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Overcoming Obstacles to a Theological Education

by: Scott

November 21, 2022

The dream began shaping into reality seven years ago. Today, it is a dream fulfilled.

Honoring their calls to ministry with Roma and Hungarian people, Mária Raffael and Ferenc Csonka each dreamed of studying amongst other Methodists. They wanted to learn the Christian faith’s history, traditions, and practices so they could teach and inspire others. The Wesley Bible School in Budapest, Hungary, was the first place they turned to support the education needed to fulfill their callings.

Our Reflections from the 2022 Jurisdictional Conferences

by: Scott

November 17, 2022

In the United States of America, The United Methodist Church is divided into five areas known as jurisdictions: Northeastern, Southeastern, North Central, South Central and Western.

Dr. Kina Mallard Appointed as Executive Director of NAAMSCU

by: Scott

November 15, 2022

The North American Association of Methodist Schools, Colleges, and Universities (NAAMSCU) and the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Kina Mallard as the executive director of NAAMSCU, effective November 1, 2022.

Chief Equity Officer and Assistant General Secretary of GBHEM Receives Circle of Friends Award from Meharry Medical College

by: Scott

November 14, 2022

The funding received from the Black College Fund has made it possible for Meharry Medical College to renovate, make campus-wide technology upgrades, and restore essential areas that support the academic and clinical services of the college.

GBHEM Announces 2022 Willson Lecture Speakers 

by: Scott

September 27, 2022

Nashville, TN, Sept. 23, 2022 – The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry announced its 2022 Willson Lecture speakers, Professor Dr. Peter Mageto and Professor Dr. Jamisse Uilson Taimo.

GBHEM Mourns the Death of Board Member Vivian Bull

by: Scott

August 31, 2022

Nashville, TN, August 31, 2022 – It is with great sadness that the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry announces the death of board member Vivian Bull. Bull had

GBHEM Launches “Passage UMC”, An Online Solution to Aid Clergy and Candidate Tracking in the United Methodist Church

by: Scott

June 6, 2022

UMCARES is moving and will become Passage UMC Nashville, TN, June 6, 2022– GBHEM recently rolled out Passage UMC, the central location for candidates and clergy to track progress toward

GBHEM Awards 98 Grants Totaling $1,672,600 to Expand Theological Education Around the World

by: Scott

May 23, 2022

Nashville, TN, May 22, 2022 – The Commission on Central Conference Theological Education Fund (CCTEF) met virtually early in 2022, awarding 98 grants totaling $1,672,600 to the seven Central Conferences

CCTEF Grant Recipient Spotlight: Kamina Methodist University, School of Theology

by: Scott

May 20, 2022

The leaders of the Congo Central Conference believe growing the body of Christ is essential to the future of the United Methodist Church; however, this cannot be accomplished without unwavering

GBHEM General Secretary Rev. Greg Bergquist Awarded Honorary Doctorate Degree

by: Scott

May 20, 2022

Nashville, TN, May 19, 2022 – The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) is pleased to announce General Secretary, Rev. Dr. Greg Bergquist was awarded an honorary Doctor

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