Training Opportunities for Clergy & Lay Leadership

2019 PrimeTimers Events and Scholarships

Global Ministries and the Mission Volunteers Office are pleased to offer twogreat educational and mission service events, one in the Czech Republic and one in Paducah, Kentucky. Both events are designed with less strenuous activities than the traditional UMVIM team. The events will continue to focus on peace and poverty, Read More »

Scholarships offered for 2018 UMEIT:USA and NWCU events

The Council of Bishops is offering scholarships for young adults (age 21-35) to attend the 2018 United Methodist Ecumenical and Interreligious Training (UMEIT:USA) and the National Workshop on Christian Unity (NWCU) this Spring.   UMEIT:USA is the annual training in the United States for United Methodists engaged in ecumenical and Read More »

Stewardship Training

This training event is sponsored by the Mississippi United Methodist Foundation for pastors, members of finance committees, and stewardship committees of local churches. Rev. Melvin Amerson is the author of three books: Stewardship in African-American Churches: A New Paradigm, Celebrating the Offering, and Fruit for Celebrating the Offering (which is Read More »

Community Transformation: Leading Ministry and Gentrification

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 7:00 p.m., Central Daylight Time Presenter: Jacqui King, Director, Leadership for Congregational Vitality Is your community changing? What is gentrification? Is your community impacted by urban sprawl? How does community transformation shape contextual ministry in your area? Is building key relationships within the community challenging? What Read More »