Appointments

Appointment changes announced since the adjournment of the 2016 Arkansas Annual Conference:
 
(Listings in bold indicate new information since last published.)
Appointments take effect July 1, 2017, unless otherwise noted.
 
  • Walter “Bubba” Smith – Smackover/Silver Hill – Effective Nov. 1.
  • Bob Hager – Farm Hill 
  • Natasha Murry – Wesley Foundation UAPB
  • Kem Reeder – Cedar Grove and Pleasant Ridge
  • Lonnie Landers – Plainview/Ola and Waveland Charge
  • Debbie Fink – Everton/Bergman
  • Bryon Mann – Jasper
  • Timothy Rushing – Hughes/ Madison
  • La Von Post – Saint Paul Maumelle
  • Larry Le Masters – England
  • Steve Long—Concord UMC/Cedar Grove UMC Floral
  • Tonya Hancock—Desha/Jamestown UMCs
  • John Hiegel—Piggott/Wright’s Chapel/Mars Hill UMCs
  • Bill Mills—Bradford/Pleasant Plains UMCs
  • Donna Harvey—McRae/Mount Pisgah/Harmony UMCs
  • David Hawkins—Levy UMC
  • Phil Costner—Mulberry/Dyer UMCs
  • Carol Moore—Bradley UMC
  • Lucian Lee—Rushing Memorial/Missouri UMCs
  • John Braden—Mineral Springs UMC
  • Laura Butkovic—Faith UMC Hot Springs
  • Laura Jo Prange—Calico Rock/Spring Creek UMCs
  • LaToya Shepherd—Heritage UMC Van Buren (associate)
  • David Baker—Wesley UMC Conway/Plummerville UMC (charge realignment)
  • William “Bill” Mills—Bradford UMC
  • Glen Gaboury—Glenwood/Daisy UMCs
  • Robert Hunt—Brinkley/Brasfield UMCs
  • Heather Sprinkle—Dover UMC
  • Doug Walker—Asbury UMC Little Rock (associate)
  • Scott Stewart—Pea Ridge UMC/Brightwater UMC
  • David A. Moore—Asbury UMC Magnolia/McNeil UMC
  • Ben Morgan—Timothy UMC/St. Mark UMC Camden
  • Pete Beevers—Bull Shoals UMC/Yellville UMC
  • Melvin Moss—Henderson UMC Little Rock
  • Naomi Rogers—First UMC Des Arc
  • Shari Day—Western Hills UMC Little Rock
  • Russ Hall—Highfill/Sulphur Springs UMCs (charge realignment)
  • Blake Schrepfer—First UMC Searcy (associate)
  • Jerry Pentecost—Tuckerman UMC/Swifton UMC
  • Debbie Head—Cherry Hill UMC Mena
  • Boyd Savage—Rowell Charge (Mount Olivet/Prosperity/Union UMCs)
  • Jemmie Reynolds—Keo UMC
  • Dale Richardson—Cecil UMC
  • Gina Hamlin—Hartman UMC
  • Ryan Bachuss—St. Paul/Adkins Memorial UMCs, Malvern
  • Geral Holloway—Vesta UMC
  • Jim Lenderman—Central UMC Rogers
  • Bill Sardin—First UMC Hot Springs (associate)
  • Michael Smith—Booneville/Washburn UMCs
  • Beth Perdue—Walnut Ridge/Hoxie UMCs
  • MelanieTubbs—Augusta/Bald Knob UMCs
  • Michael Utley—Harrisburg UMC
  • Diane Wimberley—Bay UMC
  • Jason Sutfin—Leachville/Caraway UMCs
  • James Wainscott—Pocahontas UMC
  • Mike Daniel—First UMC Murfreesboro
  • Travis Langley—St. Paul UMC El Dorado
  • Don Hudson—Gurdon/Center Grove UMCs
  • Heath Williams—Gravette/Decatur UMCs
  • Chanda Adams—Perryville UMC
  • Judy Rudd—First UMC West Memphis (associate)
  • Carness Vaughan—St. James UMC Little Rock
  • Dee Harper—Farmington UMC
  • Jeanne Williams—First UMC Bella Vista
  • Randy Rowlan—Carlisle UMC
  • Deanna McCormack—Hazen/DeValls Bluff UMCs
  • Roy Beth Kelley—Atkins/Bell’s Chapel UMCs
  • Troy Conrad—Sardis UMC Bauxite
  • Jaimie Alexander—First UMC Texarkana
  • Kathleen Mc Murray—Cornerstone UMC Jonesboro
  • Pat Bodenhamer—First UMC Paragould (associate)
  • Bruce Bennett— First UMC Malvern
  • Bryan Diffee—First UMC Crossett
  • Clark Atkins—First UMC Siloam Springs
  • Zach Roberts—First UMC Blytheville
  • Chris Hemund—Village UMC Hot Springs Village
  • Corey Tyson Read—SAU Wesley Foundation
  • Dan Read—Greer’s Chapel UMC Magnolia
  • Susan Howe—Hollywood/Prescott Charge (moving from interim to permanent status)
  • Nan Nelson—Clarendon/Holly Grove Charge (continuing in retired relationship)
  • Mike Wilkie—First UMC Helena (continuing in retired relationship)
  • Debbie Perry—Bismarck UMC (interim)
  • Chase Green—Primrose UMC Little Rock
  • Siegfried Johnson—Christ of the Hills UMC Hot Springs Village
  • Rachel Krest—Alpena; effective March 1
  • Susan Kramer—Bellefonte/Valley View; effective Feb. 1
  • Lincoln Combs—Hinton (charge realignment); effective Jan. 11
  • Gene Ross—Friendship UMC Prescott/DeAnn (charge realignment); effective Jan. 11
  • Tommy Rider—Fairview UMC Texarkana (interim); effective Jan. 11
  • Henry “Hank” Wilkins—St. James-Pine Bluff/UAPB Wesley Foundation (switch to part-time); effective Jan. 1
  • Robert Lyons—Good Faith Carr UMC; effective Jan. 1
  • Phil McLarty—Village UMC Hot Springs Village (interim); effective Jan. 1, 2017
  • Michael Dodson—Imboden/Smithville Charge; effective Jan. 1, 2017
  • Sue Howe—Hollywood/Prescott Charge (interim); effective Nov. 15, 2016
  • Larry Martineau—medical leave; effective Nov. 1, 2016
 
Retirements (effective July 1, 2017, unless otherwise noted): 
  • Lonnie M. Landers
  • Russell Moore
  • Charles Murry
  • Mary Love Loftis
  • Bonda Moyer
  • Bill Steele
  • Nan Nelson
  • Dan Brand
  • Steven Bush; effective Aug. 1, 2016
  • Bobby Coleman
  • Doug Criss
  • Robert DeBaun; effective July 1, 2016
  • Steve Holyfield
  • Mark Lasater
  • Tom Letchworth
  • Steve Long
  • Robin Moore
  • LaVon Post
  • Clarence Edward Pruett; effective Jan. 1, 2017
  • Bubba Smith
  • Rockey Starnes
  • Judy Van Hoose
  • Garry Wiles
  • Mike Wilkie
  • Henry “Hank” Wilkins; effective Jan. 1, 2017
  • Wade Shownes; effective Jan. 1, 2017
 
(Listings in bold indicate new information since last published.)
 
 
Arkansas Conference appointments 2016-2017, as fixed at Annual Conference (PDF) 
Appointments 2015-16, as fixed at Annual Conference (PDF)