United Methodist Church of Thousand Oaks
Monday, March 27, 2017


Greetings and welcome to the United Methodist Men of Thousand Oaks!



Our ministry of men seek to study, fellowship and invite and initiate spiritual growth opportunities for all men in Thousand Oaks, and even Newbury Park.
Our Ministry exists to REACH men, CONNECT them with other men, help them GROW as fully devoted followers of Christ, in order that they will SERVE God with their spiritual gifts, and HONOR Him with their lives. The statistics show that if we reach the men for Christ, the family will follow.

Jesus is our model for servant leadership and discipleship. Men have the Biblical duty to be the spiritual leaders of their households. We all desperately need connection and help sustaining balance in our lives.

"As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another.” Proverbs 27:17
Any person of the MALE persuasion is invited to participate in the United Methodist Men fellowship at UMC Thousand Oaks!  We have approximately 25 "active" members regularly attending retreats and bible studies, CTM (Corn Toss Ministry), Harvest food-share program and other events throughout the year. 


Please contact Bill Williams, faithmadereal@aol.com, or Tom Maddux, thomas.maddux@csun.edu, for further information.



1.  Annual United Methodist Church Thousand Oaks Men’s Retreat - 1 + 1 (You and a Friend!)

All men from our church are encouraged to attend and bring a friend to our annual Men's Retreat!  This year, we will gather for a one-day event where we will get to know our new pastor, Rev. John Yoon.  Be sure to add Saturday, November 12 to your calendar.  We'll start at 10:00 a.m. and carry on till 2:00 p.m.  Don't be surprised if there will be some friendly Corn Toss competition squeezed in somewhere between scripture, music and food!   Contact Bill Williams at faithmadereal@aol.com for more information!



2. 7th Annual Corn Toss & Barbeque!
     June 5, 2016
Always on the first Sunday after Memorial Day weekend. Festivities begin right after second service, on the lawn. 


There were 36 teams competing this year for the honor of being named Corn Toss Champs for 2016.  This year’s winners were:

Popcorn Division (12 and under)  -
8 teams competing
First Place - The Boneheads –
Grace Williams & Kassidy Hassell
Second Place – The Bulldogs –
Dane Bacon & Conner Barwick

Corndog Division (Amateur & Mixed Doubles) –
16 teams competing
First Place – On the Board –
 Jorje Valladares & J. Barbush
Second Place – Corn Nuts –
Paige Panico & Tyler Glassman

Husker Division (Experienced Players) –
12 teams competing
First Place – The Animals Have No Water –
Ken Dubbs & Jay Hutchision
Second Place – Corn Weevils –
Dick Wiley & Bill Williams

3. Harvest Food Share Program

Collecting, repackaging, date-stamping unused food from various local restaurants and coffee shops, we partner with Lutheran Social Services and other area churches to help feed needy people in our community.  The UMCTO kitchen is a busy place on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings.  Contact Tom Maddux at thomas.maddux@csun.edu to join the merry crew!



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