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United Methodist Men


The organization of the Highland Park United Methodist Men are called to model the servant leadership of Jesus Christ by serving the church and community.

The Highland Park United Methodist Men gather every second Saturday at 7:30 a.m. at the church for an informal breakfast business meeting. All Highland Park United Methodist Men are invited.

Gaining membership in the HPUMC United Methodist Men is easy. All men who are a members of the HPUMC church are a part of this group. You may also join our group if you are an active participant in HPUMC Methodist Men supported projects such as the activities below, scouting etc. 

United Methodist Men Special Events

Fall Barbecue

This event originally started as a buffalo barbecue in 1965. Classic cars from the Golden Spokes Antique Car Club and the Topeka Classic Chevy Club are often on display during the barbeque.

Pancake Day
This popular event is a 60-year tradition usually held in the winter. Pancakes and the trimmings are available all morning until 1:00 in the afternoon.

Funding raised from these events is used for church mission projects, vacation bible school, youth mission and camps, church maintenance, and other local charities and needs.

Other Special Events

The men sponsor a spring Lenten breakfast speaker program. In addition, there are other service projects, special programs, and studies available to men. Once a year, the United Methodist Men from Kansas and Missouri get together to see the Kansas City Royals play.

The Highland Park United Methodist Men also join forces with other Methodist churches, hosting and attending "Wider Area Men's' Meetings" in the fall and spring and attending spiritual rallies each summer. The men participate in the Kansas East Conference potato drops and help repackage potatoes for distribution by local food banks and charity groups.

Other Methodist Men Websites:

General Commission on United Methodist Men (National)