Obituary – Thomas Dillinger

Thomas Willard Dellinger, age 74, of Rosemond Avenue in Jonesboro, AR, passed away Monday, January 3, 2022 at St. Bernard’s Medical Center in Jonesboro, AR. Born in Huntington, WV on November 27, 1947, he was the son of the late Norris and Peggy Dellinger. Thomas was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Vietnam War where […]

Obituary – Ellis Lloyd Posey Jr.

Mr. Ellis Lloyd Posey Jr., age 91, passed away Wednesday, December 29, 2021 in Mena, Arkansas at home. He was born October 8th, 1930 in Mena to the late Ellis Lloyd Posey, Sr. and Mary Alice McAllister Posey.  Lloyd attended Bethany Nazarene College where he met Anna. On June 14, 1953, Lloyd and Anna tied […]

Obituary – William “Bill” Norris Steele

William “Bill” Norris SteeleFebruary 2, 1950 – December 23, 2021 William “Bill” Norris Steele, 71, of Jonesboro, passed away peacefully Thursday, Dec. 23, 2021, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Bill was born Feb. 2, 1950, to the Rev. Norris and Virginia Steele in Morrilton. After graduating from Little Rock Central […]

Obituary – Garren Earle Hagemeier

Garren Earle Hagemeier was born to Wayne and Eva Hagemeier in the spring of 1940 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. As a young man, he loved to hunt and explore the wild lands of New Mexico and Idaho. At church camp, he was called to the ministry and gave his life to Christ. After an 8year […]

A Sweet Friendship

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.14.2″ global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.14.2″ global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”4.3.1″ global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.14.2″ global_colors_info=”{}”] A sweet friendship formed when a Dairy Queen opened around the corner from Pinnacle View UMC. “They have given us a lot of coupons for our events,” Rev. Betsy Singleton Snyder, senior pastor at Pinnacle View UMC, said. The congregation decided to return the kindness. […]

Ed Ross

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.9.1″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.9.1″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”4.9.1″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_slider show_image_video_mobile=”on” admin_label=”Slider” _builder_version=”4.14.4″ global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_slide image=”https://arumc.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/Screen-Shot-2022-01-05-at-10.15.22-AM.png” _builder_version=”4.14.4″ background_color=”#ffffff” background_enable_color=”on” background_layout=”light” global_colors_info=”{}” sticky_transition=”on”] Ed RossOctober 9, 1930 – November 30, 2021 [/et_pb_slide][/et_pb_slider][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”4.14.4″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”] Edward A. Ross, 91, of Fayetteville, passed away on November 30, 2021. He was the husband of Frances Gibson […]

Thanksgiving Feast To Go

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.10.7″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.10.7″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”4.10.7″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_image src=”https://arumc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/IMG_20211125_095637992.jpg” alt=”tv” title_text=”IMG_20211125_095637992″ align=”center” admin_label=”Image” _builder_version=”4.14.1″ width=”70%” module_alignment=”center” animation_style=”fade” animation_duration=”1500ms” animation_delay=”250ms” animation_speed_curve_last_edited=”off|desktop” global_colors_info=”{}”][/et_pb_image][et_pb_team_member name=”By Mary Jane Silva” position=”Farmington UMC” _builder_version=”4.14.1″ global_colors_info=”{}”][/et_pb_team_member][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.14.1″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”] Farmington United Methodist Church is in Washington County, Northwest Arkansas, a hub of prosperity. However, estimates place nearly 82,000 […]

Look Beneath the Glitter

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.10.7″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.10.7″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”4.10.7″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_image src=”https://arumc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/3.png” alt=”tv” title_text=”3″ align=”center” admin_label=”Image” _builder_version=”4.13.1″ width=”70%” module_alignment=”center” animation_style=”fade” animation_duration=”1500ms” animation_delay=”250ms” animation_speed_curve_last_edited=”off|desktop” global_colors_info=”{}”][/et_pb_image][et_pb_team_member name=”By Gary E. Mueller” position=”Bishop of the Arkansas Annual Conference” facebook_url=”https://www.facebook.com/bishopgarymueller/” twitter_url=”https://twitter.com/GaryEMueller” _builder_version=”4.13.1″ global_colors_info=”{}”][/et_pb_team_member][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.13.1″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”] The contrast is striking.  On the one hand, there is the glitter of […]

Honoring Native American Heritage

Arkansas United Methodists learning Native dance during Immersion at the Sovereign Community School

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.13.1″ global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.13.1″ global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”4.0.11″ global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_team_member name=”By Amy Ezell” position=”Director, Center for Communication” name_last_edited=”off|desktop” _builder_version=”4.13.1″ hover_enabled=”0″ global_colors_info=”{}” sticky_enabled=”0″][/et_pb_team_member][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.13.1″ hover_enabled=”0″ global_colors_info=”{}” sticky_enabled=”0″] Each November, Native American Heritage Month is a special time to celebrate the rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories of Natives. This time is set aside by United Methodists […]

Blue Christmas Services Provide Hope & Healing

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.7.4″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.7.4″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”4.7.4″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_image src=”https://arumc.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/aaron-burden-Mu_9w7l1koI-unsplash-scaled-1.jpg” title_text=”aaron-burden-Mu_9w7l1koI-unsplash” align=”center” admin_label=”Image” _builder_version=”4.7.4″ width=”70%” module_alignment=”center” animation_style=”fade” animation_duration=”1500ms” animation_delay=”250ms” animation_speed_curve_last_edited=”off|desktop” global_colors_info=”{}”][/et_pb_image][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.14.2″ _module_preset=”default” hover_enabled=”0″ global_colors_info=”{}” sticky_enabled=”0″] The holidays aren’t always a happy time for people. Many experience deep sorrow and discomfort during the season that is most often associated with joy. Which […]