Who We Are

Welcome to First Presbyterian Church of Jacksonville, Arkansas!

First Presbyterian Church of Jacksonville, Arkansas is a welcoming and caring Christian community. We seek to love God and our neighbors in our community and around the world. Through worship, fellowship and service we strive to grow as disciples of Jesus Christ and share the Good News of the unconditional love of God.

Meet our new Pastor: Reverend Elizabeth Brinegar

Welcome Rev. Elizabeth Brinegar to First Presbyterian Church as our part-time interim minister. We are so excited she is with us!

Elizabeth, a native of Arkansas, grew up at First Presbyterian Church in Fort Smith. She graduated from Lyon College and Columbia Theological Seminary in Georgia before being ordained to the Ministry of Word and Sacrament by the Presbytery of Arkansas. Elizabeth has worked in the banking field, as a non-profit administrator, youth director, solo pastor, University chaplain, and professor. She recently married Blake Brinegar, pastor at Yellville Presbyterian Church. Blake and Elizabeth live in Bryant.

Elizabeth will preach two Sundays each month. She plans to attend church services on her off Sundays and looks forward to meeting everyone in the congregation and becoming a part of the life of the church.

Our Mission

The Mission of First Presbyterian Church is to be disciples of Jesus Christ through worship, fellowship, and service.

Our Purpose

Our purpose is to love the Lord our God with all our hearts, with all our souls, with all our minds, and with all our strength. We are here to love our neighbors as ourselves. Join us as we learn, grow, and serve with these goals in mind.