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Bethany Seminary Details Reopening Plans

Bethany Theological Seminary has announced details about reopening its campus, with plans to resume in-person classes in late August 2020. Since mid-March, Bethany Center has been closed to students and all employees have been working almost exclusively from home

Grant to Support Collaboration and Reflection

The Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion has awarded a $5,000 small project grant to faculty members at Bethany Theological Seminary and Columbia Theological Seminary. The grant will support collaborative reflections on teaching and learning

Condemning Racism and Working for Change

June 4, 2020

President Jeff Carter sent the following letter to Bethany Theological Seminary’s students, faculty, staff, trustees, alumni, and friends.

Dear Bethany Community,

There is a particular privilege in silence.

The issues are too complicated to fully understand, so we stay silent.


Bethany Announces New Courses

Bethany Theological Seminary has announced two new courses with appeal for both current seminary students as well as ministers who are seeking opportunities for additional professional development. One of the courses will be offered as a

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,