• United Methodist Men will compete for top honors

    August 15th, 2014

    Men and Scouts iln Woodworth, Ala., package 10,300 dehydrated meals for Stop Hunger Now NASHVILLE, Tenn.––United Methodist annual conferences, districts and local churches will participate in a competition that honors significant ministries to men and youth. The General Commission on United Methodist Men will honor the top 30 local churches … read more

  • LaValley named to scouting ministry post in Cote d’Ivoire

    July 28th, 2014

    AUGUSTA, Ga. ––Ty LaValley, a scouting ministry specialist and a former paratrooper with the 82 Airborne Division, has been named a missionary for the General Board of Global Ministries. The scouting ministry position in Cote d’Ivoire will be the first of its kind for the New York-based mission agency. Following psychological and medical… read more

  • In Memoriam - George D. Duvall

    July 17th, 2014

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.––George D. Duvall, 66, a legacy builder and a life member of UM Men, died July 9. He served as lay leader and chaired the Staff-Parish Relations Committee of Community UMC. He also served on the Administrative Board, the Council of Ministries, and the Finance Committee. He represented the church as a member of the … read more

  • Daily devotions address post-traumatic-stress issues

    July 14th, 2014

    By Jim Jeffery Most of us are aware of post-traumatic stress in military combat veterans.  It can be very severe with just a single deployment to a war zone. Much less is written about post-traumatic stress in first responders. Dr. Robin Klein, a psychologist and retired police lieutenant, says first responders can’t go through a 20-30 … read more