Daily Digest – Thursday, May 30, 2019

Laity Address Arkansas Conference Lay Leader Karon Mann opted to deliver a slightly different version of her Laity Address than in year’s past. Along with Associate Lay Leader Kathy Conley, lay leaders from each district of the Arkansas Conference joined Karon onstage to talk about the different ministry work that each district is undertaking. Cathy […]

First business session elects two clergy, two laity to General Conference 2020

After six rounds of voting – three each for the clergy and laity ballots – the voting members of the Arkansas Annual Conference chose to send two clergy and two laity delegates to General Conference 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. After voting to adopt the session rules and calling the business of the 17th session of […]

2019 Episcopal Address: ‘It’s Time to Double Down Boldly on Our Mission’
Bishop Mueller encourages Arkansas Methodists to continue mission work in state

In his 2019 Episcopal Address to the Arkansas Annual Conference, Bishop Gary Mueller addressed the deep divides in the United Methodist Church and the hurt caused by the 2019 General Conference but reiterated the importance of “doubling down” on the crucial mission work being done by churches and ministries across the Conference. Throughout his address, […]