Celebrating the Class of 2023

Bethany Theological Seminary will confer 14 master’s degrees and 12 graduate certificates during its 2023 Academic Commencement Ceremony on May 13, 2023. The ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. in Nicarry Chapel. Jana Carter, a

Bethany Welcomes Jana Carter as Commencement Speaker 

Bethany Theological Seminary will welcome Jana Carter as the featured speaker for its Academic Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 13, 2023 at 10 a.m., in Nicarry Chapel. 

Jana Carter is a third-generation Bethany Theological Seminary alumnus. She

Introducing Bethany BOLD

With the support of a $1M grant from the Lilly Endowment, Bethany Theological Seminary is launching Bethany BOLD, a new initiative that will prepare students to lead congregations as they respond to diversity and division. The rigorous and

Worship at Prince of Peace Church of the Brethren

Bethany to Offer Bilingual Bible Study Workshop in L.A. Area

In conjunction with a January Intensive course, Bethany Theological Seminary is offering a Bilingual Bible Study Workshop that is free and open to the public.
Beloved Neighbors: Intercontextual Readings of James
Bilingual Bible Study Workshop
Book of James
January 21, 8:30 a.m. –

Laura Kelley

Laura Kelley Hired as Director of Annual and Leadership Giving

Bethany Theological Seminary has hired Laura Kelley as Director of Annual and Leadership Giving. In this newly established role, Kelley will have primary responsibility for the Bethany Fund, which supports all aspects of the Seminary’s educational mission,

First Bank Richmond Makes Gift

First Bank Richmond has made a gift of $100,000 to Bethany Theological Seminary. The gift is designated to the Bethany Neighborhood, a program of the Seminary designed to foster a sense of connection between students and encourage engagement with

Audrey Hollenberg-Duffey to Join Brethren Academy

The Rev. Audrey Hollenberg-Duffey will join the staff of the Brethren Academy for Ministerial Leadership (BAML) as part-time Coordinator of English-Language Ministry Training Programs, with a start date of Dec. 1, 2022. Hollenberg-Duffey is co-pastor (with her husband, Tim)

Bethany Receives $1M from Lilly Endowment to Build Bridges Across Ideological Divides

Lilly Endowment Inc. has awarded Bethany Theological Seminary a grant of $1M in support of a new initiative focused on preparing pastors to help congregations embrace diversity and address divisive issues. The grant will enable Bethany to build bridges

Sharon Flaten

Sharon Flaten Joins Bethany Staff in Nigeria

Sharon Flaten, MDiv 2022, has joined the staff of Bethany Theological Seminary as Assistant of Recruitment and Student Development in Nigeria. Flaten is based in Jos, Nigeria, where she works directly with students enrolled in the Certificate for

Carrie Eikler Resigns Position at Brethren Academy

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