Gifts presented to 2020 grads.

Celebrating the Class of 2020

Thirteen graduates of Bethany Theological Seminary have received their diplomas, becoming the newest alumni of the 115-year-old institution.

Bethany canceled its in-person commencement activities due to concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, but each graduate was presented with a box that included a diploma as well

Image of the coronavirus from the Centers for Disease control.

Ministering Through Covid-19

The Bethany Theological Seminary Pastoral Care Team has assembled a list of resources for individuals, churches, and other organizations who are needing to adapt their ministries to the realities of the Covid-19 pandemic. A webpage dedicated to this information

Commencement 2020 Postponed

Bethany Theological Seminary President Jeff Carter has announced that commencement activities, previously scheduled for May 8-9, 2020, have been postponed due to concerns about the coronavirus. The seminary has not yet announced new dates, but the event will likely

Personnel Changes in Communications

Jenny Williams, director of communications at Bethany Theological Seminary, has resigned her position as of March 27, 2020. She has been a member of the Institutional Advancement Department since coming to Bethany

Brethren Academy Hires Coordinator for Spanish-Language Programs

The Brethren Academy for Ministerial Leadership announces that Aida Sánchez has been named the new coordinator for Spanish-language ministry training programs. Sánchez began her duties March 9, 2020, and will work from

Joelle Hathaway to Join Bethany Faculty

Dr. Joelle Hathaway has been named assistant professor of theological studies at Bethany Theological Seminary, beginning July 1, 2020. Hathaway is currently an instructor at Duke Divinity School in Durham, North Carolina,

Bethany Named to Seminaries That Change the World

For the fifth consecutive year, Bethany Theological Seminary has been recognized among Seminaries That Change the World by The Center for Faith and Service. Each year the Center identifies a select

Bethany Administrators Visit EYN Students and Leaders

Members of Bethany Theological Seminary’s administration recently traveled to Jos, Nigeria, as part of the Seminary’s educational partnership with Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN, Church of the Brethren in Nigeria). From January 9 to 16, President Jeff Carter was

Jeff Carter Receives Leadership Award

Jeff Carter, president of Bethany Theological Seminary, has been presented with the Excellence in Higher Education award from the Wayne County (Indiana) Chamber of Commerce. The award, in its inaugural year, was presented on Friday, January 17, during the

Popular Course Again Offered by Bethany and Brethren Academy

In 2018 Bethany Theological Seminary worked with the Brethren Academy for Ministerial Leadership and Discipleship Ministries of the Church of the Brethren to offer a successful intensive course in urban ministry—A Place of Refuge: Ministry in the Urban Context.