Bethel University celebrated its 75th birthday during Homecoming weekend, Sept. 30-Oct. 1, on campus. Check out a gallery of photos from the event.
After 25 years of being a youth pastor, Rev. Derry Prenkert ’99 has become the new Pastor of Church Relations at Bethel University.
When alumnus Nate Cole ’02 passed away suddenly in February of 2021, his small group immediately surrounded his wife Sarah (DeBeck) ’02, and daughter Lydia, with support. In December 2021, the group presented the idea of renovating the Shiloh Prayer Chapel in Nate’s honor to Sarah.
Lydia Klassen ’15, studied psychology at Bethel with the goal of developing a career in counseling. Klassen always had a heart for missions and counseling but never knew how she would be able to pursue both.
Bethel University took a group of eleven students to Georgia and Alabama, March 6-12, 2022, to experience civil rights history.
For alumnus Cameron Nagle ’22, starting a podcast in his basement as a Bethel student has led to big opportunities — including an in-person summit with top executives, and a job in California, working alongside entrepreneur Patrick Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver.
Rick Rey ’77 studied Chemistry at Bethel as an international student. Twenty-five years later, he’s giving back in majors ways through a $1 million gift from the foundation he established with his wife, Mely.
While Jeremy Mann ’18 was still a student at Bethel University, he began thinking of ways he’d like to give back once he graduated. Now, four years into his nursing career, he’s given faithfully and generously and hopes to someday become involved in medical missions with Bethel.
Navy Chaplain Lieutenant Commander Keith Madison Carter ‘07 is determined to be a bearer of God’s presence, whether at sea, with teams in combat, in busy office spaces or on helicopter flight decks.
Gospel Center Missionary Church, just about 1.5 miles from Bethel University’s campus, is situated right in the community of River Park. Jim, who has served as community pastor at the church since February 2020, is on a mission to show the neighborhood that Gospel Center is #ForRiverPark.