AMBS News and Stories

Lois Y. Barrett, Ph.D., Professor of Theology and Anabaptist Studies, is retiring June 30 after 16 years of service.

Rebecca Slough, Ph.D., is retiring June 30 after serving 11 years as Vice President and Academic Dean and 20 years on the faculty.

A statement from the AMBS Administrative Cabinet regarding the forcible separation of families at the U.S.-Mexico border

Too political — or not

June 13, 2018

These perilous times require all of us, both liberal and conservative, to be political like Jesus.

Registration is now open for the fourth Rooted and Grounded Conference on Land and Christian Discipleship, to be held Sept. 27–29, 2018, at AMBS.

Missy Kauffman Schrock is concluding her service as director; Paula Killough will serve as interim director; and Ken Hawkley is transitioning from full-time to part-time work.

Students in Religion and Peace Processes are hearing first-hand accounts from guest speakers.

Twenty-one graduates were honored during AMBS's 72nd Commencement on May 6, 2018.

The Institute of Mennonite Studies (IMS) and the AMBS learning community celebrated their annual publications.

Drew J. Strait, Ph.D., of Washington, D.C., will assume the role of assistant professor of New Testament and Christian origins, beginning July 1.

MDiv student Grant Miller has been chosen for the 2018 Seminary Program of the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics.

MDiv student Sungbin Kim connects with inmates through worship and music.

The search committee unanimously recommended Lapp to the board and the AMBS community. She will begin in her new role July 1.

Ceremony will honor 21 candidates for master's degrees and certificates.

Conrad Grebel University College students can now apply their course credits to earn both an MTS from Grebel and an MDiv from AMBS.

Paying it forward

March 21, 2018

Master of Arts in Christian Formation students integrate their learnings in projects that serve their communities.

Church leader, pastor, missionary, church planter, author and educator affirmed for interpreting Anabaptism in and beyond North America.

Speakers encourage 160+ participants to place their trust in God and nourish their spirits "for such a time as this."

Singer-songwriter Bryan Moyer Suderman leads "Reading the Bible with Jesus" workshops to help people engage Scripture and each other.

AMBS MLK Jr. Day event focuses on Christianity, White supremacy, Black liberation and hip-hop

AMBS to honor the legacy and racial justice work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with two events on Jan. 14 and 15.

Christmas greetings from AMBS!

December 20, 2017

With Mary, we magnify the Lord and rejoice in God our Savior! Enjoy this Christmas video from AMBS student Naun Cerrato.

Pastors and Leaders 2018 will help participants church leaders sustain hope amidst upheaval, anxiety and trauma.

Format and versatility appeal to users across cultures and Christian traditions

Where does AMBS stand?

November 14, 2017

Taking a stand means learning to read the Scriptures prayerfully and skillfully, with humility and awe.