Bethany College (Saskatchewan)

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Bethany College
Bethany College Hepburn 2011.jpg
Motto The World Needs Servants
Type College
Established 1927
Affiliation Mennonite Brethren
Endowment 0
President Howard Wall (July 2010-2015)
Academic staff
Administrative staff
Students 0
Location 703 2nd Street E, Hepburn, Saskatchewan, Canada
52°31′40″N 106°43′43″W / 52.52778°N 106.72861°W / 52.52778; -106.72861Coordinates: 52°31′40″N 106°43′43″W / 52.52778°N 106.72861°W / 52.52778; -106.72861
Campus 13 acres (5.3 ha)
Colours blue     
Nickname Eagles
Affiliations CHEC
Mascot Eagle

Bethany College (formerly Bethany Bible Institute) was a Christian Bible college established in the town of Hepburn, Saskatchewan, Canada in 1927. Bethany was co-sponsored by the Mennonite Brethren Churches of Alberta and Saskatchewan, and the Saskatchewan Evangelical Mennonite Mission Conference churches. The mission of Bethany College was to nurture disciples and train leaders to serve. It was named after the village of Bethany near Jerusalem, a location of several significant encounters with Jesus, as mentioned in the New Testament. It was announced by the board of directors on December 9, 2014, that Bethany's last year of operation "in its current iteration" would be academic year 2014–15.[1][2]


Bethany College offered four programs of study:

  • The TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) Certificate (15 credits)
  • Diploma of Biblical Studies (2 years)
  • Bachelor of Christian Studies Degree (3 years)
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree (4 years)


The Bethany College facilities included the Administration Building, which houses classrooms, the Learning Resource Centre (library), chapel, offices, faculty/staff offices, dining hall, and student lounge and mall area; Bethany Place, which houses the Gymnasium/Auditorium, and classrooms; and the Ministry Arts wing, housing music studios, and more teaching spaces. Residential facilities for men are named West and East Court, joined by a lounge; and for women are named North and Centre Court. There is a recreation area, Soccer Field and Courtyard.[3]


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