Church hosts annual block party

BROOKLAND, AR (KAIT) – Brookland United Methodist Church hosted its annual block party for the surrounding community Saturday afternoon.

The community outreach event was at the church from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

People enjoyed free food, carnival style games and prizes and a dunking booth.

"We want them to know that we're here for them. It also gives us an opportunity to let Brookland and the surrounding community know that they're not alone," said Pastor Bill Sardin.

Brookland United Methodist also has a food pantry, and the church serves as a first response emergency shelter for Brookland.

For more information about Brookland United Methodist, call the church at (870) 935-3501, visit or the BUMC Facebook page.

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