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Subject: Trinity Christian College Alumni Newsletter--August 2, 2006

August 2, 2006

"For you know that it was not with perishable things such as silver or gold that you were redeemed from the empty way of life handed down to you from your forefathers, but with the precious blood of Christ, a lamb without blemish or defect. He was chosen before the creation of the world, but was revealed in these last times for your sake. Through him you believe in God, who raised him from the dead and glorified him, and so your faith and hope are in God." 1 Peter 1:18-21 NIV 



If you've been thinking about coming out to the first "Trinity Night" at the Chicago Fire game on Wednesday, August 16, act now before it's too late! This Friday is the last day to request tickets. Our evening will kick off with a tailgate party at 6 p.m. in the parking lot, before watching the Fire take on the Kansas City Wizards at 8 p.m. at Toyota Park. Cost is $15 for adults and $12 for children 11 years or younger; this includes a ticket for the game and all the food you can eat at the tailgate. Contact or call Kelly at 708.239.4854 by Friday, August 4 to hold your spot.



Mark your calendar now for the 21st annual TAC Golf Classic on Monday, August 21. Held at Calumet Country Club in Homewood, Illinois, for the third consecutive year, the event will begin with registration at 11 a.m., luncheon and auction at 11:30 a.m., and a shotgun start at 1 p.m. The outing will conclude with hors d'oeuvres and an awards ceremony in the clubhouse. All proceeds go toward athletics scholarships. To reserve a place for an individual golfer or a foursome, contact Dennis Harms at 708.239.4819 or e-mail



It's time for the Trinity Christian College fall alumni weekend! Mark your calendars for Saturday, September 30, and come to campus for alumni athletics games in four different sports and a free "Troll-gating" barbecue. Everyone is invited; bring your family and friends to come out and cheer on the Trolls. See our Website at for the entire schedule.


Check out these games: alumni baseball game, Trinity baseball field: 10 a.m.; alumni softball game, Trinity softball field: 10 a.m.; Varsity women's soccer vs. Northland Baptist (WI), stadium field: 12 p.m.; FREE "Troll-gating" barbecue, outside the stadium field: 12-2:30 p.m.; Men's soccer vs. Northland Baptist (WI), stadium field: 2 p.m.; Junior varsity women vs. alumni women's soccer game, Cheyenne field: 2:30 p.m.; alumni men's soccer game, Cheyenne field: 4:30 p.m.; alumni volleyball game, Mitchell Memorial Gymnasium: 5:30 p.m.; Volleyball vs. Concordia University (OR), Mitchell Memorial Gymnasium: 7 p.m.


In Loving Memory of Albertena Vander Weele

The Trinity Christian College family is grieving the loss of one of its own. Albertena Vander Weele passed away Wednesday, July 19, under hospice care with her family at her side. She was 54 years old. To read more, see our Web site at:




Have you ever thought about going to the Brazilian rain forest? Now is the time to make arrangements to join Trinity on this experience of a lifetime. Alumni and friends are invited to spend 12 days with Trinity students during this Interim trip, January 9-20, 2007, in spots like Rio de Janeiro, Iguaçu Falls, and the beaches of Uruguay. Cost is approximately $3,500 and includes round trip airfare, hotel accommodations, breakfast daily, bilingual tour guide and entrance fees to many sightseeing attractions. Contact Nancy Kwasteniet at 708.239.4765 or for more information.


Families needed to host Korean students

Have you always been intrigued by foreign cultures? Do you want to expand your family's international experience? Please prayerfully consider opening your home and hosting a Christian international student from Korea for the 2006-07 school year. Your family and lives will be truly blessed and enriched by this experience. Please contact John and Elaine De Jager, Partners in Learning Across Cultures, at 616.246.6302 or, or call your local Christian high school.



Conference and Events Coordinator

Trinity Christian College is seeking an interim Conference and Events Coordinator beginning August 2006. The responsibilities for this exciting position include, but are not limited to: working with a wide variety of constituent groups to assist in planning, organizing, and coordinating events held on campus (such as concerts, athletic events, and cultural productions); working closely with the Director of Marketing and Communications to identify and contact groups and individuals who may be interested in using the College's chapel and other campus facilities; actively seeking opportunities to build positive relationships and promote the use of campus facilities among civic, corporate, and Christian organizations. There will be a significant amount of interaction with the College's students, faculty, and staff members during the interim period, which includes the beginning of the fall semester. After the interim period of three months, this position may become a permanent, full-time position in the Marketing and Communications Department. A bachelor's degree is required and event planning/coordination experience is helpful. A sincere allegiance to the mission of the College and a personal faith and commitment to Jesus Christ is required.


Office Assistant - First Year Experience

Trinity Christian College is seeking to fill a one-year position as office assistant for the First Year Experience (FYE). Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: staff the FYE office approximately 20 hrs/week during the academic year, assist the director and coordinator with planning events such as Blueprints, Orientation, and Visit Days, provide clerical support in developing materials for FYE programs and for OPUS, organize and schedule FYE events, maintain student data bases, respond to information requests from students, parents and staff, coordinate work of student workers and mentors, and maintain a web site and other resources for parents. Ability to use computer application programs, organization skills, and a friendly, helpful attitude are required. Additional qualifications include a sincere allegiance to the mission of the college and a personal faith and commitment to Jesus Christ.  


Web Manager
Trinity Christian College
is seeking a full-time web manager to develop, organize, and maintain the College web site. Candidates should have knowledge of building multimedia enhanced and dynamic web sites. A bachelor's degree is required along with experience in web design, web programming and development, and knowledge of information systems. Additional qualifications include a sincere allegiance to the mission of the college; personal faith and commitment to Jesus Christ; excellent communication and organizational skills.


Trinity welcomes a response from diverse candidates. Find more information about these job openings and others online at


August 16 - Trinity Night at Chicago Fire game, Bridgeview, Illinois; 6 p.m. tailgate, 8 p.m. game

September 29-30 - Fall alumni weekend

For more information on upcoming events, please see our Web site at: 

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