• Venturing as a Church Ministry Webinar

    April 11th, 2014

    Amanda Vogt will lead a webinar on Venturing Church and Scout leaders are invited to attend a webinar provided by Programs of Religious Activities with Youth (PRAY) April 15, 7 p.m. Central Time Amanda Vogt, past National Venturing president and member of the General Commission of United Methodist Men Board, will be joined by her father, Bob Vogt, Central … read more

  • A scouting organization loses ties with church

    April 10th, 2014

    Nashville, Tenn.: A scouting organization has lost its affiliation with United Methodist organizations. The National Association of United Methodist Scouters (NAUMS) was formerly affiliated with the General Commission on United Methodist Men, the National Association of Conference Presidents of United Methodist Men and the United Methodist Men Foundation. All three… read more

  • God and Country class starts journey to ordination

    April 3rd, 2014

    By The Rev. Christopher D. Owens When working with young people, we never know the huge impact we may be making on a life. Case in point: over 30 years ago, the Rev. Dr. Ken Lyons taught a God and Country class for local Cub Scouts. A boy’s mother signed him up for this class in the belief that some faith instruction might be a good thing. … read more

  • Former fire fighter joins Strength for Service team

    March 26th, 2014

    LOS ANGELES, Calif.––Jim Jeffery, a Scout leader and former fire chief, has agreed to serve as a member of the Nashville-based organization promoting Strength for Service books. “I read the devotions from Strength for Service to God and Country prior to the release of the Strength for Service to God and Community,” said Jeffery… read more