Missionary Church Historical Society Spring Meeting Held At Bethel College Norman Bridges Guest Speaker and Former President of Bethel College

The Missionary Church Historical Society will hold their spring meeting on Saturday, March 24, 2007, at 10:30 a.m. in the Taylor Memorial Log Chapel located on the Bethel College campus. Donuts and coffee will be served at 10:00 a.m. The meeting is open to the public. Guest speaker Dr. Norman Bridges, who has spent much of his ministry time at Bethel College, will present a speech entitled, "Things I Remember Clearly, Whether They Happened or Not."

For more information, please contact Dr. Wayne Gerber, president of the Missionary Church Historical Society, at 574.257.3389 or Tim Erdel, archivist and associate professor of religion and philosophy at Bethel College, at 574.257.2570.

Bethel College is an accredited Christian college of the arts and sciences offering associates, bachelor's and master's degrees in more than 50 areas of study. The current enrollment of more than 2,081 includes students from 29 states and Puerto Rico, 21 countries, more than 25 denominational affiliations and 16 percent from culturally diverse backgrounds. Scholarships are available based upon a variety of factors including academic achievement, talent in the arts or athletics, ethnicity and church affiliation. Bethel offers classes at four locations: the Mishawaka campus, the Elkhart Campus and two satellite locations (in Nappanee and in Dowagiac, Mich.). The main Bethel campus is situated on 75 wooded acres in Mishawaka, Ind.

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