ELLENDALE, N.D.(Press Release) – Trinity Bible College and Graduate School, an institution affiliated with the Assemblies of God known for its commitment to academic excellence and spiritual development, proudly commemorates its 75th anniversary of God’s faithfulness in transforming lives through rigorous Christian education and training. This milestone event marks a significant achievement in the institution’s rich history, as it continues to shape future leaders with a profound impact on society and the world.
Since its founding in 1948, Trinity Bible College and Graduate School has served as a beacon of educational enlightenment and spiritual growth by fostering a nurturing environment where students can explore their faith, expand their knowledge, and develop their missional passion and ministerial skills. As a leading institution for over 50 years in Ellendale, North Dakota, the school has consistently provided a missionally practical academic curriculum rooted in Christian values to prepare students for lives of purpose and service.
The 75th anniversary celebration will highlight Trinity Bible College and Graduate School’s remarkable journey, paying homage to its commitment to academic rigor, spiritual growth, community and global engagement, campus-wide renovations, growing enrollment, and debt-free status.
“We are unapologetically Bible College with a deep commitment to see spiritually mature people trained for mission, ministry and the marketplace. We are determined to maintain our debt-free position in order to be increasingly innovative in programming and to offer our students an affordable education,” says President Paul Alexander.
The theme for Trinity’s 75th Anniversary Celebration is FAITHFUL. We will host a celebration service on Friday, September 8, which will include an alumni choir, alumni testimonies of God’s faithfulness, and a concert from alumnus Greg Long and his wife, Janna, both of the Christian group, Avalon. Saturday, President Alexander will host a Vision Banquet, sharing his heart for what lies ahead in Trinity’s future. Finally, we’ll close off the weekend with a Sunday morning worship service led by one of Trinity’s iconic Dean of Students, Rev. Jim Hessler, and a recent graduate and promising future Children’s Pastor, Kaitlyn Stoughton. In the middle, there will be plenty of opportunities for reunions, a parade and even a Trinity Lions Men’s soccer game.
Over the past seven decades, Trinity Bible College and Graduate School has nurtured a vibrant community of students, faculty, and alumni who have gone on to make significant contributions in various fields, including ministry, education, business, and more. The institution’s unwavering dedication to fostering holistic development has empowered countless graduates to make a positive difference in their communities and beyond.
As Trinity Bible College and Graduate School embarks on its 75th year, it remains steadfast in its commitment to academic excellence, spiritual formation, and leadership development. With a continued focus on empowering minds and transforming lives, the institution looks forward to equipping future generations with the tools they need to navigate an ever-changing world while upholding timeless values.
For more information about the 75th anniversary celebration of Trinity Bible College and Graduate School, please visit www.trinitybiblecollege.edu/75th. Registration is live online and on-site registration is available as well.