CANVAS Staff and Leadership

The staff and leadership at Canvas Community is committed to and passionate about two things: Helping people find life and being absolutely laser focused on caring for our homeless friends and neighbors.  You may contact them directly or you can simply email if you have a general question about or for one of our staff members.

  • Rev. Paul Atkins - Pastor

    Paul grew up in Little Rock.  He attended the Universities of Arkansas and Missouri where he earned his bachelors and masters in music.  After spending some time being a sassy bassoonist in the Northeast, Paul moved back to Arkansas where he now is bi-vocational as an insurance salesman and an ordained deacon in the United Methodist Church, at Canvas.  Paul is married to Julie and has a daughter, Elizabeth.