• Martha Davis receives first Susanna Wesley Award

    March 5th, 2014

    Gil Hanke congratulates Martha Davis, operations manager of the General Commission on UM Men and the first woman to be receive the Susanna Wesley Award NASHVILLE, Tenn.––Questions about who would be the first recipient of the newly created Susanna Wesley Award were answered when the National Association of Conference Presidents presented … read more

  • Multi-talented attorney serves as scouting ministry specialist

    January 15th, 2014

    MERRIMACK, N.H.––R. Brian Snow has practiced law for 35 years in Nashua, N.H. He also served as a part-time district court judge for eight years. In addition to teaching Scuba diving; serving as a certified football official and an assistant high school football coach; he also teaches several college courses. The multi-talented attorney now serves… read more

  • UM Men create the Susanna Wesley Award of Excellence

    December 6th, 2013

    NASHVILLE, Tenn.––The General Commission on UM Men has created an award for women who emulate Susanna Wesley. Few women suffered as many hardships as Susanna Wesley, and even fewer women have contributed as much to the faith community. Marrying 26-year-old Samuel Wesley at age 19, Susanna became the mother of 19 children, nine of whom… read more

  • Forty-seven annual conferences now have scouting ministry specialists

    August 13th, 2013

    Photo: Greg Nelson and son, Dillon. Greg was the first person to register as a scouting ministry specialist. He knows scouting can reach unchurched families because that's how he became a United Methodist. He started attending a church in Swartz, La., because he was an assistant scoutmaster charted by St. Mark’s United Methodist Church. NASHVILLE, Tenn… read more