Early Bird Deadline approaching for United Methodist Men Gathering

By George Hohmann

The early bird registration deadline for the West Virginia United Methodist Men Annual Gathering and the Arnold Eddy Memorial Golf Outing is fast approaching. Those who register for these events by Aug. 16 receive a discount.

The Annual Gathering will be Sept. 6-8 at Jackson’s Mill, Weston. The Golf Outing will be Sept. 6 at the Tygart Valley Golf Course, Grafton.

Rev. Dr. Barry Steiner Ball will be the Annual Gathering keynote speaker. His topic: “The Opioid Epidemic: How our Wesleyan heritage puts us right on target to respond.”

Musical entertainment at the Annual Gathering will be provided by Mercy’s Reign of Gallipolis, Ohio.

For more information about the Annual Gathering e-mail West Virginia United Methodist Men President George Hohmann at g.hohmann48@gmail.com or call him at 304 419-1916.

The golf outing is the major fund-raiser for Circuit Rider, a weekend of activities at Jackson’s Mill that draws hundreds of Scouts from West Virginia and surrounding states. This is the 31st year for Circuit Rider, which always takes place at the same time as the Men’s Annual Gathering.

To register for the golf outing or to sponsor a hole, e-mail Paul Hanko at hanko@comcast.net or call him at 304 826-0174.