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Family Weekend Schedule

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Friday, October 19

Family Weekend Check-in/Information

9 a.m.–7:30 p.m. | Community Life Center (CLC) Lobby Level 1

Stop by to pick up your name tags, tickets for the weekend, and a schedule of events.

Bethel Campus Store

9 a.m.–5 p.m. (closed during Chapel) | Brushaber Commons (BC) Level 2

Stop by and enjoy a special 20% Family Weekend discount on Bethel apparel!  

Chapel with Your Student

10:15–11 a.m. | Benson Great Hall, Community Life Center (CLC) Level 1

Attend Chapel with your student and hear a message from Mark and Jan Foreman, co-authors of Never Say No. Mark is also the author of Wholly Jesus and lead pastor of North Coast Calvary Chapel in Carlsbad, California. Jan is a gifted teacher and artist who facilitates partnerships with underprivileged women and children, both locally and in developing countries.

Family Weekend Lunch

11 a.m.–1 p.m. | Monson Dining Center, Brushaber Commons (BC) Level 3

Experience lunch on campus, and enjoy the variety and appeal of Bethel’s buffet-style dining. Special Family Weekend lunch price: $8.50/adult; $4/child (ages 4-11). Purchase at the Monson Dining Center.

Parent Enrichment Seminar: TBD

1:30–3 p.m. | Eastlund Room, Community Life Center (CLC) Level 2

Details coming soon.

BUILD Program Family Dinner

5–7 p.m. | Olson Boardroom, Brushaber Commons (BC) Level 4

Welcome to the Bethel community! Receive BUILD Program updates and reconnect with students in the BUILD Program. This family dinner is for students and families currently enrolled in the BUILD program. The dinner is free. Registration coming soon.

Volleyball vs. University of St. Thomas

7 p.m. | Robertson Center (RC) Gym, Bethel Campus

Cheer on the Royals as they face the Tommies! Purchase tickets at the door. Visit the Bethel Athletics website for more information.

Family Weekend Jazz Orchestras Fall Concert

7:30 p.m. | Benson Great Hall, Community Life Center (CLC)

Relax with the stellar sounds of jazz classics presented by the 11:15 and 5:40 Jazz Orchestras, Jason Harms, director. Free, no tickets required.

Family Weekend Social

8:30–10 p.m. | Royal Grounds, Brushaber Commons (BC) Level 2

This one's on us - enjoy refreshments and dessert in the Commons with your student following your evening activities.

Saturday, October 20

Family Weekend Check-in/Information

8 a.m.–noon | Community Life Center Lobby (CLC) Level 1

Stop by to pick up your name tags, tickets for the weekend, and schedule of events.

Prayer Breakfast

8–9:45 a.m. | The Underground, Brushaber Commons (BC) Level 2

President Jay Barnes and his wife Barb invite you to join other parents and families in worship, fellowship, and mutual encouragement, followed by a time of prayer. We will pray for Bethel students, employees, and families. A hearty breakfast will be served. Cost: $15/person (not included in student meal plan). Registration coming soon.

Bethel Campus Store

10 a.m.–5 p.m. | Brushaber Commons (BC) Level 2

Stop by and enjoy a special 20% Family Weekend discount on Bethel apparel!

Family Weekend Lunch

11 a.m.–1 p.m. | Monson Dining Center, Brushaber Commons (BC) Level 3

Experience lunch on campus, and enjoy the variety and appeal of Bethel’s buffet-style dining. Special Family Weekend lunch price: $8.50/adult; $4/child (age 4–11). Purchase at the Monson Dining Center.

Football Game vs. Concordia College

1 p.m. | Royal Stadium, Bethel Campus

Cheer on the Royals as they face Concordia College! Purchase tickets at the gate at the special Family Weekend price of $3/ticket (free for children 5 and under). Visit the Bethel Athletics website for more information.

Women’s Soccer Game vs. Carleton College

1 p.m. | Ona Orth Athletic Complex, Bethel Campus

Cheer on the Royals as they face Carleton! Free, no tickets required. Visit the Bethel Athletics website for more information.

Men’s Soccer Game vs. Carleton College

3:30 p.m. | Ona Orth Athletic Complex, Bethel Campus

Cheer on the Royals as they face Carleton! Free, no tickets required. Visit the Bethel Athletics website for more information.

Pietas Honors Program Induction Ceremony

46 p.m. | Eastlund Room, Community Life Center (CLC) Level 2

This special program is for students in the Honors Program and their guests. The event is by invitation only.

Choral Ensembles Concert

7:30 p.m. | Benson Great Hall, Community Life Center (CLC)

The Bethel Choir, Women's Choir, Men's Choir, and Festival Choir will present a fall choral concert and hymn sing. Free, no tickets required.

Canvas and Coffee

7 p.m. | The Underground, Brushaber Commons (BC) Level 2

Details coming soon.

Sunday, October 21

Student-led Vespers Service

8 and 10 p.m. | Robertson Center (RC) Gym

Experience this special time of worship that has grown from a small residence hall gathering to a weekly service drawing thousands of young people from across the Twin Cities.