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The 2017 District Ladies Retreat was a huge success! 388 ladies (a record number of attendees) were entertained and spiritually challenged by Donna Kyzer-Rice, our guest speaker. Director Laresa Reed and her small army of assistants are to be commended for their outstanding leadership of this life-changing event.
We congratulate the following churches and pastors who have had affirming reviews within the past few weeks: Pea Ridge, Warren Foxworthy; Fayetteville, Tim Bullington; Cabot Russell Chapel, Josh Hall; Sherwood, Jeff Taylor; Vilonia, James Smith; Heber Springs, Marvin Frederick.
CrossRoads Cowboy Church is in the process of purchasing property and a building for its satellite campus in Pleasant Plains, AR. We believe that God will honor this step of faith and bless both the mother and daughter churches with a great harvest of souls.
Rev. Chuck Lauver is spearheading the district's recovery response
for the victims of Hurricane Harvey in Orange, TX. If you're interested in joining a work team or giving toward this effort, please contact Chuck at (817) 913-1508.
Our District SDMI has donated $15,000 toward the construction of a new dormitory at Heath Valley Campground owned by the South Arkansas District Church of the Nazarene. Jim Thompson, a member of CrossRoads Cowboy Church, is working as a volunteer on the actual construction. This project will enable the camp to accommodate our ever-increasing children's camp population. Thanks, Jim.
Rev. Guillermo Mairena, pastor of our Springdale Primera Church, has been appointed to serve as our District Hispanic Ministries Coordinator. He would welcome an opportunity to talk with anyone who is interested in leading or hosting a Hispanic congregation. Give him a call at (479) 925-6024.