Incorporating Mission Moments

What if you could build a team of people who could share how grateful they are to be a part of your church? And in return create a stronger sense of discipleship and service? “Mission Moments” are small examples of how your church is doing ministry and the only rule about these mighty tools, is […]

Q&A with Bailey Thomas

Tell me about yourself: Where you’re from, where you live now, where you went to school, your previous jobs, etc. I was born and raised in Beebe and graduated high school there. I received a Biology degree from Williams Baptist College in Walnut Ridge, AR. After graduating from Williams, I decided to go back to […]

Rev. Bill Ferguson

Rev. Ferguson (pastor of Traskwood UMC) has just received a cancer diagnosis. Next steps are to be determined next week.

Rev. John Franklin Walker Jr.

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Rev. Edward Earl Wyers

Rev. Edward Earl Wyers

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Background Noise

tv

I have this thing about TVs. And truth be told, I’ve had it for as long as I can remember. I became aware of it when we got our first color TV (a Curtis Mathes) the day before the very first Super Bowl more than 50 years ago.

Norma Lou Hansford

Norma Lou Hansford

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Thank You
A Final Word from the Editor

I thought a lot about what I would write for my last From the Editor column.

Yes, you read that correctly, this will be my last time writing a From the Editor column as the Digital Content Editor for the Arkansas Conference. I have found a new career opportunity in Arkansas, and have decided to end my time here at the Conference office in order to pursue a new adventure.

Virginia “Ginny” Griesse

Virginia “Ginny” Griesse passed away Thursday, September 9, 2021 in Arnold, Missouri. She is the mother of Rev. Jonathan Griesse, pastor at Cornerstone United Methodist Church, Jonesboro. Ginny spent over 50 years working as an educator. Her passion for music and writing led her to compose numerous songs, skits, and musicals that she shared during […]

Young Leaders Engage in Service and Civil Rights Learning at 2021 Hendrix Youth Institute

HYI Birmingham

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