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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

New Website Promotes Environmental Awareness in Congregations

The Green Circle at Bethany Theological Seminary has created a website featuring resources for pastors and church leaders who want to promote environmental awareness in their congregations.   The site includes resources for worship, activity suggestions for children and youth, and material on the theology of God’s creation — all geared to the needs of congregations in the … Continue reading “New Website Promotes Environmental Awareness in Congregations”

Student Invited to Present at Academic Conference

Richard Wehrle, a Master of Divinity student at Bethany Theological Seminary, presented his scholarly paper, “Social Death in the Gospel of Luke” during a recent online conference sponsored by American Academy of Religion and the Society of Biblical Literature. Wehrle was a part of a panel chaired by Dr. Mitzi Smith of Columbia Theological Seminary. … Continue reading “Student Invited to Present at Academic Conference”

Bethany Seminary Launches New Master’s Degree  

For students who hear a clear call and are following a specific path to practical ministry, Bethany Theological Seminary has launched a new master’s degree program that links spiritual formation with a focus on social change.     The Master of Arts in Spiritual and Social Transformation (MASST) degree program launches in the fall of 2021 and … Continue reading “Bethany Seminary Launches New Master’s Degree  “