Stories

  • UM Men support Nashville recovery efforts

    May 7th, 2010

    United Methodist men haul the possessions of Millie White from the home to the street following 13.5 inches of rain that fell on the Nashville community on the weekend beginning May 1. Photo by Tim GrabbeNASHVILLE, Tenn. –– Teams of UM men and women can be found everywhere in this flood devastated city. Members of 61st Avenue UMC helped clean… read more

  • Commission Staff Recovering from Nashville Floods

    May 5th, 2010

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. –– The roof of the General Commission on United Methodist Men  office was already damaged, but the 13.5 inches of rain that fell upon the Nashville area during 48 hours beginning May 1, exacerbated the situation. The agency is now planning to have a new roof installed as quickly as possible.The leaks in the offices… read more

  • Meet Kentucky’s first scouting ministry specialist

    April 30th, 2010

    Andrew Baker encourages Kentucky churches to use scouting to reach unchurched young peoplePhoto: Andrew Baker, the first scouting ministry specialist in Kentucky, celebrates Pinewood Derby victories with Christian Best, a member of his Tiger Cub den.FRANKFORT, Ky. –– Andrew Baker dropped out of scouting before he developed relationships… read more

  • Church addresses abuses in Philippines

    April 30th, 2010

    Photo: Protesters ask for the release of Dr. Alexis Montes and 42 other medical caregivers who were arrested while attending a Community Medicine Development Foundation training seminar. A court in the Philippines has refused to release them from detention. They were seized on Feb. 6 on charges of being communist insurgents. A UMNS Photo by Juliet … read more