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Thanks for strong message in Together

      Thank you so much for the strong message in the September issue of together. It is much needed and will, I hope, be heeded by those who are in a position to help the average UM church-goers understand and believe. I wish I did not have to agree that we have misplaced our Wesleyan ...

UIndy welcomes new dean for School of Nursing

INDIANAPOLIS - The United Methodist-related University of Indianapolis has selected a Denver nurse-educator-scholar with an impressive administrative record to be the new dean of its School of Nursing. Mary L. McHugh left the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center School of Nursing,...

UM student loans can now be repaid online

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (UMNS) - A newly launched online repayment system is making repaying United Methodist student loans easier and will improve efficiency in processing scholarships and loan applications. Beginning in 2008, United Methodist students also can apply for scholarships and loans ...

United Methodists lead in West African education

Since the arrival of missionaries, education has become a priority in the work of the church in many African nations. In Sierra Leone and Liberia, the church has always been a leader in education, viewing it as an evangelistic outreach. All their students participate in Bible classes and ...

United Methodists more than halfway to Nothing But Nets goal

HOUSTON, Texas (UMCom) - The people of The United Methodist Church have passed the halfway mark toward the denomination's $3-million fundraising goal for the Nothing But Nets malaria prevention campaign, Bishop Thomas Bickerton announced during a recent faith leaders' luncheon at St. ...

University of Evansville exceeds enrollment expectation

EVANSVILLE, Ind. - For the fifth consecutive year, the United Methodist-related University of Evansville has met or exceeded its enrollment goal. "When classes began on August 29, the entering class of 2007 numbered 660 strong, exceeding our goal of 650," said Dr. Stephen Jennings, ...

West Africa Trauma Team of Operation Classroom Seminars

1994 Basic Seminar, 13 leaders, Monrovia, Liberia, at College of W. Africa 1995 Advanced Training Seminar, four leaders, Monrovia, Peale Center, Sinkor, Monrovia, Liberia 1996 Supervisory Training Seminar three facilitators, Monrovia, Peale Center, Sinkor, Monrovia, Liberia ...

'Right here, right now, right future' named theme of North Indiana Outdoor Ministry project

By Jean M. Brindel RIGHT HERE, RIGHT NOW, RIGHT FUTURE is the theme for the Outdoor Ministry project for all four camp sites. This may sound new, but it is the same vision that God has blessed the North Indiana Conference for generations. In fact, the old saying is true, "The more things ...

Annual conferences focus on starting new churches

By Linda Green A UMNS Report Concerns over shrinking United Methodist membership in most of the church's regional U.S. jurisdictions-and strategies for reversing those overall trends-were pervasive as the denomination's annual conferences convened in 2007. Sixty-three U.S. conferences, ...

Author Reese to lead workshop on evangelism in Indy Nov. 15

The Indianapolis Center for Congregations will be hosting Martha Grace Reese, author of Unbinding the Gospel: Real Life Evangelism in a workshop by the same name on Nov. 15, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Greenwood United Methodist Church near Indianapolis. Reese's book is one of the books in ...

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