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Four seminaries to have new leader

Top leadership of United Methodist seminaries is undergoing quite a shuffle, with four of the 13 schools set to have new presidents or deans. Lallene J. Rector has been named the next president of Garrett-Evangelical Theological School in Evanston, Ill., becoming the first woman and first layperson named to that post. She’ll succeed Philip Amerson, […]

Closing time – Cokesbury staff, patrons facing stores’ final days

DALLAS—Julie Chapman doesn’t really have time for sentimentality these days, given that she’s following a six-page email on how to close the Cokesbury store here. The going-out-of-business sale is underway, and Ms. Chapman, as store manager, is charged with selling just about everything, including bookshelves, before the doors lock for good on April 20. Still, […]

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