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Founder’s Week Alumni Activities


Thursday, February 3
10:00 a.m.

Speaker: Emanuel Padilla ’14 (Prerecorded)
Faculty Citation Award (Prerecorded)

Alumni Tour
2:00 p.m.

Class of 2011 10-Year Reunion (Live)
All-Alumni Event (Live)

Class Dinners

The Alumni Association extends a special Founder’s Week invitation to a punch reception for the classes of 1971/1972, 1981/1982, 1996/1997, and 2011/2012 followed by dinner with your class.

Please purchase tickets by January 21, 2022from the Alumni Association.

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Punch Reception

4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Reunion Dinners
Evening Session

7:00 p.m.

Evening SessionPresentation of Alumnus of the Year AwardSpeaker: Dr. David Jeremiah

9:00 p.m.

Reception for Alumnus of the Year/Class Reunions Ice Cream Social
Alumni Student Center Fellowship Hall

Reserved seating for the classes of 1971/1972, 1981/1982, 1996/1997, and 2011/2012 will be available until 6:45 p.m. in Torrey-Gray Auditorium.


Friday, February 4 – Alumni Day
Morning Sessions
9:30 a.m.

Speakers: Dr. Chris Rappazini '07, Second Speaker Announced November 18
Music: Announced December 30
Presentation of Faculty Citation Award

Annual Alumni Banquet
12:00 p.m.

Student Dining Room Tickets: $15 per person Please purchase tickets by January 21, 2021 from the Alumni Office.

Alumni Socials

2:30 p.m.

All-Alumni Dessert Social Highlighting ’57, ’62, ’67, ’77, ’87, ’92, ‘96, ’97, ’02, ’07, ‘11, ’12, and ’17 Alumni Student Center, 2nd floor
Class of 1971/72 (50th) Social ASC 1, Northfield Room
Class of 1981/82 (40th) Social Culby 1, Great Room
Open House

4:00 p.m.

Houghton/Culbertson (COVID policy permitting)
Shuttle to Evening Session

6:00 p.m.

Shuttle bus to The Moody Church for the evening session. The bus will depart from Wells and Institute Place.
Evening Session

7:00 p.m.

Speaker: Announced December 9
Music: Announced December 9
The Moody Church


Hotel Information

Our guests are invited to take advantage of discounted hotel rates. For reservations and parking rates, please contact the hotel directly and ask for the special Moody rate. You can book your rooms at these special rates between January 2 and February 1, 2022.

Sonesta ES Suites Chicago Downtown
(312) 943-9800201 E. Walton Place$99 Studio and $129 One Bedroom per night

Best Western River North
(312) 467-0800125 W. Ohio St.$85 per night

Hampton Inn & Suites Chicago-Downtown
(312) 832-033033 W. Illinois St.$85 King and $95 Double Queen per night

Hilton Chicago Magnificent Mile Suites
(312) 664-1100198 East Delaware Place$99 per night


Shuttle Information

For all sessions from Tuesday evening to Friday morning, a bus will loop between each hotel and Moody Bible Institute for 90 minutes prior to each session and 60 minutes after each session ends.

On Friday evening, a bus will loop between each hotel and Moody Bible Institute for 90 minutes before doors open at The Moody Church. Starting 60 minutes before doors open, four buses will transport guests from Moody’s campus to The Moody Church for the final session.

For 60 minutes after the final session, a bus will run from The Moody Church directly to each hotel. Four buses will also loop between The Moody Church and Moody’s campus.


Coffee and Fellowship

The Moody Alumni Office will be open each day during Founder’s Week from 8:00 a.m.—4:30 p.m. We invite you to stop by our office in Smith Hall and relax over a hot cup of coffee.

The Alumni Office is a good meeting place for your friends and family.

We are looking forward to all of the alumni activities during Founder’s Week 2022. We hope you will be able to join us.

Purchasing Tickets

Tickets for the Thursday Reunion Dinner and Friday Alumni Banquet are on sale through January 21, 2022.



Mail: Check payable to Moody Alumni Association, along with your name and address to Moody Alumni Association, 820 N LaSalle Blvd., Chicago, IL 60610

Phone: Call our office at (312) 329-4412

In-Person: Stop by the Alumni Office, Smith Hall, 1st floor

Tickets purchased before January 14 will be mailed. Tickets purchased after January 14 will be available to pick up at the check-in table when you arrive. Tickets will not be held without payment. All tickets must be purchased in advance and are nonrefundable.

Please purchase tickets by January 21, 2022.

Purchase tickets online at