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  • Three South Carolina men commissioned as men’s ministry specialists

    March 14th, 2011

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. –– Steve Lathrop of Aiken and John Gaither of Eutawville were commission as men’s ministry specialists by the General Commission on United Methodist Men. They were both commissioned in absentia during the March 3-6 meeting of the National Association of Conference Presidents of United Methodist Men. Herman Lightsey of Irmo… read more

  • New grant enables commission to recruit additional mentors for children of incarcerated parents

    March 14th, 2011

    Photo: Larry Coppock, coordinator of the Amachi program for the General Commission on United Methodist Men, hangs onto a hand railing to avoid being pushed into a YMCA pool by his little brother, Calvin. Coppock arranged for swimming lessons for Calvin and his two brothers at the Springfield, Tenn. YMCA.NASHVILLE –– A $7,300 grant from the … read more

  • Conference presidents of UM Men urge churches to expand their ministries to men

    March 8th, 2011

    Conference presidents of United Methodist Men and conference prayer advocates gather outside the Upper Room Chapel during their March 3-6 meeting in Nashville.   Men file resolution to the 2012 General ConferenceNASHVILLE, Tenn. –– Noting that only 10 percent of churches maintain vibrant men’s ministry programs, conference presidents of United… read more

  • UM Men support women clergy

    March 8th, 2011

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. –– the National Association of Conference Presidents of United Methodist Men confessed that churches have not always been supportive of women clergy.Meeting March 3-6 in Nashville, the men sent a resolution to the 2012 General Conference urging men to welcome women to the pulpits of their churches, and asked local chapters of United Methodist… read more