Former Church Leader Mark Abbott Passes Away

Rev. Mark Stephen Abbott, former International Director of Youth and Christian Education (now Youth and Discipleship), passed away on Thursday, April 15, 2021 following a brief illness. He was 61.

COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Available Through FEMA

Cleveland, TN: As a part of the recent stimulus legislation passed by Congress, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is making available emergency funeral assistance for
those who died from COVID-19. Up to $9,000 per death may be provided if the applicant meets
the eligibility rules.

Arkansas General Assembly Passes Bill Recognizing Day of Tears

The Arkansas General Assembly passed House Concurrent Resolution 1007 recognizing January 22 as the Day of Tears. This resolution calls for private citizens in Arkansas to lower their flags on January 22, in honor and remembrance of the over 61 million innocents who have lost their lives to abortion. Arkansas joins Alabama as the second state this year to pass a Day of Tears resolution.