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Imagine What’s NEXT prepares college students to dream, go, do

“I see God’s Holy Spirit pouring itself out everywhere,” said Bishop Minerva Carcaño, Los Angeles Area Resident Bishop in the California-Pacific Conference, who spoke at opening worship of the conference.

GBHEM General Secretary issues statement on the Ebola global crisis

What concerns me most is a deeper crisis, the fear epidemics, when people move so quickly from indifference to paranoia, instead of moving from solidarity to action.

Fenner appointed endorsing agent for the UMC

Fenner’s appointment is effective January 1, 2015, upon the retirement of the Rev. Tom Carter in December 2014. Carter has served as endorsing agent since 2012.

Wingfield to lead GBHEM Division of Ordained Ministry

The Rev. Myron Wingfield has been named associate general secretary for the General Board of Higher Education’s Division of Ordained Ministry beginning September 29, 2014.

GBHEM and GBOD renew and expand e-readers for theological education agreement

A pilot project to provide e-readers loaded with theological texts has proven so successful that GBHEM General Secretary Kim Cape and GBOD General Secretary Tim Bias renewed their joint agreement, continuing this interagency collaboration until December 2016.

DS/DCM Orientation Cultivating Vital Ministries

  By Michael Rich “This training is like receiving a large suit of clothes that I haven’t grown into yet,” that’s according to an insight that Myron Wingfield, coordinator of the event, discovered from a 2013 participant. District Superintendents and Conference Directors of Connectional Ministries from across the connection gathered from August 24-28, 2014 at […]

Board approves budget, prepares for General Conference 2016

By Nicole Burdakin NASHVILLE, Tn: A report on the Young Clergy Initiative, a discussion about the state of theological education and necessary preparations for General Conference 2016 were included in the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry’s Board of Directors meeting, Aug. 6-8 in Nashville. The Board also approved a $42.55 million budget for […]

Life After School Summit helps dreams come true

More than 150 youth and family members attended the Life After School Summit at St. Mark UMC in Taylors, S.C., on May 17, 2014, for presentations and exhibits by representatives from colleges and universities, the armed forces and other organizations.

GBHEM announces deadlines for Central Conference and Young Clergy grants

Nashville, Tenn — The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) announced today the deadlines for applications for two grant programs. The deadline to apply for Central Conference Theological Education grants is Thursday, January 30, 2014. Central Conference Theological Education grants will be awarded for projects aimed at improving United Methodist theological education in the central conferences […]

Young Adults Explore their Calling in Denver

Across the country, Friday morning will bring over 400 hundred  18-25 year old young adults packing bags, climbing into cars, and boarding airplanes. Their destination? Exploration 2013, a weekend conference for young adults discerning a call towards ordained ministry. This biannual event is sponsored by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry. The Exploration Design […]