In order to meet the growing needs of the University, we now have a team of four chaplains who strive to serve the Lord and the University.
Rev. Dr. Anne B. Hames

Senior Chaplain of Bethel University

Dr. Anne Hames is the senior chaplain of the University. Dr. Hames graduated from Bethel in 1982 with a bachelor of arts degree in Religion. She earned a master of divinity degree and a Doctorate of Ministry degree from the Memphis Theological Seminary. Her duties include teaching several religion courses as well as being the sponsor of the local chapter of Campus Crusade for Christ.
Coach Cliff Barna

Chaplain of Athletics
Phone 731-352-6777

Coach Cliff Barna is the Chaplain of Athletics. Mr. Barna graduated from Bethel in 2008 with a bachelors degree and in 2010 with a masters in education degree. He is currently working as the defensive line coach for the Bethel Wildcat football team and he is the sponsor of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. He is also a student at Memphis Theological Seminary where he is currently working on a masters of divinity degree.
Rev. Dr. J. Pratt Hubbard

Chaplain of the College of Professional Studies

Dr. Pratt Hubbard is the Chaplain of the College of Professional Studies. Dr. Hubbard serves on the Bethel faculty as Assistant Professor of Speech. He earned a bachelor of arts from LaGrange College; B.T.A. from Pasadena Playhouse; and M.F.A. Ed.D., from the University of Georgia. He also serves as the Pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in McKenzie.