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BSG special interest clubs and organizations provide students a place to express themselves through dance and art or dialogue about politics, social justice, and environmental issues. You don't need to be affiliated with a particular department, major, or career to join. Want to get involved? Contact

Anime Club

It is our mission to create a place that is open and welcoming to all people: a place where anyone can come and enjoy viewing and discussing anime together, cultivate friendships, and promote a better understanding of anime and Japanese culture.

Student Leaders: Erin Jagt & Daniel Sochay  

CityFront Ministries

Through evangelistic outreach and discipleship, we exist to build lasting relationships and speak the truth of Christ’s love in the Twin Cities and the Bethel Community

Student Leaders: Grace FulfordRachel Brubaker

College Democrats

Bethel University College Democrats is a group dedicated to exploring ideas of political and social significance through discussion, events, and service projects in order to foster education on relevant issues of social justice, equality, human rights, and to equip the student body for the work of advancing Christ’s love through our local and national political systems.

Student Leader: Alaina Turnquist

College Republicans

Bethel University College Republicans exist to promote the principles and ideals of the Republican Party at Bethel University, to aid in the success of Republican candidates in our local area and Minnesota, promote student engagement in the political process, and ensure students are educated on the issues in our nation.

Student Leaders: Sarah Thommen & John Chouinard

Creation Restoration

Creation Restoration practices the Christian calling to care for the earth. We connect students who love the outdoors in a community that encourages wise stewardship and sustainable lifestyles.

Student Leaders: Ben Harker, Elise Ogden, & Kylie Knutsen

Disability Awareness Group

DAG’s mission is to work together to raise awareness of a variety of topics surrounding disability. We will strive to break commonly-held stereotypes and to create a community of inclusion and acceptance for all people.

Student Leaders: Sara Dvorak, Elaina Cox, Brooke Salfer


GlobeMed aims to strengthen the movement for global health equity by empowering students and communities of people living in poverty around the world.  Through seeking a more complete understanding of global issues, students will learn how to mobilize resources and become better advocates for global health.

Student Leaders: Brooke Toutloff & Peter Olson-Enamorado

International Justice Mission (IJM)

Our mission as the Bethel University chapter focuses on raising financial support for IJM, educating Bethel students of IJM's mission and the injustices of violence, and offering hands-on volunteer opportunities to make a realistic change within the Twin Cities.

Student Leader: Elizabeth Szilagyi

Model United Nations

Model United Nations works to bring together students who share an interest in international issues. Our goal is to build community and encourage academic growth through participation in discussions and yearly participation in a simulation of the United Nations.

Student Leaders: Hailey ImbachMariah Marr, Jeremy Schipper, & Jessica Trowell

Mu Kappa

Our mission is to create an environment where missionary kids, international students, and third-culture kids; feel understood and can socialize without compromising their own backgrounds.

Student Leaders: Karl GearySandu Lama

Tennis Club

Student Leaders: Jonathan Michelson & Britta Bittner

The Royals' Game

Royals' Game will strive to teach students of all levels of experience how to play chess. We will attend local tournaments and all students are welcome to come to these for some healthy competition. We will play chess regularly as a group and go over different techniques and strategies of the game.

Student Leader: Kylie Gregory

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