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  • Grants Awarded to 21 Projects Aimed at Increasing Young Clergy in the United Methodist Church
    “There’s not a shortage of call in the church. Instead of waiting on youth to tell us they think they’re called to ordained leadership, we need to be proactively helping youth and young adults discern who God has created them to be and where God is calling them to lead,” said Rev. Dr. Trip Lowery, director of young adult ministry discernment and enlistment at GBHEM.
  • IAMSCU Board of Directors Adopts Immigration Crisis Statement
    IAMSCU Board of Directors expressed alarm about the current global immigration, refugee, and human trafficking crisis. The association was especially concerned with the lack of solidarity with immigrants and their children.
  • Wolfe Named IAMSCU President
    Rev. Dr. Thomas V. Wolfe has been formally elected president of the IAMSCU board of directors, an organization supported by GBHEM.
  • GBHEM Board of Directors Lay the Groundwork for Formational and Educational Leadership Center
    The GBHEM Board of Directors has unanimously affirmed a new strategy to establish the agency as the resource center for leadership, education and formation to support future and current church leaders of the United Methodist Connection.
  • Become global leaders, clergywomen told
    Asian-American clergywomen should think of themselves as global leaders, not just leaders in their own communities. That was the message from the Rev. HiRho Park, who preached during the Ohana Conference, held July 9-11 at Christ United Methodist Church. The event was co-hosted by the Association of Asian-American and Pacific-Islander Clergywomen and the National Association of Korean-American United Methodist Clergywomen.
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    GBHEM Publishes the Papers Presented at the Oxford Institute Focused on Wesleyan Communities and the World Beyond Christianity
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    GBHEM Announces 2018 Willson Lecture: Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe
    GBHEM announced the speaker for the 2018 Willson Lecture, Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe, general secretary, General Board of Church and Society.

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Build capacity for United Methodist lay and clergy leaders to discover, claim and flourish in Christ’s calling in their lives, by creating connections and providing resources to aid in recruitment, education, professional development and spiritual formation.


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