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MVNU Chapel


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1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Family Weekend

For parents, grandparents, and siblings

  • Parents Breakfast, $5 per person, in Foster Hall (Ariel Arena)
  • Meals in the Dining Commons (prices vary per meal)
  • OAKtoberfest, $5, Oakwood Lawn

October 13-15, 2017

Family Weekend is an opportunity for families of MVNU students to experience the rich variety of activities on campus and in Knox County.

Come and get a taste of what your daughter or son is experiencing at MVNU. Tour the campus, enjoy breakfast with other parents, attend athletic competitions, visit MVNU's Schnormeier Gallery, eat a meal with students in the dining commons, enjoy the beauty of various sites in Mount Vernon, and don't miss the annual OAKtoberfest activities!

Schedule of Events:

Friday, Oct. 13, 2017

  • 10:20 a.m.: Grandparents' Chapel
    Attend chapel with your MVNU student
  • 11:15 a.m.: Lunch in the MVNU Dining Commons
  • Afternoon: Self-guided campus tour, enjoy area activities
  • 1:30 p.m.: Estate Planning Workshop
    • Location: President Dining Room (lower level of Hyson Campus Center)
    • Presenter: Dr. Donald Lain, Vice President of Gift Planning, Church of the Nazarene Foundation
    • Program: Information about estate planning and the various strategies available that address your legacy gifts
    • RSVP: Please RVSP for this workshop by calling 740-397-9000, ext. 4110; or emailing
  • 5:30 p.m.: Concert on the Lawn
    • Location: Lawn in front of the R.R. Hodges Chapel
    • Program: Featuring the MVNU jazz band, flute choir and wind ensemble

  • Classes are not canceled. Please talk with your student about their schedule for the day.
Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017
  • 9 a.m.: Parent Breakfast, Foster Fall, Ariel Arena
  • 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.: Lunch in the MVNU Dining Commons
  • 1-5 p.m.: Residence Area Open House
  • 3 p.m.: MVNU Volleyball v. Marian University
  • 4 p.m.: MVNU Womens Soccer v. Goshen College
  • 4 p.m.: Dime-A-Dog at women's soccer match
  • 5-7 p.m.: Family Fall Festival Dinner, MVNU Dining Commons
  • 6-10 p.m.: OAKtoberfest, Oakwood Lawn
    A festival with all of the fall favorites! The whole family is invited to enjoy fresh kettle corn, live music, pumpkin carving and hay rides.
Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017
  • 8 a.m. to noon: Attend an area church service
  • 9:30 a.m.: Lakeholm Church of the Nazarene, 16001 Glen Road
  • 9:30 or 11 a.m.: New Life Church of the Nazarene, 665 Harcourt Road
  • 10:45 a.m.: First Church of the Nazarene, 807 Coshocton Ave.
  • Other church information can be viewed at
Oct. 13 2017 - Oct. 15 2017

MVNU Main Campus

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Contact Information:

  • Wendi Lahmon
  • 740-397-9000 ext. 4602

Event Type:

  • Student Life