Caseyville UMM honors Green


Larry Green, left and UMM President Rick Penny, right

The Orville N. Mueth Chapter of the UMM in Caseyville presented to one of its members the chapter’s 13th John Wesley Fellowship Award.

President Rick Penny, right, presented the award July 15 to Larry Green, pictured left. Green has been a UMM member for more than 50 years and a diligent worker at the church behind the scenes.
Green was presented with his plaque and tie pin during the morning worship service. His family was in attendance and as is tradition, he did not know of the award in advance. Green is always willing to do the work of the church as long as it is quietly and with little attention. With this unselfishness, he sets an example for the community, his family and his church.
Caseyville UMC, located in the Mississippi River District, has about 200 members. The men’s group, lead for years by the late Orville N. Mueth, has a great desire to support United Methodist Men’s ministries. desire to support United Methodist Men’s ministries. There are more than  40 EMS/Legacy Builder members and an active group of volunteers.
Caseyville has nine living John Wesley Fellows with one member awarded twice. There are three women in the group and almost 10 women on the EMS rolls.
Photo courtesy of Rick Penny