Tuckerman and Swifton UMCs serve county through “Every Child is Ours”

contributed by Rev. Dr. John J. Noggle, Pastor, Swifton UMC and Tuckerman UMC The mission of the “Every Child is Ours” community ministry is to provide food and reading for children in poverty-stricken areas in North Jackson County, the United States, and around the world. The purpose of the name is to state boldly that […]

Fort Smith First UMC music camp

contributed by Benjamin Henderson, Fort Smith First UMC Director of Music Twenty-six campers, fourteen adults, five teen helpers, and many parents, friends, and supporters participated in “By the Sea,” Music Camp 2022 at Fort Smith First UMC. During our 28th Music Camp, attendees sang, rang, spoke, danced, painted, studied, learned, and rejoiced in stories about […]

Spiritual Direction: Your Life’s Window

by Libby Doss Lloyd, APR, Contributing Writer Spiritual Direction is not a new concept or practice. This journey through self-reflection, self-discovery, life meaning, and motivation has been alive for centuries. United Methodist Church founder John Wesley believed it to be rooted in the questions of, “How is it with your soul?” and “How is your […]