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Donor Stories

Learn how others have made an impact through their acts of giving to our organization and others.

  • A Bonded Fellowship
    A Bonded Fellowship
    Retired Pastor Ed Matthews and his wife Pat, of Little Rock, have United Methodist friends all over Arkansas. Every year they join many of these friends in...
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  • A Lasting Legacy
    A Lasting Legacy
    Rev. Katie Pearce glows when she talks about the legacy First UMC, Morrilton, receives from the late Lt. Gov. Nathan Gordon's endowment...
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  • Rebuilding Lives
    Rebuilding Lives
    Carolyn McCone, CFRE, executive director of the Methodist Family Health Foundation and a member of Pulaski Heights UMC, Little Rock, believes...
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  • Honoring our Bishops
    Honoring our Bishops
    Each year Rev. Jimmy and Lorraine Mosby choose to make a second-mile gift to support The Methodist Foundation and to honor...
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  • For the Good of All
    For the Good of All
    Former Foundation board member, Joyce Peck believes the Foundation works for the good of all United Methodists in Arkansas. She cites...
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  • An Answered Prayer
    An Answered Prayer
    Rev. Roy Beth Kelley had a dilemma. After receiving a call to ministry, the full-time attorney served as a local pastor for several years. Then she...
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  • Light of Her Life
    Light of Her Life
    The late Lucile Barnett, a retired art teacher, painted a light-filled impression of First United Methodist Church in Little Rock back in 1962. Her faith...
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  • Transforming Lives for Christ
    Transforming Lives for Christ
    Rev. Mark Norman, Southeast District Superintendent, sees The Methodist Foundation for Arkansas supporting the ministries of The Church in...
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  • Laying the Groundwork
    Laying the Groundwork
    Every organization needs people who can be counted on to provide ongoing support. For The Methodist Foundation for Arkansas, that...
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  • A Solid Choice
    A Solid Choice
    Nancy and Craig Wood are leaders at First United Methodist Church in Little Rock. They are pleased to know The Methodist Foundation for...
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  • A Congregation of Lawyers
    A Congregation of Lawyers
    Bill Waddell has been getting United Methodist attorneys together to talk about how to better serve their local churches since 2008. For several...
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  • A Wise Steward of Resources
    A Wise Steward of Resources
    Local church endowment funds can be a powerful way to expand the church's ministry," said Rev. C. E. McAdoo, senior pastor of Geyer...
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