2017-UMEIT-Save-the-DateThe Council of Bishops offers scholarships for young adult (age 21-35), first-time participants to attend the National Workshop on Christian Unity (NWCU) and United Methodist Ecumenical and Interreligious Training (UMEIT:USA). The NWCU and UMEIT occur parallel to each other once a year in a different area of the United States.  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 United States for United 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.org or click here to download the UMEIT Scholarship Application.

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.