• In Memoriam -- Robert L. Schou

    January 23rd, 2015

    ROCKFORD, Ill.––Bob Schou, 87, former president of the North Central Jurisdiction, the Northern Illinois Annual Conference and Rockford District UM Men, died Oct. 11. “Bob was not only a friend, he was mentor to me and several other men in our district and conference,” said Steve Nailor current president of Northern Illinois Annual… read more

  • Here’s what a scouting ministry specialist can accomplish

    January 20th, 2015

    Caroline Rudisill HOUSTON, Texas––The Sam Houston Area Boy Scout Council may soon sponsor a day or a weekend event to explain, encourage and support participation in the religious emblems program sponsored by Programs of Religious Activities with Youth (PRAY). District religious emblem coordinators may also invite different faith communities … read more

  • The Year in Review

    December 30th, 2014

    2014 has been an eventful year for United Methodist Men. Conference Presidents In March, the National Association of Conference Presidents celebrated the presence of 3,745 chartered units of UM Men, an increase of 149 units over the preceding year.  Twenty conferences maintained or increased the number of EMS members (Every Man Shares in Evangelism, … read more

  • Last chance to use the IRA rollover option for giving

    December 22nd, 2014

    The IRA Rollover option expires on December 31, 2014 This will be the last time you can make a tax-free distribution from your retirement account to the UMM Foundation.If you are 70½ or older, inform your IRA administrators that you wish to make a "qualified charitable distribution" to the UMM Foundation. You will need to fill out a simple … read more