This website is an online resource for people who serve children and families within the local church.

It is designed to equip leaders, as well as communicate the power and blessings of a growing faith and committed discipleship for children of all ages.

For additional information, or to learn more about the Arkansas Conference UMC children’s ministries, contact your District Children’s Coordinator.

Conference Coordinator

Please contact Rev. Jim Polk at

Jessica Butler

Central District - FUMC Bryant

Crystal Taylor

Central District - Highland Valley UMC

Stephanie Dunn

Central District - FUMC Jacksonville

Katie McLean

Northeast District - FUMC Batesville

Christi Crawford

Northeast District - Cornerstone UMC

Page Phillips

Northwest District - FUMC Russellville

Ashley McNeal

Northwest District - FUMC Fort Smith

Carissa Tarkington

Southeast District - FUMC West Memphis

Christie Park

Southeast District - White Hall UMC

Tamira Wimbish

Southeast District - St. James UMC-Pine Bluff

Peaches Smith

Southwest District - Haven UMC

Shelly Burgess

Southwest District - FUMC Magnolia

Karen Swales

Kris Mickna

Northwest District - Early Childhood Education Director