CONGRATULATIONS TO SOUTHWEST DISTRICT CHURCHES OF THE YEAR FOR 2015!
The following churches were honored by the Conference Parish & Community Development Committee as church of the year.
Criteria for the selection: Only churches that paid district and conference apportionments in full, that did not receive conference or district financial support, that showed an increase in worship attendance, at least one profession of faith, and gave something to missions were considered. The selections were based on statistical data from the year-end reports.
Category II, Churches 51-150:
Rev. Lynn McClure
Category III, Churches 151-300:
El Dorado First UMC
Rev. Keith Dodson
Category IV, Churches above 300:
Christ of the Hills UMC
Rev. Bubba Smith
Certificates will be presented at the 2015 Southwest District Conference.