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If you’re looking for support materials to help educate your congregation about the Ministerial Education Fund, you’re in the right spot! Listed below are resources available online as well as a link to our online store where you can order additional FREE printed resources. If you would rather call and order resources, call toll free 1-888-346-3862. 

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Video Files

If you need a higher resolution file for any of the video clips listed, contact the Connectional Giving Team being sure to specify which video you would like.

  • Watch and learn about the significance of this place and its people.

    Enjoy these videos from Methodist Theological School in Ohio, in which the stories of our students, alumni and faculty demonstrate the impact this school has on its community, the church and the world.


    MTSO: Start here, with student, faculty and alum perspectives on the things that make this graduate learning community unique.


    MTSO: Rev. April Blaine (’09), co-pastor of Summit on 16th UMC, valued the opportunities here to discuss the “messy” work of social justice in the real world. More from April Blaine.


    MTSO: Rev. Susan Kyser, a 1986 MTSO graduate, found a place that welcomes many theologies. More from Susan Kyser.


    MTSO: Rev. Dr. Eugene Blair (’82), Flint District superintendent for the United Methodist Church, got all the tools he needed for effective ministry during his time as an MTSO student. More from Eugene Blair.

  • Ministerial Education Fund: Dawn Smartt Sears

  • MEF: Together We Can DVD
    In this video clip students at United Theological Seminary in Dayton, OH learn how to communicate the Gospel using visial and audio media. 
  • 2009 Together We Can DVD
    Want to see what your giving does for others? The Together We Can DVD features an introduction to the apportioned funds and stories of ministries made possible through your giving to the seven apportioned funds: Africa University Fund, Black College Fund, Episcopal Fund, General Administration Fund, Interdenominational Cooperation Fund, Ministerial Education Fund and World Service Fund. DVD clips about each fund may be played separately.

Downloadable Resources

MEF Bulletin Inserts - Kentucky Ann Conf PDF format 

Ministerial Education Fund General Brochure - PDF format

Ministerial Education Fund Apportionment Powerpoint Presentation
Use this PowerPoint in training classes, seminars or anywhere you want to explain the Ministerial Education Fund Apportionment.

Ministerial Education Fund PowerPoint KIT Contents
Use these handout and resources with the MEF PowerPoint in your training classes, seminars or anywhere you want to explain the Ministerial Education Fund Apportionment.

     Read Me File for MEF PowerPoint Kit

Photo Gallery including Logos

 Ministerial Education Fund Graphics and Photo Gallery

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The Ministerial Education Fund
General Board of Higher Education and Ministry
The United Methodist Church
PO Box 340007
Nashville, TN 37203-0007

615-340-7389 office
615-340-7048 fax