Useful Links

Here are some great resources to help you grow in your relationship with Jesus Christ and learn more about The United Methodist Church.

The Bible - We believe that the Bible was inspired by God and contains all things necessary for salvation. Read more

The United Methodist Church - A wonderful resource for finding out more about The United Methodist Church.

The Arkansas Conference of The United Methodist Church - Great information about The Arkansas Conference of The United Methodist Church of which Searcy First United Methodist Church is a part.

United Methodist Foundation of Arkansas -  http://www.umfa.org/

Discipleship Ministries - Great tools for making disciples for the transformation of the world.

The Upper Room - Excellent devotional materials for all ages.

Finding Your Gifts and Talents for Service - Do you know your spiritual gifts? Have you thought about how God might use you for the betterment of yourself, others, and the world? This is a wonderful tool for greater self-understanding.

"Opening Ourselves to Grace: The Basics of Christian Discipleship" - This is a great resource written by The Rev. Dr. Steven Manskar about basic discipleship in the Methodist tradition.

"Chuck Knows Church" - A humorous approach to the basics of the church life and Christian discipleship. These are great for personal growth and especially for small groups, Sunday school classes or Confirmation preparation.

Books, Sunday School Resources, Church Supplies, etc. - Cokesbury is the retail arm of The United Methodist Publishing House. They can cover all your needs for spiritual growth resources and church supplies.

The Christian Classics Ethereal Library - This wonderful website is a project of Calvin College that makes available scores of Christian literary classics at no cost.

Walk to Emmaus - This is a one-of-a-kind experience of Christian spiritual renewal and formation that begins with a three day short course in basic Christianity. We encourage all of our members to experience "the walk to Emmaus." For more information please contact Mr. Paul Hill or the Rev. Tony Griffin at 501-268-5896.

Chrysalis - This is a similar experience to "the walk to Emmaus," but for youth and young adults. For more information contact Mrs. Casey Walker or Rev. Bill Sardin at 501-268-5896.

Academy for Spiritual Formation - This is a powerful extended program of spiritual formation that involves both academic learning with spiritual practice.

The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) - UMCOR is a non-profit organization dedicated to alleviating human suffering around the globe.

The General Board of Church and Society - The General Board of Church and Society (GBCS) is one of four international general program boards of The United Methodist Church. GBCS is defined by its five areas of ministry: (1) Public Witness and Advocacy, (2) Administration, (3) Ministry of Resourcing Congregational Life, (4) United Nations Ministry, and (5) Communications.

The General Board of Global Ministries (GBGM) - The purpose of GBGM is to connect the church in mission throughout the world.

Young People's Ministries - This is the global arm of United Methodist Young People's Ministries through the General Board of Discipleship.

United Methodist Men (UMM) - UMM is a connection-wide men's ministry of The United Methodist Church.

United Methodist Women (UMW) - UMW is a connection-wide women's ministry of The United Methodist Church.

https://www.facebook.com/Searcy1stYouth?fref=ts - Searcy First Youth Facebook Page