Obituary for William Kenneth Goddard Jr.

William Kenneth Goddard Jr. left this earth to join his beloved creator on November 21, 2018. He was preceded in death by his two sons, William Kenneth Goddard III and William Freely Goddard; both parents William Kenneth Goddard, Sr. and Ida Viola Street Goddard; and his three siblings, Ansel Griffin, Richard Goddard and Louise Cook. […]

Loans, scholarships from GBHEM provide future opportunities for Arkansas Methodist students

During the last Sunday in November of each year, United Methodist congregations from around the U.S. come together to celebrate United Methodist Student Day, one of six Special Sundays with offerings in the United Methodist Church. Offerings collected during this weekend will go toward providing scholarships and loans for students who meet the qualifications of […]

Bishops offer scholarships for 2019 UMEIT-USA and NWCU events

WASHINGTON – The Council of Bishops is offering partial scholarships for young adults (age 21-35) to attend the 2019 United Methodist Ecumenical and Interreligious Training (UMEIT:USA) and the National Workshop on Christian Unity (NWCU) next spring. The COB is encouraging all ecumenical representatives in all US annual conferences to participate, as it is an excellent time […]

Obituary for Rev. Danny Wayne Rogers

It is with great sadness that the family of REV. DANNY WAYNE ROGERS, SR. of Millbrook, Alabama, announces his passing on Thursday, November 15, 2018 after a brief illness. He was born in Selma, Alabama on March 16, 1940 and was 78 years old. He will be remembered forever by his wife of 40 years, […]

First UMC Siloam Springs youth donate $6,000 to Heifer International

For more than five years, the youth at First United Methodist Church in Siloam Springs have been working toward a lofty goal of raising $5,000 for Heifer International. On Sunday, Nov. 18, they were finally able to donate the funds to Heifer in a presentation ceremony at the church. The Timothy Team Children’s Ministry — […]

History Corner: Mallalieu United Methodist Church

contributed by the Arkansas United Methodist Archives Lately, we at the Archives have been speaking with Gilbert Scoggins as he asked us to share what we have on the church of his childhood, which was Mallalieu United Methodist Church in Fort Smith. This was a church in the Fort Smith District of the Southwest Conference, […]

Delivering Christmas invitations and cheer by the truckload

NASHVILLE, Tennessee – What makes for the perfect Christmas gift this season? According to statistics, it’s sharing experiences with family and friends. To fulfill that Christmas wish, The United Methodist Church is presenting The True Meaning of Christmas Tour. Representatives will be traveling to 11 cities across the nation in a gift-wrapped truck offering family-friendly fun, while connecting […]