Student writing

2016 Essay Winners Announced

The top three entries in Bethany Theological Seminary’s 2016 Peace Essay Contest have been selected, all addressing this year’s topic of Inspired and Inspiring Peacemakers:

  • First place –        Kristy Shellenberger, “Inspiring Peace from the Back of the Church: Spencer

Commencement Ceremonies to Be Held

On Saturday, May 7, Bethany Theological Seminary will hold its commencement activities for 2016. The academic ceremony will be held at 10:00 a.m. in Nicarry Chapel with thirteen expected to graduate from the master of divinity, master of arts,

ENGAGE group discussion

ENGAGE Campus Visit Day

Today people of faith are looking to seminaries as places that can offer more than training for full-time ministry. While Bethany Theological Seminary will continue to prepare students for traditional ministerial roles, we expect to serve more students who

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Be In Tune with Young Adults

All who are interested in, wondering about, or intrigued by music ministry for young adults are invited to attend In Tune, April 15-16, at Bethany Seminary in Richmond, Indiana. Leading

Tara Shepherd Bowdel

Personnel Changes at Bethany

New Positions Filled

Tara Shepherd-Bowdel will begin as a regional advancement officer at Bethany on March 14, 2016. This new position will focus on strengthening Bethany’s relationships with donors and congregations

Tara Shepherd Bowdel

New Regional Advancement Officer Hired

Tara Shepherd-Bowdel will begin as a regional advancement officer at Bethany on March 14, 2016. This new position will focus on strengthening Bethany’s relationships with donors and congregations in

Tax Form

Clergy Tax Seminar – February 29

Monday, February 29, 2016
10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Available onsite at Bethany Seminary or online

  • Learn how to file clergy taxes correctly and legally.
  • Comply with regulations while maximizing tax deductions.
  • Earn 0.3 CEUs.

This seminar is highly recommended for seminary students, pastors,

Forum Engages and Raises Awareness

Bethany’s seventh Presidential Forum Weekend brought speakers, teachers, faith leaders, and peace workers together with campus guests for an educational and thought-provoking exploration of just peace. Read the full story in the Church of the Brethren

New Website Launched

We hope that our newly built website is functional and informative! Bethany’s web address remains the same: www.bethanyseminary.edu.

Remembering a Friend and Colleague

The Bethany Seminary community was deeply saddened this week to hear of the passing of an alumna, fellow staff member, and good friend, Tracy A. Primozich. We share in the grief of many throughout the denomination who knew Tracy