Support E-town
Information For

logoSusquehanna Valley

Ministry Center

Housed at Elizabethtown College since its inception in 1993, Susquehanna Valley Ministry Center delivers training and continuing education for Church of the Brethren ministry and lay leadership. We offer classes in the ACTS and TRIM certificate programs, host graduate courses for Bethany Theological seminary, and organize continuing education events. SVMC works in close partnership with Bethany Theological Seminary, Brethren Academy for Ministerial Leadership, and five Church of the Brethren districts: Atlantic Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Middle, Southern, and Western Pennsylvania.

Coming up:

There's still time to enroll for the spring SVMC-hosted Bethany Seminary course: 

Church of the Brethren
Polity & Practice

Church of the Brethren logo

Instructor:   Randy Yoder, D.Min.

Elizabethtown College

Dates:       January 30-31, March 20-21, April 17-18, 2015

Times:       Fridays 2:00 – 10:00 PM; Saturdays 8:30-4:30

Credit:      3 hours of seminary credit; or audit for 3.0 CEUs

Registration details:

  • Registration deadline is December 1, 2014, but non-Bethany students, including auditors, need to first apply for Occasional Student status. A $50 application fee applies. Contact Tracy Primozich ASAP! 

  • Cost is $1,380 (3 credits); auditors: $460 plus $10 CEU documentation fee.

Continuing Education Academic Symposium

The Book of Job and Brethren Tradition


Blake "Job Rebuked by his Friends".jpgWed. November 5, 2014

9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Elizabethtown College
(Susquehanna Room)

$60 registration includes light breakfast, lunch and 0.6 CEUs.

Registration due
October 22





In conjunction with this event:

Job's DespairTRIM-level Directed Independent Study:
Job and Brethren Responses to Suffering

Taught by Erika Fitz, Ph.D.
The course will require readings, online work in the week before and after the symposium, and a final project. 
Tuition is $50 plus the cost of the symposium. 
Contact SVMC to enroll. 

Registration deadline: October 15

Elizabethtown College