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Stringer to lead Indiana Leadership Development

Stringer to lead Indiana Leadership Development

INDIANAPOLIS - Bishop Julius C. Trimble is pleased to announce the appointment of the Rev. Shannon C. Stringer to serve as the Director of Leadership Development of the Indiana Conference of The United Methodist Church effective June 1, 2018. Stringer will succeed the Rev. Dr. Aleze M. ...

Commission members grateful to serve, complete work on final report

Commission members grateful to serve, complete work on final report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 23, 2018 Members of the Commission on a Way Forward expressed gratitude at the opportunity to be part of the Commission and they signaled hope for The United Methodist Church as they completed their meeting in Los Angeles on Thursday, March 22.  The 32-member ...

Africa University initiates campaign to build Small Farm Resource Center

Africa University initiates campaign to build Small Farm Resource Center

The Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources at Africa University (now a department in the College of Health, Agriculture, and Natural Sciences) has realized the need to strengthen its link with the smallholder farmers in the area with the objective of helping improve productivity and...

Bishops, leaders of UMC-related institutions optimistic of denominations future

Bishops, leaders of UMC-related institutions optimistic of denominations future

Bishops, leaders of UMC-related institutions optimistic of denomination’s future DALLAS - Several leaders of United Methodist Church-related institutions voiced optimism and are preparing for possible changes in the global denomination that could occur as a result of the Special Session of...

Workshop preps clergy to continue the Call during retirement

Workshop preps clergy to continue the Call during retirement

Clergy set to retire in 2018, along with their spouses, had the opportunity to engage in a full day workshop designed to provide them with resources, support, and confidence as they transition into the next stage of their lives and ministry beyond active service. “The Call Continues” ...

Panel discussion on honoring United Methodist history is held during 2018 UMAC conference

Panel discussion on honoring United Methodist history is held during 2018 UMAC conference

United Methodist Communicators gathered last week for the 2018 United Methodist Association of Communicators Conference (UMAC), hosted in Philadelphia, Penn. The three-day gathering allowed Communications personnel from across the Connection opportunities to grow their network, strengthen ...

Commission on a Way Forward meets March 19-22 to prepare final report

Commission on a Way Forward meets March 19-22 to prepare final report

WASHINGTON D.C. – The 32-member Commission on a Way Forward will meet in Los Angeles on March 19-22 to prepare a final report to be submitted to the Council of the Bishops for consideration by the bishops at their April/May meeting. “The Commission is focused on suggesting a way forward ...

Thousands of United Methodists to join in rally against racism

Thousands of United Methodists to join in rally against racism

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 13, 2018                                                                Bishop Ough, thousands of United Methodists to join in a rally against racism WASHINGTON, D.C.  – As the nation marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin ...

Northwest District to be led by Blinn Gibson

Northwest District to be led by Blinn Gibson

Indianapolis — Bishop Julius C. Trimble is pleased to announce the appointment of the Rev. Lore Blinn Gibson to serve as the Conference Superintendent assigned to the Northwest District. She succeeds the Rev. Chris Newman-Jacobs, who transitioned to disability leave effective March 1, ...

Register now for Annual Conference Leaders in Collegiate Ministry training

Register now for Annual Conference Leaders in Collegiate Ministry training

From GBHEM.org NASHVILLE, Tennessee, March 5, 2018 – The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) will host Tending Holy Currencies: Training for Annual Conference Leaders in Collegiate Ministry in Nashville, Tennessee on April 23-26, 2018. Registration is available now ...

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