February 23, 2013

Bethany Seminary New President Announced

Jeff Carter
The Bethany Theological Seminary Board of Trustees has announced that Jeffrey W. Carter of Manassas, Va., has accepted the call to serve as the seminary’s tenth president, beginning July 1. Bethany is the Church of the Brethren seminary, located in Richmond, Ind.

 An alumnus of the seminary, Carter comes to Bethany with years of pastoral and denominational leadership in the Church of the Brethren. He is currently pastor and head of staff at Manassas Church of the Brethren, a position he has held since 2003. Previous pastoral ministry includes positions as associate pastor and team pastor at Manassas between 1995 and 2003 and two years as associate pastor at Florin Church of the Brethren.

 “I am excited to join the Bethany community and offer my pastoral experience and academic commitments in leading the seminary forward with great hope and promise,” he said. “I look forward to deepening my relationship with students, staff, faculty, and trustees while embracing and extending the seminary’s circle of friends,”says Carter.     More information