Recognition Received for Education That Engages

Bethany Seminary has been notified by The Center for Faith and Service at McCormick Theological Seminary that it is included in the 2015 list of Seminaries That Change the World. Twenty-six institutions were named this year, including Bethany’s partner

Bethany Awarded ATS Peer Group Grant

The Association for Theological Schools (ATS) has awarded Bethany Theological Seminary and four partner schools a $20,000 Peer Group Grant to support the schools’ efforts to minimize the financial cost of obtaining a seminary education.

A proposal request for the

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

Frugal Fridays: Thrifty Events in Richmond and Beyond (Oct 2-4)

City Life
City Life is back! Join us on October 3 in Glen Miler Park for an evening showcasing Richmond’s colorful art culture! There will be plenty of hands-on activities, local art, music, and food! You won’t want to miss the

Dan Poole

Biographical Sketch:

I was born in Indiana and grew up attending the Wabash Church of the Brethren. After serving for 18 years in congregational ministry, first at the Elizabethtown Church of the Brethren as Associate Pastor and then at the

Essay Contest to Highlight Peacemakers

How and why are some individuals inspired and inspiring? The 2016 Bethany Peace Essay Contest—Inspired and Inspiring Peacemakers—asks student writers to share in a public voice about someone they consider to be an inspiring peacemaker. Sponsored by the peace

Pastoral Presence Program

The Pastoral Presence Program at Bethany Theological Seminary is a unique continuing education opportunity for pastors in the Church of the Brethren and other denominations, designed to encourage interaction between pastors and the Seminary.

Through the Pastor-in-Residence track or the

Joelle Hathaway

Dr. Joelle A. Hathaway is Bethany’s Assistant Professor of Theological Studies. She is a double graduate of Duke Divinity School, where she completed her MTS (Masters in Theological Studies) and then ThD (Doctorate in Theology) in Theology and the

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Dan Poole Named to Faculty Position

Dan Poole, MDiv ’91, has been named assistant professor of Ministry Formation at Bethany Theological Seminary, beginning July 1, 2019.

Poole began employment at the Seminary in August 2007 as coordinator of