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Rebeck Elected Vice President of Diakonia of the Americas and Caribbean

by: GBHEM

January 25, 2017

Rev. Victoria Rebeck, director of Deacon Ministry Development and Provisional Membership, Division of Ordained Ministry at the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) was elected vice president of the Diakonia of the Americas and Caribbean (DOTAC). The new officers were selected by the central committee and will begin their term’s in July 2017.

2017 Lina H. McCord Summer Interns Welcomed

by: GBHEM

January 24, 2017

The Lina H. McCord program welcomes eight students from United Methodist-related historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) to serve as its 2017 summer interns. The summer intern program, sponsored by the Black College Fund (BCF), a ministry of the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM), follows a model of communication and interaction that

GBHEM Announces Staff Appointments

by: GBHEM

January 19, 2017

Charles Ray Bailey (retired) has been promoted from associate general secretary of administration and operations to deputy general secretary. In this role, Bailey will serve as principle advisor and assistant to the general secretary in the execution of GBHEM’s service to The United Methodist Church (UMC). He will direct the daily operations of the Office

GBHEM Issues Call for Papers at the Academic Theological Colloquy

by: GBHEM

January 17, 2017

Planning is well underway for the academic theological colloquy co-hosted by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) and the Association of United Methodist Theological Schools (AUMTS), in support from the Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church (COB). Titled, “The Unity of the Church and Human Sexuality: Toward a Faithful United

GBHEM Provides a Resource for College Campuses in Divided Times

by: GBHEM

January 17, 2017

The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) created a new online resource for higher education administrators, chaplains and affiliated campus ministers to engage effectively with student efforts around serving as faithful public witnesses. In the current social and political climate, it is vital that campuses are prepared to handle issues that may arise

Students Gather Biennially to Imagine What’s NEXT

by: GBHEM

January 12, 2017

Every two years, college students, collegiate ministers, and church leaders gather for the Imagine What’s NEXT conference. While Imagine What’s NEXT is one event, on a broader scale, NEXT is a community of United Methodist students, friends and leaders who are called to make a difference by living the theme, “Dream. Go. Do.” In 2016, the conference

GBHEM Begins 2017 with Updated Mission and Vision

by: GBHEM

January 10, 2017

The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) today announced the launch of a new mission and vision. The updated mission and vision simplify GBHEM’s role as the primary leadership development agency for The United Methodist Church.   GBHEM’s New Mission and Vision:  Mission The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry’s mission is to

E-Readers Project Expands to Asia through Partnership with Wesley Theological College and Huree University

April 12, 2016

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 12, 2016 – The United Methodist e-reader initiative, which provides digital libraries to students attending theological schools in remote areas, is expanding to include Wesley Theological College (WTC), in Vietnam, and Huree University, in Mongolia.  The two schools have agreed to partner with the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM)