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Posed photo of the graduating class at the 2018 Fall Commencement

2020 Fall Commencement

Fall Commencement was held virtually on December 22, 2020. Rev. David C. Thompson served as the commencement speaker. View the video below or on YouTube here. Program

Theatre Physics Christmas Radio Show

The Theatre Physics Christmas Radio Show

The Theatre Physics Christmas Show is a  Christmas-themed comedy show that capitalizes on current social constraints and transforms Theatre Physics, BLC’s annual “physical-theatre blow-out,” into a high energy voice show.  We can’t promise that there won’t be some physical comedy and sight gags (old habits are hard to break, after all), but we can promise a vocally…

Words Black Eyed Susan with female figure

Black-Eyed Susan

Black-Eyed Susan is a comic play by Douglas Jerrold. The drama revolves around William, a sailor who returns to England to find that his wife, Susan, has fallen on hard times and is being harassed by her cruel landlord, a smuggler, and William’s superior officer. William is compelled to defend her honor, even to the point of court martial and death!

Bible open and sitting on wood table.

The Christian Church amid Seismic Shifts

2020 Biblical Worldview Conference:The Christian Church amid Seismic Shifts Five presentations by five Christian scholars and theologians: Dr. Gene Edward Veith, Dr. Paul Wendland, Dr. A. Andrew Das, Dr. Ryan MacPherson, and Missionary Karim Yaghleji. September 26, 2020 Sponsored jointly by the Center for Apologetics and Worldview Studies and St. Timothy Lutheran Church. About the…

Promotional image for Dr. Faustus play

The Spiritual Tragedy of Dr. Faustus (2019)

Dr. John Faustus is a brilliant but restless and embittered scholar who has reached a dead end on his relentless search for knowledge. He yearns for a deeper understanding of the universe and for a more powerful way to influence it to bring him fame and prestige. Risking everything, he conjures a demon named Mephistopheles…

Six actors on stage perform a fairy tale mashup during Theatre Physics 26.

Theatre Physics 26 (2019)

2019 marks the BLC Theatre Department‘s 26th year of the annual Theatre Physics performances. This exercise in creative energy features a variety of short scenes of original material by Bethany students and theatre faculty written, rehearsed, and readied in three weeks. The five shows are extremely popular for all ages and fill quickly, so advance…

BLC President Gene Pfeifer delivers his address from the lecturn in Trinity Chapel during the 2019 opening service.

2019 Opening Service

This worship service officially opens the academic year and features the Concert Choir and remarks by the College Chaplain, College President, and Student Body President. Attendance is required. Event video is available on the 2019 Opening Service Chapelcast page.

Text on background, "Making the Case for the Truth of the Bible: Bringing Jesus to My Unbelieving Neighbor"

Apologetics and Worldview Seminar 2019

Making the Case for the Truth of the Bible: Bringing Jesus to My Unbelieving Neighbor June 27, 2019 at 2 p.m.  Sponsored jointly by the ELS Committee on Apologetics and the Bethany Lutheran College History Department. Schedule 2:00–2:10 p.m. Welcome 2:10–3:10 p.m. “When Your Neighbor Doesn’t Believe in Truth—Combining Apologetics and Evangelism” (Pastor David Thompson) 3:25–4:25 p.m. “Is the Old Testament Reliable?…

Bethany Lutheran College choir performs in Trinity Chapel, May 22, 2019.

Choir Tour Homecoming Concert

The Bethany choirs, directed by Dennis Marzolf and Ann Fredrickson, returned from their 2019 May tour for this Homecoming Concert. The concert was held in Trinity Chapel. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cztld-maMfE

President Gene Pfeifer smiles at a podiium during the 2019 commencement ceremony.

2019 Spring Commencement

Spring Commencement took place on Friday, May 10, 2019, on the campus of Bethany Lutheran College. Congratulations to all the graduates! The Commencement Vespers service is held the evening before Commencement.

Student Sarah Wei plays a grand piano in Trinity Chapel during her Junior Piano Recital.

Sarah Wei Junior Piano Recital

Junior music major Sarah Wei performed a solo piano recital. Beethoven’s Les Adieux, Chopin’s Scherzo No. 4, and Grieg’s Piano Concerto were performed.

Bethany Lutheran College's concert band performs in Trinity Chapel, April 2019

Concert Band and Chamber Orchestra Concert

The Bethany Lutheran College Concert Band and Chamber Orchestra performed their year-end concert Sunday, April 28, 2019 in Trinity Chapel. The program featured a piano soloist with concert band, and a combination of the two ensembles in performance of orchestra selections. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=muNFQ-D5bDg

Bethany Vikings eSports logo

eSports Kick Off Event

Bethany Lutheran College announces their plans for their varsity eSports program on April 23, 2019.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CR70yF9Fvq0

A Bethany student sings at the New Music Recital, accompanied by another student on double bass

New Music Recital

The Bethany Music Department presented its annual New Music Recital on April 16, 2019, at which Bethany students showcased compositions they have completed during the academic year. This year’s student composers were Ethan Becker, Tony Cordes, Natalie Dworak, Kayla Jannsen, Cynthia Krause, and Hayli Mathe. All pieces, representing many musical genres, are performed by Bethany…

Student Bailey Schmidt sings in front of a grand piano in Trinity Chapel during her recital.

Bailey Schmidt Recital

Music major Bailey Schmidt performed her senior recital of music for contra-alto clarinet, voice, and piano. Bailey was accompanied by Bethel Balge and Dennis Marzolf.

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