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North Georgia UMs Among Young Clergy Initiative Grants Recipients

8/3/2017
The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) as part of their strategy to enable and resource leadership within the church has selected three North Georgia United Methodists as 2017 Young Clergy Initiative (YCI) grant recipients. This year, applications were received from every United Methodist jurisdictional conference, and of those applications, 34 grants were awarded. Award amounts vary based on project scope, and some grants are awarded funds over the period of several years ...

Young Harris College Board of Trustees Appoints Interim President

5/24/2017
YOUNG HARRIS, GA - Young Harris College Board of Trustees Chair Brantley Barrow announced that Dr. C. Brooks Seay, the College’s vice president for finance and operations and chief financial officer, has been appointed interim president and will begin serving at the conclusion of President Cathy Cox's term on July 1.   "Dr. Seay has done an outstanding job in her current role,” said Barrow. “She has provided data the Board has never had before to consider options and make decisions. She is ...

LaGrange College Opens $21 Million Sciences Project

2/23/2017
 Pouncer watches as Dr. Arthur Sikora, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, prepares a special ‘ribbon cutting’ for the opening of the Ida Callaway Hudson Lab Sciences Building at LaGrange College. A chemical reaction produced flames that burned through the ceremonial ribbon.   LaGrange College hosted a ribbon cutting and open house at the new $21 million Ida Callaway Hudson Lab Sciences Building and completely renovated Callaway Science Building on Friday. A state-of-the-art, 40,000-square-foot ...



Connect with Ashley Jenkins: Ministerial Services

8/16/2016
Fun Fact: I love to paint. Often times I will get paint on my hands and arms. I will forget about the paint and walk around with a variety of paint colors all over my hands and arms.    As the Associate Director for Vocational Discernment, what can you offer to local churches? My role in the Conference is to talk about calling and ordination. I meet with individuals feeling a call from God to be in ministry. I can meet individually, teach a Bible Study, work with committees, or preach ...

Registration Available for NEXT: College Student Event

6/23/2016
While pursuing a field of study to help prepare for a traditional career, many of today’s college students are searching for ways to combine their faith, gifts and passions to make an immediate impact in their communities. However, as students pursue this call, they may find limited resources to support them in their faith and leadership development. Created out of The United Methodist Student Movement, Imagine What’s NEXT encourages and supports students who dream of making a difference in the ...



LaGrange College Announces $45-$50 Million Fundraising Campaign

4/28/2016
(LaGRANGE, Ga.) – LaGrange College announced today the public launch of a $45 to $50 million comprehensive fundraising campaign designed to “propel the institution and its students to new levels of distinction,” according to President Dan McAlexander. During a luncheon for a crowd of supporters at Del’Avant in downtown LaGrange, students used balloons to spell out the campaign’s goals and officials described the importance of the effort. McAlexander said now is the time for the college to take...



Pastor at MLK’s Home Church to Speak at LaGrange College

1/6/2016
The senior pastor of historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta and a longtime champion of civil rights will be the speaker for LaGrange College’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance. The Rev. Dr. Raphael G. Warnock will deliver his address at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 14 at Callaway Auditorium, 801 Dallis St. in LaGrange. The event is free and open to the public. President Dan McAlexander said the college is committed to hosting civil rights leaders for its MLK Day events. “We knew we set the bar ...



Goodpaster Named Candler's Next Bishop-in-Residence

12/3/2015
The Rev. Dr. Larry M. Goodpaster, resident bishop serving the Western North Carolina Conference, will join Emory University's Candler School of Theology in the fall of 2016 as the school's next bishop-in-residence. As bishop-in-residence, Goodpaster will teach courses, preach and preside at chapel worship and ceremonial occasions, and offer counsel to students, particularly those seeking ordination in The United Methodist Church. Current Bishop-in-Residence Woodie W. White will retire at the end...



KSU Wesley Foundation Connects Undergrads to Job Opportunities

11/12/2015
By Ansley Brackin Communications Specialist The Wesley Foundation at Kennesaw State University is helping to solve a very common problem that graduates face, especially those majoring in a creative field. The job world tends to seek the impossible: recent college graduates with career experience. With that in mind, KSU Wesley Director Evan Deyoung and Creative Director Nick Smith created a program that pairs the marketing and advertising needs of local churches and businesses with students ...



Wake Forest Student and Football Star Gives Back Through UM-Ministry

11/11/2015
Thousands of volunteers fuel the H.O.P.E. Ministry in North Carolina to bridge the food gap between school lunch on Friday and breakfast on Monday.  One dedicated United Methodist volunteer, Brandon Chubb, uses his status as an on-field local celebrity to lead others in the fight against hunger.  Brandon Chubb is an active member of Ben Hill UMC and captain of the Wake Forest University football team. Heidi Robinson tells the story in this United Methodist News Service video. See the ...

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