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TRIM Academy Level Courses

Susquehanna Valley Ministry Center offers some courses each year in conjunction with Brethren Academy for Ministerial Leadership that earn course units in the TRIM (TRaining In Ministry) program. Read more about the TRIM program here, or visit the Brethren Academy website. Questions about TRIM should be directed to the district TRIM Coordinator or to the national TRIM Coordinator, Carrie Eikler (

The Gospel of Mark and 21st Century Ministry

GospelMarkInstructor: Connie Maclay

Location: Juniata College (Nov. 9) and online (Oct. 9 - Nov. 30, 2015)


This course will study the book of Mark and explore its relevance for ministry in our time. Students must register for and attend the SVMC continuing education event, "The Gospel of Mark and 21st Century Ministry" (Monday, November 9). They will meet with the instructor during lunch and at the end of the day. They will also be required to complete work online prior to and following the event. A final project will be due Nov. 30.

Cost: $100 plus registration for symposium


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Click on the link above for a full schedule of TRIM courses offered through Brethren Academy for Ministerial Leadership. 

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