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Graduation/Call Day Date Change

Bethany Lutheran Theological Seminary, Mankato, Minnesota, is pleased to announce Wednesday, May 15, 2013, as the date for this year’s Commencement Service. This service will include both the graduation of students and the assignment of calls to candidates. This is different from previous years when Graduation and Call Day were held on separate dates. Vicar Workshop will begin at 9:00 a.m. The Commencement Service, including both graduation and assignment of calls, will take place in Trinity Chapel on the Bethany Lutheran College campus at 7:00 p.m. The Rev. Paul Welke (St. Matthew, Winona [WELS]) will serve as the guest speaker with the Rev. Gaylin Schmeling conducting the liturgy and the Rev. Dr. J. Kincaid Smith representing the Board of Regents. The seminary graduates will be Jesse DeDeyne and Ben Wiechmann.

Spring Open House 2013

Spring Open House 2013

On Sunday, February 24, 2013, Bethany Lutheran Theological Seminary, Mankato, Minnesota, held its regular Spring Open House. The Seminary Open House is held twice a year, once in fall and once in the spring, to let men who may be interested in becoming pastors learn what Bethany Seminary is all about. This fall, the presenter was Pastor Paul Fries, Director of Communication for the ELS, who gave a presentation titled, “From Big City to Small Town: Looking At Ministry Througth A Diferent Lens.”