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United Methodist students can apply to the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry for college loans at rates less than those on the open market. more

Finance and Administration

Missio Dei

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Confused and contentious as they were, participants in the study gathering expressed gratitude for the opportunity to bring together seminary scholars and United Methodist bishops. more

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Kenya Lovell

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Collegiate ministers and students traveled to Belfast, Ireland, to observe how Northern Irish peacemakers work to resolve conflicts between Catholics and Protestants. more

Advocating Justice

Unity & Sex Colloquy

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A second academic gathering to aid the deliberations of the Commission on A Way Forward will focus on United Methodist mission. more

Study Guide

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A new study guide intended to help with constructive conversations on human sexuality is offered to United Methodist congregations. more

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Unity & Sex Colloquy

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A gathering of United Methodist seminary professors offered scholarly papers on human sexuality and the nature of the church, intended to aid the Commission on A Way Forward, reports Heather Hahn. more

A Way Forward

Candler Campus

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The new website provides support for an event, “The Unity of the Church and Human Sexuality: Toward a Faithful United Methodist Witness,” co-sponsored by the UMC's higher education agency and a UMC association. more

A Way Forward

Ordinands

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The percentage of United Methodist clergy educated at UMC-affiliated schools has risen each year since 2009, approaching two-thirds of clergy graduates. more

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G-ETS Students

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A Lilly Foundation grant has enabled a new scholarship for United Methodist pastoral students that's being administered by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry. more

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College students from around the world will gather in Atlanta Nov. 4-6 for the Imagine What’s NEXT conference, designed to help them discover their passions and put them into action for Christ. more

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The United Methodist agency charged with overseeing colleges, universities and academic preparations for ordained ministry approved a nearly $49 million budget. more

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Students with United Methodist loans and scholarships who have been affected by floods in southern Louisiana are offered help through the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry. more

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Old Opened Book

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The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry in Nashville, Tenn., will debut two new academic publishing imprints this fall: Foundery Books and New Room Books. more

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The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry has released a new guidebook, "Answering the Call," to help those considering ordained ministry. more

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Directors of the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry re-elected the Rev. Kim Cape to her second four-year term as general secretary, along with approving a restructure and other programs. more

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Central Conference Theological Commission

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The group administering a churchwide fund to improve theological education in regions beyond the United States has given another $1 million in grants for pastoral training in Africa, the Philippines and Europe. more

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Exploration 2013

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Hundreds of young people considering ministry as their vocation are expected at "Exploration," an introductory event sponsored by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry. more

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Moving Break

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Call them "urban missionaries" or "new monastics," the residents of the new Savannah House are experimenting with how to minister to contemporary society, writes the Rev. Josh Fitzpatrick. more

Local Church

Clergywomen to Cuba

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Sixteen U.S. clergywomen traveled to Cuba this spring to learn more about the island nation as relations between Cuba and the United States improved. more

Global Nature

Candler Campus

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The new website provides support for an event, “The Unity of the Church and Human Sexuality: Toward a Faithful United Methodist Witness,” co-sponsored by the UMC's higher education agency and a UMC association. more

A Way Forward

Ordinands

GBHEM Chart

The percentage of United Methodist clergy educated at UMC-affiliated schools has risen each year since 2009, approaching two-thirds of clergy graduates. more

Ordained Ministry