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United Methodist Higher Education Foundation now accepting scholarship applications

United Methodist Higher Education Foundation now accepting scholarship applications

A variety of scholarships are available for United Methodist students who need help with tuition expenses at United Methodist-related schools. Many have unique or specific criteria established by the donor. Some scholarships benefit students attending seminary or planning to serve in ...

Bishop Trimble announces new Conference Superintendent serving North Central District

Bishop Trimble announces new Conference Superintendent serving North Central District

INDIANAPOLIS — Bishop Julius C. Trimble is pleased to announce the appointment of the Rev. Chris Nunley to serve as the Conference Superintendent serving the North Central District. He succeeds the Rev. Michelle Cobb, who will enter into a new ministry opportunity at the close of her ...

Commission on a Way Forward prepares updated report to bishops

Commission on a Way Forward prepares updated report to bishops

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 22, 2018   Commission on a Way Forward prepares updated report to bishops DALLAS - The Commission on a Way Forward is nearing the completion of its task of making recommendations of possible ways forward for The United Methodist Church regarding the ...

United Methodist leaders respond to #MeToo and #ChurchToo movement

United Methodist leaders respond to #MeToo and #ChurchToo movement

Over the recent weeks and months, and continuing on a seemingly daily basis, the media have been saturated with stories of persons coming forward with allegations of sexual misconduct perpetrated by individuals in positions of power and authority. The pervasiveness of the power imbalance ...

Indiana United Methodist Churches contribute over $12,000 in support of scholarships

Indiana United Methodist Churches contribute over $12,000 in support of scholarships

Here's some very GOOD NEWS! The end of year financial report from Indiana Conference office indicates that over $12,000 was given by individual churches in the conference for "Direct Scholarship" support. That means two students received scholarships in addition to ones from Indiana ...

United Methodists asked to join Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

United Methodists asked to join Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

United Methodists asked to join Week of Prayer for Christian Unity The Council of Bishops is urging all United Methodists to join with other Christians throughout the world to participate in the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, which begins January 18, 2018. The Week of Prayer for ...

COB: United Methodist Bishops condemn President Trump's "offensive" remarks against immigrants

COB: United Methodist Bishops condemn President Trump's

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - January 12, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. -  We are appalled by the offensive, disgusting words attributed to President Donald Trump who is said to have referred to immigrants from African countries and Haiti, and the countries themselves, in an insulting and derogative ...

Bishop Trimble announces new Conference Superintendent serving the East District

Bishop Trimble announces new Conference Superintendent serving the East District

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Indianapolis — Bishop Julius C. Trimble is pleased to announce the appointment of Rev. Dr. Aleze Fulbright to serve as Conference Superintendent serving the East District. She succeeds Rev. David Byrum, who retires June 30, 2018. Fulbright brings with her vast ...

United Methodist Missionary couple serving in Africa, involved in tragic accident

United Methodist Missionary couple serving in Africa, involved in tragic accident

North Katanga UMC: Mrs. Katanga said the passenger of the Toyota who is a wife to the deceased sustained some deep cuts on the thigh and bruises on the forehead and she is admitted to Luanshya mine hospital. The body of the deceased is currently at Thompson district hospital awaiting ...

United Theological Seminary honors Bishop Trimble with honorary doctorate

United Theological Seminary honors Bishop Trimble with honorary doctorate

From United Theological Seminary: DAYTON, OH, Dec. 21, 2017 — United Theological Seminary held its Advent Commencement on Dec. 15, 2017, at Grace United Methodist Church, Dayton, OH. Forty-five masters, doctoral and Course of Study graduates earned a diploma or certificate after years of...

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