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Sarah E. Bollinger Joins GBHEM as the Director of Leadership Development in Collegiate Ministry
GBHEM announced the appointment of Sarah E. Bollinger, Ph.D., as the director of Leadership Development in Collegiate Ministry in the Division of Higher Education’s Office of Collegiate Ministry. Bollinger’s appointment is effective January 16, 2018.
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New Scholarship Fund for Deacons Honors a Woman Who Dedicated Her Life to Church Service
GBHEM is honored to announce the latest addition to its more than 70 scholarship funds. The Rubie Plant Butterworth Scholarship Fund will provide financial assistance to individuals attending one of the 13 United Methodist seminaries and pursuing ordination as a deacon. The creation of the scholarship fund was initiated by Jim Butterworth who was looking for a way to honor his mother for her 90th birthday and years of service in The United...
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EIST Grants Are Used to Transform Young Lives and Recruit Minorities for Church Service
GBHEM's mission is centered around the formation and development of leaders for The United Methodist Church. As leaders reflect the people that they serve, GBHEM is committed to ensuring that ethnically diverse leaders at every level are recruited, trained and retained for service within the church. Ethnic In-Service Training Grants (EIST) award up to $10,000 for innovative minority training programs. Applications open now!
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GBHEM Commemorates Three Education Milestones in Argentina
GBHEM traveled to Argentina to celebrate three milestones within United Methodist global education—the opening of GBHEM’s Regional Hub for Leadership, Education and Development (LEaD Hub) for Latin America and the Caribbean, the 25th anniversary of the University of the Latin American Educational Center (UCEL), and the 2017 board of directors meeting for the International Association of Methodist Schools, Colleges, and Universities (IAMSCU).
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Thomas Wolfe Named IAMSCU President
The IAMSCU Board of Directors elected Rev. Dr. Tom Wolfe, president and chief executive officer of Iliff School of Theology, as the acting president of the organization. Wolfe is a former member of the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry’s (GBHEM) board of directors, past University Senate president, and was the IAMSCU vice president.
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Ministry Resource from GBHEM Now offered in Six Languages
GBHEM has updated and released flyers detailing the candidacy process for the ministry of elders, deacons, local pastors, and endorsed clergy. This resource is now available in six languages, including English, French, Korean, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.
$2 Million to be Awarded through the Commission on Central Conference Theological Education Fund
The CCTEF met in Nashville, Tennessee at GBHEM offices in early December 2017. The group meets on an annual basis to select recipients for the CCTEF grants, and every four years a new executive committee is selected.
Sarah E. Bollinger Joins GBHEM as the Director of Leadership Development in Collegiate Ministry
New Scholarship Fund for Deacons Honors a Woman Who Dedicated Her Life to Church Service
EIST Grants Are Used to Transform Young Lives and Recruit Minorities for Church Service
GBHEM Commemorates Three Education Milestones in Argentina
Thomas Wolfe Named IAMSCU President
Ministry Resource from GBHEM Now offered in Six Languages
$2 Million to be Awarded through the Commission on Central Conference Theological Education Fund

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