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Discipleship Ministries announces new organizational design

Discipleship Ministries announces new organizational design

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Oct. 19, 2018 /Discipleship Ministries/ -- Discipleship Ministries (The General Board of Discipleship) announced a new organizational design today from its office in Nashville, Tenn. The new structure will maximize the agency’s ability to successfully reach its ...

Mark Forrester and Tammy Gieselman join GBHEM’s Division of Higher Education

Mark Forrester and Tammy Gieselman join GBHEM’s Division of Higher Education

NASHVILLE, Tenn., October 16, 2018 – The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) today announced the appointments of Rev. Mark Forrester, D.Min., as assistant general secretary and the Rev. Tammy Gieselman, D.Min., as director of Schools, Colleges, and Universities, both ...

Bushfield announces plans to retire

Bushfield announces plans to retire

The Rev. Dr. James Bushfield, Conference Superintendent serving the Central District, has announced his plan to retire in 2019. Bushfield assumed the role of Conference Superintendent January 1, 2017, and will continue to serve in this capacity through the conference year.  Dr. Bushfield ...

Hurricane Michael response from United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR)

Hurricane Michael response from United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR)

UMCOR partners are ready to assist response efforts on the Gulf Coast. Disaster Response Coordinators are traveling to affected areas today to begin assessment work. We remind those wishing to provide assistance to please not self-deploy or donate unsolicited items.   We are proud to say ...

Extended Cabinet releases statement regarding A Way Forward

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE We, the members of the Extended Cabinet of the Indiana Conference, are aware of the uncertainty concerning our United Methodist Church. We hear the many concerns and understand the discomfort of these uncertain times. This statement is our collective encouragement ...

Healing happens in community: Laity Day 2018 tackles human trafficking & opioids epidemic

Healing happens in community:  Laity Day 2018 tackles human trafficking & opioids epidemic

Laity Day, Saturday, October 6, focused on ways we all, particularly laity and clergy colleagues, are proactively working to see all the people within our midst. Whether they are battling with addiction, as communities throughout Indiana seek viable solutions to combat the rise of the ...

Muhlbaier selected as Associate Director of Leadership Development - Laity

Muhlbaier selected as Associate Director of Leadership Development - Laity

The Rev. Shannon Stringer, Director of Leadership Development, is pleased to announce that Robert C. Muhlbaier, III (R.C.) will serve as the Associate Director of Leadership Development – Laity effective October 29, 2018.  Muhlbaier’s primary responsibilities will be to support the Board ...

Jeanne White-Ginder, mother of Ryan White, will be a keynote speaker for the 2018 Global AIDS Conference in October

Jeanne White-Ginder, mother of Ryan White, will be a keynote speaker for the 2018 Global AIDS Conference in October

Jeanne White, the mother of Ryan White, an American teenager from Kokomo, Indiana, who became a national icon for HIV/AIDS in the US after being denied re-entry at his school following an AIDS diagnosis. Ryan became a reluctant international celebrity, and Jeanne became an educator of the ...

World Communion Sunday Offerings Support Racial-Ethnic Scholarships

World Communion Sunday Offerings Support Racial-Ethnic Scholarships

NASHVILLE, Tenn., October 3, 2018 – Rev. Nickie Moreno Howard was able to graduate from seminary and begin her ministry career thanks in part to the financial aid and mentoring she received from United Methodists who give generously each year on World Communion Sunday.   Moreno Howard ...

Communications Director Transition

Effective September 28, 2018, Skyler Nimmons is no longer serving as the Communications Director for the Indiana Conference of The United Methodist Church. We wish Skyler all the best in his next endeavors. More information will follow in the near future on recruiting for our ...

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