Union with the Congo

  • The first time Francis Alford heard about a community garden project was on a Sunday morning. The words came from the pulpit.

    Alford said his pastor, the Rev. Scott Johnson, mentioned the idea to the Union United Methodist Church congregation at the end of a sermon a few months ago. As Johnson pitched the project, he also asks for volunteers to put some action behind the vision.

  • Being dependent on the generosity of others is something Tanya Mauldin knows all too well.

    The director of The Shepherd’s Table in Conway said the soup kitchen receives an annual $3,000 grant from the City of Conway. That’s where the secured funding ends.

  • For a small church, Union United Methodist gets big results.

    The South Conway church regularly sees about 150 worshippers on any given Sunday. Despite that, the congregation has brought in close to $120,000 to fund water wells in Africa as well as improve its own facilities for effective ministry environments.