United Methodist Museum of the Arkansas Conference

Come explore the vibrant history of Arkansas United Methodism!

Join the United Methodist Museum for our grand reopening Sunday, February 2, 2020 with a special reception from 3:00 pm-5:00 pm of our new exhibit, Hymnals: Praise, Worship, and Grace through Song. The reception will be held in Fellowship Hall. The exhibit will explore the history of music in church and its purpose. The museum will open at 9:00 am on Sunday, February 2. Please feel free drop in and view our galleries before the reception. The museum is located in the lower level of First United Methodist Church on Center Street. For more info contact the museum at 501-904-1280 or by email at ummac.lr@gmail.com

Mission Statement
The mission of the United Methodist Museum of the Arkansas Conference is to preserve the historically significant and inclusive history of Arkansas United Methodism by collecting, preserving, and exhibiting artifacts for a diverse audience, while providing opportunities for exploring this history and culture. Though this museum is a bridge to the past, as United Methodists we will always remain open to the ongoing lordship of the Holy Spirit for the transformation of the world by increasingly making disciples of Jesus Christ.

Purpose Statement
The purpose of the United Methodist Museum of the Arkansas Conference is to collect two-dimensional and three-dimensional objects which are of historical significance to Arkansas United Methodists history, such as: church furnishings, personal items used by United Methodist clergy, commemorative items, objects related to corporate worship, and educational objects. Also, portraits and group pictures of historical sites that are significant to Arkansas United Methodism are collected and preserved.