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CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF

GREEN AND GOLD

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JOIN FACS AS WE
CELEBRATE A BIG MILESTONE.

We invite you to join FACS all year long as we celebrate 50 years of Christian education in the Memphis area. Whether at our first campus on Highland Avenue or our current 55-acre campus on Walnut Grove Road, thousands of students, faculty, staff, volunteers, and families have walked through the doors of FACS. 

 

We welcome everyone who has been part of FACS over the years to come and celebrate with us this year. For full details on upcoming events and opportunities to get involved, keep scrolling.

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Save The Dates

SAVE THE DATES

September 23-25, 2022 | HOMECOMING WEEKEND 

8650 Walnut Grove Road, Cordova, Tennessee 38018

FACS is planning a big homecoming weekend celebration, Friday through Sunday, to commemorate 50 years of Christian academics, athletics, and the arts. And we want you to be here with us. No matter your role and involvement at FACS over the years, come and be part of this big celebration weekend. 

 

Friday: Homecoming Football Game

Saturday: Dinner on the Grounds 

Sunday: FACS Honor Day at First Assembly Memphis


If you are planning a class reunion, we want to hear more about it! Let us know by emailing alumni@facsmemphis.org.

September 23, 2022

FACS v. Richland (Homecoming Game)

Frazee Sports Complex 

Kickoff at 7p

Kevin Kane, Voice of the Crusaders, returns to Hanks Stadium, and the stands are sure to be full for the homecoming game, as FACS takes on Richland High School.


Hey, Alumni! A special area of the end zone will be set up for FACS alumni to gather and watch the game. FACS alumnus + one gets in FREE, along with a $5 voucher for the concessions stand!

 

September 24, 2022

Dinner on the Grounds

Philip Spain Field 

4p - 7p 

Truly, this is going to be an evening of celebrating a 50-year legacy. Bring your family, friends and neighbors and enjoy the evening on our new turf field. During this event, there will be food trucks, bouncy houses, a corn hole tournament, special recognition and celebration of FACS history, and fellowship. We will also host campus tours*, since much of our facilities have changed over 50 years. 

There will be a special area designated for current and past faculty and staff. There will also be space for classes to host a get together. Email Traci Spain, trspain5@gmail.com for more information.

*Campus tours will run every 15 minutes, from 4-5p.

September 25, 2022

FACS Honor Day 

First Assembly Memphis

Life groups at 9:30a | Service at 10:30a

Join First Assembly Memphis during Sunday services to seal this big weekend. Every year alumni, families, faculty and staff are honored as a part of the ministry of First Assembly Memphis. 

 

Life group services begin at 9:30 a.m.

Service begins in the main sanctuary at 10:30 a.m.

 

FACS Honor Day is a great time to come together to thank God for the legacy of our school and ask for His continued blessings on our future. We would be honored to have you join us.

  

February 2023

Crusader Madness (basketball homecoming)

Every year Crusaders get together to cheer on the girl's and boy's basketball teams. While the exact date will be announced by early December, make plans to come and cheer on your Crusaders. 

 

Hey, Alumni! A special area will be set up for FACS alumni to gather and watch the game. FACS alumni, plus one family member, will also get into the game at no cost. You will also have the opportunity to win some fun FACS swag and participate in a halftime shootout competition. 

 

April 22, 2023

Crusaders Give Back | Service Day

Time and location TBA

Set as Earth Day 2023, Crusaders across the years are invited to team up with the FACS Student Government Association to service Memphis through organized projects. 


Interested in being a part of the Crusaders Give Back day? Email alumni@facsmemphis.org.

 

April 29, 2023

Crusader Gathering & Silent Auction

FACS Dining Hall 

Join us for an evening of fellowship with fellow Crusaders over the years. During this informal event, you will have the opportunity to enjoy food and fellowship, hear amazing testimonies from FACS alumni, and support the future of FACS through your giving in the silent auction.


This will be a ticketed event, with all proceeds benefiting FACS academic and extracurricular programming. If you are interested in attending or supporting this event, email alumni@facsmemphis.org

 

Multiple Dates

Alumni Athletic Games (organized by coaches)

Check back for upcoming alumni games, which will be hosted by FACS sports programs in the season.

 

Interested in organizing an alumni game? Email rdowning@facsmemphis.org

Every Tuesday 

Crusader Chapel 

First Assembly Sanctuary

9:40a

You are invited to be part of school chapel services, where we will feature FACS alumni periodically. These men and women will bring a powerful message from the word of God to our current students. 

 

Planning to attend? Be sure to stop by the school office to say hello and grab a visitor badge.  

 

Crusader Chapel Schedule

August 23 | Jason Hall, pastor "Shake Up the Ground"

September 20 & 27 | Jason Hall, pastor "The call of David"

October 4 | Pastor Abby Vaughan (2017)

November 8 | Dane Leake (2010)

December 6 | Lexie Stavely (2017)

February 28 | Jared Wootten and Amy Wootten 

March 7 | Dr. Keith Bates (1992)

PROUD CRUSADER

We invite you to shop our limited supply 50th Anniversary apparel collection. Shop now, when it's gone...it's gone. Exclusive product includes: sweatshirts, art stones, cutting boards, hats, collared shirt (UnderArmor polo), Handmade Belltower mugs, throwback Comfort Color tee shirt.

Shop

Buy this year's homecoming shirt for $15 before September 9. Shirts will be delivered by the homecoming game, and the whole FACS family - past and present - can represent HOCO 2022 with their own shirt. This year's shirt features FACS jerseys over the years. Questions? Email Kendall Boyd at kboyd@facsmemphis.org.​​

CELEBRATE WITH US!

Celebrate with us! Share your favorite FACS photos and memories.

We may feature them in upcoming celebratory communications.

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CRUSADER STRONG
I’ve got the helmet of salvation fitted to my head, the armor of godliness on my chest, the belt of truth across my waist. I hold up the shield of faith and carry my sword, God’s Word, in hand. The shoes of peace are on my feet. I am strong. And I am protected. God is with me. I will use what I know to go out into the world and carry on the cause for Jesus Christ.

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