May the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus. We continue to pray you are safe and well.
A huge welcome to the Class of 2020 graduates who are now officially part of our alumni family. This edition features lots of links to their stories and virtual celebrations; check out their accomplishments! God’s special protection and blessings to all of you.
In the midst of the turmoil and change caused by COVID-19, and with the civil protests and ongoing unrest in our nation and world, we come before the LORD and pray for peace, healing, and a unified path forward. President Ferry wrote an inspiring message to all Concordians (see story below), with the assurance that we “will be part of the change our communities seek.” Alumni are encouraged to be part of the change through sharing your ideas, resources, and prayers within our CUW community and wherever you live. Please send us an
if you would like to submit a special prayer request, or if you would enjoy receiving recommendations for further reading.
Our plans are to resume face-to-face instruction on campus this fall. Our students have already chosen the theme for our upcoming academic year, and it so perfectly speaks to our hearts:
God's Peace In A Troubled World
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I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart, I have overcome the world.”
May this verse be a reminder of the strength and certainty we have in our Go
Best wishes to you and your families this summer and always.