Bethany Lutheran Theological Seminary, Mankato, Minnesota, is pleased to announce Wednesday, May 15, 2013, as the date for this year’s Commencement Service. This service will include both the graduation of students and the assignment of calls to candidates. This is different from previous years when Graduation and Call Day were held on separate dates. Vicar Workshop will begin at 9:00 a.m. The Commencement Service, including both graduation and assignment of calls, will take place in Trinity Chapel on the Bethany Lutheran College campus at 7:00 p.m. The Rev. Paul Welke (St. Matthew, Winona [WELS]) will serve as the guest speaker with the Rev. Gaylin Schmeling conducting the liturgy and the Rev. Dr. J. Kincaid Smith representing the Board of Regents. The seminary graduates will be Jesse DeDeyne and Ben Wiechmann.