Concordia University, St. Paul invites all Lutheran high school students and families to attend this special recruitment weekend in celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation!
Come visit our campus and see what life at Concordia is like. Events throughout the weekend will include:
Plan to join us for a special worship service at 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 29 at the Gangelhoff Center. It’s a once-in-500 years-experience!
There is no cost to register for the Destination 500 event. Families are responsible for their own travel, housing, and meals on Saturday and Sunday. Please see below for recommended hotel options.
|9:30am||Campus Welcome, Office of Admissions, Lutheran Memorial Center (LMC)|
|10:30am||Chapel, Graebner Memorial Chapel|
|11:00am||Welcome from President Ries, Graebner Memorial Chapel|
|11:30am||Lunch, Buenger Education Center (BEC)|
|3:30pm||Campus Tour, LMC|
|4:30pm||Free time for hotel check-in|
|7:15pm||Reformation Trivia Night (led by CSP church work students)|
|8:00am||Breakfast at the hotel|
|9:30am||Walk to Light Rail, meet at EM Pearson Theatre|
|10:30am||Reformation Art Exhibit, Thrivent Financial Headquarters in Minneapolis|
|11:30am- 5:30pm||Free time for family (Mall of America is accessible via light rail from Minneapolis)|
|5:30pm||Optional pizza dinner and conversation with CSP Campus Ministry Staff, Graebner Memorial Chapel|
|7:30pm||Luther by John Osborne, Tony-awarding winning play, EM Pearson Theatre
Discussion following led by CSP Theology faculty
|8:30am||Breakfast and check out of hotel|
|Reformation worship options at local congregations|
|12:00pm||Free time for lunch and fellowship
|1:00pm||CSP Women’s Soccer game, Seafoam Stadium|
|4:00pm||Festival Reformation Celebration, Gangelhoff Center
For this event, you are welcome to stay in any hotel of your choosing. Below are some options for you to consider that are located near campus.
The Historic Best Western Plus Como Park has reserved a block of rooms at a reduced rate ($109/night) for those attending Destination 500 from Friday, October 27-Sunday, October 29.
Reservations must be received no later than October 20, 2017 to secure the group rate.
1010 Bandana Blvd West
St. Paul, MN 55108