Advent Home Has Graduation Ceremony June 23

Friday, June 14, 2013
Nate and Luke beam during their 2012 graduation from Advent Home. Recently, both were awarded college scholarships.
Nate and Luke beam during their 2012 graduation from Advent Home. Recently, both were awarded college scholarships.

Advent Home will host a graduation ceremony on June 23 at 9 a.m. at the Barbara Cox Learning Center on campus. 

Officials said these young men have grown; their classwork has improved; they are trimmer and healthier; and a lot of their anger and impulsive behavior have lessened. Three of the former students have been offered scholarships to Union College in Nebraska. 

Dr. Daniel Binus, psychiatrist, will speak on the beautiful side of restoration at the graduation ceremony.

For more information contact Barbara at 336-5052 x 223 or visit www.adventhome.org.

Here is the weekend program:

Friday, June 21, 7-8:30 p.m. Consecration Ceremony

Saturday, June 22, 9-10:30 a.m. Family Worship
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Counseling Support
2-4 p.m. Afternoon Program
4:30-6 p.m. Baptism Ceremony

Sunday, June 23, 9-11 a.m.   Family Worship 
10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.  Graduation Ceremony




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