August 3, 2017

Council of Bishops Scholarships 2017 Now Available

The 2015 Parliament of the World’s Religions (PWR) was a huge success, with over 200 religions sending representatives from around the world.  It was apparent this event needs to take place more often.  Therefore, the next PWR has recently been announced.  It will be held in Toronto, Canada November 1-7, 2018.

Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church will be offering scholarship to 3 seminary students and to 3 others (laity or clergy) who previously have not attended a PWR.  However, applicants MUST ACT FAST.

In order to take advantage of an early registration discount, applications are due no later than August 7, 2017.

Please contact Rev. Dr. Jean Hawxhurst immediately for an application.  She can be contacted at