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United Methodist Young People Urge Denomination to Promote Unity 

MANILA, Philippines July 20, 2014/GBOD – United Methodist youth from around the world have urged leaders of the denomination to “seek solutions that promote our global unity” and not be divided by issues such as homosexuality. Read More

United Methodist Youth Attending Global Gathering Safe During Typhoon in Philippines 

TAGAYTAY, Philippines July 16, 2014/GBOD – Youth and young adults from across the United Methodist connection, as of 7:45 a.m. local time, were safely sheltering in place in Tagaytay, Philippines, during Typhoon Rammasun, locally known as Glenda. Read More

New Youth Resource Explores Sex from a Christian Perspective 

NASHVILLE, Tenn. July 9, 2014 /GBOD/ – As youth wrestle with what it means to be Christian and a sexual being, a new resource from Young People’s Ministries (YPM) will attempt to open the door for sixth, seventh and eighth graders for serious conversation, decisions and commitments on the topics.. Read More

UM Youth, Young Adults Gathering in Philippines for Global Convocation 

NASHVILLE, Tenn. July 8, 2014 /GBOD/ – Nearly 400 United Methodist youth, young adults and adult leaders from 34 countries will gather at the Global Young People’s Convocation and Legislative Assembly in the Philippines next week to worship and pray together and to discuss the future of their church. Read More

New GBOD Website Mirrors the Agency’s Mission to Provide Resources

NASHVILLE, Tenn. July 3, 2014 /GBOD/ – A completely redesigned website is now making the resources, training events, webinars, books, best practices and networking opportunities provided by the General Board of Discipleship (GBOD) available to church leaders with just the click of a mouse. Read More

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GBOD is one of fourteen international agencies of The United Methodist Church, based in Nashville, Tennessee.   GBOD has over 150 employees that resource The United Methodist Church in the areas of new church starts, leadership development, Christian education, spiritual formation, worship, stewardship, evangelism, and other areas. All age […]

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