Dear Class of 2018 and Families,

The end of the school year is quickly approaching, and special plans are being made to honor the 2018 Senior Class of the Student Ministry of Prestonwood Baptist Church. A wonderful day of events is planned for Sunday, May 6. We hope that you and your graduate will be able to join us for this memorable occasion.

Our Senior Recognition Sunday will include something SPECIAL this year for parents of our graduates: a pre-breakfast parent breakout session with Prestonwood ministers, and during the breakfast, a keynote speaker to encourage everything. The entire schedule for the morning will be as follows:

  • 8:00 a.m.    -    Parent Coffee Chat with Jeff and Carol Young
  • 9:00 a.m.    -    Breakfast & Special Program for Graduates & Family with keynote from Neal Jeffery
  • 11:00 a.m.    -    Recognition of the Class of 2018 as a group in the Worship Service
  • 12:30 p.m.    -    Graduate Photos with Pastor Graham after the Service


Senior Recognition Sunday Registration:

Registration is required for all participating graduates and guests. All graduates and guests are asked to register by Wednesday, May 2. Each graduate is welcome to join us as a special guest of Prestonwood, but all other guests and family members may register at $15 per person. This is all-inclusive: coffee, optional parent breakout, breakfast, senior recognition program, Worship Service recognition, and graduate photos with Pastor Jack Graham immediately following the 11:00 a.m. service.

Any questions regarding Senior Recognition, the morning program, recognition in the service, or registering may be directed to the Student Ministry office at 972-820-5360.

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS CLOSED! Need to add to your party? Register your senior and family? We're still taking walk-ups at the door. Show up at 9:00 am Sunday and we'll check you in there!

Picture submission for senior slideshow is CLOSED. Email photos to to be included in the Digital Booklet.

Additional Information and Questions:


  • Included in the breakfast is an optional parent session.
  • Parents will be served coffee and are invited to join High School Minister Canaan Chapman and the rest of the Student Ministry staff for a brief "coffee and chat" on how to continue to minister to their graduated senior when they may be away for college.
  • Breakfast check-in will be in the Sports and Fitness Center. Doors will open for breakfast at the conclusion of the parent breakout.


  • Prestonwood Sports & Fitness Center – 9:00 a.m.
  • All graduates will be guests of Prestonwood at no charge.
  • Cost for guests and family members for the breakfast will be $15 per person.
  • Reservations must be made using the online registration process at the top of this page and received by noon on Wednesday, May 2.


  • Graduates will have reserved seating for the 11:00 a.m. Worship Service, and will be escorted to the Worship Center for seating as a group after the breakfast.
  • Graduates will be recognized from the pulpit as the Class of 2018.
  • Senior pictures, formal only, will be included in the Prestonwood Baptist Church Class of 2018 digital booklet.
  • Photos with Pastor Jack Graham will be taken after the service and mailed to your senior as a token of gratitude.



All of us in Student Ministry have been blessed to know and serve the Class of 2018. It is our prayer that this day will be a highlight in the life of each student and parent.

If you have any questions about Senior Recognition Sunday, contact Katie Lonquist in the Student Ministry offices at 972-820-5360.

Also, the Graham Family Endowment is a scholarship for students who have demonstrated a commitment to a life and career path of full-time Christian ministry, particularly one focused on working for a local church. If you’re called into ministry and want more info, visit