Spotlight: Martin Box MB Church


Martin Box MB Church

Marshall, Arkansas

Church plant established: 1947

Our church, known locally as Martin Box Chapel, was started in the summer of 1947, and  was officially recognized as Martin Box Mennonite Brethren Church on July 29, 1957.

Southern District Conference

Attendance: upper 40s

Lead Pastor: Jesse “J.E.” Wadkins

Mark Wadkins, Assistant Pastor

Harley Tuell, Elder & Church Moderator

Roy Henry, Elder

Our congregation in three words:

Loving, Engaging, Joyful

How can we pray for Martin Box?

Pray that as believers, we will not be distracted by the busyness of life, the world and its cares.

Connect with Martin Box:

On Facebook at @martinboxchapel

Martin Box MB Church in pictures

Pastor J. E. & Marian Wadkins

A mid-December kid’s party included cup stacking, a candy cane race and cookie decorating, shown here. Photo: MBMBC

The primary class sings a traditional Christmas carol during the Advent season. Photo: MBMBC

Church elders pray over and welcome new members during the December 31, 2023, morning service. Photo: MBMBC

Seth, Paul, and Dustyn show off their grilling skills for a summer cookout held at the church’s own beautiful backyard. Photo: MBMBC

Martin Box participates with other local churches in an annual Bible Reading Marathon broadcast on the grounds of the county courthouse. Pictured is Caisha Howell completing a 30-minute segment. Photo: MBMBC

Nick and Dustyn, who with their families are new church attenders, help with yard clean up during a church work day. Photo: MBMBC



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