Northwest – NWST-Cartecay United Methodist Church, North West District, Gilmer County

Annual Report Local Men’s Ministry

Report Submitted:  5/11/2014 15:52:24

Men’s Ministry Name:  Cartecay United Methodist Church, North West District, Gilmer County

District in the North Georgia Conference: Northwest – NWST

Leader Name (Fellowship President):  

Leader Email (Fellowship President):  

How Often does your Men’s Ministry Meet?:  Monthly

Meeting, Day, Time, Location:  4th Saturday of each month, 8AM for breakfast at the church fellowship hall or local restaurants

MINISTRY AREA:  

EVANGELISM:  Recently we designed and printed “business cards” which included an invitation to attend our church services and our monthly “Fellowship Luncheon.” One set of business cards specifically targeted veterans and first responders while the second set is more generic and can be individualized to include the name and phone number of the person giving the invitation. Our hope is to encourage persons thru our own small acts of kindness to visit our church and be welcomed into our Christian Family

SPIRITUAL DEVELOPMENT:  We encourage all our men to attend retreats and to participate in bible studies and other programs offered at out church

PRAYER ADVOCACY:  Several of our men recently completed a 6 week Lenten Prayer Study with weekly meetings and daily individual study.

HUNGER ADVOCACY:  We have supported “Stop Hunger Now” for the past several years thru monetary donations as well as substantial volunteer labor.

MISSIONS:  In 2014 we have gone belong helping local folks in need, to providing our manpower and time to assist the UM Children’s Home in Decatur, GA, and Camp Glisson in Dahlonega, GA. Our men found those days of service very rewarding. It also helped us to bond with each other and share good experiences. We still look for local projects to assist those in our own community.

DISASTER RESPONSE:  We encourage all our men to attend retreats and to participate in bible studies and other programs offered at out church

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LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT:  

COMMUNICATIONS:  Our UMM “Communications Director” position has been an officer of the Cartecay UMM for several years. So we have one person specifically identified and focused on constantly improving our communication activities. Thru our communications director we use the local newspaper, our own church publications, email and telephone blasts as well as regular announcements during services to spread the word.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  

List Programs / Speakers (and their subjects) you would recommend to other Men’s Ministries: David Stubblefield, Director of Maintenance at Camp Glisson, Dahlonega, GA

List Men’s Special Activities in your Church and Community: We host an Easter Breakfast immediately following the sunrise service. We host a Mothers’ Day Fellowship Luncheon We host a “Family Picnic” and Christian Concert in June We conduct a BBQ chicken dinner and fundraiser in October. In the past we have hosted a Christmas dinner/party and a Valentines’ Day dinner/party

 

 

 

How can you serve / help other Men’s Ministries? : 

 

 

How can the UMMen of North Georgia Organization (Districts and Conference) serve / help you? :

 David Stubblefield, Director of Maintenance at Camp Glisson, Dahlonega, GA

 

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