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Keep up to date with Bethany life by visiting our news archive.

 

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 Karen Duhai at 765-983-1800.

Ministering Through Covid-19

The Bethany Seminary Pastoral Care Team compiles and shares resources to help individuals, churches, and other organizations minister during crisis situations. Currently this list focuses on responses to the Covid-19 pandemic. For more information, contact Karen Duhai at 765-983-1800.

Recent News

Bethany Seeks Peace Studies Faculty Member

Bethany Theological Seminary has launched a national search for a new faculty member to teach Peace Studies, along with a secondary area of emphasis in support of the Seminary’s educational mission. Rank is open and candidates with a PhD in hand are preferred. (Candidates who are in the process of completing their dissertations will be … Continue reading “Bethany Seeks Peace Studies Faculty Member”

Remembering Dr. Dale Brown

Dr. Dale Weaver Brown, 95, professor emeritus of history and theology at Bethany, died August 30, 2021.  A member of the Bethany faculty from 1962-1994, Dr. Brown taught courses on Bonhoeffer, Brethren theology and history, and peacemaking, among other topics. His published works include the books The Christian Revolutionary (Eerdmans, 1971), Understanding Pietism (updated edition published by Evangel, 1996), Another … Continue reading “Remembering Dr. Dale Brown”

Bethany Launches New Academic Year 

As the 2021-22 academic year begins, 32 new degree-seeking students are expected to join the innovative learning community of Bethany Theological Seminary. Offering both in-person and distance learning options, the Seminary attracts students from across the U.S. as well as Nigeria, where the Seminary has built a Technology Centre in Jos to help students access Bethany classes via Zoom. Total enrollment projected to be 99 students this fall — … Continue reading “Bethany Launches New Academic Year “