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  • 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.
  • 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).

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