There Is No Planet B
Net-Zero Emissions Is Admirable, but More Can Be Done

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In a recent statement, 11 General Agencies of The United Methodist Church pledged to achieve net-zero emissions across ministries, facilities, operations, and investments by the year 2050.

The pledge, “Our Climate Commitment to Net-Zero Emissions,” is signed by General Secretaries for each of the 11 Agencies. Two of the Agencies, The General Commission on Religion & Race and The United Methodist Publishing House, have not yet signed on to the pledge, but a press release stated that other Agencies were actively considering endorsing the statement.

Bishop Mueller’s Statement on Derek Chauvin Trial Verdict

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I Am A Man

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On February 12, 1968, 1,300 black sanitation workers in Memphis went on strike regarding sub-standard working conditions and higher pay. On March 29 of that same year, thousands of people marched in a protest led by Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, carrying signs which simply read…” I AM A MAN.”

2021 Arkansas Conference Ordinands and Provisional Members

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The 2021 Ordinands and Provisional Members will be ordained and commissioned at this year’s Annual Conference. Read about this year’s candidates below, and make plans to attend this year’s Ordination Service, either in-person or online, at the 2021 Arkansas Annual Conference, June 2-4 in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

Native American Ministries Sunday Is An Opportunity To Right Past Wrongs

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The history of the Indigenous Peoples in our United States began long before the settlers first arrived. In 1988, the United Methodist Church realized the importance of remembering the history and presence of Native Americans, as well as the support that is needed within our Native American congregations and ministries throughout the U.S.

Camp Tanako announces Confirmation Camp 2021

Confirmation Camp will be a Day Camp on May 1, 2021. Campers will rotate through 5 classes: What is Confirmation, The Trinity, John Wesley, The Sacraments, and Our Vow.  Classes are led by ARUMC pastors from around the state of Arkansas. Campers will rotate through outdoor classrooms for each topic, play camp games, eat lunch, and end the […]

The Finish Line Is In View
Pandemic Easter Round Two

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We all remember Easter 2020. Only a month after the first confirmed case of COVID was found in Arkansas, many of our churches were wondering how in the world they were going to be able to safely have their annual Easter celebrations.