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Schedule of Events

Click on links within the schedule to find out more about certain events.  If you would like to go to a different homecoming page, please use the links above.

When you arrive for Homecoming, please stop by the Welcome Center and check in.
 
Welcome Center Locations:
 
Friday, October 24, 2014:
The Merc (inside Campus Center), 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
College Church Lobby, 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
 
Saturday, October 25, 2014:
Big Tent (Pioneer Stadium Parking Lot), 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
 
Thursday |  Friday  |  Saturday  |  Sunday
 

THURSDAY – OCTOBER 23, 2014

6:00 PM Alumni Volleyball Game – Cook Center

FRIDAY – OCTOBER 24, 2014

7:30 AM Golf on your own – Heritage Golf Course (Olathe). Call 913.829.4653 for tee time. Cost: $41 (not included in Pioneer Pass).
10:00 AM Homecoming Chapel – College Church, Sanctuary. Homecoming Chapel Speaker – Dr. Lisa (Smith, '80) Clements, Colorado Office of Behavioral Health Director and 2014 Carry The Torch Award Winner.
11:30 AM Alumni Award Lunch - College Church, Garrett Chapel. Cost: $12 per person or Pioneer Pass.
12:00 PM Athletics Hall of Fame Banquet – Bell Center, Grand Lobby.  Cost is $35; not included in Pioneer Pass.  Click here to RSVP.
2:00 PM Meet and Sing – Bell Center, East Hall. With Dr. John Leavitt, Director of Choral Activities and Heritage Choir. Participate with the new Heritage Choir. Reception following.
3:00 PM Communiversity – Mabee Library.  Guest Lecturer – Dr. Lisa (Smith, '80) Clements, Colorado Office of Behavioral Health Director and 2014 Carry The Torch Award Winner.
4:00 - 6:00 PM The American Nurse - Santa Fe Commons, Room 202, 13536 Mur-Len, Olathe, KS. Presented by the MNU School of Nursing and Health Sciences. Cost is $10, which supports Chi Eta's Nursing Scholarship program and includes 1.5 CEU.
5:00 PM Track and Field Reception - 15013 W. 149th St., Olathe, KS 66062. Reception at Nate Wiens house for Track & Field/Cross Country Alumni.
7:00 PM Homecoming Concert – College Church, Sanctuary.  Featuring Rend Collective, Urban Rescue, Moriah Peters and Gareth Gilkeson.  Cost is $40 for deluxe tickets; $18 for general admission; $15 for groups of 10 or more; $12 for MNU students with MNU student I.D.; included in Pioneer Pass.
8:30 PM Young Alumni Late Night – Under the Big Tent in Pioneer Stadium parking lot. Coffee and gourmet caramel apples.
8:30 PM Buck Night – Under the Big Tent in Pioneer Stadium parking lot. Your buck buys a sample of each BBQ team's flavors. No RSVP needed. Bring your friends and your bucks.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2014

8 AM – 1 PM All-Day Celebration and Kids Zone – Under the Big Tent in Pioneer Stadium Parking Lot
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM Homecoming Bake-Off - Drop off your entry at the Welcome Center under the Big Tent
8:00 AM Pioneer 5K Fun Run – Check in at 7:30 AM under the Big Tent.  $15 entry fee (before Oct. 8), not included in Pioneer Pass.  $20 late entry fee.
8:00 AM Pancake Bonanza – Under the Big Tent.  Sponsored by Women’s Basketball.  Cost is $8 (adult); $4 (children 12 and under); included in Pioneer Pass.
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Nazarene Theological Seminary Alumni & Friends, with complimentary Scooters coffee
10:00 AM Class Reunions - Under the Big Tent.  Classes of 2009, 2004, 1999, 1994, 1989, 1984, 1979, 1974.  Kid's Zone activities and inflatables near the Big Tent.
10:00 AM – 12:30 PM Fifth Annual Pioneer BBQ Competition – Under the Big Tent
10:00 AM Alumni Softball Game - Williams Field
10:00 AM Alumni Baseball Game - Robbie Jones Field
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM People's Choice Pulled Pork Sampling - Under the Big Tent
11:00 AM Homecoming Bake-Off Awards Presentation - Under the Big Tent
11:-00 AM – 1:00 PM Tailgate Lunch and Alumni Gathering – Under the Big Tent.  BBQ Lunch is $10 for adults; $5 for children ages 4-9; included in Pioneer Pass.
12:30 PM BBQ Cook-Off Awards Presentation – Under the Big Tent
12:30 PM Pioneer Women’s Soccer Game – MNU Soccer Field.  Cost is $5 for adults or Pioneer Pass; $3 for students; children under 4 free.
2:00 PM Pioneer Football Game – Game located at ODAC.  Cost is $8 for adults or Pioneer Pass; $3 for students; children under 4 free
3:30 PM Pioneer Men's Soccer Game – MNU Soccer Field.  Cost is $5 for adults or Pioneer Pass; $3 for students; free with Pioneer Pass; children under 4 free.
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Comedy Clash Reunion - Smith Building, Room 200. Show at 9:06 PM.
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Women's Basketball Alumni Game - Cook Center
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM MNU School of Education Reception - Cook Center, Allega Room. Please RSVP to gkmurray@mnu.edu.
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Men's Basketball Alumni Game - Cook Center

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2014

8 AM – 9 AM  President’s Memorial Prayer Breakfast (A celebration of remembrances of those who passed away during the year) – Bell Center, Grand Lobby.  Cost is $10; included in Pioneer Pass.