Cathy Hall HughesCathy Hall

Lay Program Coordinator





As Lay Program Coordinator, Cathy Hall  teams with local church leaders to grow ministry to mission fields across the state. Cathy takes the lead in resourcing congregations to act on Step 7 of the Bishop’s Mission Plan: Unleash Lay Leadership while leading in research, development and distribution of resources that support Step 6 of the Mission Plan for congregations: to grow by at least one in worship attendance, professions of faith, small groups and mission field outreach. In addition, Cathy coordinates Center for Vitality programs and events; collaborates with the Conference Board of Laity; and coordinates networks for spiritual direction and congregational coaching.

A lifelong United Methodist who has been a member of congregations large and small, urban and rural, Cathy has spent many years in active lay ministry, including three years as chair of the Central District Board of Missions and a term on the board of trustees for Mount Eagle Retreat Center. Her career has included numerous church-related roles, such as special projects coordinator for Mount Eagle, director of resource development for Camp Aldersgate and assistant to the office of development and college relations at Hendrix College. She has most recently served almost five years as church relations liaison for the Arkansas Conference Center for Administrative Services (CAS). She lives in Little Rock and has two grown children and two grandchildren.


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