Affiliated organizations, while not part of the official United Methodist Church structure, provide support and resources to the mission and ministry of the denomination.

The following list of general boards and agencies of The United Methodist Church officially recognize and support affiliated organizations in various ways. The list of affiliated organizations are organized by sponsor agency.



Affiliate Organizations of the General Board of Discipleship (2005-2008)

Appalachia Service Project, Inc.
Susan C. Crow
4523 Bristol Highway
Johnson City TN 37601
Phone: 423-854-8800
GBOD Staff Contact: Susan Hay, shay@gbod.org
The Appalachia Service Project (ASP) is a Christian ministry, open to all people, that addresses the housing needs of Central Appalachia. ASP achieves its missions with the assistance of thousands of volunteers who come from all over the country to assist in making Central Appalachian homes warmer, safer, and drier.

Association for Couples in Marriage Enrichment, Inc. (A.C.M.E.)
502 N. Broad Street
Winston-Salem NC 27108
OR CONTACT:
Ginny & Pete Rowlett
10937 Farragut Hills Blvd.
Knoxville, TN 37922-4084
Phone: 865-966-9776
E-Mail: p.rowlett@worldnet.att.net
GBOD Staff Contact: MaryJane Pierce Norton, mnorton@gbod.org
A.C.M.E. helps couples develop strong, healthy marriage relationships.

Association of Annual Conference Lay Leaders
Scott Johnson
310 Baynes St.
Buffalo, NY 14213
706-881-7226 (Home)
716-878-5906 (Office)
JOHNSOSL@BuffaloState.edu
GBOD Staff Contact: Sandy Jackson, sjackson@gbod.org
The Association of Annual Conference Lay Leaders works to strengthen the presence and voice of laity in The United Methodist Church.

Christian Educators Fellowship (CEF)
Ellen H. Thompson, Director
PO Box 24930
Nashville, TN 37202
Toll free: 866-629-3113
Phone: 615-749-6870
Fax: 615-749-6871
E-Mail: director@cefumc.org
GBOD Staff Contact: Diana Hynson, dhynson@gbod.org
The Christian Educators Fellowship exists to support professional Christian educators and others who have responsibility for Christian education.

Council for Accountable Discipleship
Dr. Vicki M. Brendler
675 Country Club Road
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Phone: 908-526-1414
vmbrendler@bridgewaterumc.org
or
Ms. Sandra King-Shaw
244 New Mark Esplanade
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 301-340-7671
sandraumc@verizon.net
GBOD Staff Contact: Steve Manskar, smanskar@gbod.org
The Council advocates and interprets the Wesleyan tradition of accountable discipleship for the church today.

Council on Evangelism
Dr. David Kerr
1200 Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131
314-991-0546
E-Mail: dr.david.kerr@salem-ladue.org
GBOD Staff Contact: Craig Miller, cmiller@gbod.org
The Council on Evangelism meets annually to provide an arena for the exchange of ideas, to focus on issues that concern the evangelist, and to provide effective skills for the evangelism task.

Disciplined Order of Christ
Dr. Robert Moore
223 Kimerly Heights
Nicholasville, KY 40356
859-885-6505
Rmoore4@aol.com
GBOD Staff Contact: Jerry Haas, jhaas@gbod.org
The Disciplined Order of Christ is an ecumenical spiritual movement of people who are serious about their commitment to Christ and to growth in Christ.

Fellowship of United Methodists in Music and Worship Arts (FUMMWA)
David Bone
P.O. Box 24787
Nashville TN 37202-4787
1-800-952-8977
615-749-6875
E-Mail: David.Bone@fummwa.org
GBOD Staff Contact: Dean McIntyre, dmcintyre@gbod.org
FUMMWA promotes the importance of the arts in worship.

The Foundation for Evangelism
Jack Ewing, Executive Director
PO Box 985
Lake Junaluska, NC 28745
828-454-6800
E-Mail: jewing@foundationforevangelism.org
GBOD Staff Contact: Kwasi Kena, kkena@gbod.org
The Foundation encourages individuals, churches, foundations, and others to support Christian evangelism.

Marriage and Engaged Encounter United Methodist
Mike & Delaine MacDonald
962 Hampton Pl.
Mooresville, NC 38115
704-663-3972
midemac@adelphia.net

Marriage & Engaged Encounter United Methodist
Executive Lay Couple
Gene & Karen Bass 8328 N. Cemetary Rd.
Evansville, WI 53536
608- 882-5578
GBOD Staff Contact: MaryJane Pierce Norton, mnorton@gbod.org
Marriage and Engaged Encounter are dedicated to strengthening marriages and to strengthening couples' relationships with God and the church.

Marriage Enrichment
JoAnn Johnson
PO Box 490776
Chicago, IL 60649
Toll free: 1-800-726-7424
E-Mail: mewinfo@yahoo.com
GBOD Staff Contact: MaryJane Pierce Norton, mnorton@gbod.org
The purpose of Marriage Enrichment Inc. is to establish and promote programs of marriage enrichment and to provide an arena in which certified leaders can organize and conduct marriage and family enrichment programs.

Methodist Hour International
The Reverend John L. Wolfe
Birmingham UMC
15770 Birmingham Highway
Alpharetta, GA 30004
770-475-3591
Fax: 678-566-3357
Methodist Hour International provides a radio broadcast in the United States and internationally. The organization also has a prison ministry.

National Association of United Methodist Evangelists (NAUME)
Charles Whittle
Box 24241
Fort Worth TX 76124
Or 7129 Craig St.
Ft. Worth, TX76112
Phone: 817-451-4408
Toll-free: 800-658-6569
Fax: 817-451-4409
E-Mail: charleswhittle@juno.com
GBOD Staff Contact: Kwasi Kena, kkena@gbod.org
The purpose of NAUME is to provide spiritual and professional support to people engaged in ministries of evangelism.

National Association of United Methodist Foundations (NAUMF)
Lynn James
United Methodist Foundation
PO Box 10955
1307 Glenwood Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27605
919-836-0029
Fax: 919-836-0092 ljames@nccumc.org
Website: www.naumf.org
GBOD Staff Contact: Don Joiner, djoiner@gbod.org
NAUMF is an association designed to assist annual conference and area foundations as they work to develop and/or promote current and planned gifts, endowments funds, or funds held in trust for United Methodist causes.

The National United Methodist Campers, Inc (NUMC)
Leonard & Ann Radde
925 Surry Place
Cleburne, TX 76033-6041
GBOD Staff Contact: Kevin Witt, kwitt@gbod.org
The purpose of NUMC is:
To enjoy the out-of-doors in a wholesome Christian atmosphere.
To provide safe and comfortable opportunities for family camping.
To share in Christian worship at informal campground services or to attend a local church.
To make new friends and continue long-time friendships with others.
To assist others in need through Christian service (personal help, disaster relief, mission work)

National United Methodist Camp and Retreat Committee
Mike Huber, Chairperson
158 Casowasco Dr.
Morovia, NY 13118
Phone: 315-364-6893
E-mail: mikehuber@ncnyumc.org
GBOD Staff Contact: Kevin Witt, kwitt@gbod.org
The National United Methodist Camp and Retreat Committee supports the camp and retreat ministries of annual conferences by providing leadership training, networking, and fellowship.

The Order of Saint Luke
25 Tressel Street
White Sulphur Springs WV 24986
e-mail: chancellor@saint-luke.org
Website: www.Saint-Luke.org

Sky Lowe-McCracken
210 Cascade Drive
Paducah, KY 42003
revdsky@comcast.net

Elizabeth "Sue" Moore
PO Box 6
Durham, PA 18039-0006
esmoore45@msn.com

GBOD Staff Contact: Taylor Burton-Edwards, tburtonedwards@gbod.org
The Order of Saint Luke is a religious order dedicated to sacramental and liturgical scholarship, education, and practice.

Renewal Ministries, Inc.
Dr. Terry Teykl
2100 N. Carrolton Dr.
Muncie, IN 47304
Phone: 765-759-5165
GBOD staff contact: Tom Albin, talbin@gbod.org
The purpose of Renewal Ministries, Inc. is to encourage and equip the church to pray with passion to win this generation to Jesus Christ.

Saint Brigid of Kildare Monastery
Mary Stamps
200 E. Minnesota St.
St. Joseph, MN 56374-4620
Phone: 320-363-1405
GBOD Staff Contact: Jerry Haas, jhaas@gbod.org
Saint Brigid of Kildare Monastery is a Methodist-Benedictine residential monastery for women.

United Christian Ashrams International
The Reverend Jimmie D. Pyles
901 S. Vienna St.
Ruston, LA 71270
Phone: 318-232-0004
Fax: 318-218-8488
E-Mail: jpyles@christianashram.org
GBOD Staff Contact: Tom Albin, talbin@gbod.org
United Christian Ashrams International conducts meetings in geographic areas identified as Christian Ashrams to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ and to deepen spiritual lives.

United Methodist Association of Scholars in Christian Education
(UMASCE)
Wanda Stahl
P.O. Box 249
Lawrence, MA 01842
978-682-7676 (O)
978-682-7677 (Fax)
stahl@neumc.org
GBOD Staff Contact: Carol Krau, ckrau@gbod.org
UMASCE provides an arena for scholars in Christian education to engage in dialogue, consultation, research, and advocacy in Christian education.

United Methodist Renewal Services Fellowship, Inc. (Aldersgate Renewal Ministries)
Gary Moore
121 East Avenue
Goodlettsville TN 37072
615-851-9192
Fax: 615-851-9372
E-mail: gmoore@aldersgaterenewal.org
GBOD Staff Contact: Tom Albin, talbin@gbod.org
United Methodist Renewal Services Fellowship, Inc. is committed to the renewal of the church by the power of the Holy Spirit.

United Methodist Single Adult Leaders (UMSAL)
Jeanie Tillman, President
1089 Lakeridge Drive
Richardson, TX 750818-5155
865-776-0830
E-Mail: tillmanj@hpumc.org
GBOD Staff Contact: Bill Lizor, blizor@gbod.org
United Methodist Single Adult Leaders is an association created to network, facilitate, and advocate for single adult ministries.

Wesley Heritage Foundation
Mark Wethington
115 Quail Court
Henrico, NC 27842
910-295-7720
wethmw@mindspring.com
The Wesley Heritage Foundation translates and promotes Wesleyan studies in the Spanish language.

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Affiliate Organizations of the General Council on Finance and Administration

National Association of Annual Conference Treasurers
Mr. David Stotts, President
Mississippi Annual Conference Treasurer
PO Box 1201
Jackson, MS 39215-1147
Toll Free Phone: 866-647-7486 ext 26
Email: david@mississippi-umc.org

National Association of Commissions on Equitable Compensation
Rev. Alan J. Morrison, GCFA Staff Representative
PO Box 340029
Nashville, TN 37203-0029
Toll free: 866-367-4232
615-369-2350
Fax: 615-369-2400
Email: amorrison@gcfa.org

Professional Association of United Methodist Church Secretaries

Cynthia Haralson, GCFA Staff Representative
PO Box 340029
Nashville, TN 37203-0029
Location Address: 1 Music Circle North
Nashville, TN 37203-5716
Toll free: 866-367-4232
615-369-2386
FAX: 615-369-2411
Email: paumcs@gcfa.org

United Methodist Association of Church Business Administrators
Rev. Alan J. Morrison, GCFA Staff Representative
PO Box 340029
Nashville, TN 37203-0029
Toll free: 866-367-4232
615-369-2350
Fax: 615-369-2400
Email: amorrison@gcfa.org

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Affiliate Organizations of the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry

National Fellowship of Associate Members and Local Pastors
Donna Alberts
80 W. Water Street
PO Box 11
Dover, AR 72837
479-331-9808
Email: pastordonna@centurytel.net

The United Methodist Campus Ministers Association
Bill Campbell, Co-Chair
Wesley Foundation
Middle Tennessee State University
216 College Heights Avenue
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
615/893-0469
E-Mail: wesleyfoundation@comcast.net
GBHEM Contact: Luther Felder, lfelder@gbhem.org
UMCMA is the voice of United Methodist Campus Ministers within the United Methodist Church. Members of UMCMA seek to have lasting impact on campus ministry in the United Methodist Church.

University Senate
Division of Higher Education
General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
PO Box 340007
Nashville, TN 37203-0007
Phone: 615-340-7402
Fax: 615-340-7379
Email: scu@gbhem.org

National Association of Schools, Colleges, and Universities of
The United Methodist C
hurch
Division of Higher Education
General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
PO Box 340007
Nashville, TN 37203-0007
Phone: 615-340-7406
Fax: 615-340-7379
Email: scu@gbhem.org

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Affiliate Organizations of the General Board of Global Ministries

Rural Chaplains Association
Rev. Carol J. Thompson, Executive Secretary
Town and Country Ministries Office
General Board of Global Ministries
475 Riverside Drive, Room 1548
New York, NY 10115
Phone: 212-870-3684
Email: cjthomps@gbgm-umc.org

United Methodist Association of Health and Welfare Ministries
The Rev. Dr. Mearle L Griffith, President and CEO
407 Corporate Center Dr. Suite B
Vandalia, OH 45377
Toll Free: 800-411-9901
Phone: 937-415-3624
Fax: 937-222-7364
Email: uma@umassociation.org

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Affiliate Organizations of the General Commission on United Methodist Men

National Association of Conference Presidents of United Methodist Men
Gilbert Hanke, President
803 Wildwood Dr
Nacogdoches, TX 75961
Phone: 936-560-1618
Fax: 936-560-3554
Email: ghanke@sfasu.edu

National Association of UM Scouters
Joanne Beard, President
2764 Cypress Head Trail
Oviedo, FL 32765
Phone: 407-366-7251
Email: sislanders@aol.com

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Affiliate Organization of United Methodist Communications

United Methodist Association of Communicators
Sandra Brands, President
Director of Communications
Troy Annual Conference
396 Louden Road
Saratoga Springs, N.Y. 12866
(518) 584-8214, ext. 15
Email:
sbrands@troyac.org

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Affiliate Organization of the General Board of Pension and Health Benefits

Association of United Methodist Conference Pensions & Benefits Officers
Renee Smith-Edmondson, Manager of Administration and Events
1901 Chestnut Avenue
Glenview, Illinois 60025
Toll free: 800-269-2244 ext 4273
Email: rsmith-edmondson@gbophb.org

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