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Seek. Serve. Grow.

Maybe their Bethel experience helped them leave with open eyes, and then when they had a chance to look around, they said, I can make the world a better place.
Allen Jantz, ’84

Bethel College Women’s Association

Making connections with women who support Bethel College and the work of BCWA

Mission statement

To develop, promote and intensify the interest in the well-being of the Bethel College community.

Coming events

Annual Meeting
May 21, 2015, 7:00 p.m. at the Kauffman Museum, 2801 N. Main, North Newton, KS

Come and view the Sorting Out Race: Examining Racial Identity and Stereotypes In Thrift Store Donations exhibit. The evening will include a presentation by Museum director, Annette LeZotte and a brief summary of the past years activities of BCWA. The public is invited. Refreshments will be served. Donations are welcomed.

Products for sale

  • A BC ABC Book: Bethel College of Kansas in Art and Rhyme
  • The Melting Pot cookbook
  • Peppernuts: Plain and Fancy cookbook
  • Goerz House candle houses
  • Stadium seats
  • Nights of Wonder CD (music from Christmas Fests 1979–1998)
  • Picnic Baskets (only a few left)
  • NEW at Fall Fest 2014: Threshing stone pendant and Bethel College canvas tote bag


  • Barbara Koontz, president
  • Ann Doerksen, treasurer
  • Janine Peters, secretary

Contact information

  • To leave a message for BCWA officers, call 316-284-5205.
  • To order cookbooks, call Barb Koontz at 316-281-9134 or e-mail
  • Candle houses, threshing stones, ornaments and stadium seats are available at Thresher Shop in Schultz Student Center on the Bethel College campus.