Calendar/Events


The Little Kanawha District elected 2020 officers during a Jan. 19 meeting at North United Methodist Church in Ravenswood. From left: State men’s President George Hohmann inducts Steve Mahaffey, district president; J.B. Nutter, district vice president; Bill Smith, district secretary; and Norm Cowart, district treasurer.
Men from the Little Kanawha District enjoyed a hearty breakfast during their Jan. 19 meeting at North United Methodist Church in Ravenswood. The next district meeting will be at 8:30 a.m. April 18 at Elizabeth United Methodist Church, Elizabeth.
MonValley District United Methodist Men gathered Tuesday evening, Jan. 14, 2020, at the Pleasant Valley UMC, Morgantown. The ladies who are pictured prepared a delicious meal with many home-made treats.

Feb. 21, 2020:  There will be a Shrove Community Pancake Dinner from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the First United Methodist Church of South Charleston’s Wesley Hall, 905 Glendale Ave. All are welcome. Donations will be accepted but are not required. The dinner is sponsored by First Church’s United Methodist Men.

March 5-8, 2020: Spring meetings of the National Association of Conference Presidents, the UMM Foundation, Conference Prayer Advocates, and jurisdiction meetings. Nashville, TN. Contact: Martha Davis, mdavis@gcumm.org

March 14, 2020: Little Kanawha District Potato Drop. Meet at 7:30 a.m. at Edgelawn United Methodist Church, 4804 4th Ave., Parkersburg.

March 20, 2020: Work day at Spring Heights, the United Methodist Education Center near Spencer. Men from Elizabeth Memorial UMC in Charleston and First UMC in South Charleston will join with other men around the conference to re-build the deck to the camp’s office. NOTE: THIS ACTIVITY WILL TAKE PLACE WEATHER PERMITTING. For more information contact George Hohmann at g.hohmann48@gmail.com

April 3, 2020: The Madison United Methodist Men will host a fish fry from 5-7 p.m. at the Madison UMC, 367 State St. The cost is $8 to eat in and $10 to take out. The cost for school children is $4. Pre-school children eat free. Contact: John Goroncy, jagoroncy@gmail.com

April 12, 2020: The Madison United Methodist Men will host a traditional breakfast for the Easter morning sunrise service at the Madison UMC, 367 State St. Contact: John Goroncy, jagoroncy@gmail.com

 April 14, 2020:  General meeting of the MonValley District UM Men, 64 Rebecca St., Shinnston.

April 18, 2020: Little Kanawha District meeting, 8:30 a.m., Elizabeth United Methodist Church, Elizabeth.

June 6, 2020: Fundraiser breakfast at Annual Conference, West Virginia Wesleyan College, Buckhannon. Featuring James Strawn, a dynamic public speaker, West Virginia Wesleyan graduate and co-author of the Sad Mad Glad book series, including the recently published “The Sad Mad Glad Christian Book.” Watch for details on this site and in the Conference workbook.

Aug. 11, 2020: General meeting of the MonValley District UM Men. At a location to be announced.

Sept. 11-13, 2020: Annual Outing and Circuit Rider 32, WVU Jackson’s Mill, Weston.

Nov. 10, 2020: General meeting of the MonValley District UM Men. At a Spruce Street UMC, 386 Spruce St., Morgantown.   

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Executive Committee 2020 meeting dates

          The West Virginia Conference United Methodist Men’s Executive Committee meets at Noon at Lloyd’s Restaurant, across from the GoMart in Flatwoods. All are welcome. The remaining 2020 meeting dates are April 18, Aug. 15 and Nov. 7.

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Find a mens group near you!

Madison, WV

      The Madison United Methodist Men have a breakfast meeting at 8 a.m. on the first Sunday of the month at the Madison UMC, 367 State St. The next meeting will be on March 1, 2020. Contact: John Goroncy, jagoroncy@gmail.com

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South Charleston, WV

     The First United Methodist Church of South Charleston men usually meets during the winter on the first Saturday of the month at 9 a.m. in the church social hall. The church is at 905 Glendale Ave., South Charleston, WV 25303.

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Winfield, WV

     The Winfield Fishers of Men meet the second Monday of each month at 6 p.m. The Winfield United Methodist Church is at 20 Radwin Drive, Winfield, WV 25213  (behind the McDonald’s).

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Promote your meetings, events

      Promote your United Methodist Men meetings and events here. E-mail information to George Hohmann at:  g.hohmann48@gmail.com