2021 Commencement Service

The 2021 Bethany Lutheran Theological Seminary commencement service will be held on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, at 4:00 p.m. in Trinity Chapel on the Bethany Lutheran College campus. The Rev. Kyle Madson will serve as preacher, President Gaylin Schmeling will serve as the liturgist, and the Rev. Herbert Huhnerkoch will represent the Board of Regents. […]

New School Year at the Sem

New School Year at the Sem

Bethany Lutheran Theological Seminary began the new academic year on August 24, 2020 with the opening service at Good Shepherd  Chapel. For the opening service, Dr. Timothy Schmeling preached on 1 Samuel 3:1–10, with the theme “Speak, LORD, for your servant hears.” Beginning with the famous stoic proverb: “We have two ears and one mouth, so […]

Cancelled-Reformation Lectures 2020

We regret to inform you that the current conditions caused by the global pandemic compel us to cancel the 2020 Bjarne Wollan Teigen Reformation Lectures scheduled to meet in Mankato, Minnesota October 29–30, 2020. I am sure this comes as little surprise given the many cancellations of academic conferences throughout the country this fall. Nevertheless, […]

Seminary Call Service Live Stream

The Seminary’s call service will be live streamed at the following link: https://els.org/streaming 

Reformation Lectures on Preaching

Reformation Lectures on Preaching

The fifty-second annual Bjarne Wollan Teigen Reformation Lectures were held at the Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center, Mankato, Minnesota, on October 31–November 1, 2019. These lectures are sponsored jointly by Bethany Lutheran College and Bethany Lutheran Theological Seminary. This year the theme of the Reformation Lectures was “Lutheran Preaching Through the Centuries.” The first lecture, given […]

Seminary Opening-2019

Seminary Opening-2019

Bethany Lutheran Theological Seminary began the new academic year on August 19, 2019 with the opening service at Good Shepherd Chapel. Prof. Nick Proksch preached the sermon on Ezekiel 47:1–9, which is Ezekiel’s vision of a supernatural temple with waters flowing out of it. These waters flow into the Dead Sea and are able to […]

Reformation Lectures-2019

Bethany Lutheran Theological Seminary is pleased to announce this year’s Bjarne W. Teigen Reformation Lectures, October 31–November 1, 2019. You can register online here!  This link also includes a downloadable Reformation Lecture poster. This year’s theme is: Lutheran Preaching Through the Centuries Preaching in the Reformation—Dr. Paul Robinson Preaching in the Nineteenth Century—Dr. Thomas Kuster […]

2019 Commencement

2019 Commencement

The Commencement Service for Bethany Lutheran Theological Seminary, which included the assignment of calls, occurred on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. in Trinity Chapel. The Rev. Daniel Basel served as preacher, Pres. Gaylin Schmeling served as liturgist, and Mr. John Baumann was the organist. The sermon was based on Matthew 10:16 with the […]

Reformation Lecture Report-2018

Reformation Lecture Report-2018

The fifty-first annual Bjarne Wollan Teigen Reformation Lectures were held at the Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center, Mankato, Minnesota, on October 25–26, 2018. These lectures are sponsored jointly by Bethany Lutheran College and Bethany Lutheran Theological Seminary. This year there were three presenters. The first presenter was the Rev. Dr. John M. Brenner of Wisconsin Lutheran […]

Reformation Lectures 2019

Bethany Lutheran Theological Seminary is pleased to announce this year’s Bjarne W. Teigen Reformation Lectures, October 31–November 1, 2019. You can register online here!  This link also includes a downloadable Reformation Lecture poster. This year’s theme is: Lutheran Preaching Through the Centuries Preaching in the Reformation—Dr. Paul Robinson Preaching in the Nineteenth Century—Dr. Thomas Kuster […]