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Leaders of Ebenezer United Methodist Church men’s ministry. Assistant pastor in charge of outreach, Rev. Purnell Moody, is seated second from left.

Leaders of Ebenezer United Methodist Church men’s ministry. Assistant pastor in charge of outreach, Rev. Purnell Moody, is seated second from left.

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The Ebenezer United Methodist Men’s [UMM] organization is determined to change the negative roads on which so many young men travel — often resulting in them becoming “tenants” in local prisons and jails. Recent statistics indicate that the highest percentage of incarcerated men are between the ages of 20 and 39 and most of them are Blacks, Hispanics and poor whites.