2014 Graduation Events


The annual commencement ceremony will take place Friday, May 2, 2014 at James River Church in Ozark, Missouri. 2014 will be a special event, as it marks the first ceremony following consolidation.

President Robert H. Spence will be giving the commencement address, his final act in his fortieth year as president. Spence will also be awarding Evangel diplomas. Dr. Gary Denbow will be awarding diplomas to those students who transitioned from Central Bible College and are earning a CBC diploma.

For everyone at Evangel, commencement is the culmination of all we do. We look forward to welcoming the families and visitors who will join us to watch their students reach the distinction of “Evangel graduate.”

Pre-order your Commencement DVD
Baccalaureate and Commencement will be live-streamed (link available day of events)

Full Schedule of Events

Event Time Location Information
Required Practice for traditional undergraduate students (see below for adult and graduate students) Wednesday, April 30, 4 p.m. Evangel Chapel
  • Required Practice for Baccalaureate & Commencement
Adult and Graduate Studies Baccalaureate Wednesday, April 30, 7 p.m. Evangel Chapel
  • For Graduates and Families
  • Line up at 6:40 p.m.
  • Wear cap and gown.
Adult and Graduate Studies Reception Wednesday, April 30, immediately following Baccalaureate Crusader Hall
  • For Graduates and Families
Parent’s Brunch Thursday, May 1, 10:30 a.m. Crusader Hall
Baccalaureate, Awards, and Honors Day for undergraduates Thursday, May 1, 3 p.m. Evangel Chapel
  • Line up at 2:45 p.m.
  • Wear Cap & Gown
President’s Reception Thursday, May 1, Immediately following Baccalaureate Crusader Hall
  • For Graduates and Families
Commencement Friday, May 2, 9:30 a.m. James River Church 
Ozark, MO
  • Line up at 9:00 a.m. in the 2nd Floor overlooking the Atrium/Commons area.
  • Please allow at least 45 minutes to travel from Evangel to James River Church.
  • Open Seating for families.
  • Doors to the Sanctuary open at 8:00 a.m.

Note: Remember, Caps and Gowns are distributed by the Bookstore for undergraduate students and by the Adult and Graduate Studies offices for adult and graduate students.


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