Missionary Group Offers Free Service to Community


One Greenwood missionary group has a solitary goal, to help others come closer to Christ.

They are meeting that goal one property, one person, at a time. The Missionaries from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints have extended a helping hand to anyone who needs yard work done.

“We can do anything outside,” shared Jessica Applegate. “Including lawn mowing, weed eating, planting flowers, and raking leaves!”

And, they are doing it as a free service. Applegate stated they do not want pay or any donations for their efforts. Many throughout the community are taking advantage of the offer, too. Elderly, disabled, and those who just need an extra hand. They are grateful to the missionaries for their work.

“We started a while ago; service has been an integral part of our church since it was restored in 1830,” added Applegate. That work, according to Applegate, has no end.

Then said I, Lord, how long? And he answered, Until the cities be wasted without inhabitant, and the houses without man, and the land be utterly desolate, -Isaiah 6:11 KJV

If you or anyone you know could use this free service, you can text or call 479-544-2920.

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Tammy Teague

Tammy Teague

Education: 1995 MHS graduate; 1999 Arkansas Tech University Graduate - BA in Journalism. Career: Managing Editor - The Citizen; Copy Writer - Southwest Times Record; Editor - Resident Press. 20+ years experience in the news.

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