Seeing a Need
SPRINGDALE, ARK. – Northwest Arkansas has one of the largest populations of Marshall Islanders in the United States. Though many have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, this population has been especially vulnerable due to a multitude of reasons, and many have had to go without work for extended periods of time during this crisis. These caring, giving and family-oriented people have been a vital part of Springdale Adventist Fellowship.
The church saw this need and wanted to help. The church held a food drive and received non-perishable food as well as monetary donations. Members were able to make food baskets and deliver them to those in need. Church members stated that it was a way of giving back to the community, especially during times of uncertainty and need. The pandemic may have changed how we worship inside the walls of the church, but it is certain that the caring spirit is alive and well and reaching out in Springdale!
By Danita Mullins