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  • “Benedict on Campus: Eight Spiritual Disciplines for Collegiate Ministry” Is the Latest Book Release from GBHEM Publishing
    The newly released book, “Benedict on Campus: Eight Spiritual Disciplines for Collegiate Ministry” by David E. MacDonald, is a practical guide for those who work with emerging adults—college and university chaplains, campus ministers, student leaders, pastors, parachurch professionals, and spiritual directors.
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    Meharry Medical College Gets Mobile Dental Unit with Black College Fund Grant
    Meharry Medical College’s new mobile dental unit, obtained through a partnership with the Black College Fund, administered by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM), is enabling students to further Meharry’s long-held mission of providing care for underserved and uninsured people.
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    CONNECT ANEW Resources Available: Information and Resources on GBHEM’s Strategy to Evolve to Meet the Leadership Needs of the Church
    GBHEM has updated and expanded the information and resources available on The webpage features information about the work the agency is undertaking to evolve as the leadership needs of the denomination change. During this exciting transition, the agency encourages constituents to share the news using the downloadable graphics and Facebook frame found on the webpage.
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    GBHEM LEaD Hub in Brazil Seeks to Improve Leadership in Latin America
    Improving leadership in the Methodist Church in Brazil and strengthening connections and practical activities between organizations in the Portuguese and Spanish-speaking areas of Latin America are among the top goals for the leader of GBHEM's Regional Hub for Leadership, Education and Development (LEaD) Hub in Brazil.
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    GBHEM’S Book Wins Saddlebag Award
    GBHEM is honored to announce that “Encoding Methodism: Telling and Retelling Narratives of Wesleyan Origins” by Ted A. Campbell was selected as this year’s recipient of the Saddlebag Award. The Saddlebag Award is given by the Historical Society of The United Methodist Church to the outstanding book on United Methodist history or a related subject published during the previous calendar year.
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    United Methodist Faculty Recognized for Service: Cutting Edge Curriculum Award and Exemplary Teacher Award Recipients Named
    GBHEM announced the winners for two award programs for faculty. This year, 45 outstanding educators within our United Methodist-related colleges and universities have been selected as recipients of the Cutting-Edge Curriculum Award and Exemplary Teacher Award of the Year.
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    Imagine What’s NEXT Conference to be Rescheduled and Adapted to Meet the Evolving Needs of College Students
    GBHEM, the leadership development agency of The United Methodist Church, today announced its efforts to adopt a new model for the Imagine What’s Next Conference, a longstanding biennial event. Exploring a new model for NEXT is another example of the agency’s commitment to provide relevant, meaningful and effective resources for leadership development across the denomination.

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