BETHANY, W. Va. - Reverend Scott Thayer has been named to the dual position of Chaplain of Bethany College and Pastor of Bethany Memorial Church.
Rev. Thayer received his Bachelor of Arts from Central Michigan University, and a Master of Divinity from Yale Divinity School. He has completed coursework in Theology from the University of Bonn, Germany, and Ph.D. Work at Emory University in Biblical Studies.
Most recently, he served as Senior Minister at the First Christian Church in Tuscaloosa, AL where he also served as President of Campus Ministry Association at the University of Alabama. He is a member of the Outdoor Ministry Task Force, Member of the Anti-Racism/Pro-Reconciliation Team Member, and Member of Division of Mission in the Alabama NW Florida Region of the Christian Church (DOC). He is also a Board Member of the Disciples Council on Christian Unity.
Rev. Thayer will be arriving to Bethany with his wife, Jeanne and 12 year-old son, Michael in mid-August.