ARUMC Global Ministry Missionary Announced

The Arkansas Conference has a new missionary to call their own! In February, through collaboration with Global Ministries, a draft was held to find the perfect fit. The missionary draft allows conferences to draft (or select) new and under-supported missionaries to partner with. Our commitment is to make new connections in our conference by offering […]

Manchester UMC Issues Challenge in Support of Ukraine

Manchester UMC, a small rural congregation located 8 miles east of Arkadelphia, has issued a “Ukraine Challenge” for the local churches of the Arkansas Conference of the United Methodist Church. During a recent men’s group meeting, Manchester UMC member John Haltom recommended creating a challenge after the group determined it would develop a fundraiser for […]

A Wedding Story

contributed by Diane Wright When at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. On Sunday, May 1, Rev. Amanda Smith, pastor of Norphlet United Methodist Church, had the honor of officiating the wedding of Robert Jackson, 89, to Mary Linda Darden, 77. “They had actually been married some 60 years before,” Rev. Smith said. Mary […]

Sundaes on Saturday

contributed by Judy White Members of the St. Paul UMC Little Rock family shared ice cream sundaes of their own design as well as a long-awaited fellowship on Saturday, May, 14. The purpose of the event was to spend time together again after the long hiatus with well-known church family members and get to know […]