Education

Theology and Education
A view of the Gault Fine Arts Center on the campus of Martin Methodist College in Pulaski, Tenn. Martin Methodist College officials have signed a letter of intent to be acquired by the University of Tennessee System. Photo courtesy of Martin Methodist College.

Martin Methodist in talks to join UT system

Although there are several hurdles to clear, the University of Tennessee System and United Methodist-related Martin Methodist College are moving toward joining forces.
Church History
A view of Kingswood School in England. Neil Phillips Photography, courtesy of Kingswood School.

Ask The UMC: What was the first school started by Methodists?

Wesley believed everyone should have access to education regardless of gender or class. He championed education as a way to assure that leaders would act ethically and responsibly.
Mission and Ministry
The University of Indianapolis, a United Methodist-related school, is reopening for fall term, but with mask-wearing and a range of other safety protocols in place as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Photo by Luke Cooley, University of Indianapolis.

Colleges, seminaries reopen amid COVID-19

Fall term features mask-wearing and many other adjustments at United Methodist-related schools.
Mission and Ministry
High school student Sylvestre Muthoma prepares to return to class in Bukavu, Congo. Schools reopened in August for those needing to take their final exams to graduate. Photo by Philippe Kituka Lolonga, UM News.

African schools adapt to health requirements

Others roll out e-learning programs as churches offer support to children, parents and teachers amid COVID-19 disruptions.

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