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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 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

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) of the Oakton Church of the Brethren (Vienna, Va.). She will continue to serve that congregation … Continue reading “Audrey Hollenberg-Duffey to Join Brethren Academy”

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 across differences in three areas — experiential learning, institutional partnerships and improved curriculum. The grant is … Continue reading “Bethany Receives $1M from Lilly Endowment to Build Bridges Across Ideological Divides”

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 Biblical Peacemaking in Nigeria.   Flaten is a graduate of Bridgewater College. She served as member Brethren … Continue reading “Sharon Flaten Joins Bethany Staff in Nigeria”