Atlanta-Marietta – AMAR-Due West

Annual Report Local Men’s Ministry

Report Submitted:  2/25/2015 12:14:06

Men’s Ministry Name:  Due West

District in the North Georgia Conference: Atlanta-Marietta – AMAR

Leader Name (Fellowship President):  Butch Gaudette

Leader Email (Fellowship President):  bgi@bellsouth.net

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

Meeting, Day, Time, Location:  2nd Sunday, 7:00 AM, DWUMC/ Family Life Center Quarterly, time varies, DWUMC/ Steering Committee

MINISTRY AREA:  

EVANGELISM:  Winter UMM retreat (2014 at Simpsonwood) Open to all men – time of study, prayer, praise, worship and fellowship – 34 attendees

SPIRITUAL DEVELOPMENT:  Now have four weekly men’s accountability/Salt & Light groups – added 4th Group in 2014 – consist of bible study, prayer and prayer support, sharing and fellowship – represents 50+ participants weekly.

PRAYER ADVOCACY:  Now have four weekly men’s accountability/Salt & Light groups – added 4th Group in 2014 – consist of bible study, prayer and prayer support, sharing and fellowship – represents 50+ participants weekly.

HUNGER ADVOCACY:  Prepare, deliver, serve hot meals to the gardens/ Seven Bridges Homeless Centers – DWUMM also contributed $300.00 to the Society of St. Andrews. DWUMM volunteers “Friday Backpack Delivery” delivering food to children in elementary school – often provides the only food these children would have over the weekends.

MISSIONS:  DWUMM coordinates, and helps church “Samarian Missions” with various work projects.

DISASTER RESPONSE:  Now have four weekly men’s accountability/Salt & Light groups – added 4th Group in 2014 – consist of bible study, prayer and prayer support, sharing and fellowship – represents 50+ participants weekly.

PRISON MINISTRY:   

SCOUTING:  Church based Troop 540 celebrated its 50th anniversary – DWUMM worked with Scouts on two concession projects, raising $400 for Scout equipment.

LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT:  Provided eleven (11) $1,000 scholarships to qualified DWUMC college bound students.

COMMUNICATIONS:  Continued DWUMM pocket info card with mission statement and meeting event highlights

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  

List Programs / Speakers (and their subjects) you would recommend to other Men’s Ministries:

List Men’s Special Activities in your Church and Community: Spring & Fall Golf Tournaments; Fall Smoke BBQ (Aug); Turkey Smoke and Fry (Nov); Supported Women’s Ministry Annual Consignment Sale; UMM Murphy-Harpst Fundraising Dinner. Traffic control Vacation Bible School; Set-up and serving meals at the annual Caregivers Conference; Cooking and cleans-up for the annual Breakfast with Santa; Three church repair and renovation project; built a decorative wood back-wall in the South building Chapel to accommodate its use for the church contemporary service.

 

 

 

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

 

 

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