Young Adults Offered Aid for Christian Unity Event

1/10/2017

The Council of Bishops offers scholarships for young adult (age 18-25), first-time participants to attend the National Workshop on Christian Unity and United Methodist Ecumenical and Inter-religious Training (UMEIT:USA).
 
The National Workshop (NWCU) and UMEIT occur parallel to each other once a year in a different area of the US.  The 2017 sessions will be in Minneapolis, Minnesota May 1-4.
 
The NWCU is an opportunity for Christians who care about ecumenical and inter-religious ministry to learn and network.  UMEIT is the annual training in the US for Methodists engaged in ecumenical and inter-religious ministry through the church.
 
The Council of Bishops will offer up to six scholarships at $300 each to assist young adults with the costs of attending.  To receive a scholarship application, email jhawxhurst@umc-cob.orgor look for the posting on the OCUIR Facebook page.
 
Registration for the NWCU and UMEIT will open within the next month via  nwcu.org. The scholarship application is due to jhawxhurst@umc-cob.org no later than February 28.

 

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