Commencement Week

Graduates and their families are invited to join the CTS community at the following events leading up to Friday’s Commencement Ceremony:

Graduate Chapel & Community Lunch  |  May 10, 12:00 pm Chapel and 1:00 pm Lunch 

LIVE STREAMED – Join us for community worship and celebration of our 2017 graduates. Family and friends are welcome! After Chapel, stay for Community Lunch. CTS Community Lunch is free for students; for others, a donation of $5 is suggested.

Distinguished Alumni/ae Award Luncheon  |  May 11 at 12:00 pm
Alumni/ae and Faculty Reception  |  May 11 at 3:00 pm

Prior to Commencement, we will honor the recipients of the 2017 Distinguished Alumni/ae Award. The 2017 Luncheon is a CTS tradition where we invite graduates, their families, and members of the CTS community to gather together and celebrate the achievements of the graduates and the recipients of the Distinguished Alumni/ae Award.

We are proud to announce that Rev. Dr. Herman Haller (DMin 1984), Rev. Nathan Dannison (MDiv 2009) and The Honorable Emily C. Hewitt (DMin 2011) are our 2017 Distinguished Alumni/ae Award winners. All three have demonstrated that they are pillars within their communities and best reflect our message of love and tolerance. We are very excited to host them at this luncheon and hear them share their experience and wisdom.

  • 12:00 pm – Welcome
  • 12:45 pm – Award Presentation & Remarks
  • 1:00  pm – Lunch
  • 2:00 pm – Building Tours
  • 3:00 pm – Alumni/ae & Faculty Reception begins

2017 Graduates – FREE (but must register)
Adults (Luncheon Only) – $40
Adults (Luncheon and Reception) – $75
Children, 12 & under – $15
Registration is required. Full Table Packages are available. Click HERE to purchase your tickets. Or please call 773.896.2430 for more information.