• A 73-year Scout veteran supports Indiana churches

    September 26th, 2011

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –– Scouting ministry specialists help churches understand that Boy Scouts and other youth-serving agencies can be important ways to reach young people. Dan Gates, one of seven scouting ministry specialists in Indiana, understands this better than most; he became Methodist because his Scout troop met in a Methodist Church. In 1938… read more

  • Six Southeastern pastors honored for men’s ministry

    September 22nd, 2011

    In recognition of outstanding men’s ministry in their local churches, the Southeastern Jurisdiction UM Men in partnership with the G. Ross Freeman Foundation annually presents G. Ross Freeman Leadership Awards to pastors nominated by their local men’s fellowship through their annual conference UM Men. In 2011, six pastors received the honor. The Rev… read more

  • Arkansas church leader named scouting ministry specialist

    September 13th, 2011

    HAMBURG, Ark. – Allyne Solomon, a church and community worker for the General Board of Global Ministries, has been certified as a scouting ministry specialist. A native of DeSoto Mo., Solomon is the youngest of three children and a graduate of Central Methodist University in Fayette, Mo. She also has a master’s degree from the University of Oklahoma. A member of… read more

  • Men’s ministry agency celebrates achievements, ponders future

    September 12th, 2011

    Photo:  Bishop James King (left), president of the General Commission on United Methodist Men, chats with and Gil Hanke, top staff executive of the commission, following the presentation of expressions of appreciation to board members for their last four years of service to the Nashville-based commission. NASHVILLE, Tenn. –– The agency… read more