Something Good from the Pandemic

contributed by Joe Whalen When the pandemic temporarily halted in-person worship, weddings, and funerals, churches were left wondering how they could continue to provide a connection with their congregations. Many found it through streaming worship services online. However, the same equipment used for streaming worship has found another usage in the streaming of funerals. This […]

Village UMC Mobile Food Pantry

contributed by Caroline Loftin At the beginning of the pandemic, many of the weekly ministries of Village United Methodist Church in Hot Springs Village were disrupted. The community was encouraged to isolate and Village UMC’s congregation began seeking opportunities to help others remotely. 17% of Arkansans were struggling with food insecurity already, but during the […]