The King's College

Homecoming

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Invitation

Dear Alumni,

Any world-changing venture is only as strong as the community around it—and the backbone of the The King’s College community is its alumni. Your prayers and support encourage faculty and staff and inspire current students. And like any family, we want to see you!

So, please join us this fall in New York City for Homecoming Weekend. On Friday, November 4, we’ll gather in the new O’Keeffe Student Union at 6pm for a Welcome Reception. The New York City campus alumni are hosting a get-together over heavy appetizers and beverages. I’ll be there, along with members of the faculty and other alumni.

On the next day, Saturday, November 5, we’ll board a yacht at 14th Street in Hoboken, New Jersey for an afternoon excursion. Over lunch—during which you’ll be seated at tables by campus and graduation year—I’ll speak about the exciting work that God is doing at King’s. We’ll honor select classes and confer awards on outstanding King’s alumni. We’ll also hear from the Alumni Association and spend time fellowshipping on the Hudson River. Register below before August 31st for early-bird pricing.

I’d love to see you during Homecoming and hear about what God’s doing in our broader King’s community. Thank you for being a part of his work, and being part of our family.

All Joy and Courage,

Gregory Alan Thornbury, PhD.
President

Schedule

Friday, November 4

6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Alumni Welcome Reception | O’Keeffe Student Union  

New York City alumni will host a get-together full of fun and reconnecting with friends. Heavy appetizers and beverages will be served. 

Saturday, November 5

12:30 – 4:30 p.m. Yacht Excursion | Board the yacht at 14th Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030

Enjoy lunch and hear President Thornbury deliver an exciting update on new developments at The King’s College and what God is doing in our midst. The yacht will leave from Hoboken, NJ to make attendance more convenient for our Briarcliff and Northeastern alumni. Guests will be seated at tables by campus and graduation year. We will honor select classes and confer awards for outstanding King’s alumni. You will learn about the ongoing work of the Alumni Association on board the yacht as well. 

Directions

Ferry from NYC:
Join King’s staff at the West 39th Street Pier to ferry to Lincoln Harbor/Hoboken 14th Street, 1401 Frank Sinatra Drive Hoboken, NJ 07030, 800-533-3779. Tickets are $9.00.
Directions to Hoboken 14th Street:
From NJ Turnpike: NJ Turnpike to exit 16E follow signs to Lincoln Tunnel Route 495. Exit at Weehawken (last exit in NJ). At traffic ramp and continue south on Boulevard East. Make a left at 14th Street in Hoboken. Go straight for three lights and Constitution Court, Ferry terminal is approximately one block on the left.
Local:
Take Washington Street to the end and make a right onto 14th Street. Continue through the next traffic light and make a right onto Constitution Court. Ferry terminal is approximately one block on the left.

Register

Tickets are $10 for the Alumni Welcome Reception on Friday and $40 for the Yacht Excursion on Saturday if you purchase before August 31. Tickets increase to $60 on September 1.

Not able to come to New York City?

Those unable to join Homecoming in New York City are invited to watch the recorded version of President Thornbury’s State of the College address beginning Tuesday, November 8 at www.tkc.edu/stories. The video link will also be included in the alumni newsletter.

Accommodations

Reserve a room at the Holiday Inn – Financial District November 4 with a discounted rate of $159/nightly for single rooms and $179/nightly for double rooms. Rooms will be released and prices will increase to “Best Available” on October 1. Use Group Code: “KCH.”

For additional hotel options, please visit here.

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Contact

Contact events@tkc.edu or 212-659-7200 with questions about Homecoming.