UMMen to gather in Indy
United Methodist Men will have their 12th National Gathering July 7-8 at St. Luke's United Methodist Church in Indianapolis. The theme is Discipleship – The Contact Sport.
Scheduled as featured speakers are:
- Bishop James Swanson, president of the General Commission on United Methodist Men and episcopal leader of the Mississippi Area
- South Carolina Bishop Jonathan Holston
- The Rev. Kevin Watson, author of The Class Meeting and Blueprint for Discipleship and assistant professor of Wesleyan and Methodist studies at Candler School of Theology
- Shan Foster, director of MEND, a program to end violence against women and girls, with the YWCA of Nashville, Tennessee.
Each attendee will choose three of 19 workshops on topics related to leadership, personal growth, spiritual development and UMM ministry development. Men can also be a part of mission outreach projects supporting Mobility Worldwide (formerly PET project), the Society of St. Andrew (produce drop) and the SAWS Handicap Ramp Project of host St. Luke's Church.
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