Local Mission Week: 7/5 – 7/8


Next week is our annual Local Mission Week!

We will be getting out into the community to share Christ’s love and hope with our Little Rock family.  Since it’s a holiday week, LMW will be from Tuesday, July 5th – Friday, July 8th.  Tuesday through Thursday will be a surprise mission opportunity in the city.  Friday we will once again partner with the AR Food Bank/Rice Depot to help pack and sort food for distribution. Closed-toe shoes are required all week!

LMW Daily Drop Off

Tuesday, July

8:30am Meet in the lower parking deck of PHUMC

Wednesday, July 6

8:30am Meet in the lower parking deck of PHUMC

Thursday, July 7

9am Meet in the phyouth room

Friday, July 8

8:40am Meet in the lower parking deck of PHUMC to go to the Rice Depot.  There is a 20 person limit for this service day, so please let Jay or Caroline know that you are coming! Bring the following waiver: Waiver Form – Under 18 Rice Depot.

If you have any questions, email jclark@phumc.com!

We will be the hands and feet of Christ!


Come to the Zoo!


This Thursday phyouth is going to the Little Rock Zoo!  Meet us at the zoo entrance at 9am on Thursday Morning – pick up will be at 12pm from the zoo.  Bring $10 for admission and extra $$ for a snack if you want!

Coming Up…

Thursday, June 16th

9am Meet at the Zoo entrance ($10 admission + snacks)
12pm Pick up from the Zoo entrance

Sunday, June 19th

8:40am OMP Mt. View Campers meet in the Gathering Hall
9am OMP Commissioning during Sanctuary service
10am Sunday School/Mt. View Camp loads and leaves
7pm ACCYM Choir Tour Performance in PHUMC Sanctuary

Thursday, June 23rd

11:3oam Bible Study Lunch/Bowling at Professor Bowl!  Meet at Professor Bowl and bring $5 to bowl + money for lunch!  Pick up at 1:30pm.

Saturday, June 25th

12:30/1pm Mt. View campers arrive back at PHUMC in the lower parking deck.

We are praying for you all this summer!  Keep our phyouth in your prayers as they travel on trips, mission experiences, and camps.

Peace and Love,

Jennie, Jay, and Caroline


OMP Bear Creek Campers and Drivers
OMP Bear Creek Campers and Drivers

Coming Up

June 14th, Tuesday 11:30 Bible Study Lunch at Cañon Grill.

June 19th, Sunday 9am Mountain View OMP is commissioned in the 9am Sanctuary service and leaves during the Sunday School hour.

Check Out Our Summer Calendar!

You can find all our summer events in one place on our summer calendar here: summer 2016.  You can also access the calendar at any time under the tab “Stay Informed” at the top of the website.

This Week


11:30 Bible Study Kick Off at Newk’s!


1pm (ish) OMP Bear Creek returns to PHUMC from camp!

Have a Great Week!



group photo goodbye Jennie

That’s a wrap!

Thanks to everyone who came out to the last phyouth to say “Farewell” Jennie and to celebrate the wonderful 3 years we have all had together!  It was a great start to the summer.

In other news…

Katye Dunn

We are excited to welcome Katye Dunn back to the staff of PHUMC.  Many of you remember Katye when she was Associate Youth Minister before going to Garrett Seminary in Chicago for the past three years.  She graduated this month is thrilled to be returning home to PHUMC.

If you don’t know anything else about Katye, know that she loves young people and is passionate about helping them to understand, build, and process their own faith.  She will be a wonderful addition to the ministry team.  She will begin her ministry with phyouth again in mid-July.  If you would like to send her a note of welcome, you can email her here: katyedunn@gmail.com.

Last Chance for Early Birds!

May 31st is the last chance to sign up for Jr. or Sr. high assembly under the early bird rate!  For more info about Assembly, or to sign up click here.

What’s ahead?

May 29th, Sunday 10am A special Sunday School presentation from the college staff of Ozark Mission Project – if you are in town, don’t miss this opportunity to meet the college students who will be helping you at your OMP camp, or just hear about the great things OMP will be doing this year.

June 1st, Wednesday 6:30pm OMP Training @6:30pm.  Meet in the phyouth area.

June 5th, Sunday 9am Bear Creek OMP is commissioned during service and leaves during the Sunday School hour.

June 7th, Tuesday Summer Bible Study Kick-Off

June 12th, 2pm Methodist Family Health worship.  Meet in Jay’s office.

June 19th, Sunday 9am Mountain View OMP is commissioned during service and leaves during the Sunday School hour.

The full summer calendar will be out by next week! Have a wonderful weekend!


Congrats Confirmands!


Welcome newest members of PHUMC!

Last Sunday we confirmed 50 6th graders and we will confirm 2 more this Sunday in the 11am New Heights service.  52 new full members of PHUMC – how wonderful!  We are so proud of the thoughtfulness, hard work, and dedication of the 2016 confirmation class.  Our largest ever!  This is a special group, and we hope our older phyouth will mentor them and keep them connected to their church as they grow physically and spiritually!

We are leading worship at Methodist Family Health, this Sunday at 2pm!  Meet in Jay’s office.  We will be back to the church around 4:30pm.  See you there!

This Sunday Night: Come say “Farewell, Jennie” at our Last phyouth of the school year!

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This Sunday during phyouth (5:30pm-7:15), you are invited to a party to celebrate Jennie’s new journey as she leaves PHUMC. Parents, youth, and friends are invited to come and celebrate with us! Hope to see you there!


This Week


9am Worship
10am Sunday School
11am Worship
2pm Methodist Family Health Worship, meet in Jay’s office
5:30pm “Farewell, Jennie” and the last phyouth of the school year. See you there!

Have a great week.  We are praying for all of you!

Dear Mom


This Sunday is Mother’s Day and we are all going to tell the moms/mother figures in our lives that we love them!  We will not be having our regular phyouth on Sunday night.

Family Promise Help!

Do you have a free Saturday on May 14th?  We need people/families to help host our Family Promise guests during the day! Here are the shifts:

8:30am-11:00am (Breakfast)

11:00am-1:30pm (Lunch)

1:30pm-4pm (free time)

4:00pm-5:30pm (free time)

If you can help call Amanda Daugherty (501) 454-2679.

This Week


9am Worship

10am phyouth fellowship during SS hour – rehearsal with the confirmands

11am Worship

No phyouth Sunday night!  Happy Mother’s Day!



Bingo Cards and Chips

This Sunday, May 1st, we are honoring our 2016 Seniors in both 11am worship services!  Then, during phyouth, we are hosting our annual Seniors (grads) and Seniors (citizens) Bingo night at 5:30!  We will have dinner, bingo, door prizes, and a generally good time!  Even if you don’t normally come to phyouth, we hope you’ll join us for the festivities.

Upcoming Events

May 1st Senior Sunday
May 8th Mother’s Day (NO phyouth)
May 15th Confirmation Sunday
May 22nd Last phyouth of the school year!

This Week


9am Worship
10am Sunday School
10:30am Seniors meet in the chapel
11am Worship, Seniors honored in Sanctuary and New Heights
12pm Senior Luncheon
5:30pm Seniors and Seniors Bingo night during phyouth!