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July 12, 2017

Racial Justice Projects Initiated by Young People to Get Grants

NASHVILLE, Tenn. July 12 2017 /Discipleship Ministries/ – Racial justice projects initiated and led by young people seeking a […]

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2017 News
June 19, 2017

Additional Wesley Pilgrimage to England Added for 2018

United Methodist clergy and laity who want to nurture their understanding about living Christian lives the Wesleyan way will have […]

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2017 News
May 16, 2017

What if we stopped fixing churches and started to #SeeAllThePeople?

After nearly two decades serving as a church nurse in Holston Annual Conference congregations, Joy Eastridge heard God’s […]

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2017 News
April 4, 2017

United Methodist Church Certifies First Lay Parish Nurse

After nearly two decades serving as a church nurse in Holston Annual Conference congregations, Joy Eastridge heard God’s […]

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2017 News
February 1, 2017

Report’s Goal: Plant a United Methodist Church Every Day in U.S.

Young African-American United Methodists are being sought to write liturgies, prayers and calls to worship for an updated Africana worship […]

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2017 News
February 1, 2017

Young Writers Sought to Produce New Worship Resources for Black Congregations

Young African-American United Methodists are being sought to write liturgies, prayers and calls to worship for an updated Africana worship […]

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2017 News
January 23, 2017

UMC’s Francis Asbury Film Wins Three Regional Emmys

A short documentary film outlining the impact of the first American bishop Francis Asbury on The United Methodist Church, produced […]

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2017 News
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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2016 News
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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2016 News
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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2016 News
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