First UMC Magnolia cooks up grace with 200K More Reasons grant 

written by Kelli Reep, contributor  Since 1983, The Stewpot has been a mission outreach project at First United Methodist Church Magnolia. From 4:30-5 p.m., three days each week, this ministry serves hot takeout meals to anyone who asks. Because the church is centrally located in the Magnolia Square, The Stewpot is easily accessible to all. […]

Methodist Family Health Foundation Celebrates Christmas in July

Each year at Christmas, Methodist Family Health Foundation donors provide in-kind and financial donations to gift Christmas presents to each child in our care on Christmas Day. Because so many organizations are asking for contributions during the end-of-year holidays, Methodist Family Health Foundation is moving Christmas to July this year. Christmas in July will launch […]

Obituary – Rev. Robert H. Jackson

Rev. Robert H. Jackson, 90, of El Dorado passed away Sunday, April 30, 2023, at the Medical Center of South Arkansas. Born October 7, 1932, in Stamps, AR he was the son of Calhoun Milnor and Ruth Lee Owen Jackson. Robert served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He entered the ministry […]

How to Best Prepare for the May 13 Special Session of the Arkansas Annual Conference

By Todd Burris, Treasurer and Director of Administrative Services for the Arkansas Annual Conference and Rev. Dr. Tony Griffin, President, Conference Board of Trustees What is the upcoming Special Session about? The purpose of the upcoming Special Session of the Arkansas Annual Conference is stated in its call:  The consideration of ratification of disaffiliation agreements […]