Newsline for April 11, 2007

“We have seen the Lord.” — John 20:25b NEWS 1) Annual Conference Council expresses concern over funding shortfall. 2) Bethany Seminary board honors president Eugene F. Roop. 3) Brethren deliver World Day of Prayer requests to House Speaker. 4) Brethren bits: Correction, personnel, RYC, and more. PERSONNEL 5) Scheppard to be new vice president, dean

Bethany Seminary Holds Reception to Honor Retiring President Eugene F. Roop

(April 2, 2007) — A reception for Bethany Theological Seminary president Eugene F. Roop is scheduled for Sunday, April 29, from 2-4 p.m. at the seminary in Richmond, Ind. The reception will feature a program at 3 p.m. Roop will retire June 30, after having served as Bethany’s president since 1992. He led the seminary

Newsline for July 5, 2006

“Train yourself in godliness….” — 1 Timothy 4:7b NEWS FROM THE 2006 ANNUAL CONFERENCE 1) ‘Doing Church Business,’ Iraq war, divestment head Annual Conference business agenda. 2) Conference chooses James Beckwith as moderator for 2008. 3) Answers are received to questions about sexuality and ministry. PERSONNEL 4) Julie Garber is selected as editor of ‘Brethren

Nadine Pence Frantz Resigns from Bethany Theological Seminary

Nadine Pence Frantz, professor of Theological Studies at Bethany Theological Seminary in Richmond, Ind., has accepted an appointment as director of the Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion, effective Jan. 1, 2007. The Wabash Center, located on the campus of Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Ind., works on issues of teaching and

Newsline for March 29, 2006

“I treasure your word in my heart.” — Psalm 119:11 NEWS 1) Bethany Theological Seminary president Eugene F. Roop announces retirement at Board of Trustees meeting. 2) Association of Brethren Caregivers Board approves new ADA resolution. 3) Brethren from all districts trained to facilitate `Together’ conversations. 4) Disaster Child Care celebrates training experience. 5) Survey

Seminary President Eugene F. Roop Announces Retirement at Meeting

Bethany Theological Seminary President Eugene F. Roop announced his retirement, effective June 30, 2007, at the March 24-26 meeting of the seminary’s Board of Trustees. Roop has served as Bethany’s president since 1992. Board chair Anne Murray Reid of Roanoke, Va., shared the announcement with the Bethany community. “The board accepts Dr. Roop’s announcement with