Mark your calendar now for October 5-6, 2018, and get ready for an exciting Homecoming & Fall Festival at Lancaster Mennonite! We hope that you will join us for a time of reminiscing on your LM years, reconnecting with fellow classmates and reinvesting in the LM community.
2018 Homecoming events schedule
Friday, October 5
- Hess’s Famous Pork & Chicken Barbecue
Take-out: 11:30-6 p.m., Dine-in: 4-7 p.m.
- Penny’s Ice Cream Truck – 4-9 p.m.
- Children’s Activities: FFA Hay Rides and other fun activities – 4-9 p.m.
- Hymn Sing & Alumni of the Year Celebration – 7 p.m.
- Varsity Girls Field Hockey Game vs. Octorara at 5:30 p.m.
- Varsity Boys Soccer vs. Cocalico at 7:30 p.m.
- Post-game Blazer Nation Celebration and Tail gate reception
- Class of 1958 & 1973 Reunions
Saturday, October 6
- FFA Pancake Breakfast at 8-10 a.m.
- Iron Bridge 5K Trail Run/Walk at 9 a.m. – In Partnership with THRIVE AND GRIT
Registration: 7:45-8:45 a.m.
- Blazer Nation Gym A Celebration
- Annual Benefit Auction
Hors d’oeuvres and Silent Auction at 6:30 p.m.
Live Auction and Desserts at 7:45 p.m.
Hess's Famous Pork & Chicken Barbecue
Stop by the Lancaster Campus for an annual favorite, a barbecue dinner provided by Hess’s Barbecue. Take-out begins at 11:30 a.m., and you can dine in at the Alumni Dining Hall starting at 4 p.m. A full barbecue dinner includes pork, chicken, green beans, a baked potato, a roll, a beverage, and dessert. $12 for adults and $6 for kids.
Penny’s Ice cream truck will be open 4-9 p.m., and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to LM.
Kids & families join us for these fun activities on LM main campus from 4-9 p.m.
Kids Activities Include:
- FFA Hay Rides
- Face Painting
- Arts & Crafts
- Games in the Gym
Girls Field Hockey, Boys Soccer & Blazer Nation
Help us cheer for the Blazers as our girls hockey team faces up against Octorara at 5:30 p.m. and our boys soccer team takes on Cocalico at 7:30 p.m. Join Blazer Nation for a tail gate reception following the games.
FFA Pancake Breakfast
Join us on Saturday morning from 8-10 a.m. for the annual FFA Pancake Breakfast, just before the Iron Bridge 5k Run/Walk. Cost is $7 per person. Iron Bridge runners eat for free!
Iron Bridge 5k
The Iron Bridge 5K Run/Walk offers runners of all levels one of the most picturesque courses in Lancaster County. Runners will cross the historic Iron Bridge at the beginning and end of the race on Lancaster Mennonite School’s 90+ acres Lancaster Campus.
This year we are partnering with THRIVE AND GRIT to support sisters fighting together against breast cancer.
After the 5K join Blazer Nation for the Gym A Celebration since it has been recently remodeled. All are welcome!
Annual Benefit Auction
Join parents, alumni and friends of LM as we gather to support our annual benefit auction on Saturday evening in the Alumni Dining Hall! The cost is $35 per person. Hors d’oeuvres and silent auction are at 6:30 p.m., and the live auction and desserts begin at 7:45 p.m. All proceeds from the auction go towards the Annual Fund to help keep the cost of quality Christian education accessible to students.