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  • 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.
  • Scholarships Help Seminary Students Avoid Debt and Feel Church’s Commitment
    Divinity students who receive Excellence in Clergy Leadership Scholarships from GBHEMnot only avoid accumulating thousands of dollars in debt, but also gain confidence in their ability to complete seminary and in the United Methodist Church’s commitment to their ministry.
  • MTSE Hosts Annual Meeting to Advance Leadership and Connection within Methodism
    The Methodist-related Theological Schools in Europe met in England as part of a cluster of activities to celebrate the Wesleyan tradition in education.
  • LEaD Hub Britain Established as 50 Years of Partnership Celebrated
    GBHEM has formally announced a new agreement with Wesley House, Cambridge, establishing the agency’s newest Global Hub for Leadership, Education and Development (LEaD Hub).
  • 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.

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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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