Carrie Eikler has resigned her position as Coordinator of the English-Language Ministry Training Programs for the Brethren Academy for Ministerial Leadership (BAML).
Eikler joined BAML in 2014. She coordinated all aspects of the Training in Ministry (TRIM) and Education for Shared Ministry (EFSM) programs. In addition, Carrie provided instruction for Directed Independent Study Units (DISU) offered annually in conjunction with the Pre-Annual Conference Minister’s Association Event. Carrie also created and taught Practical Ministry Colloquium (PMC), a TRIM course in practical ministry that helps students prepare for their ministry internships. In addition, Carrie provided facilitation for a clergywoman’s cohort thought the Brethren Academy’s Strength for the Journey program
Eikler will conclude her regular duties on July 29, 2022 following the TRIM/EFSM Orientation, but will teach the Directed Independent Study that begins in July until its conclusion in September. In early August, Carrie will begin a new position as Admission Visit and Events Coordinator at Goshen College, Goshen, Indiana.
Academy Director Janet Ober Lambert praised Eikler’s many contributions to BAML.
“Carrie is creative, innovative and has always looked for ways to improve the program and policy in the best interest of students and the church. It has been a joy to work with her.”
The Academy has begun a search for Eikler’s replacement. A position announcement can be found here.