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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

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”

Carrie Eikler Resigns Position at Brethren Academy

Carrie Eikler has resigned her position as Coordinator of the English-Language Ministry Training Programs for the Brethren Academy for Ministerial Leadership (BAML). Eikler joined BAML in 2014. She coordinated all aspects of the Training in Ministry (TRIM) and Education for Shared Ministry (EFSM) programs. In addition, Carrie provided instruction for Directed Independent Study Units (DISU) … Continue reading “Carrie Eikler Resigns Position at Brethren Academy”

President Jeff Carter Discusses the Role of Historic Peace Churches

Bethany President Jeff Carter recently traveled to Geneva, Switzerland to participate in the meeting of the World Council of Churches, representing the Church of the Brethren. During that gathering, he participated in the interview below regarding the role of historic peace churches. Read the interview here. WCC Central committee meeting, June 2022