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Higher Education & Ministry

The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) prepares a new generation of Christian leaders for the church and the world by increasing access to education, training, technical assistance and resources. This agency provides oversight of ordained ministries, campus ministries and United Methodist-related institutions of higher education.

Contact Information

PO Box 340007
Nashville, TN 37203-0007



An active faith gives hope to many facing disappointments in their job search.  Photo illustration by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.

Quick tips to jump-start your job search

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Mexico youth soccer team gets assist from Reinhardt University student

A spring-break mission trip turned into a life-changing experience for Lindsey White, a soccer player at the United Methodist-related school. Read More

Students work on computers in the library at Philander Smith College in Little Rock, Ark. Photo courtesy of Philander Smith College.  Accompanies UMNS story #044. 2/17/12.; Philander Smith College

Financing your education in a tough economy

Advisers from United Methodist-related colleges offer tips on paying for college. “The goal is to help students graduate without drowning in debt.” Read More

Q&A: General Board of Higher Education & Ministry

Our mission is preparing a new generation of Christian leaders for the church and the world. Read More