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Financial Aid and Enrollment Assistant Position Announced

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Bethany Theological Seminary announces an opening for the full-time position of financial aid and enrollment assistant with an immediate starting date. This is an opportunity for a person with strengths in caring for details and supporting colleagues in the mission of the Admissions and Student Services Department. Responsibilities include overseeing student accounts, financial aid, and… Read more »

EYN Classroom Building to be Dedicated

As 2018 begins, the educational partnership between Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN) and Bethany Theological Seminary is welcoming its first students into the classroom. Six members of EYN are enrolled in Global Perspectives on Scripture: 1 Corinthians, being held at Bethany in Richmond, Indiana. From their new technology classroom building in Jos, they are joining… Read more »

Academy Welcomes New Staff Member

The Brethren Academy for Ministerial Leadership is pleased to welcome Roxanne Aguirre as the new part-time coordinator of Spanish-language ministry training programs. She begins on January 16, 2018, and will work from her home in central California. The Academy is a ministry training partnership of Bethany Theological Seminary and the Church of the Brethren Office… Read more »

Executive Director of Finance and Administration Position Announced

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Bethany Theological Seminary is seeking a full-time executive director of finance and administration who is entrepreneurial, is able to multitask, seeks collaborative solutions, and provides a positive and productive impact with both strategic and tactical initiatives.  A successful candidate will be invited to join the Seminary’s leadership team starting no later than March 2018. The… Read more »

Remembering Julie M. Hostetter

The Bethany Theological Seminary community joins with many in the denomination in remembering Church of the Brethren educator Julie Mader Hostetter, who passed away November 12, 2017, in Bridgewater, Virginia. Beginning in 2008, Hostetter served first as director, then executive director of the Brethren Academy for Ministerial Leadership, which oversees nondegree ministry training programs within… Read more »

Clergy Tax Seminar Scheduled

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Students, pastors, and other church leaders are invited to learn the process of filing clergy taxes at the annual Clergy Tax Seminar on Saturday, January 27. Registrants may either attend in person at Bethany Theological Seminary or online and can earn 0.3 CEUs. Led by Deb Oskin, a clergy tax specialist for nearly thirty years,… Read more »

Brenda Reish Concludes Employment

After nineteen years of service to Bethany Theological Seminary, Brenda Reish will conclude her employment as executive director of business services and treasurer on December 31, 2017. Reish came to Bethany in August 1998, when the business offices of Bethany and Earlham School of Religion were joined. She held the position of business manager for… Read more »

Bethany Named to Seminaries That Change the World

For the third consecutive year, Bethany Theological Seminary has been recognized as a Seminary That Changes the World by The Center for Faith and Service. Each year, Seminaries That Change the World identifies a select group of seminaries and divinity schools offering innovative courses, programs, and opportunities for students seeking to engage in social justice… Read more »

First Nigerian Student Cohort Welcomed

On October 16, the first cohort of Nigerian students gathered in the city of Jos to begin their studies with Bethany Theological Seminary, making the new educational partnership between the Seminary and Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN) a reality. The group made a video connection via Zoom with faculty and staff on campus at Bethany…. Read more »

Amy Beery to Direct Youth Programs

Bethany Theological Seminary has named Amy Beery as program director of youth engagement at the Seminary, a new part-time position. Having served as admissions counselor at Bethany since July 2016, she will assume her new duties on November 1. As director, Beery will take the lead in planning and implementing educational programming for youth events,… Read more »