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The Landscape of Continuing Education in The United Methodist Church

The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry express our gratitude for your participation in the January 2007 survey, The Landscape of the United Methodist Continuing Education. The research was conducted by Jennifer Phillips, Coordinator for Continuing Education and Academic Outreach at Drew University Theological School with collaboration of steering committee members. Please take a few minutes to review the results of the survey. Please use this

(230KB) for your annual conferences and constituencies as a discussion tool.

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Recommended Readings for Clergy Lifelong Learning

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The Division of Ordained Ministry provides financial support for continuing education programs for clergy and laity. The 2009 Pastoral Convocation of the Rio Grande Conference is one of the programs that GBHEM supported in 2009 - you can read a summary of the event here PDF icon you can read a summary of the event here. If you are interested in applying for the financial support for your continuing education program, please contact Rev. Dr. HiRho Park.