335 East Swensson Street | Lindsborg, Kansas 67456|admissions@bethanylb.edu

Bethany Auxiliary is an organization which supports Bethany College. All net proceeds of these projects are donated to the endowed scholarship funds of Bethany College. Since 1961, over $50,000 has been raised to support Bethany students.


Membership is open to anyone who desires to participate in projects and events. Traditionally the membership had been comprised of women spouses of faculty and staff; it now is open to all interested women of the Lindsborg and Smoky Valley community. Executive committee members are the following:

  • Carol Gusenius
    To join, contact (785) 227-3694 or gusenius@cox.net.
  • Kris Isaacson
  • Janet Monson
  • Elly Ostlind
  • Sheila Leonard

Approximately four general membership meetings are held each year in addition to fundraising projects.

Products Offered

Student Care Packages >

Bethany Auxiliary bakes cakes, cookies, and more for loved ones to send to their Bethany students on campus. This tradition has delivered home-baked surprises to students for decades. Order a care package with this form.

“Measure for Pleasure” Cookbook

Purchase the third edition of the “Measure for Pleasure” cookbook or CD available at Swede Nation Station and several downtown Lindsborg locations. Assistance for printing the most recent edition of the “Measure For Pleasure” cookbook was provided by a Heritage Grant from the Smoky Valley Community Foundation.