TRIM Academy Level Courses
Susquehanna Valley Ministry Center, in conjunction with Brethren Academy for Ministerial Leadership offers some courses each academic year which could count of the “academy” level of TRIM requirements. Marilyn Lerch is the TRIM Coordinator through the Brethren Academy for Ministerial Leadership. Questions about TRIM transcripts should be directed to the district TRIM Coordinator or to Marilyn Lerch.
Upcoming TRIM courses offered by SVMC:
"The History of the Church of the Brethren"
March 7-8 and 21-22, 2014
Elizabethtown College, Young Center
Taught by Jeff Bach, Director of the Young Center and Professor of Religious Studies at Elizabethtown College.
Students will examine the Brethren from their origins in Europe to their transplantation and spread in the U.S. and other countries. Topics will include major divisions, mission work and interactions with wider Christianity. Students will also learn about some major leaders and developments among the Brethren. Along with theological concerns, the course will investigate social historical contexts for the Brethren story.