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  • Two Nashville area churches celebrate centennial of scouting

    October 1st, 2010

    Photo: Larry Coppock, national director of scouting ministries, breaks ground for David Merin’s, Eagle Scout project at East End UMC in Nashville.NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Two UM churches in the Nashville area have sponsored Boy Scout troops for 100 years. Brentwood UMC began Troop 1, and East End UMC began Troop 3 in 1910, the same year the national organization was… read more

  • Some 350 UM men and youth attend Duke football game

    October 1st, 2010

    Photo: Chad Gross, former University of Alabama football player, asks men and youth attending a Sept. 25 worship service at Asbury UMC in Durham, N.C., to raise their hands to symbolize their surrender to God’s Kingdom. ‘Share the Game: Share Your Faith’by H. William Green DURHAM, N.C. –– UM Men of the North Carolina Annual … read more

  • Chaplain distributes New Testaments to Scouts

    September 27th, 2010

    Photo: The Rev. Steve Hickle presents New Testaments with Psalms and Proverbs to Scouts attending a worship service at the base camp of the Philmont Scout Ranch.   CIMMARRON, N.M. –– The Rev. Steve Hickle, pastor of Fairmont UMC in Raleigh, N.C., served as a summer chaplain at the Philmont Scout Ranch. He distributed “Trail… read more

  • UM Men distribute 432,000 copies of historic book of devotions

    September 27th, 2010

    Photo: A chaplain hands a copy of Strength for Service to God and Country to a serviceman serving in Afghanistan. NASHVILLE, Tenn. –– A total of 432,000 copies of Strength for Service to God and Country, have been distributed.The 400-page book of daily devotions has primarily been distributed to deployed military personnel. More than 16,000… read more