Bethel Hosts An Afternoon with John Schlitt, Billy Smiley and Jason Fowler

Erin Kinzel

Bethel College and HCM Records will host a special event with Christian music legends and friends of Bethel, John Schlitt (Petra), Billy Smiley (Whiteheart) and Jason Fowler. The free event will be held Saturday, Oct. 7, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Middleton Hall of Science - Octorium on Bethel’s campus, 1001 Bethel Circle, Mishawaka, Ind.

Schlitt, Smiley and Fowler will share songs and stories from their combined 35 years of touring and ministry as well as answer questions and talk about songwriting. The three are currently touring as part of “The Union Storyteller Tour” and will perform on Oct. 8, at Lakeshore Christian Church in St. Joseph, Mich. For more information visit

Smiley is a Bethel alumnus and has produced two albums for Bethel College and its record label, HCM Records. For more information and to purchase the albums, visit