United Methodists gathering to tackle AIDS crisis

NASHVILLE, Tn:  Bishop Cynthia Harvey from Louisiana will provide a clarion call to action to those gathered at the 5th United Methodist Global AIDS Fund Conference, Countdown to Zero: Just Save One, to be held September 11-13, 2014 in Denver, Colo. Bishop Harvey is the episcopal leader in a conference that believes the AIDS pandemic must be […]

United announces second annual Women in Ministry and Leadership Conference

DATE:  July 10, 2014 DAYTON, OH – United Theological Seminary announces the second annual Deborah’s Daughters Women in Ministry and Leadership Conference, to be held October 22-24, 2014, at the seminary’s main campus at 4501 Denlinger Road, Dayton, OH and at the Hilton Garden Inn in Beavercreek, OH. Recent research tells us that women are […]

Press Release: Season of Love

Press Release: Contact: Rev. John Oda, Pastor Lake Park United Methodist Church 281 Santa Clara Avenue, Oakland, CA 94610 www.lakeparkchurch.org Phone: 510-444-7262 Cell: 510-220-8959 Season of Love: A Time for Change Despite their denomination’s policy against gays and lesbians, people of faith from all over California and neighboring states will be celebrating a “Season of […]

Claremont School of Theology Draws Support from UMC Leaders

Nashville, Tenn. — United Methodist leaders are expressing support for Claremont School of Theology in the wake of its separation from the Claremont Lincoln University. In April, the Board of Trustees of Claremont School of Theology announced that the two institutions had decided to end their joint venture to offer interreligious graduate education. That endeavor began in […]

Press Release: GCFA Supports Actions of General Board of Higher Education

General Council on Finance and Administration The United Methodist Church 1 Music Circle North Nashville, TN 37203 May 2, 2014 Contact: Sharon Dean 615.369.2336 sdean@gcfa.org GCFA Supports Actions of General Board of Higher Education Nashville, TN – The Board of Directors of the General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA) drafted the following resolution to […]

Press Release: Church leaders gather for spring learning retreat

United Methodist Communications Office of Public Information 810 12th Ave. S. Nashville, TN 37203 umcpresscenter.org For Immediate Release May 1, 2014 Church Leaders Gather for Spring Learning Retreat Nashville, Tenn.: The residential bishops of The United Methodist Church and secretaries of the general agencies will gatherMay 4-8 at Epworth-by-the-Sea in St. Simons Island, Ga. for a […]

Press Release: Registration for UTS Life the Fire! Conference

UNITED THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY News Release 4501 Denlinger Road • Dayton, OH  45426 Contact: JoAnn Wagner 937.529.2201 • jwagner@united.edu www.united.edu FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE:  April 14, 2014  Registration Deadline Approaching for Light the Fire! 2014 Conference DAYTON, OH – May 5 is the deadline to register for United Theological Seminary’s 4th Annual Church Renewal Conference, Light the Fire! 2014: The Fullness of […]

Press Release: GBPHB announces new investment fund alternative

GBPHB Announces New Investment Fund Alternative For Immediate Release March 31, 2014 Contact: M. Colette Nies, Managing Director, Communications (847) 866-4296 or cnies@gbophb.org Glenview, IL—The board of directors of the General Board of Pension and Health Benefits (GBPHB) announced the creation of a new investment fund—the Equities Social Values Plus Fund (ESVPF)—an alternative for investors who prefer a fund […]

Press Release: Funding sought to expand pilot e-reader project

The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry The United Methodist Church 1001 19th Ave. South Nashville, Tenn. 37212 Contact: Vicki Brown, vbrown@gbhem.org, 615-340-7380 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE View this release online at: http://bit.ly/1kkm1Ts Funding Sought to Expand Pilot E-Reader Project By Vicki Brown A pilot project to provide e-readers loaded with theological texts for a seminary in Liberia has […]

Press Release: Garrett-Evangelical and MTSO appoint Timothy Eberhart assistant professor of theology and ecology

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Garrett-Evangelical and MTSO appoint Timothy Eberhart assistant professor of theology and ecology Methodist Theological School in Ohio and Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary have appointed Rev. Dr. Timothy Eberhart assistant professor of theology and ecology. Eberhart will serve Garrett-Evangelical and MTSO through a joint appointment, teaching classes on both campuses through a variety of […]