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Introducing the New GBHEM.ORG: A Website for the Modern Church

July 30, 2019

The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) serves a modern global audience, helping Methodists around the world discover, claim and flourish in God’s call on their lives. Our website,, is a crucial point of communication between our agency and the many clergy, students and educators we assist.

In July, GBHEM launched a redesigned and reimagined to ensure that all our constituents receive best-in-class service from our website. The new was created with the user in mind and with a layout to meet the needs of our diverse audience.

Explore the website today and take in new features such as:

  • A precise search tool that allows you to narrow your inquiry based on who you are (student, clergy, faculty, etc.) and what category of information you’d like to see.
  • Faster loading times and a structure that is optimized for mobile browsing.
  • A Google translate plugin that makes the site accessible in nine languages including Korean, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Russian.
  • A dedicated Loans & Scholarships page with the latest information on financial aid opportunities for both students in and outside the U.S., as well as information on available grants for Methodist educational programs.
  • A detailed, searchable Events page with a preview of upcoming events on the GBHEM homepage.

We invite you to remain in close contact with us as you navigate the new Feel free to reach out to individual GBHEM departments through our Connect page or send general questions and comments to

GBHEM is thrilled to share this new tool to assist you on your journey into God’s calling.

About GBHEM: The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry’s mission is to 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. Every elder, deacon and licensed local pastor benefits from our training and candidacy programs. Many young adults find help in clarifying their vocation and God’s call in their lives through our leadership and discernment programs. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook: @GBHEM.

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