Washing of Feet to Send Message to Students

August 30, 2016

An Easter Week tradition sees popes and others washing the feet of powerful people, as a sign of quality and service to all. Will Jones, the new president of Bethany College, an Evangelical Lutheran college in Kansas, is embracing that tradition. During the opening convocation last week, he washed the feet of a student. And he urged all attendees, at the end of the convocation, to go to two campus fountains to wash the feet of others. “Let’s tell the wider world that Bethany College dares to be servant leaders,” Jones said.



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