United Methodist Men

Local Church
Agronomist Rachid Mutoro (right), a United Methodist in the Kivu Conference, helps a member of United Methodist Men tend to a new tree nursery the men have started in Goma, Congo. The men’s group is planning to transfer the trees to United Methodist church land in the region. Photo by Philippe Kituka Lolonga, UM News.

United Methodist men fight climate change in Congo

The men’s groups are planting trees on United Methodist properties and educating church members on ways to protect the environment.
General Church
Agencies are looking at what planned cuts to apportionments will mean for their work, their staff and the people they serve. Photo illustration by Kathleen Barry, UMNS.

Deciding what budget cuts mean for ministry

United Methodist general agencies are looking at how they can tighten their belts as they face plans to cut the general church budget by more than 20 percent.
United Methodist Men
Men of Bishop Baughman United Methodist Church, supported by the church’s women and other men’s groups, walk across western Freetown, Sierra Leone, sharing messages of peace and reconciliation with the aid of a microphone and speaker. After bitterly fought elections left Sierra Leone divided along tribal and regional lines, the men wanted to evangelize in new ways to help bring the country together. Photo by Phileas Jusu, UMNS.

United Methodist Men take unity message to the streets

After bitterly fought elections that left Sierra Leone divided, church members are evangelizing in new ways to bring the country together.
United Methodist Men
United Methodist Men join in worship during the group's 12th National Gathering, at St. Luke's United Methodist Church in Indianapolis. More than 620 men from across the United States registered for the event. Photo by Heather Hahn, UMNS.

Making discipleship a ‘contact sport’

United Methodist Men at their 12th national gathering heard frequents calls to get off the bench as Christ followers. They also put that call into action.

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