MILLIGAN COLLEGE, Tenn. (June 11, 2019) — Beth Jarvis has been named director of the new Ministry Resource Center at Emmanuel Christian Seminary at Milligan.
Last fall, Milligan received a nearly $1 million grant from Lilly Endowment, Inc. to create the Ministry Resource Center at the college’s graduate seminary. The center will provide Emmanuel with state-of-the-art tools for placing and supporting its graduates in ministry positions, as well as offer a series of annual retreats for established ministers.
“The Ministry Resource Center will serve as a vital bridge for students in the transition from seminary into ministry, and it will enrich Milligan and Emmanuel’s service to the church and the world,” said Dr. Gary Selby, professor of ministerial formation at Emmanuel. “Beth will bring great energy and creativity to this new role, as well as a deep love for pastors and for the local church.”
Jarvis is an ordained minister in the Christian church and brings 14 years of experience with non-profit Christian organizations. Her professional background includes working with Globalscope where she planted and led a campus ministry at the University of Tübingen in Germany for eight years. She most recently served as the care team coordinator for Christian Mission Fellowship International (CMFI) in Indianapolis, Indiana. Her role involved coordinating pastoral care and programming for over 220 missionaries in 25 different countries. Jarvis earned her bachelor’s degree in biblical studies from Point University and her Master of Divinity from Emmanuel Christian Seminary.
“We’re delighted to have someone with Jarvis’ depth of experience and passion for ministry to lead our Ministry Resource Center,” said President Dr. Bill Greer. “I look forward to seeing how the center, under her leadership, will be a source of support and encouragement for people in ministry.”
To learn more about Emmanuel Christian Seminary at Milligan, visit www.ecs-new.milligan.edu.