The 2016 United Methodist Book of Discipline charges the General Commission on United Methodist Men with the “primary oversight for the coordination and resourcing of men’s ministry with The United Methodist Church.” (paragraph 2302)
SAWs (Servants At Work)
SAWs Ramp Client
SAWs Presentation Slides
Amending Through Faith
Launched in June 2018
Connect & Collaborate
United Methodist Men
Every church leader who feels their men’s ministry effort could use a restart, an upgrade, or a boost is encouraged to visit: UnitedMensMinistry.com to get in on the launch, happening May 1, 2022.
Bishop James Swanson, president of the General Commission on United Methodist Men, said it is time for a new beginning for self and for the United Methodist Men. “Things we did in the past will not work today.” He described that a part of a “glory sighting,” telling us “God doesn’t give up on us.”
Now that the groundwork of our negotiations with the Boy Scouts of America and the resulting pre-trial agreements are finalized, I want to share with you in full transparency where we are.
Pending court approval of a settlement agreement in the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) bankruptcy case, United Methodists have agreed to contribute $30 million to a $3 billion Survivor Trust Fund that will receive contributions from the Boy Scouts of America (BSA),...
That committee continues to negotiate but is advising United Methodist churches to vote against approving the current plan, given a deadline looms for submitting votes.
What’s new with UMM in our Conference?
The Desert Southwest Conference United Methodist Men group has entered into an Affiliate Program with SAWs (Servants at Work) a 501 C (3) organized in Indiana. The DSC United Methodist Men operate as a 501 C (3) in Arizona, Nevada, and California. Collaboratively they provide free, ADA compliant, DisAbility Ramps to qualified low-income clients throughout the Desert Southwest Conference. This ministry seeks volunteers and donations from men’s ministry groups, churches, foundations, companies, civic groups, and individuals.