Earlier this week, Bishop Gary Mueller shared, “I am happy to announce that Reverend Dr. Candace Barron, Senior Pastor of Beebe First United Methodist, has accepted the role of the Annual Conference Secretary Designate. We are delighted to have her working alongside the current Annual Conference Secretary, Reverend Clark Atkins, until his term ends.”

Rev. Dr. Barron has served as the Associate Pastor of Trinity UMC, Geyer Springs UMC, and St. Luke UMC, all in Little Rock.  She also served as the Assistant Director of the Arkansas Conference Center for Clergy Excellence.  After serving as Senior Pastor at Gardner Memorial UMC and Amboy UMC of North Little Rock, she is currently serving as senior Pastor of Beebe First United Methodist Church.

“I am honored to be asked to serve in this capacity in the Annual Conference. I am excited to work with the conference staff again and I look forward to learning more about the responsibilities of this position from Rev. Clark Atkins,” shared Barron.

Please join us in welcoming her to this exciting opportunity!