Commission on Central Conference Theological Education 2015 Grants

 

 

Commission on Central Conference Theological Education (CCTE)
2015 Grant Awards

 

 

 

 

CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN EUROPE CENTRAL CONFERENCE

Board of Ordained Ministry/Bulgaria-Romania Provisional Annual Conference · $3,500

Project Title: Scholarships for Theological Students

For: Scholarships.

 

Board of Ordained Ministry/Czech and Slovak Republics Annual Conference · $4,500

Project Title: Education Programs for Local Pastor and Lay Speaker Candidates

For: Local pastor and lay preacher education.

 

Board of Ordained Ministry/Switzerland-France-North Africa Annual Conference · $10,000

Project Title: Theological Training of Students of Pastoral Ministry

For: Support for pastoral ministry students’ theological training.

 

United Methodist Church in Hungary · $3,500

Project Title: Educational and Training Programs in the UMC in Hungary

For: Training of graduates and new pastors; support for theological students.

 

United Methodist Church in Romania · $3,500

Project Title: Local Pastors and Lay Speakers Course of Study (First Year)

For: COS in Romania.

 

GERMANY CENTRAL CONFERENCE

Reutlingen School of Theology · $25,000

Project Title: Youth Ministers Education

For: Developing a youth ministries education program.

 

NORTHERN EUROPE AND EURASIA CENTRAL CONFERENCE

Baltic Methodist Theological Seminary · $11,500

Project Title: Translation Project

For: Translation of study materials and lectures to serve multilingual needs.

 

Baltic Methodist Theological Seminary · $6,000

Project Title: Online Class Development

For: Development of online study and e-learning.

 

Baltic Methodist Theological Seminary · $2,300

Project Title: Mission Resource Center

For: Special resource center for mission studies in the library.

 

Baltic Methodist Theological Seminary · $2,000

Project Title: Mission Theology Conference

For: Mission education and platform for practical activities.

 

Boards of Ordained Ministry/Eurasia Episcopal Area · $9,000

Project Title: BOM Training for Five Eurasia Annual Conferences

For: BOM and Cabinet training.

 

Moscow Theological Seminary of The United Methodist Church · $7,400

Project Title: Library Development

For: Library development.

 

Moscow Theological Seminary of The United Methodist Church · $4,500

Project Title: Computer Support for Smart White Boards

For: Technology/equipment.

 

United Methodist Church in Eurasia · $4,800

Project Title: Eurasia UMC First Academy for Spiritual Formation

For: Language program for spiritual formation.

 

The United Methodist Seminary in Norway · $2,500

Project Title: The History of the Norwegian Methodist Mission to Zimbabwe

For: Project to trace Norwegian missionary history through research.

 

WEST AFRICA CENTRAL CONFERENCE

Carryover from 2014, West Africa Central Conference · -$23,000

 

Banyam Theological Seminary, Nigeria · $20,000

Project Title: Tools for Ministry – Nigerian UMC Organizational Structure

For: Development of contextual resources for leadership development.

 

Banyam Theological Seminary, Nigeria · $4,500

Project Title: Theological Textbooks

For: Textbook writers’ workshop.

 

Board of Ordained Ministry/Liberia Annual Conference · $25,000

Project Title: Theological Education, Rural Pastors Institute

For: Pastor training program.

 

Board of Ordained Ministry/Nigeria Episcopal Area · $33,000

Project Title: E-Reader Project for Nigerian Pastors

For: E-readers for Nigerian pastors.

 

Board of Ordained Ministry/Nigeria Episcopal Area · $4,500

Project Title: Workshop for Ministers’ Wives and Young Females

For: Workshop for Nigerian Episcopal Area pastors’ spouses.

 

Board of Ordained Ministry/Sierra Leone Episcopal Area · $25,000

Project Title: Equipment and Supplies, Sierra Leone UM School of Theology

For: Equipment/supplies.

 

Francophone Consultation for Theological Training · $24,000

Project Title: Les Editions Kanien

For: Launch of publishing.

 

Francophone Consultation for Theological Training · $30,000

Project Title: Training for Editors of Les Editions Kanien

For: Scholarships for editors.

 

Gbarnga School of Theology, Liberia · $20,000

Project Title: Scholarships for Students of the Gbarnga School of Theology, United Methodist University

For: Scholarships.

 

Institute Superior of Theology in Abidjan (ISTHA) · $12,000

Project Title: ISTHA E-Readers Project

For: Library theological resources.

 

AFRICA CENTRAL CONFERENCE

Africa University, Mutare, Zimbabwe · $20,000

Project Title: Leadership Training

For: Scholarships for theological study.

 

Board of the Ordained Ministry of the UMC, Mozambique · $27,500

Project Title: Training of Pastors

For: Continuing education for pastors.

 

Faculdade Metodista de Teologia do Quéssua, East Angola · $32,500

Project Title: East Angola

For: Training new pastors.

 

Four UM Theology Schools, Angola and Mozambique · $17,500

Project Title: Sol Africa E-Reader and E-Publishing

For: Developing e-reader materials for Portuguese-speaking theology students in Angola (East and West) and Mozambique.

 

School of Theology “Bishop Emilio de Carvalho” · $32,500

Project Title: School of Theology “Bishop Emilio de Carvalho”

For: Theological books and library resources.

 

United Theological College, Zimbabwe · $32,500

Project Title: United Theological College of East Africa

For: Theological education.

 

CONGO CENTRAL CONFERENCE – South Congo

Board of Ordained Ministry/South Congo Episcopal Area · $10,000

Project Title: Transformation du Monde B: “Education a la non violence active et evangelique comme le role prophetic de l’eglise”

For: Continuing education.

 

Kindu Methodist University · $15,000

Project Title: Mulungwishi Doctoral Student Scholarship

For: Scholarship for doctoral students.

 

Mulungwishi · $21,875

Project Title: Information Technology Equipment

For: IT equipment.

 

CONGO CENTRAL CONFERENCE – Central Congo

Central Congo Episcopal Area Annual Conferences · $3,750

Project Title: Central Congo Support of the Development of Course of Study

For: Further development of COS in three annual conferences.

 

Diengenga Pastoral School · $7,050

Project Title: Diengenga Scholarship and Development

For: Scholarships.

 

The Wembo Nyama Methodist Faculty of Theology · $25,000

Project Title: Development of the Faculty of Theology

For: Development.

 

The Wembo Nyama Methodist Faculty of Theology · $11,075

Project Title: Scholarships and Faculty Development

For: Scholarships and faculty development.

 

CONGO CENTRAL CONFERENCE – North Katanga

Board of Ordained Ministry/Tanzania Provisional Annual Conference · $5,000

Project Title: Church and Community Mobilization Process

For: Training leaders in community development.

 

Board of Ordained Ministry/Tanzania Provisional Annual Conference · $5,000

Project Title: Course of Study in Swahili

For: Creation of COS in Swahili for local pastors in the Tanzania Provisional Annual Conference.

 

Kabongo Methodist University · $16,875

Project Title: Support ICT Program

For: Access to information technology; scholarships for students.

 

North Katanga Episcopal Area · $20,000

Project Title: Kamina Methodist University

For: Strengthening theological infrastructure.

 

CONGO CENTRAL CONFERENCE – East Congo

East Congo Episcopal Area, Carryover · $19,875

Project Title: Carryover for 2016

For: Designated for theological education in the East Congo Episcopal Area

 

Francophone Consultation for Theological Training · $27,000

Project Title: Training of trainers for lay preachers in East Congo

For: Training of trainers of East Congo Episcopal Area.

 

PHILIPPINES CENTRAL CONFERENCE

Aldersgate College, Philippines · $3,000

Project Title: Scholarships for Theological Students, Aldersgate College

For: Scholarships.

 

Bishop Han Theological Seminary, Philippines · $10,000

Project Title: Computer Upgrades

For: Technology/equipment.

 

Board of Ordained Ministry/Central Luzon Philippines Annual Conference · $1,000

Project Title: CLPAC 2015 Continuing Education Program for Pastors (COS)

For: Course of Study for pastors who cannot attend seminary.

 

Board of Ordained Ministry/North Central Philippines Annual Conference · $1,000

Project Title: NCPAC 2015 Continuing Education Program for Pastors (COS)

For: Course of Study for pastors who cannot attend seminary.

 

Board of Ordained Ministry/Northeast Luzon Phillipines Annual Conference · $1,000

Project Title: NELPAC 2015 Continuing Education Program for Pastors (COS)

For: Course of Study for pastors who cannot attend seminary.

 

Board of Ordained Ministry/Northeast Philippines Annual Conference · $1,000

Project Title: NEPAC 2015 Continuing Education Program for Pastors (COS)

For: Course of Study for pastors who cannot attend seminary.

 

Board of Ordained Ministry/Northern Philippines Annual Conference · $1,000

Project Title: NPAC 2015 Continuing Education Program for Pastors (COS)

For: Course of Study for pastors who cannot attend seminary.

 

Board of Ordained Ministry/Northwest Philippines Annual Conference · $1,000

Project Title: NWPAC 2015 Continuing Education Program for Pastors (COS)

For: Course of Study for pastors who cannot attend seminary.

 

Board of Ordained Ministry/Pangasinan Philippines Annual Conference · $1,000

Project Title: PPAC 2015 Continuing Education Program for Pastors (COS)

For: Course of Study for pastors who cannot attend seminary.

 

Board of Ordained Ministry/Tarlac Philippines Annual Conference · $1,000

Project Title: Tarlac 2015 Continuing Education Program for Pastors (COS)

For: Course of Study for pastors who cannot attend seminary.

 

Boards of Ordained Ministry/Baguio Episcopal Area (CLPAC, NCPAC, NELPAC, NEPAC, NPAC, NWPAC, PPAC, Tarlac) · $8,000

Project Title: Financial Assistance for Theological Students, Baguio Episcopal Area

For: Scholarships for eight annual conferences.

 

Davao Episcopal Area · $20,000

Project Title: Theological Enhancement Program, Davao Episcopal Area

For: Translation of learning resources.

 

Davao Episcopal Area · $5,000

Project Title: Reproduction of Materials, Davao Episcopal Area

For: Development and translation of learning resources.

 

Division of Ordained Ministry, Philippines Central Conference · $1,500

Project Title: Division of Ordained Ministry (DOM)

For: Organizational development of the Philippines Central Conference DOM for United Methodist theological institutions.

 

Division of Ordained Ministry, Philippines Central Conference · $2,500

Project Title: DOM Continuing Education and Consultation for Baguio, Davao and Manila Episcopal Areas

For: Continuing education and consultation with pastors.

 

Ecumenical Christian College, Asbury College, Aldersgate College, Eveland Christian College, and John Wesley College · $9,000

Project Title: Baguio Episcopal Area Scholarship Trust Fund

For: Establish scholarship trust for BEA theological institutions.

 

John Wesley College Divinity School · $3,000

Project Title: Scholarships for Theological Students, John Wesley College Divinity School

For: Scholarships.

 

Manila Episcopal Area · $25,000

Project Title: Scholarships for Masters of Divinity students, Manila Episcopal Area

For: Scholarships.

 

Southern Philippines Methodist Colleges, Inc. (SPMCI) · $10,000

Project Title: SPMCI

For: Resources to meet accreditation standards.

 

Union Theological Seminary, Manila · $10,000

Project Title: Bridge Course, Union Theological Open Seminary

For: Distance education assistance.

 

Wesley Divinity School, Philippines · $5,000

Project Title: E-reader Library Resources, Wesley Divinity School

For: Electronic library resources.

 

Wesley Divinity School, Philippines · $5,000

Project Title: PhD Program, Wesley Divinity School

For: Faculty development and scholarships.

 

GRANTS THAT EXTEND BEYOND ONE CENTRAL CONFERENCE

Endowment Fund · $50,000

Project Title:  Endowment Fund for Theological Education in Central Conferences

For: Development of a permanent endowment fund for Central Conference Theological Education.

 

EUROPE – All Central Conferences

Methodist E-Academy · $18,000

Project Title: Methodist E-Academy Scholarships

For: Scholarships.

 

Methodist E-Academy · $25,000

Project Title: Methodist E-Academy Global Digital Theological Library Project

For: Global digital library-Methodist resources

 

AFRICA – All Central Conferences

Africa Association of United Methodist Theological Institutions (AAUMTI) – Anglophone · $22,000

Project Title: Academic Writing for Theological Education in Africa
For: Resources to enhance academic writing for theological education in the African context.

 

AAUMTI · $65,000

Project Title: E-Library 2.0: Fundraising and Resourcing for Contextual Theological Libraries in Africa

For: Phase two of library development and training plan.

 

Africa University, Faculty of Theology · $40,000

Project Title: Branch Library Improvements at AU

For: Equipping library to support Masters and PhD research.

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