United Methodist Men UMM

The United Methodist Men meets the fourth Monday of every month in the meeting room at 7:00 pm. All men are welcome to attend. Look forward to seeing you on July 23.
















Saturday July, 28th St. James United Methodist Church will be hosting a Car/Truck/Motorcycle Show & Veterans’ Car Wash from 10am – 2pm.

Spectators are free, and there will be food and drinks for sale. The cost to enter and register for the Car Show is $15 (paid at the show). There will be trophies awarded for each class. Along with the Car Show there will be a Swap Meet (outside). If you’re looking to buy or sell any hard-to-find classic automotive parts, memorabilia, or vintage collectibles this is the Swap Meet to come and see. We are looking for Swap Meet Vendors ($15 for a space).
[Sponsored by UMM’s Group]

We will also have a Veterans’ Car Wash going on at the same time. Feel free to come by and get your car washed or even just to make a donation. Proceeds from the car wash will go towards helping out our Veterans’ Ministry.



The UMM Group meets the fourth Monday of every month at 7:00 p.m. in the meeting room. All men are invited. We are looking forward to seeing you on Monday, April 24.
Leighton McDonald

MIssion  Statement

Mission Statement:   United Methodist Men shall be a creative, supportive fellowship of men who seek to know Jesus Christ, to grow spiritually and to seek daily his will.

Our primary purpose is to declare the centrality of Christ in the lives of men and in all their relationships. It is the mission of the United Methodist Men of St. James United Methodist Church to lead others to our church and ultimately to Christ.  We will do this by reaching out to other men in an unconventional manner.  We will reach out to other by doing activities that are of interest to men.  If is our hope in doing these activities we show other that participation in church is fun and a fulfilling experience.  It is our hope that others will see this and want to join our activities.  And by doing so answer the question of “What does it mean to be a man who serves the Lord?”  We will provide service to our community.  We will assist in the local mission work of the church.  We will help others in the community by working on projects that provide for the basic needs of others.  We will join together to do things of common interest and to share in God’s love for man and for men.

Purpose:  To provide a supportive fellowship for men seeking to know Jesus Christ, grow spiritually, see His will and help other find a welcoming place for Christ in their hearts and lives.  The UMM’s programs, activities and special events are closely related to the overall mission of the Church.

Membership:   Any man who understand and accepts the Christian principles and purposes of the UMM is welcome to join our fellowship.

Goal:  Our goal is to empower the ministry of Jesus Christ through men within the congregation of the UMC.

Pathway:  Our pathway is a lifelong commitment to spiritual growth to maturity as Christ followers.  Our spiritual formation is marked by spiritual reproductions, as our faith passes on in others.

Why is men’s ministry important?

1. Men lead others best by modeling Jesus Christ in thoughts, words and deeds.

2. Spiritual maturity is signified in spiritual reproduction, as the faith of mature disciples passes on in others.

3. Men growing in Christ become effective spiritual leader in their homes and congregations, working as partners with their spouses and congregational leaders – boy lay and clergy.

4. Everything desired from and through men comes as a result of men growing spiritually and maturing as disciples: family blessings,  stewardship, service, outreach, prayer, spiritual leadership, lifestyle evangelism, and faithful obedience. Men are foundational to the life and health of the church.

5. When a man lives daily in surrendered faith, God is honored an many lives are blessed. Transformed hearts are forged only within Christ-centered lives-nothing less is our acceptable offering; nothing less truly reveals Christ.

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