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)

Do you have questions about UMM or Chartering a local church men’s group? Contact David James, Conference UMM Director at .

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Amending Through Faith

Launched in June 2018

The General Commission on United Methodist Men has partnered with AMEND Together to create an eight-week group series in which men will learn to recognize, respond to, and prevent violence against women.

  • Click here to view the Amending through Faith information sheet.
  • Click here to order the Amending through Faith study materials.
  • Click here to read more about this learning opportunity.

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UMMen Magazine

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.

My Ramp Story

Have you ever wondered what would happen if all of us could pull together to achieve a common goal? What level of accomplishment is obtained when we commit with our time, our muscles, our minds, our money, and yes, even some sweat? What would be the results of this...

Sound the Alarm. Save a Life. National Event

The Desert Southwest Conference United Methodist Men invite you, your church, your neighbors, and your church men's fellowship group to participate in a nationwide event with the American Red Cross to: HELP SAVE LIVES. According to the American Red Cross, every...

UMM Webinar – Combining Wesley’s Class Meeting with Technology

The General Commission on United Methodist Men has created a webinar to help us learn about a new way to reach men. Webinars are widely used in today’s workplace. Many of us may not be comfortable with the technology and thus we cut ourselves off from the very people who are missing in our men’s groups, the younger men who are NOT retired, but are still working to support their families.

Fight Cyberbullying with Film by Eagle Scout, Nick Hiratsuka

Nick Hiratsuka, an Eagle Scout from Boy Scout Troop 229 at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church in Tucson, produced a 30-minute film called, "It's Not Just a Joke," as his Eagle Scout project. The film earned him the Good Samaritan Award from United Methodist Men and is...

United Methodist Men to host transformational gathering this summer

“This is not an event to just have a good time and learn things – it will change your life and change the lives of people around you,” said Gil Hanke, general secretary of the General Commission on United Methodist Men (GCUMM). “This gathering challenges men to change their behavior, encouraging them to become more Christ-like in their daily lives. Men will be transformed into a more disciplined disciple.”

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