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Rev. Dr. Beauty Rosebery Maenzanise will join the staff of the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry, working with the Clergy Formation Team of the Division of Ordained Ministry.
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“Without the church we would not have existed. We have had 138 plus years of being connected to the church. Our service is making sure that we focus on the underserved. Without the church it would be very difficult to sccueed in our mission.”
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With a moving video entry, Maria Niechwiadowicz explained God’s call on her life and won the Higher Education and Ministry’s #IAmCalled contest. Maria’s call story video will be featured at General Conference 2016.
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Huntingdon College President J. Cameron West and Duke Divinity School Dean Ellen F. Davis recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the college and the divinity school to facilitate early admission for Huntingdon students.
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During a time when the prevailing sentiment was to be less generous with money, Crosspoint’s congregation was encouraged and compelled to give more.
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Enjoy the November/December issue of the Interpreter. Preparing a New Generation of Christian Leaders, God's Love Heals The Soul, and Angels Among Us.
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John Wesley believed in extending God’s love and service to the entire community, practicing respect for all of its members alike, including Christians, non-Christians, the wealthy and poor. This philosophy has inspired people to serve as chaplains in communities around the world, and plays a vital role in bringing people together.
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The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry’s Women of Color Scholars Program continues to produce academic leaders.
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Higher Education and Ministry recently visited Kabongo Methodist University in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Under the theme of “Methodist Education in Africa: Beyond 2016,” members of the Africa Association of United Methodist Theological Institutions and the Africa Association of Methodist Institutions of Higher Education met at Africa University in Mutare, Zimbabwe in October.
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Higher Education and Ministry is proud to announce four students attending United Methodist-related institutions have been selected as 2016 Rhodes Scholars.
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The Desert Southwest Conference of The United Methodist Church posthumously awarded its 2015 Francis Asbury Award to Kayla Mueller, who died in ISIS captivity after traveling to the Middle East to perform humanitarian aid work.
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Women of Color Scholar Dr. Leah Gunning Francis has been named Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty at Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis.
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The Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University will offer a Spanish-language Master of Theology (Th.M.) degree beginning in fall of 2017.
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A recently discovered journal on campus supports Adrian’s philosophy that history and the future can coexist.
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Rev. Bishop Ntambo Nkulu and other United Methodist leaders created Kamina Methodist University, giving hope to the next generation.
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In a special highlight ceremony, Dr. Ken Yamada, interim associate general secretary of the division of higher education, Higher Education and Ministry, was granted an honorary doctorate degree from the Universidad Madero.
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United Methodist Church agency’s fundraising efforts will support student scholarship funds.
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The Rev. Dr. Kim Cape, general secretary, Higher Education and Ministry and Kimberly Lord, executive assistant to the general secretary, Higher Education and Ministry, visited Katanga Methodist University in Mulungwishi, Democratic Republic of Congo, on October 28, 2015.
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Higher Education and Ministry participated in the South Congo Roundtable in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as one of the invited partners.
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The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry has launched the MyCallStory.org website to encourage United Methodists around the world to share videos of how God has called them to make a difference.
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The 4th National ACLAMEN (Asociación de Clérigas Latinas Metodistas Nacional) Assembly of Latin Clergy United Methodist Women took place at the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry in Nashville, TN, last month.
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"Exploration" is a biennial, three-day event for young adults ages 18 to 26. "Exploration" is for those who think God may be calling them to ordained or licensed ministry, and wondering what that type of ministry looks like in the United Methodist Church.
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Ohio Wesleyan, a United Methodist-related university, is among the top five universities in the country honored for their work in the area of Interfaith Community Service.
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A fact-filled booklet distributed by United Methodist pastors and lay leaders in Africa provided information to help control the 2014 Ebola outbreak that has claimed more than 11,000 lives.

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