UM Men Rally set for April 29th


The annual Western North Carolina United Methodist Men Spiritual Rally will be held as a one-day event on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at the Crossnore Children’s Home, formerly known as The Children’s Home, 1001 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem. The rally will feature sessions led by Rev. Dr.  Angela Pleasants, Catawba Valley District Superintendent; Rev. Dr. John Boggs; Rev. Dr. James Howell; and Christian Burns, CFP of the United Methodist Foundation of Western North Carolina. New this year- all clergy who pre-register will be admitted free of charge, an endowment fund benefiting the conference UMM, and awards. Ministry displays will feature the UM Foundation, Man in the Mirror, Society of St. Andrew and Disciple Bible Outreach Ministry, among others. For the rally schedule and registration information, see Rally Brochure Rally Registration

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