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Higher Education & Ministry

The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) leads and serves The United Methodist Church in the recruitment, preparation, nurture, education, and support of Christian leaders, both lay and clergy.

On behalf of the church,GBHEM prepares and assists those pursuing professional ministry through ordination, certification, or licensed ministry. For those exploring God's call in their lives and thinking about beginning the candidacy process, GBHEM also offers resources, as well as an event, to help young adults hear, discern, and respond to God’s call to ordained ministry.

GBHEM also supports a network of 119 United Methodist-related schools, colleges, and universities in the United States, including 13 schools of theology. Additionally, through a network of chaplaincies, Wesley Foundations, ecumenical ministries and church-based ministries, The United Methodist Church reaches more than 1,300 campuses around the world.

Contact Information

PO Box 340007
Nashville, TN 37203-0007
615-340-7400
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