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December 15, 2016

Discipleship Ministries and GBHEM Renew E-Reader Agreement for the New Quadrennium

Executives from the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) and Discipleship Ministries met on December 13, 2016, to sign a […]

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December 15, 2016

Survey Seeks Input for New United Methodist Hymnal

United Methodists are being asked to name their favorite and least favorite hymns as part of the initial research conducted […]

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December 9, 2016

Scholarship Available for 2017 Wesley Pilgrimage to England

Registration is underway for the 2017 Wesley Pilgrimage to England for United Methodist lay and clergy leaders, and the deadline to […]

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December 5, 2016

Cynthia Wilson Named Associate General Secretary at Discipleship Ministries

The Rev. Dr. Cynthia A. Wilson, assistant vice president of student life and dean of students at Garrett–Evangelical […]

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December 5, 2016

Bener Agtarap to Head New Church Starts (Path 1) at Discipleship Ministries

The Rev. Dr. Bener Baysa Agtarap, superintendent for congregational vitality in the California-Nevada Annual Conference, has been named Associate General […]

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October 24, 2016

Planning Underway for 2018 Global Young People’s Convocation

A planning team is being assembled for the 2018 Global Young People’s Convocation (GYPC), which brings together the voices […]

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October 17, 2016

Dotson Installed as Discipleship Ministries General Secretary

The Rev. Junius B. Dotson was installed as General Secretary (CEO) of Discipleship Ministries of The United Methodist Church at […]

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October 12, 2016

Jamieson New Discipleship Ministries Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer

Janet Jamieson, a certified public accountant with a passion for working with congregations and clergy to develop faithful and transparent […]

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September 14, 2016

Wilke Leaving Discipleship Ministries

Sarah Wilke, Associate General Secretary and Publisher/World Editor of The Upper Room, is no longer employed by Discipleship Ministries […]

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August 24, 2016

Applications Sought for Hymnal Revision Committee Members

Discipleship Ministries is accepting applications for committee members who will revise The United Methodist Hymnal with a new collection of […]

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