Bishops offer scholarships for UMEIT: USA 2020

The Council of Bishops is offering scholarships to first-time attenders to participate in the National Workshop on Christian Unity and UMEIT: USA.
 
The National Workshop (NWCU) will take place in Houston, Texas March 23-26, 2020 at Whitehall Hotel.  The theme will be "Radical Hospitality, and the gathering will be an excellent opportunity to worship, learn and fellowship with Christians from many other faith traditions. 
 
Parallel to the NWCU is UMEIT: USA (United Methodist Ecumenical and Interreligious Training in the USA) which also takes place annually and will also be held in Houston March 23-26 at the Whitehall Hotel.  The topic will be "The Basics of Dialogue," and it will be an excellent opportunity to worship, learn and fellowship with other Methodists who have a passion for ecumenism.  It is recommended all Christian Unity Chairs from all annual conferences in the USA attend.
 
The scholarship is for $300 to help those attending the NWCU and UMEIT: USA for the first time.  The application deadline is February 17, 2020.  Interested persons (both clergy and lay) may contact Jean Hawxhurst at jhawxhurst@umc-cob.org for an application

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Click here to  see the UMEIT: 2020 Brochure