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Willson Lecture Announced
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General Board of Higher Education and Ministry
July 2018

Meharry Medical College Gets Mobile Dental Unit with Black College Fund Grant

Meharry Medical College’s mobile dental unit, obtained through a partnership with the Black College Fund, administered by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM), is enabling students to further Meharry’s long-held mission of providing care for underserved and uninsured people. read more

2018 Willson Lecture

Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe, general secretary, General Board of Church and Society will serve as the 2018 Willson Lecture guest speaker. The Willson Lecture is a free event, open to the public, on August 7 at GBHEM. RSVP, via email by August 3. read more 

More Funds for Students 

The Office of Loans and Scholarships at GBHEM announced an increase in the maximum amount United Methodist students can borrow to pursue their education. Students can now borrow up to $10,000 per calendar year from the United Methodist Student Loan Fund. read more 

Building Religiously Diverse Campuses

With the challenges facing the church today, including secular culture competing with religious communities and faith traditions, faith communities and college campuses need to consider how they relate to one another for future generations. read more 

Leaders are Born

Meet this year's Lina H. McCord interns. Each year, the Black College Fund (BCF) selects students from around the Connection to serve as interns and represent BCF. “The program provides face-to-face interaction and communication between students and congregations.” read more 

More Agency News: 

  • GBHEM Book Release: “Benedict on Campus: Eight Spiritual Disciplines for Collegiate Ministry” by David E. MacDonald. read more
  • Innovative courses make a big impact on students. read more
  • Reminder: Please update District Superintendent and candidate records in UMCARES.
  • UMEA Transition Workshop will be held August 14-16 in Nashville, Tennessee. contact us
  • Endorsement Interviews through the United Methodist Endorsing Agency will be August 16-18. contact us
  • Clergy Coach Training: Deadline to apply is August 15. read more
  • Mini Webinar: UMCARES Audit System, August 20. read more 
  • Transcending Boundaries for Peace - Making Peace Peacefully: Registration is now open for the Asia-Pacific Association of Methodist-related Educational Institutions 2018 Conference. read more
  • Acting Ethically in Anxious Times: UMEA workshop to be held October 8-11 at Lake Junaluska, North Carolina. contact us 
  • Ministerial Assessment Specialists (MAS) Training: This event will be held October 19-20 in Dallas. read more
  • Latin American Women's Leadership Conference: This event will be held October 24-27 in Lima, Peru. contact us
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