As part of Ohio Christian University Homecoming & Family Day, the Trailblazer Celebration will take place on Saturday, Oct. 12. Alumni may recognize this event from previous years, formerly known as Legacy Chapel.
The service will begin with a time of worship by Ohio Christian’s Worship Collective and an address from Ohio Christian’s President, Dr. Jon Kulaga. The university will then recognize the Alumnus of the Year from the Traditional, Online, and Ministry programs. The event will conclude with a presentation about the Alumni Association.
The alumni awardees are listed below:
Brenda (Mason) Young ('74) - Traditional Alumna of the Year
She received her B.A. in Religious Education and Theology from Ohio Christian University and then went on to obtain her master’s from Asbury Theological Seminary. Brenda was honored for her skill in ministry and missions with an honorary Doctor of Divinity from the Center for Contemporary Christianity in Bangalore, India. Brenda currently serves as the Senior Pastor of Cornerstone Church in Akron, Ohio.
Anthony Wilson ('10) - Online Alumnus of the Year
He received his B.A. in Leadership and Ministry from Ohio Christian University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. Anthony went on to receive his master’s and a doctorate in Leadership. He has authored a book and currently serves as the Director of Safety and Security for the Columbus Metropolitan Library
Tim Moore ('04) - Ministry Alumnus of the Year
He received his B.A. in Leadership and Ministry from Ohio Christian University. Tim currently serves as the lead pastor of X Church, which he and his wife, Lorelei, founded in 2003 with two other families. His church of almost 1,400 seeks to create a culture that reaches people who are far from God or have never been to church before.
For parents of young children, the Teacher Education department is hosting a puppet show during the celebration. Parents can drop children off at 10 a.m. in the Detty Chapel for the performance.
The Trailblazer Celebration will kick-off at 10:30 a.m. in the Ministry & Performing Arts Center. Attendees can register for homecoming events at ohiochristian.edu/homecoming.
Homecoming will be a great family event with games on the lawn, free Buffalo Wild Wings, and alumni games. Cheer on returning and current players as the Women’s and Men’s basketball teams face-off against alumni. The games will take place on Saturday the 12th at 3:00 and 5:00pm respectively. Women’s Volleyball will also be playing at home against Carlow University at noon in the Maxwell Center.
Articles of Interest
Dr. Melvin Maxwell Graduates to Glory
Published: July 4, 2020
Alumni Spotlight: Zach Mason
Published: May 9, 2020
Trailblazer Baseball Hosts Local Student Battling Cancer
Published: April 8, 2020
Casey Coons Inducted Into Taylor University Hall of Fame
Published: October 16, 2019
Alumni Return to Play at Homecoming
Published: October 16, 2019
Archived Articles of Interest
Staff Profile: Paul Roberts, Director of Library Services
Published: November 1, 2018
AGS Alumna Testimonial: Sharon Sharpe’s Success
Published: October 11, 2018
27th Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament Extends Fine Tradition
Published: October 7, 2018
Alumnus Profile: Mike Holbrook Elected CCCU General Superintendent
Published: August 7, 2018
Former OCU President's Tribute to OCU Grad Dr. Stan Toler
Published: December 13, 2017