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 azdlj412@gmail.com.

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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


Will your church charter a BSA troop?

Good morning Desert Southwest Conference, On May 8, 2018, the LDS church announced that at the end of 2019, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and Boy Scouts of America would conclude their partnership. With the LDS church leaving the BSA chartering the...

UMM ramps up ministry

DSC United Methodist Men has launched a new ministry providing ADA compliant, ramps for qualified, low-income individuals at no cost. Wheelchairs and walkers help but in some instances, a small step can prove to be an enormous barrier and potential disaster when no...

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...

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.