Black History Month and the Arkansas UMC
Theressa Hoover

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.2.2″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.2.2″][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”4.2.2″][et_pb_team_member name=”By Caleb Hennington” position=”Digital Content Editor” twitter_url=”” linkedin_url=”” admin_label=”Person” _builder_version=”4.2.2″][/et_pb_team_member][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.2.2″ hover_enabled=”0″] Each February, Black History Month is celebrated throughout the United States as a way to remember the amazing contributions and achievements of black Americans and other people of African descent throughout history. This month, we are celebrating […]

Value Your Volunteers
Cindy Burns of PHUMC offers 4 simple ways to treat your volunteers right!

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A New CouRSe for Arkansas
The Online Congregation Resourcing System Is a Great Way to Learn More About Our Church and Our Ministries

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.0.11″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.0.11″][et_pb_column _builder_version=”4.0.11″ type=”4_4″][et_pb_team_member name=”By Michelle Morris” position=”Lead Equipper of the Center for Vitality” _builder_version=”3.26.6″][/et_pb_team_member][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.0.11″ hover_enabled=”0″] One of the exciting developments that occurred in 2019 was the launch of our online Congregation Resourcing System, also known as CouRSe. This system is the result of a visionary partnership between the Arkansas Conference and […]

Disaster Response Academy Aims to Equip Volunteers When Disaster Strikes

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.0.11″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.0.11″][et_pb_column _builder_version=”4.0.11″ type=”4_4″][et_pb_team_member name=”By Caleb Hennington” position=”Digital Content Editor” twitter_url=”” admin_label=”Person” _builder_version=”3.26.6″][/et_pb_team_member][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.0.11″ hover_enabled=”0″] Disasters don’t schedule appointments, which is why the team behind the upcoming Disaster Response Academy is making it easier than ever to be prepared when a disaster eventually makes its way to your community. The Disaster Response Academy […]

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebrations From Around The Conference

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.0.11″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.0.11″][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”4.0.11″][et_pb_image src=”” _builder_version=”4.0.11″][/et_pb_image][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.0.11″ hover_enabled=”0″] Martin Luther King Jr. Day, held every year on the third Monday in January, is a celebration of the life and legacy of the civil rights icon of the same name. MLK Day was observed for the first time in 1986 after a bill, signed […]

Sylvan Hills’ United Methodist Men is an Intergenerational Group of Hard Workers

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.0.11″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.0.11″][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”4.0.11″][et_pb_team_member name=”By Sam Pierce” position=”Featured Contributor” twitter_url=”” admin_label=”Person” _builder_version=”3.26.6″][/et_pb_team_member][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.0.11″ hover_enabled=”0″] In an effort to reciprocate the devotion of one of the elderly members of Sylvan Hills United Methodist Church in Sherwood, members of the congregation, including the United Methodist men and women, and youth group, built a wheelchair ramp […]

2020 Steel-Hendrix Awards, Willson Lecture, Gill Preaching Workshop Set for March 2 and 3 at Hendrix College

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.0.11″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.0.11″][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”4.0.11″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.0.11″] CONWAY, Ark. (January 15, 2020) — Three annual events that enrich and celebrate leadership in ministry have been set for March 2 and 3, 2020, at Hendrix College. This year’s Steel-Hendrix Awards honor three extraordinary church and community leaders, and the Willson Lecture and John and Marjem Gill […]

Diaper Dandies Ministry Works to Break the Cycle of Poverty in Fort Smith

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GBHEM Scholarship Applications Now Open
Application period closes March 5

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.0.11″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.0.11″][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”4.0.11″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.0.11″] The fall 2020 application period for scholarships from the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry is now open. GBHEM’s Loans and Scholarships offers more than 70 scholarship programs through one general application. To be elegible for a scholarship, domestic applicants must meet the following criteria: Applicant must […]

20,000 Miles and Counting
Part 1: The Center for Communication

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