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Amos Nascimento Named GBHEM Associate General Secretary for Global Education and New Initiatives

NASHVILLE, Tenn., November 17, 2016 – The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) today announced the promotion of Amos Nascimento, Ph.D., as associate general secretary for global education and new initiatives. Nascimento’s promotion is effective immediately. In his new role, Nascimento leads the global connectional strategy for education and ministry at GBHEM. Nascimento […]

Registration open for global United Methodist clergywomen gathering

United Methodist clergywomen from around the world will gather in Houston August 29-31 to celebrate 60 years of full clergy rights for women in the Methodist tradition, and 20 years of the full-clergy-membership diaconate for United Methodist deacons.

UM Higher Ed launches new site about God’s call

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry has launched the website to encourage United Methodists around the world to share videos of how God has called them to make a difference. United Methodists are asked to record and submit a video that explains why they feel called to do the […]

Black colleges engage in recruiting young adult missionaries

(GBHEM)  This fall and winter, two spiritual leaders from different generations will engage with a younger millennial generation in sharing the mission story through musicology, global hip-hop and community restoration. During the Sankofa Generation Transformation Campus Tour, Rudy Rasmus, a baby boomer pastor at St. John’s United Methodist Church Downtown in Houston, and Romal Tune, […]

GBHEM Board works on new call focus, General Conference legislation

NASHVILLE, TN: A report on the Young Clergy Initiative, a discussion about a new leadership initiative focused on call and legislation preparations for General Conference 2016 served as leading topics of discussion at the Board of Directors meeting of the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM), August 5–7, in Nashville. Before the board […]

Cross-cultural healing through education, historic leadership gathering in Korea

Over 150 participants from 20 countries convened for an international conference February 1–4, 2015, in Incheon, Korea, of the Asia-Pacific Association of Methodist-related Educational Institutions (APAMEI).

GBHEM announces key leadership positions in UMEA, Collegiate Ministry

Upon recommendation by the search teams and confirmation by Bishop Virginia Taylor, Holston Annual Conference, and Bishop Bill McAlilly, Tennessee Annual Conference, the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry announces the appointment of Colonel Gerald “Scott” Henry, Jr., in the United Methodist Endorsing Agency and the Rev. Dr. Matthew Charlton and Sheila Bates in […]

GBHEM loan applications available now with expanded categories for eligibility

The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry opened applications for spring and summer loans on December 11, 2014 and will accept loan applications until May 5, 2015.

Women of Color Scholars celebrate 25 years

Sixty-five gathered in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the United Methodist Women of Color Scholars scholarship and mentoring program, the only denominationally sponsored program of its kind, November 21, 2014, in San Diego, California.

Scott Brewer named associate general secretary for Administration and Operations

General Board of Higher Education and Ministry General Secretary Kim Cape has announced that Scott Brewer has accepted the position of associate general secretary for Administration and Operations. He begins employment on January 5, 2015.