Molly will be receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree in Family Life Ministry.  She is from Adrian, MI. 

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