Southeast District Churches Host Mobile Food Pantries for Hungry Communities

Three Southeast District churches recently worked to end childhood hunger in Arkansas by offering mobile food pantries in areas where there is a shortage of low-cost food options for the hungry. First UMC Monticello, St. James UMC Pine Bluff, and First UMC Dumas partnered with the Arkansas Food Bank to host quarterly mobile food distributions […]

ARUMC, UMCOR Announce 2020 Disaster Response Academy

contributed by Janice Mann, Disaster Response Coordinator Arkansas Conference/UMCOR Disaster Response AcademyThis conference-wide mega training event is for anyone wanting to help build capacity for Arkansas United Methodists’ response to disaster events. The academy focuses on being prepared to help because disasters don’t schedule appointments. Attendees will spend 12 p.m. Wednesday through 12 p.m. Saturday […]