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  • United Methodist Men -- The Year in Review

    December 17th, 2010

    Photo: Gil Hanke, top staff executive of UM Men, digs a trench for a new security wall in Mellier, Haiti United Methodist Men began the year praying, raising funds, and recruiting volunteers to help the people of Haiti recover from a catastrophic magnitude 7.0 earthquake. Gil Hanke, a veteran leader of UM was named top staff executive of the General Commission on… read more

  • Illinois church has chartered group of UM Men for 54 years

    December 17th, 2010

    Photo: Earlville UMC men repair Illinois church EARLVILLE, Ill. –– Earlville UMC has had a continuously chartered group of UM Men for 54 years. Over that period of time, the men have literally rebuilt the church from the basement to the roof. They even provided financial help to a sister congregation that found it difficult to pay their apportionments… read more

  • December 2010 Leader Letter

    December 15th, 2010

    From your partners in men’s ministry A bi-monthly e-mail letter from agency officers and staff to leaders of United Methodist Men     Can you afford Christmas?   By Bishop James R. King, Jr   When you think about your best Christmas ever –– what do you recall?  Was it during your childhood, during your youth or as… read more

  • Society of St. Andrew will set new record

    December 8th, 2010

    Photo: United Methodist Men of Brentwood, Tenn., distribute ;21 tons of potatoes to local food banks   The Society of St. Andrew is set to establish a new record for amount of food gleaned from fields. At the end of November, more than 17 million pounds of food have been gleaned, up 21 pecent over 2009. Efforts led by the society have saved… read more