Friday, March 18, 2011

Alumni News

Field ’78 Consecrated as Bishop on March 6
Bethany College religious studies graduate Martin Scott Field ’78 was consecrated as the eighth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of West Missouri on March 6. Field served as assistant to the bishop for congregational life and dean of the Flint River Valley Convocation in the diocese of Eastern Michigan and has also served congregations in Tennessee, Ohio, Maryland and Hawaii. He was ordained to the diaconate in 1991 and to the priesthood in 1992. He earned a master of divinity degree from Lexington Theological Seminary.

New York Play Features Actress Frances McDormand ’79
Bethany College graduate Frances McDormand ’79 has been cast as Margie in “Good People,” a Broadway play by David Lindsay-Abaire that recently opened at the Samuel J. Friedman Theater. To read more about the play and McDormand’s performance, visit