January 4, 2005

“Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.” James 1:2-8 NIV

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

TRINITY ALUMNI WELCOMED AT THE UNITED CENTER

The United Center will host the first Trinity Alumni Night to watch the Chicago Bulls take on the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday, January 25 at 7:30 p.m. Bring your family and friends and take advantage of the discounted ticket prices of $26, $21, and $18 (regularly $42, $32, and $26). For more information, contact the alumni office at 708.239.4854 or alumni@trnty.edu.

 

HOMECOMING 2005 WELCOMES ALUMNI BACK HOME

Homecoming 2005, February 4-5, is just around the corner and we’d love to see you back. This year, we will have special recognition for the classes of 1965, ’75, ’85, and ’95, but all alums are encouraged to come and celebrate. Call up your friends and tell them to meet you on campus. Check out the Homecoming Web page at tcc.trnty.edu/alumni/homecoming to see the schedule and register for events. Contact Kelly Triezenberg at 708.239.4854 or alumni@trnty.edu with any questions.

 

HOMECOMING FEATURES CHRIS RICE IN CONCERT

Trinity Christian College, Oak Lawn Toyota, and McGrath Lexus of Chicago and Westmont welcome former Dove Award Male Vocalist of the Year Chris Rice in concert on Saturday, February 5, 2005 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ozinga Chapel. Seats are reserved. Tickets are $10 and $12 in advance and $12 and $14 at the door, and are available through itickets.com or by calling Trinity’s concert line at 708.293.4599.  

 

ALUMNI NEWS

CALLING ALL ALUMNI—WE WANT YOUR STORIES

Do you know an alum with an interesting story? The alumni office is looking for alumni to profile on our Web site and feature in the TRINITY magazine. Their stories may be used to inspire other alumni, current students, or prospective students. You can submit a story by sending an e-mail to the alumni office at alumni@trnty.edu.

 

ALUMNI PROFILE

Jeff OTTO ’97—LEADING WORSHIP THROUGH MUSIC

As director of arts at Crossroads Community Church in Schererville, Indiana, Jeff Otto ’97 gives Trinity full credit for opening the door to his career path. Though he had no worship-leading experience before his first year at the College, he now plans and arranges all the vocal and instrumental music for worship at his church.

 

To read more about Otto and other alumni, see our Web site at http://tcc.trnty.edu/alumni/profiles/.

 

JOB OPENINGS

CONFERENCE AND EVENTS COORDINATOR OPENING

Trinity Christian College is seeking a full-time conference and events coordinator. The ideal candidate will be a detail-oriented team player with demonstrated ability in planning, organizing, and implementing events. Excellent oral and written communication skills are needed to interact successfully with people inside and outside the College, including the general public and representatives of external groups. The ability to handle multiple assignments concurrently and determine logistics associated with event coordination are key components of the candidate’s skill set; computer proficiency is essential. Negotiating skills and an understanding of budgeting are desired. Commitment to the College mission is expected.

 

For a detailed job description or to apply, please contact Larry Boer, Human Resources Manager, Trinity Christian College, 6601 W. College Drive, Palos Heights, Illinois 60463. Trinity welcomes diverse candidates.

 

SPORTS NEWS

Men’s Basketball Splits Results at Ashland Tourney 

The men’s basketball team spent part of their semester break in Ohio at the Ashland University AmeriHost Classic. Last week Wednesday, the Trolls took on two NCAA Division II teams in the tournament as they played Ashland in the first round and Lincoln Memorial University (TN) in the consolation game. The Trolls came up short against Ashland, losing 82-55, but were victorious against Lincoln Memorial, winning 58-55. The Trolls will now take their 5-11 record into the conference schedule. 

 

To read more about this year’s athletics teams, visit the Trolls online at: http://tcc.trnty.edu/athletics

 

SAVE THE DATE

January 25 – Trinity night at the United Center

February 4-5 – Homecoming 2005

February 5 – Chris Rice in concert, 7:30 p.m.

February 12 – Southwest Symphony Orchestra Concert, 8 p.m.

February 24 – Closing reception for Cecil McDonald photographs, 8 p.m.

For more information on any of these upcoming events, please see our Web site at: http://tcc.trnty.edu/new/index.html#upcoming

 

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