Highlighting agency's mission focus

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — For many, mission is an essential part of their faith, and the same goes for United Methodist Men. The spring issue of UM Men magazine highlights the many forms of mission the agency promotes, both big and small. Read Issue

UM Men to continue recent seminar’s focus on domestic violence and men

Rev. Rickie houson, Rev. Jacqueline Hines, and Clifton Hubbard

The Eastern PA Conference United Methodist Men, at their annual meeting on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, will explore an issue that concerns men as well as women in our society. They will continue a recent conference seminar’s focus on the important role that men can and should play in addressing the causes of domestic violence.

When they meet at Evansburg UMC (3871 Germantown Pike, Collegeville), beginning at 2 PM, the UMM members will elect officers, adopt a budget, review their ministries in 2019, and decide on goals for 2020. They will also share information about various local church men’s ministries. Bishop Peggy Johnson will attend the meeting and offer words of welcome to the men present.

But the gathering’s climax will be a program that looks at men and domestic violence (DV), also known as intimate-partner violence (IPV). UMM secretary David Marks will offer a PowerPoint presentation, followed by a discussion to enlighten members about this serious topic of widespread concern. Unfortunately, it is not enough of a concern to most men, even though they are not only the main perpetrators of DV but also frequently its victims... Read More