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General Board of Higher Education and Ministry

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

Mar 15, 2017 10:17 AM 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

Mar 2, 2017 4:13 PM 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

Jan 10, 2017 8:27 AM Ordained Ministry

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

Dec 6, 2016 4:55 PM Ordained Ministry

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

Oct 26, 2016 3:48 PM Ordained Ministry

GBHEM 150

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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

Sep 22, 2016 9:44 AM Ordained Ministry

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

Aug 25, 2016 2:50 PM Ordained Ministry

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

Jun 16, 2016 2:34 PM Ordained Ministry

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

Apr 14, 2016 4:20 PM Ordained Ministry

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

Mar 3, 2016 5:15 PM Ordained Ministry

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

Jan 15, 2016 12:03 PM Ordained Ministry

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

Nov 5, 2015 1:48 PM Ordained Ministry

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

Aug 20, 2015 10:59 AM 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

May 15, 2015 9:47 AM Global Nature

Africa Associations

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Networks of United Methodist-related educational institutions are emerging on the continent of Africa in full-force to the benefit of higher education. more

Apr 15, 2015 2:24 PM Global Nature

Ordinands

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Methodism expert Russell Richey urges the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry to help foster greater collaboration among United Methodist seminaries as a means to re-energize and possibly save theological education. more

Mar 27, 2015 9:28 AM Ordained Ministry

Houston Rally for Ferguson

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United Methodist educators expressed their concern about the current debates in the church over social crises with a statement on " justice and human dignity." more

Mar 19, 2015 5:39 PM Perspectives

Forbes Matonga

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The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry's leadership seeks to adapt to the changing needs of The United Methodist Church. more

Mar 19, 2015 5:08 PM Ordained Ministry

Theological Education

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United Methodist theological education in the United States is in crisis, and longtime scholar M. Douglas Meeks says if trends persist the modern way of training pastors could disappear altogether, according to UMNS' Heather Hahn. more

Mar 13, 2015 11:13 AM Ordained Ministry

Seminary consultation

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A consultation sponsored by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry uses a "living systems" approach to find out how education is going at United Methodist seminaries. more

Jan 21, 2015 7:48 PM Ordained Ministry

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

Mar 2, 2017 4:13 PM 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

Jan 10, 2017 8:27 AM Ordained Ministry