Ministry News

  • In Memoriam Gwen Peck Cole

    March 7th, 2014

    Ed and Gwen Cole stand outside the Ed and Gwen Cole Center in Nashville following the Sept. 24, 2008 dedication service. NACOGDOCHES, Texas–– Gwen Peck Cole, 91, died March 3, following a rich and full life of love and compassion for her… read more

  • UMM Foundation forms partnership with UMC Foundation

    March 6th, 2014

    Larry Coppock (left) gives a report on scouting ministries to the UMM Foundation, meeting Feb. 27 in Nashville. NASHVILLE, Tenn.––The United Methodist Church Foundation, an agency managing $108 million in long-term funds, will promote the UMM… read more

  • Men continue support of prayer ministry

    March 4th, 2014

    Migdiel Pérez (right), manager of the Upper Room Prayer Center, presents an award to Chuck Christian (center), prayer advocate for the Southeastern Jurisdiction, and Dennis Brisolara, prayer advocate for the Alabama-West Florida Annual Conference NASHVILLE, … read more

  • UM Men need a strong infrastructure, says bishop

    March 1st, 2014

    NASHVILLE, Tenn.––Mississippi Area Bishop James Swanson says United Methodist men need to build strong infrastructures to stand against destructive inner forces. Swanson, the president of the General Commission on United Methodist Men, addressed … read more

  • UM Men increase number of chartered groups

    February 21st, 2014

    Presidents of annual conferences that increased the number of chartered organizations are honored during the February 27-March 2 meeting of the National Association of Conference Presidents NASHVILLE, Tenn.––There are now 3,745 charted organizations … read more

  • In Memoriam ––Edward Russell Clark

    February 18th, 2014

    MCMINNVILLE, Oregon––Edward Russell Clark, 74, former president of the Western Jurisdiction of United Methodist Men, died peacefully on Feb. 14, 2014, at his home after a formidable battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease). Ed was the fourth of… read more