Bethany Announces New Courses

Bethany Theological Seminary has announced two new courses with appeal for both current seminary students as well as ministers who are seeking opportunities for additional professional development. One of the courses will be offered as a

Lilly Endowment Planning Grant to Bolster Antiracism Initiatives

Bethany Theological Seminary has received a $50,000 planning grant from the Lilly Endowment, which will bolster ongoing efforts to provide students with robust intercultural and antiracist learning opportunities. The grant was issued as part of the Endowment’s Pathways

Pillars and Pathways Residency Scholarship

The Pillars and Pathways Residency Scholarship is a Richmond-based residency program that encourages theologically immersive living. The goal of the program is to provide a pathway to debt free education and to encourage a lifetime of sound financial practices

Specialized Certificate in Biblical Peacemaking

Purpose

The Certificate in Biblical Peacemaking provides a means to construct one’s theology of peacemaking through biblical, theological, and ethical reflection. With this foundation, students will apply their learning in a practical setting.

Designed to serve the needs of students from

Community Life

Bethany supports our students as they build a vibrant and creative community life. Each year, students who come for intensive classes and those that are living in the Bethany Neighborhood and other local places share their experiences and interests

Dr. Jeff Carter

President Attends WCC Meeting

Jeff Carter, president of Bethany Theological Seminary, is attending the World Council of Churches’ biennial meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, from June 15-21. Carter is the Church of the Brethren representative to the WCC Central Committee, a group of 150

Steven Schweitzer

Biographical Sketch:
I have had an eclectic spiritual journey on my way to becoming Brethren. I was born into an observant Catholic family, my parents joined the Assembly of God when I was in 8th grade. Through high school and

Bethany to Welcome Students for In-Person Classes in August

Bethany Theological Seminary plans to offer face-to-face teaching and learning during the 2021-22 academic year. Beginning with the August intensive courses, teaching faculty will be in the classroom, offering courses that blend in-person and video conferencing options. This

Specialized Certificate in Biblical Peacemaking

Purpose

The Certificate in Biblical Peacemaking provides a means to construct one’s theology of peacemaking through biblical, theological, and ethical reflection. With this foundation, students will apply their learning in a practical setting.

Designed to serve the needs of students from

Student Handbook

StudentHandbook_2021-22

The Bethany Student Handbook serves as a first stop in answering students’ questions. It is considered a guide, not a contract, and is updated throughout the year as needed. We notify the community when changes in policy or