Alumni Reunion Weekend Schedule

All events on BST's campus except the Banquet. Admission is to the ALUMNI WEEKEND EVENTS ONLY.

Transportation will be provided from the Waterfront Hotel to BST on both Friday, October 21 and Saturday, October 22. For the meeting spot and times, please visit our Travel & Transportation page.

For more information on parking and public transportation, please visit the Travel & Transportation portion of our website. There is a Cal football game on Saturday, October 22 - if driving, we strongly encourage participants to reserve parking in advance.

BST Campus Map

Thursday, October 20

3 – 6 PM

Open Campus
- Taco bar
- 3:30 pm Optional walking tour, meet in Hobart Lounge
- 4:30 pm Optional walking tour, meet in Hobart Lounge
- Open faculty office hours
- Visit a class

Class visit on BST's campus: White Supremacy and the Bible from 2 to 5pm with Rev. Dr. LeAnn Snow Flesher and Rev. Judge Wendell Griffen (located in Karpe Hall)

Class visit on BST's campus: Preach Environmental Justice from 7 to 9:40 pm with Rev. Dr. Sangyil (Sam) Park and Rev. Dr. Jackie Thompson, Pastor at Allen Temple Baptist church (located in Karpe Hall)

Friday, October 21

9 – 9:30 AM

Registration (continental breakfast) in Hobart Lounge

9:45 – 10:45 AM

Opening Chapel with guest Alumni preachers:
- Rev. Lauren Ng, class of 2005
- Rev. Bill McCready, class of 1993
- Min. LaDonna Harris, class of 2017, current D.Min candidate
-Worship leader: Rev. John Polite III, class of 1997

11 – 11:45 AM

BST: Empowering Leaders for 150 Years (Karpe Hall)
A multi-media presentation of BST’s impact over the last 150 years 

11:45 AM – 1 PM

Lunch and Q&A with BST President Rev. Dr. James E. Brenneman in Karpe Hall

1:15 – 2 PM

Workshop #1

Theological Reflections on the 1619 Project in Karpe Hall with
- Rev. Judge Wendell Griffen—Sixth Circuit Judge in Arkansas; Pastor New Millennium Church, Little Rock, AR
- Rev. Dr. LeAnn Snow Flesher—VP Academics, Dean of the Faculty, Professor of Biblical Interpretation

Workshop #2

Complication & Cultivation of Agency in US Immigrant Churches in the 4th Floor Lounge with
- Rev. Karen Yee, class of 1997
- Rev. Alejandro Gaete, Pastor Portola Baptist Church (San Francisco)
- Rev. Johnny Kashung, Pastor Northeast Indian Church
-Rev. Temesgen Desta, Pastor, Ethiopian Orthodox Church (San Jose) and current DMin candidate
- Rev. Dr. Marie Onwubuariri, class of 2004 & 2017 (facilitator)

2:15 – 3 PM

Workshop #3

Innovation in Ministry in Karpe Hall with
- Rev. Lauren Ng, class of 2005
- Rev. Bill McCready, class of 1993
- Rev. Stefan Olendrowicz, class of 2012
- Min. LaDonna Harris, class of 2017, current D.Min candidate (facilitator)

Workshop #4

Socialize with fellow alumni over coffee, tea, and cookies in Hobart Lounge

5:30 PM

Saturday, October 22

9:30 AM

Alumni Continental Breakfast in the 4th Floor Lounge 

Gather and reminisce with fellow Alumni over coffee and delicious breakfast items.

11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Farewell BBQ lunch & music

BST Student and Alumni Project Fair
- Rev. Dr. Curtis Price, class of 2000 & 2021
- Rev. Michael Smith, class of 2010
Rev. Paul Schneider, class of 2017 & current DMin candidate
-Rev. Dr. Allison Tanner, class of 2000
- Dr. Margareth Valui, class of 2021
Rev. Dr. Wung Valui, pastor at Santa Clara First Baptist Church
-Rev. Shavon Walker, class of 2021

BST Campus Map

If you sponsor at the Patron Level or above, you have access to the Alumni Weekend festivities. If you wish to attend the Alumni Reunion Weekend as a Presenting, Benefactor or Patron sponsor, please contact Melissa La Bouff at mlabouff@bst.edu or (510) 841-1905 x227.

Transportation will be provided from the Waterfront Hotel to BST on both Friday, October 21 and Saturday, October 22. For more information on parking and public transportation, please visit the Travel & Transportation portion of our website. There is a Cal football game on Saturday, October 22 - if driving, we strongly encourage participants to reserve parking in advance.

Questions? Please contact events@bst.edu.

Thank You to our Sponsors

Patron

Rev. Dr. James E. Brenneman & Dr. Terri J. Brenneman

Rev. Nathan and Mr. Jason Brittsan

Rev. Dr. Randolph T. Miller & Mrs. Leslie Ma Miller

Contributor

Dr. E. David Beaty

Dr. Keith Russell and Dr. Marian Ronan

Dr. David L. and Ms. Carol A. Wheeler

First Republic Bank

Gallagher Insurance

Lakeshore Avenue Baptist Church

Mount Calvary Baptist Church of Fairfield and Suisun City, CA

Supporter

Congresswoman Barbara Lee
T324

Moss Adams LLP
Varsity Technologies

Friend

Rev. Kathryn Choy-Wong

OneDigital
Rev. Dr. David Quiring