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  • Remembering Gene Hunsberger

    March 18th, 2014

      Gene Hunsberger (1925-1999) If it had not been for Gene Hunsberger, no service men or women would have received copies of Strength for Service to God and Country after 1953. Hunsberger, a corpsman in the U.S. Navy, received a copy of Strength for Service to God and Country while serving in World War II. He not only read daily… read more

  • 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 family, friends and the United Methodist Church. The name Gwen Cole is well known by United Methodist… 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 Foundation, a group with assets totaling $2.3 million. By a conference phone call, Rhodes Logan, director … read more

  • 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