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  • In Memoriam -- Jerry Joel Bernardy

    December 8th, 2010

    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. –– Jerry Bernardy, 75, a long time supporter of UM Men and scouting, died Dec. 3, 2010. The Oklahoma UM Foundation established an endowment fund for scouting ministry in his honor after he retired from the Foundation Board of Trustees. As a certified lay speaker, he enjoyed speaking to congregations across Oklahoma. He was actively … read more

  • Circuit Rider Members

    December 8th, 2010

    Members of the Circuit Rider Society have pledged to annually give between $1,200 and  $1,500 for men’s ministry.Mr. John  Dowell, Tampa, Fla.; Mr. Dan  Henry, Bolingbrook, Ill.; Mr. Larry  Coppock, Joelton, Tenn.; Mr. Larry  Malone, Nashville, Tenn.; Mr. Robert T. Cate, Nashville, Tenn.; Mr. Curtis P. Brisbon, Washington, D… read more

  • United Methodist Scouters honor Roman Catholic priest

    December 8th, 2010

    Photo: The Rev. Greg Godwin (left), Northeastern Jurisdiction scouting coordinator, and the Rev. John Brady stand outside the chaplain tent during the 2010 National Jamboree at Fort AP Hill, Va. FORT AP HILL, Va. –– The Rev. John B. Brady, a Roman Catholic priest of the Washington, D.C. Archdiocese was presented a Silver Torch Award … read more

  • Charges against Filipino health-care workers to be withdrawn

    December 6th, 2010

    Protesters ask for the release of Dr. Alexis Montes and 42 other medical caregivers. A UMNS Photo by Juliet Solis-Aguilar courtesy of Global Ministries.   THE PHILIPPINES – The top official of the Philippines Department of Justice promises to have charges against the 43 health workers withdrawn by December 10 (United Nations International Human… read more