and Craig Wood are leaders at First United Methodist Church in Little Rock.
They are pleased to know the United Methodist Foundation of Arkansas manages
their local church’s endowment funds.
Butler Sr. was a member of our church. He was a big advocate and supporter of
the Foundation,” said Craig. “We know and trust Jim Argue and his staff for
their expertise and their commitment. Also, working with the Foundation takes
some politics out of the fund management decision when church members have ties
to different financial institutions.”
“We are both lifelong Methodists, and we are
very proud of the work of our state’s Foundation. It is one of the largest in
the nation,” said Nancy. “I am particularly impressed with the UMFA Seminary
Scholarship Fund. Through board service at the national level, I’ve begun to
understand the high cost of a seminary education. Folks coming out of seminary
don’t get a huge salary, and it is really important for people in Arkansas to
financially support educating our clergy.”
and Nancy’s confidence in UMFA is grounded in the institution’s 50-year
history. “They got off on solid footing at the beginning, and they have
continued to be a solid organization,” said Craig.
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