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Continuing Education

Church of the Brethren agencies and partners offer a variety of classes and events which qualify for continuing education units (CEUs) for clergy.  Most of these are also open to laypersons for personal enrichment.


Brethren Life & Thought Journal

Find information about subscribing to Brethren Life & Thought, a scholarly journal including thoughtful, interpretive essays and short creative works related to the faith, heritage, and practice of the Church of the Brethren and related faith traditions.


Bethany Sunday Resources

On the third Sunday of October each year, congregations are invited to remember Bethany’s mission of educating spiritual and intellectual leaders in ministry. Download worship resources for your celebration of Bethany Sunday.


Bethany Peace Essay Contest

Sponsored by Bethany’s peace studies program, this annual contest is open to any student enrolled en route to a degree. Information on the next contest will be posted when available.

Green Circle Resources for Congregations

This website provides resources for pastors and church leaders who want to promote environmental awareness in their congregations.

Pastoral Presence Program

Join the Bethany community as a pastor in residence or for a pastoral sabbatical through this personal and professional retreat program.


Video Recordings

Review recordings of previous campus events, including weekly chapel and special presentations, at your leisure.


Brethren House Hosting

Volunteer as a host at Brethren House, Bethany’s guest house, and experience the campus community. Contact Terri Mitchell at 765-983-1828.

Recent News

Bethany Board Welcomes Six New Trustees

The Bethany Theological Seminary Board of Trustees held its Fall 2023 meeting September 15-17 on the Richmond, Indiana campus. Six new members have joined the board this year, Susan Boyer joined the board in 2023 as an at-large member. She is a retired Church of the Brethren pastor who served congregations in Indiana and California … Continue reading “Bethany Board Welcomes Six New Trustees”

The “Beloved Community” and Peace

Dr. Richard Rose, professor of religion and philosophy at University of La Verne (La Verne, Calif.) will present a talk entitled, “Building the Beloved Community: What Does Peace Have to Do with It,” on Friday, September 15, at 1 p.m., in Nicarry Chapel, at Bethany Theological Seminary. The event is free and open to the … Continue reading “The “Beloved Community” and Peace”

The Passing of Esther Lang

Dear Friends, It is with a heavy heart that I share the sad news of the passing of Esther Lang. Esther died Monday afternoon at Reid Hospital where she was in hospice care. Esther was much beloved by the Bethany community and it was a great joy to celebrate her service to the Seminary at … Continue reading “The Passing of Esther Lang”