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  • Cynthia Howard Named GBHEM’s Executive Director of Marketing and Communications
    GBHEM has named Cynthia Howard as executive director of marketing and communications in the Office of Strategic Leadership.
  • Methodist Educational Leaders Affirm Church Unity and Establish Africa Senate
    Methodist educational leaders and members of AAMIHE and AAUMTI are gathered in Johannesburg, South Africa for a joint conference.
  • Latest Book Release from GBHEM Publishing Traces Sources of The United Methodist Church’s Debates on Human Sexuality
    Ashley Boggan Dreff, Ph.D., author of “Entangled: A History of American Methodism, Politics, and Sexuality,” maps how American Methodists have responded to attitude changes about sexuality since World War II. She argues that the current impasse over homosexuality is rooted in two dichotomous ideologies of Methodist history and theology: one liberal and the other evangelical.
  • Mark Forrester and Tammy Gieselman Join GBHEM’s Division of Higher Education
    GBHEM today announced the appointments of Rev. Mark Forrester, D.Min., as assistant general secretary and the Rev. Tammy Gieselman, D.Min., as director of Schools, Colleges, and Universities, both within the Division of Higher Education.
  • World Communion Sunday Offerings Support Racial-Ethnic Scholarships
    Rev. Nickie Moreno Howard was able to graduate from seminary and begin her ministry career thanks in part to the financial aid and mentoring she received from United Methodists who give generously each year on World Communion Sunday.
  • Latest Book Release from GBHEM Publishing Explores Leading with Cultural Intelligence while Ministering to God’s Diverse Peoples
    “Develop Intercultural Competence: How to Lead Cross-Racial and Cross-Cultural Churches” by HiRho Y. Park identifies best practices and offers practical tips and case studies for leading diverse and vital congregations.
  • GBHEM Launches 2018 Global Chaplaincy Training Series in Central Conferences
    GBHEM launched its 2018 Global Chaplaincy Training series with the first session in Maputo, Mozambique. The agency is supporting an expressed need from Central Conferences for contextual chaplaincy leadership training in specialized settings.

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